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Blacksmith shop

County Board signs off on blacksmith preservation effort

At the latest Cook County board meeting, commissioners supported the Bill Bally Blacksmith Shop preservation effort, discussed courthouse security equipment, staffing and costs, and much more.

Protesters outside Cook County Courthouse

Petitions and protests continue over county attorney

It's been three months since Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell became the subject of a restraining order.

Care giver support

Support for family caregivers starts next week

A support group for family member caregivers is starting up in Grand Marais. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with group facilitator Vicki Biggs Anderson.

Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Just about average weather for mid-March

There’s still some snow in the forecast and the temps will remain mild. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Carol Christianson about weather par for the course in March.

Doggone good radio

Weekend News Roundup for February 9

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

Dave Tersteeg

Park Board discusses bridge designs

The Grand Marais park Board has decided on a design for its Community Connection foot bridge. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with park manager Dave Tersteeg.

Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken discusses the Violence Against Women Act

Congress has passed and the President is set to sign the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act.

Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 to keep "hybrid" calendar

Cook County Schools is staying with a partial 4-day calendar for the 2013-14 school year.

Gray wolf

Wolf hunt moratorium legislation introduced

Legislation was introduced yesterday to reinstate a five-year moratorium on recreational wolf hunting and trapping. The House bill is a companion to one already in the Senate.