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Public comments focus board attention on Indigenous People’s Day

Most of the people filling the commissioner’s room for a special meeting of the Cook County board Tuesday were not there for either of the two items on the agenda.

"Care Giver Coffee" sessions offered by Care Partners

Care Giver Coffee get-togethers and volunteer training are some of the offerings at Care Partners this fall.

Events offered by the Violence Prevention Center

 "Speak up, even when your voice shakes!" is the topic of tomorrow’s Brown Bag lunch sponsored by the Violence Prevention Center.

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Local officials weigh-in on Indigenous People's Day

Columbus Day or Indigenous People’s Day? Local units of government weigh-in as controversy grows. WTIP’s Jay Andersen has this report.


Stage Door: End of the season

‘Stage Door’ takes us behind the scenes at the Grand Marais Playhouse.

October is College Knowledge month at Cook County Higher Education

Potential students can get help with the tools needed for application to college and training programs.

‘Fishing Through the Ages’ features speakers from three generations, October 9

‘Fishing Through the Ages’ is the theme of this year’s annual Storytelling Dinner sponsored by the North Shore Commercial Fishing Museum. WTIP volunteer Yvonne Mills talked with

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Folksinger and songwriter John Gorka performs October 10

Recognized as innovative and  intelligent, folksinger/songwriter John Gorka will perform at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts on Saturday, October 10.

Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Pleasant fall weather continues

Cloudy but nice for the next day or two, some rain mid-week and then clear as the weekend approaches. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.

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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for October 3

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days.