Local News

Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 addresses achievement and opportunity gaps

It takes a community to close the achievement gap and the opportunity gap. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with ISD166 Superintendent Beth Schwarz.
 
 


CCLEP creates informational videos

The Cook County Local Energy Project, or CCLEP, recently created 3 videos about energy.


Ebola virus

Cook County prepares for Ebola

Hospitals and clinics the country over are preparing their staffs for dealing with Ebola. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke Dr. Jenny Delfs and Public Health Nurse Joni Kristenson.

 


Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Winter is around the corner

Snow, wet and heavy but not much of it. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Mike Stewart about winter around the corner.

 


Hwy. 61 re-design presentation and open house: October 28

The City of Grand Marais will hold a presentation and open house as part of the planning for the re-design of Highway 61 as it travels through Grand Marais. WTIP volunteer Joe Detrick spoke


Uncle Ezra radio

Weekend News Roundup for October 25

Each week the WTIP news department puts together a roundup of the weeks top news stories.


Kathleen Weflen

Going on 75 years: Minnesota Conservation Volunteer

The DNR's "Minnesota Conservation Volunteer" will celebrate 75 years of publication in 2015. Kathleen Weflen has been the magazine's editor for 25 of those years.


Commissioner Garry Gamble

Commissioner discusses Superior National bonding strategy

The bonding package for Superior National Golf Course is complete. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Garry Gamble about an amicable solution.


Gunflint Trail Scenic Byway Committee seeks public input

What makes the Gunflint Trail special, and how should it be preserved and maintained? WTIP volunteer Tracy Benson spoke with Nancy Seaton of the Gunflint Trail Scenic Byway Committee on


Learn about 'Life on the Ground in Palestine' - October 25

Joyce and Peter Fergus-Moore will be guest lecturers at Cook County Higher Education with ‘On the Ground in Palestine:  An Eyewitness Account of Life Under Occupation.’  The