Bookings are way up at Cook County Law Enforcement. Drugs and alcohol are major reasons. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sheriff Mark Falk about prescription drugs, prom and courthouse security.
Blue Cross is proposing changes in how they pay small hospitals and how much. It could result in a 12.2 percent cut to Cook County North Shore Hospital.
Charles Christianson has been teaching swimming lessons to Sawtooth Mountain elementary students for 20 years.
Buck chatted recently with Twin Cities businessman Anton Jachim, inventor of the Arctic Flight, an articulated stand for the iPad that lets you use it easily on airplanes and everywhere else, too. Learn more about it here.
Bob spoke recently with Dr. Lorena M. Rios Mendoza, a scientist at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, about her research into pollution by plastic particles in the Great Lakes. The particles not only affect water quality, they present dangers to fish and birds who ingest them.
The weather has warmed up and the snow is melting, but rain and cooler weather lies ahead this week.
Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week. Ely business owners organize against non-ferrous mining.
For anyone born in 1980 or later, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources requires hunters to have Firearm Safety instruction.
Cook County High School Band Director Kerri Bilben, along with student Bjorn Johnson, joined us in the studio this week to discuss the upcoming Spring Band Concert. Check it out!
County Emergency Management Coordinator Jim Wiinanen joined us in the studio the week to talk about the role that youth play in the county emergency management, as well as volunteer opportunities at t
Buck spoke Apr. 19 with Amy Kober, senior director of communications at American Rivers. They just released their annual report on America's Most Endangered Rivers, and the South Kawishiwi/Boundary Waters is sixth on the list, due to threats from proposed copper and nickel mining.