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Superintendent Crandall

ISD 166 to begin summer construction projects

As classes at ISD166 wind down, the school board is anticipating summer construction projects as a result of the bonding issue passed last fall.

Cook County Sheriff's Office

A look at the Law Enforcement log

 The following is a record of calls made to the Cook County Law Enforcement Center from Monday, May 8 to Monday, May 14. These are the initial calls made to law enforcement dispatchers.

Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

School News from Sawtooth Mountain Elementary: May 18

Sofi, General and Ruby report the latest school news.


GES plans ahead, and holds its plant sale

Classes at Great Expectations are nearly over, but the work of the school continues…and there’s also the annual plant sale.

Rep. Rob Ecklund

Rep. Ecklund discusses the winding down of the 2017 legislative session

Legislators are stalled with the budget, the House failed to pass a bonding bill, but The Real ID issue appears solved. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with District 3A Rep.

Cook County's new branding design

County may hire consultants to help with budget goals, capital improvement plan

During a ‘Committee of the Whole’ meeting at the Cook County Courthouse on May 16, members of county staff and the commissioners discussed hiring outside consultants to help advise them wh

Cook County courthouse

County considers plans to build a new 'justice center'

During a ‘Committee of the Whole’ meeting at the Cook County Courthouse on May 16, members of county staff and the commissioners discussed building a new jail, law enforcement and judicial

West End News: May 18

The Forest Service took advantage of the recent wet weather and completed a couple of prescribed burns that have been on their to-do list for a little while.

Electronics Recycling Collection Event

Cook County Recycling Center
Sat, 06/03/2017 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

Higher Ed office

New director named for Cook County Higher Ed

During a meeting of the Cook County Commissioners on May 16, the County Board accepted the resignation of Karen Blackburn, an employee in the Auditor’s Department.

​Lutsen Mountains Master Development Plan

Duluth and Lutsen
Thu, 06/01/2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Sen. Tom Bakk

Sen. Bakk believes there'll be compromise at the end of the legislative session

With just a few days left until the mandated end of this legislative session, budgets and bonding remain at the top of the “to do” list.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Senate M

Northern Gardening

Northern Gardening - Growing your own vegetables

‘Growing Your Own Vegetables’ is the topic for the May edition of WTIP's Northern Gardening.  Join co-hosts Diane Booth and Joan Farnam as they talk with guest


North Woods Naturalist: At long last spring

Spring is definitely making itself known. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about spring sneaking into the Northland.

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