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Weekend News Roundup for November 18

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Former Health and Human Services Director’s trial moved to Lake County. Sen.

Minnesota State Patrol

Armored truck crashes in Tofte

An armored truck attempted to pass another vehicle on Highway 61 near Tofte on Friday afternoon, November 17, and ended up going off the road.

ISD 166 campus

School board approves superintendent contract for 2018

The ISD 166 school board met November 16 and tackled a very long agenda.

Superintendent Crandall

ISD 166 superintendent on new activities director

WTIP's Jay Andersen spoke with ISD 166 superintendent Dr.

Cook County, Minnesota

County seeks public input on key issues for health and human services

Cook County Public Health and Human Services is completing a Community Health Needs Assessment and is giving residents an opportunity over the next month to provide input which will help guide the pub

Josh Beck, the former director of Cook County's Health and Human Services Department

Beck court case moved to Lake County

The criminal case involving former Cook County Health and Human Services Director Josh Beck has been moved to Lake County.

Cook County Court House and government offices

County prepares for busy conclusion to 2017

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Nov. 14. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.

Rainbow flag image courtesy of Alberto Gonzalez.

North Shore resident who identifies as transgender speaks with WTIP

Transgender Awareness Week is observed annually during the second week of November.

Grand Portage Royalty's Tiny Tot Princess Naveah lent encouragement as the flags were raised.

Community events honor our veterans

Community veterans were honored in a number of ways last week -- at a “Tribute to the Armed Forces” concert at School District 166, at special luncheons and at several ceremonies.


Did you know you can borrow library books by mail? For free? Here's the scoop

You can borrow paperback books and other materials from the Arrowhead Library System via U.S. Mail--free of charge. ALS Executive Director Jim Weikum joins Tracy Benson to explain.