Community Conversations

First and Third Thursday Conversations air at 7 p.m. on Thursdays (killerturnip/Flickr)

  • 1st and 3rd Thursday 7-8pm
On the first Thursday of every month from 7-8 p.m. WTIP hosts a live interactive conversation on an issue of community importance. Guests are invited into the studio and listeners are invited to call in or email with questions, comments, and concerns. This participatory program is designed to give everyone a voice in the discussion of public affairs issues that shape our community. To participate in the conversation call 218-387-1070 or email us at wtip@boreal.org.

On the third Thursday of every month from 7-8 p.m. WTIP's Jay Andersen hosts a one-on-one discussion with a variety of community members.


 
What's On:
Back to School

"Back to School" is this month's First Thursday Community Conversation

Schools in Cook County are back in session for the year. What’s new and what’s stayed the same? What about changes in testing and revisions to No Child Left Behind?


Social Host Ordinance

Hosting underage drinking is WTIP’s First Thursday for August

The Cook County Social Host Ordinance takes existing laws to another level.


 
Volunteers

WTIP’s Third Thursday continues series with four volunteers

This month WTIP continues its series of broadcasts featuring volunteers in the community.


 
Wildfire

June First Thursday features fire season panel discussion

Cook County has had its share of wildfires and some have been devastating to the forest and private property.


Volunteer

WTIP’s Third Thursday continues series on volunteers

This month WTIP continues its series of broadcasts featuring volunteers in the community.


 
Firefighters

WTIP’s First Thursday looks at community emergencies

The last week end in April saw many dozens of responders in Grand Marais for the 24th annual county Emergency Services Conference.


Chik-Wauk

WTIP’s Third Thursday starts series on volunteers

This month WTIP begins a series of broadcasts featuring volunteers in the community.


 
Go Cook County

New hope for county economic development is WTIP’s First Thursday for April

For the first eleven years of this century Cook County’s economy grew at less than the rate of inflation.


Managing

Third Thursday for February is all about "managing"

Join WTIP’s Jay Andersen for Third Thursday Community Conversation. This time the program is all about managing.