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Crowd gathered at Cook County Courthouse to hear Special Prosecutor Thomas Heffelfinger. Photo by Carah Thomas

Scannell charged with two felony counts

Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell has been charged with two counts of fourth degree criminal sexual conduct.


County Board and Scannell issue statements regarding Grand Jury charges

After special prosecutor Thomas Heffelfinger’s press conference Thursday announcing charges brought against County Attorney Tim Scannell, the County Commissioners issued a statement, as did Scan

Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken to introduce NSA transparency legislation

Sen. Al Franken is concerned about transparency in National Security Agency surveillance on U.S. citizens. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with the senator about his Surveillance Transparency Act of 2013.

Thomas Heffelfinger

Special prosecutor to appear here Thursday

Special Cook County Prosecutor Thomas B. Heffelfinger will be in Grand Marais tomorrow, Oct.

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Weekend News Roundup for October 26

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

Arrowhead Transit bus

Wednesday is "Friend's Day" on Arrowhead Transit

Wednesday is "Friends Day" on Arrowhead Transit in Cook County.

The groundbreaking at Superior National Golf Course, Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Golf course, pipeline ceremonies mark beginning of two major Lutsen projects

Two major projects broke ground in Lutsen Tuesday afternoon. WTIP’s Kelly Schoenfelder has this report from the events.


More snow and colder weather on the way

The first snows of winter arrived over the weekend, and there’s more on the way…and high temps in the 30’s!

Beagle in trap

MN trapping season underway

Minnesota's trapping season got underway Saturday, October 19.