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Commissioner Jim Johnson

Commissioner Johnson discusses Superior National and lost homestead credit

The Cook County board held a couple of meetings this week.

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Weekend News Roundup for Nov. 19

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

Whitetail doe

Good weather equals better deer hunting going into final weekend

Better weather conditions for hunting and a Friday holiday for some were the likely reasons deer registrations climbed to within 7 percent of the 2010 season-to-date level after the second weekend of

Superintendent Bet Schwarz

ISD166 Superintendent discusses district financial picture and contract negotiations

Cook County Schools, ISD166 has recently received it's annual audit. There were no real surprizes but that doesn't mean the district isn't going to continue facing difficult times.

GES students, staff

Great Expectations holds annual meeting

Great Expectations School held its annual meeting this week. WTIP’s Jay Andersen has this interview with GES administrator Peter James.

Property taxes

Property tax sticker shock hits this week

By now most Cook County residents should have received their property tax estimates for 2012 – or will yet this week. The news for most homeowners will not be good.

Rep. Cravaack

Cravaack introduces legislation to permit road construction in Grand Marais

To address Minnesota’s transportation infrastructure needs, U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack has introduced H.R. logo

Minnesota’s “Give to the Max Day” Returns on Nov. 16

(Click on the mp3 above to hear an interview with Dana Nelson - executive director of GiveMN.)

Radio cast of "Gunsmoke"

Weekend News Roundup for Nov. 12

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

Poplar River Valley

DNR issues ski hill permit to draw water from slowing Poplar River

After a review of more than 600 comments from the public, DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr issued a permit to Lutsen Mountains Ski Hill to take water from the Poplar River for snowmaking despite the stre