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New hope for county economic development is WTIP’s First Thursday for April

For the first eleven years of this century Cook County’s economy grew at less than the rate of inflation.


"Lost Jim" Ohlschmidt

Fingerstyle Guitar Masters Weekend April 12 & 13

Don’t miss the 3rd annual Fingerstyle Masters Weekend featuring artist Jim Ohlschmidt April 12 - 13 at Bluefin Bay


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Weekend News Roundup for April 6

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week. Tall ships return to Duluth, Rep.


Rep. David Dill

Rep. David Dill on reconciling plans for the new budget

The time has come for House and Senate committees to start assigning dollars to programs that will eventually result in a new budget. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Rep.


Sen. Tom Bakk

Sen. Tom Bakk weighs in on crafting a state budget

The Minnesota House and Senate are honing in the last few weeks of the session. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sen. Tom Bakk about crafting a final budget.


Park Manager Dave Tersteeg

City's recreation season set to start in May

The Grand Marais Recreation Park is just a month away from opening for a busy summer. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with park manager Dave Tersteeg about trails, softball and golf.


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PC's for People available in Cook County

The Cook County Broadband Commission has teamed up with Higher Ed to make computers more available locally.


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Lodging tax revenues for February generally up over 2012

Lodging tax revenues for the second month of 2013 were up compared to February of last year county-wide.


Impact-Based Warnings area expanded

Weather Service to begin "Impact-Based Warnings"

The National Weather Service has a new plan for severe weather warnings.  Begininning today, April 1, the Service expands "Impact-Based Warnings" to Minnesota and Wisconsin.


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Weekend News Roundup for March 30

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.