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Minn. Senate OKs hunting and fishing fee hikes

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Senate has voted to raise fees for hunting and fishing licenses.

Kimber Wraalstad

Hospital to improve "swing bed" availability

Swing beds in the Care Center, Discussion and planning for elderly sustainable housing, a recent eye clinic and strategic planning for Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center.

Beth Schwarz

ISD166 moves ahead with hybrid school calendar

ISD 166 moves ahead with a revised school calendar. Some work needs to be done on buildings and the school board keeps a couple of smaller classes.

Carol Christenson

Warmer weather, but not summer yet

Warmer weather, but still it’s April, so the overnight lows won’t be balmy. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Carol Christenson about the week’s forecast.

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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for April 21

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.

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Sally Nankivell, Scott Harrison & Frank Moe featured on Almanac North

Sally Nankivell, Scott Harrison and Frank Moe were interviewed on PBS's Almanac North program about tourism in Cook County (Interview starts at about 14:10).

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USFS names new Forest chief

The U.S. Forest Service announced Wednesday that Brenda Halter has been named the new supervisor of the Superior National Forest.

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GES administrator talks about enrollment and the school calendar

Great Expectations School administrator Peter James looks at enrollment, expansion plans and a revised school calendar. James spoke with WTIP's Jay Andersen.

Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken explains his courthouse security bill

Sen. Al Franken spoke with WTIP’s Jay Andersen on “Daybreak” earlier.