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Sheriff Mark Falk

Sheriff: Bookings are up, the county is moving on courthouse security and Prom is near

Bookings are way up at Cook County Law Enforcement. Drugs and alcohol are major reasons. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sheriff Mark Falk about prescription drugs, prom and courthouse security.

Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center

Hospital and Blue Cross in reimbursement stand-off

Blue Cross is proposing changes in how they pay small hospitals and how much. It could result in a 12.2 percent cut to Cook County North Shore Hospital.

Snow melting on beach rocks

A little rain and cooler temps in the forecast

The weather has warmed up and the snow is melting, but rain and cooler weather lies ahead this week.

Listening to the radio

Weekend News Roundup for April 27

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week. Ely business owners organize against non-ferrous mining.

Rod and Sammy Dockan.

"Fathers are Needed" (FAN) class with coach Mike Boomer

Cook County Community Education is once again offering the class "Fathers Are Needed" (FAN), for dads of all ages.

Commissioner Heidi Doo-Kirk

Commissioners talk about county administrator position

The County Commissioners met this week and Blue Ribbon awards, county administrators and much more was on the agenda  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with 4th District Commissioner Heidi Doo-Kirk


GES greenhouse has plants aplenty

Great Expectations Charter School is up to full enrollment for the next school year. Their greenhouse is also full ready for the spring plant sale.

Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 to begin principal 6-12 search

ISD166 will begin interviewing for a 6-12 Principal. The school board is looking for volunteers to be a the screening panel.

Paula Sundet Wolf

Higher Ed included in Senate funding bill

Cook County Higher Education has been successful in getting $18,000 of its funding reinstated.