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Sheriff Mark Falk

Sheriff talks guns in the community

Guns in school, guns in the community and the general safety of Cook County. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sheriff Mark Falk about guns and sun safety.


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North Shore boys' hockey team loses to International Falls

The North Shore boys' hockey team lost a match on their home ice Saturday night, 9-0 to International Falls.

The loss dropped North Shore to 9-5 for the season.


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Weekend News Roundup for January 12

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


Snowmobiling is a popular winter pastime in Minnesota. (Photo by David Rees - U.S. EPA)

Snowmobile Safety Awareness Week is Jan. 13-19

Gov. Mark Dayton with the support of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Minnesota United Snowmobilers Association (MnUSA) has proclaimed Jan.


Heidi Doo-Kirk

New commissioner discusses assignments

The first county board meeting of the new year means new appointments and assignments for the commissioners. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with new District Four Commissioner Heidi Doo-Kirk.


Dave Tersteeg

City's harbor is Park Board focus

Lots of action at the Grand Marais Rec Park…especially with respect to the harbor.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with park manager Dave Tersteeg.


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Deep snow makes Denali climb tough Wednesday for Dupre

In the latest report from Alaska's Denali, Lonnie Dupre had a good 10 hours of sleep during his first night on the mountain, but had a difficult climb Wednesday..


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Human trafficking at highest point

Human sex trafficking  is on the increase and is a multi-billion dollar industry. WTIP’s Roger Linehan spoke with Lucy Perpich of the Cook County Violence Prevention Center.


Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken talks about guns and mental health

Guns in school, better mental health programs and reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Minnesota’s US Senator Al Franken.