Congress has passed and the President is set to sign the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act.
Cook County Schools is staying with a partial 4-day calendar for the 2013-14 school year.
Legislation was introduced yesterday to reinstate a five-year moratorium on recreational wolf hunting and trapping. The House bill is a companion to one already in the Senate.
Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week. Food shelf use is up in the region. Early primaries are possible under a proposed law.
Lodging tax revenues for the first month of 2013 were up compared to January of last year county-wide.
Sen. Chuck Wiger represents District 43 in the Minnesota Legislature. His district includes Maplewood, North St. Paul and Oakdale.
The effects of sequestration won’t be felt here immediately, but over time that’s a different matter.
The cook County Commissioners had a long and productive meeting Tuesday.
(Click on audio mp3 above to hear an interview with Isle Royale National Park Superintendent Phyllis Green, recorded on WTIP's A.M.
On the 28th there will be a community forum to explore career readiness for students when they leave Cook County High School. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with the forum organizers.