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A concerned citizen addressees the county board during the Truth in Taxation meeting

Truth in Taxation meeting brings large crowd to courthouse

It was a packed house at the Cook County Courthouse Monday night, Nov.

John Munson

The New Standards' John Munson on Scenic Route

John Munson is a Minneapolis-based bass player who's been a mainstay in the Twin Cities music scene for decades, starting out with the groups Trip Shakespeare and Semisonic.

Cook County Sheriff Pat Eliasen is "bailed out" at the Youth in Government event

Youth in Government students host "Jail & Bail" event

The Cook County Community YMCA has developed a “Youth in Government” program. Local students are learning about our democracy and how they can play a role.

Superior National Forest

School trust lands swapped near the Boundary Waters

Acres for America announced in November they would provide up to $3.8 million in grants to protect and connect wildlife habitat across more than 100,000 acres in several state, including Minnesot

Judy Erickson

Chamber lobbyist speaks about governor and legislature conflict

Judy Erickson, government affairs consultant for the Cook County Chamber, was here in Grand Marais when the news broke that the Minnesota Supreme Court had issued a ruling upholding Governor Mark Dayt

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Weekend News Roundup for November 25

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. The Cook County Chamber met to address its legislative agenda for 2018.

All are invited to take part in the Oh Ole Night parade

Thanksgiving weekend brings holiday events

There are a number of holiday-themed events happening this weekend, highlighted by the Grand Marais Christmas Parade. The “Oh Ole Night” parade is Friday, November 24th, at 5:30 p.m.

State Capitol

Chamber lobbyist shares thoughts on sexual harassment at the Capitol

Two Minnesota legislators—Republican Congressman Tony Cornish and DFL Senator Dan Schoen—were recently named in sexual-harassment cases, calling attention to what many say is a widespread

Superior National Forest Update November 24, 2017

National Forest Update – November 23, 2017.

Wildersmith on the Gunflint November 23,2017

WTIP News     November 24, 2017     Wildersmith on the Gunflint    by  Fred Smith

Lupin the Dog

Dog missing near Lutsen for almost a month found days before Thanksgiving

A dog named “Lupin” went missing Oct. 27 from Cascade Beach Road in Lutsen. On Nov. 20, Lupin was found and reunited with her family who live in the Twin Cities.

ISD 166 campus

School board reviews discipline policy

Members of the public once again let their feelings be known at the School District 166 school board meeting on November 16, asking the school board to increase its efforts to end bullying and racial

Land of Sky Blue Waters (Gunflint Trail Historical Society)

County board, staff share facts on digital land survey

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Nov. 21. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.

Birch Grove Elementary - School News November 22

Birch Grove Elementary School News with Nataliya, Dayne and Rolan.
November 22, 2017

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Sawtooth elementary students' "I am thankful" poems

Leading up to Thanksgiving, fourth grade students at Sawtooth Mountain Elementary have been writing poems about what they are thankful for.  WTIP's Sterling Anderson recently visited their cl

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