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Rachelle Christianson

Not too late to MNsure

It’s not too late to find affordable health care coverage for the New Year.  And help is available here in the community.  WTIP volunteer Marnie McMillan spoke with MNsure navigat

little black kitten (December 17th)

Arrowhead Animal Rescue: a good first stop when looking for a pet

Looking for a pet?  Consider contacting Arrowhead Animal Rescue ( to see who might

Vintage radio theater

Weekend News Roundup for December 21

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days.

Park Manager Dave Tersteeg

Out with the old, in with the new...swimming pool

The new Community YMCA opens January 4 and with it a new swimming pool. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Rec Park Manager Dave Tersteeg about ringing out the old and ringing in the new municipal pool

Radio News

Weekend News Roundup for December 14

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days. Last week the DNR released an environmental plan from PolyMet for copper-nickel mining.

Sheriff Mark Falk

Falk will not seek another term as sheriff

Late this week Mark Falk announced he will not be seeking re-election as Cook County Sheriff in 2014 and will be retiring from law enforcement at the end of his term, in January of 2015.   <


Homeless Assistance and Prevention programs available

Help is available in Cook County for people facing homelessness.  WTIP’s Mary Manning spoke with Michelle Lampton of the Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency on North Shore Morning.

John Morrin

Grand Portage Vice Chairman discusses new White Earth constitution

On November 19th, almost 80 percent of the voting members of the White Earth Nation, part of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, approved a new White Earth constitution.

Part of LTV's taconite processing plant, which Polymet plans to use for processing copper and other minerals (Joel Dinda/Flickr)

Polymet publishes SDEIS, public comment period opens

On Friday, December 6, Polymet released their Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (SDEIS) for public comment.

Bundle up

Winter starts to dig in for December

Sub-zero cold and a bit more snow will dominate the first part of this week, then a slight warm-up and  warmer still this weekend.