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November is Family Caregivers Month

November is Family Caregivers Month

Over 65 million people in the U.S. do care giving at some level. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with CarePartners Clinical Coordinator Jeannette Lindgren about National Family Caregivers Month.


Hotel door

Lodging tax revenues for September improve

Lodging tax revenues for the seventh month of 2012 were up compared to September of last year county-wide.


Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 to start pulling old gym floor

The Community Ed gym floor is being torn up, enrollment is better than expected and winter is around the corner.


Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Weather to warm as result of east coast storm

Warmer weather is in the forecast, but it’ll be dry, not like the super storm out east.


Lonnie on Denali, January 2012

Dupre to head back to the mountain

Lonnie Dupre of Grand Marais is planning a third attempt to become the first person to reach the summit of Alaska’s Mount McKinley in January. Dupre will make the attempt in January 2013.


Gray wolves

Bands close lands to wolf hunt

The Grand Portage band of Lake Superior Chippewa and the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa say that tribal lands on the reservations at Grand Portage, Nett Lake, and Lake Vermilion will be closed to wolf hu


Early listening

Weekend News Roundup for October 27

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


Wedding rings

WTIP airs Marriage Constitutional Amendment discussion

The ballot question reads, Recognition of Marriage Solely Between One Man and One Woman.


Gray wolf

Unsold Minn. wolf hunting licenses to go on sale

BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) — Hunters will have another chance if they didn't win a lottery for Minnesota's early season wolf hunting licenses.


Cook County in fall. Photo by Don Davison

Cook County Chamber launched

Grand Marais, MN – The new Cook County Chamber of Commerce has been launched.