In response to the dramatic rise in local courthouse violence across the nation, Minnesota’s U.S. Sens. Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar have introduced the Local Courthouse Safety Act.
Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week Fire restrictions to go on Monday, fishing restrictions along the border take affect, haze restric
Grand Marais is not blighted and a slum – except on paper. Mayor Larry Carlson elaborates on grant request language as well as zip lines, cable TV and good news from the fire department.
The state Department of Natural Resources will be taking a closer look at deer populations in Minnesota this summer – and they’re asking for input.
Commissioner Fritz Sobanja had Taconite Harbor and high resolution fly-by photos on his mind after this week’s county board meeting.
Lodging tax revenues for the second month of 2012 were down from February of last year county-wide.
The Ups and Downs of Forest Birds
Two decades of survey data paint a generally positive portrait of Minnesota's forest breeding-bird populations—with a few troubling trends.
Courthouse security, a new deputy in Grand Portage and dispatchers dealing with medical emergencies. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sheriff Mark Falk about these and other public safety is