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Behind the scenes at Cook County Public Health & Human Services

From funders to partnerships, Public Health and Human Services is a cooperative venture. WTIP’s Veronica Weadock spoke with Yafa Napadensky of Cook County Public Health and Human Services.&


Commissioner Ginny Storlie

Commissioner Storlie recaps the recent county board meeting

The Hovland Town Hall will get county money for fix-up and new features and broadband projects are reviewed. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Ginny Storlie.


Rep. David Dill

Rep. David Dill recaps the Legislature's main and special sessions

Rep. David Dill (DFL--District 3A looks back on the full legislative session and the special session.


ATV's

Committee to recommend changes to ATV use on parts of Gunflint Trail

A study committee will recommend new ATV uses for parts of the Gunflint Trail.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sheriff Pat Eliasen about recommendations for the next county board meeting.


Variety of summer activities offered at North House Folk School

The next few months will offer lots of events and activites at North House Folk School.


Senior Center welcomes new program coordinator, Jes Rodne

In addition to a busy summer schedule, the Senior Center in Grand Marais has a new programs and services coordinator, Jes Rodne.


GM Playhouse production "Eleemosynary" opens June 25

‘Eleemosynary’ – a production of the Grand Marais Playhouse – is about the relationship of 3 generations of women.  WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson spoke with Jackson Nicko


Rainy weather

Wet weather to continue, with a slight warmup in the future

The rain we had over the weekend returns, but so will warmer weather.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Dean Melde about the slow slog into summer.


Listening to the radio

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for June 20

Prescribed burns, a mining decision appealed, a BWCAW case settled and musher concern about an Alaska fire…all this and more in the week’s news.


Last Will and Testament {Will Mayer /Flickr}

Brown Bag Lunch: Why You Need a Will, June 23

Power of attorney, advance directives and wills:  estate planning is important for adults of all ages.