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Lodging tax revenues for January up over 2012

Lodging tax revenues for the first month of 2013 were up compared to January of last year county-wide.


Sen. Charles "Chuck" Wiger

State Sen. Chuck Wiger reflects on the recent gun violence in his district

Sen. Chuck Wiger represents District 43 in the Minnesota Legislature. His district includes Maplewood, North St. Paul and Oakdale.


Rita Plourde

Sequestration effects would be felt over time at clinic

The effects of sequestration won’t be felt here immediately, but over time that’s a different matter.


Heidi Doo-Kirk

Commissioners clocked a long meeting this week

The cook County Commissioners had a long and productive meeting Tuesday.


Isle Royale wolf pack - photo by John Vucetich, Michigan Technological University.

Genetic research sheds new light on Isle Royale wolf population

(Click on audio mp3 above to hear an interview with Isle Royale National Park Superintendent Phyllis Green, recorded on WTIP's A.M.


Career readiness

Career Readiness Community Forum is Feb. 28

On the 28th there will be a community forum to explore career readiness for students when they leave Cook County High School. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with the forum organizers.


Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Nice winter weather to continue in the Northland

The weather has been very nice and it looks like it will continue mild.


Cook County Chili Cook Off

4th Annual Cook County Chili Cook Off a Big Success!

The 4th Annual Cook County Chili Cook Off was held Saturday, February 23, 2013.  Over twenty different types of chili were entered into the competition.  WTIP volunteer Sherrie Li


Just what he wanted to hear

Weekend News Roundup for February 23

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


Pop cans

Sugary soft drinks on the way out at the hospital

No more sugary soft drinks at the hospital. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center administrator Kimber Wraalstad about the planned pop phase-out.