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Cook County Sheriff Mark Falk

Sheriff Falk talks about the county-wide fire ban and more

Each month, WTIP interviews Cook County Sheriff Mark Falk about current issues facing local law enforcement .  Sheriff Falk spoke with A.M.

Flying school bus water dropper

Fire danger is at highest level in state

Campfires or recreational fires remain banned throughout all of Cook County, and the Kekekabic Trail, connector trails and loops stay closed until further notice.&nbsp

Art Colony Plein Air

Local arts organizations receive ARAC grants

The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council recently approved grant applications
totaling over $159,000 to be awarded in McKnight/ARAC Artist Support Grants,

Weekend Wrap

Weekend News Wrap April 24

Each week the WTIP News Department provides a summary of the stories it has been following that week. Tune in to WTIP's North Shore Weekend Saturdays from 7:00 to

Census Bureau seal

Cook County lags in census return

The Midwest leads the country in census forms returned by mail. Wisconsin is number one in the nation at 80% and Minnesota is close behind with 78%. The national rate is 71%.

Household hazardous waste

County sets Hazardous Waste dates and will begin Engineer interviews

Two sets of hazardous waste disposal dates have been set.

Part of the antenna is hoisted back up to the tower using an electric winch/photo by BJ Johnson

WTIP rebuilds main antenna

WTIP successfully rebuilt its main antenna earlier this week at the station’s tower above Grand Marais.