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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for November 14

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days.


Cook County Vikings volleyball team at State

The Cook County Volleyball team had a hard fought loss against the Verndale Pirates Friday
afternoon in the State consolation bracket tournament.

Joyce Klees

FISH project info sessions are scheduled

“Fish are Important to Superior Health” is a project of the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic and Minnesota Department of Health.

Dave Tersteeg

Park board looks at prime space rate increases for monthly renters

It’s been some time since the park board has raised rates in the park for prime monthly rentals. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke park manager Dave Tersteeg about the changes.

Early winter

Winter first, then back to typical fall weather

Sounds like winter weather is coming our way, however it won’t last with a warmer dry spell showing up this weekend.

Photo by Mona Abdel-Rahman

Citizen input impacts Hovland dock restoration plan

There has been mixed reaction in Cook County to proposals for upgrading the Hovland Dock area. WTIP News Reporter Joe Friedrichs spoke with officials about where the proposed project stands.  

Commissioner Jan Sivertson

Levies and budgets dominate county board discussions

The closer we get to the end of the year, the more local governments discuss budgets and levies.


Workforce housing is top EDA discussion

Workforce housing remains at the top of the list for the Economic Development Authority.

Cook County Schools

School district faces budget reductions and all the choices will be hard

ISD166 failed to win an operating levy referendum earlier this month and means the school board will have some difficult choices ahead of them.

Planting and harvesting native sweet grass - the sacred hair of Mother Earth

Throughout this school year, the Cook County Invasives Team will be working with Ms.