Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week. Food shelf use is up in the region. Early primaries are possible under a proposed law.
Lodging tax revenues for the first month of 2013 were up compared to January of last year county-wide.
Sen. Chuck Wiger represents District 43 in the Minnesota Legislature. His district includes Maplewood, North St. Paul and Oakdale.
The effects of sequestration won’t be felt here immediately, but over time that’s a different matter.
The cook County Commissioners had a long and productive meeting Tuesday.
(Click on audio mp3 above to hear an interview with Isle Royale National Park Superintendent Phyllis Green, recorded on WTIP's A.M.
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.
The weather has been very nice and it looks like it will continue mild.
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