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Wendy Holmes, Artspace

Living and working spaces for artists to be assessed by Artspace

The Cook County Creative Economy team invited representatives from Artspace in the Twin Cities to visit the community to do an assessment of living and working spaces for artists.


Superior National Forest

School trust lands swapped near the Boundary Waters

Acres for America announced in November they would provide up to $3.8 million in grants to protect and connect wildlife habitat across more than 100,000 acres in several state, including Minnesot


Judy Erickson

Chamber lobbyist speaks about governor and legislature conflict

Judy Erickson, government affairs consultant for the Cook County Chamber, was here in Grand Marais when the news broke that the Minnesota Supreme Court had issued a ruling upholding Governor Mark Dayt


Listening to the radio

Weekend News Roundup for November 25

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. The Cook County Chamber met to address its legislative agenda for 2018.


State Capitol

Chamber lobbyist shares thoughts on sexual harassment at the Capitol

Two Minnesota legislators—Republican Congressman Tony Cornish and DFL Senator Dan Schoen—were recently named in sexual-harassment cases, calling attention to what many say is a widespread


Lupin the Dog

Dog missing near Lutsen for almost a month found days before Thanksgiving

A dog named “Lupin” went missing Oct. 27 from Cascade Beach Road in Lutsen. On Nov. 20, Lupin was found and reunited with her family who live in the Twin Cities.


ISD 166 campus

School board reviews discipline policy

Members of the public once again let their feelings be known at the School District 166 school board meeting on November 16, asking the school board to increase its efforts to end bullying and racial


Cook County Schools. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Wrenshall School District offers superintendent position to ISD 166 principal

WTIP has learned that Principal Adam Nelson has been offered a superintendent position at the Wrenshall School District, District 100.


Fire

Arson confirmed in Hovland house fire

A preliminary investigation by the Minnesota State Fire Marshal in conjunction with the Cook County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed the cause of the residential structure fire that occurred in th


North Shore Health

North Shore Health administrator talks ongoing construction

WTIP's Jay Andersen spoke with North Shore Health administrator Kimber Wraalstad about ongoing construction, flu shots, and more from the latest board meeting.