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Weekend News Roundup for June 1

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days. High moose calf mortality concerns the DNR, so does finding zebra mussels in Itasca County.


Moose calves

Moose calf deaths higher than expected

Within days of finishing a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources effort to capture 49 moose calves and fit them with GPS transmitter collars, 22 of the newborns already have died, most killed by b


Mayor Carlson

City saves on bond sales

The Grand Marais City Council met earlier this week; the spent some money and saved some as well.


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CCLEP offers homeowners resources for energy efficiency improvements

The Cook County Local Energy Project offers help for homeowners interested in energy efficiency improvements.  WTIP volunteer Tracy Benson learns more in this interview with CCLEP administrator V


Commissioner Bruce Martinson

Commissioner Martinson on administrators, septic systems and Sentence to Serve

The Cook County board discussed Sentence to Serve budget cuts, a county administrator position and impending septic ordinance. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with county commissioner Bruce Martinson.


Sheriff Mark Falk

Sheriff's looking for a safe graduation

Graduation is coming up and law enforcement wants it to be a safe time for seniors.


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Weekend News Roundup for May 25

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days.


Kimber Wraalstad

Hospital board reviews care center building plans

The hospital is looking at expansions and alterations of the care center. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with administrator Kimber Wraalstad about the recent hospital board meeting.


Commissioner Gamble

County board discusses public input at meetings

The county board holds a special meeting tonight, Wednesday, May 22 to receive public input on hiring a new county administrator.


Great Expectatons

GES has successful plant sale, will graduate three 8th graders

Jon Hedstrom is a parent board member for Great Expectations School. He spoke with WTIP's Jay Andersen about activities at the latest GES board meeting.