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Gray wolf

Court rejects bid to block Minn. wolf hunt

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals is refusing to block the scheduled opening of Minnesota's inaugural wolf hunting season on November 3rd.

Commissioner Johnson

Johnson on community center: as good a deal as we can expect under the circumstances

Legal documents concerning the school, county, YMCA and city are moving toward resolution for the new community center.

Braidy Powers

Auditor still uncertain how Voter ID amendment would play out here

Cook County Auditor-Treasurer Braidy Powers is still not convinced how the “substantially equivalent” proviso in the proposed voter ID amendment will play out.

National Weather Service

Forecast: inching toward winter

We should be seeing a little more snow this week, cool temps and a trend toward warmer weather this coming weekend.

Superintendent Beth Schwarz

School board acts on community center

The ISD166 school board held a special meeting Friday. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Beth Schwarz about Q-Comp and community center agreements.


Weekend News Roundup for October 6

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

Lake trout

Minn. wins grant to reduce fish mercury exposure

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota has won a federal grant to reduce mercury exposure for women and children living along Lake Superior's north shore.

Rep. Mary Kiffmeyer

Voter ID author gets specific on mail ballot implementation

The voter ID amendment has been hotly debated on both sides of the political spectrum. One reason is because so many details are not included in the bill’s wording.