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Commissioner Heidi Doo-Kirk

Some county fees will be lowered as a result of recent decisions at the county board level. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Heidi Doo-Kirk about fees, licenses, litigation issues and human trafficking.

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National Coalition Against Racism in Sports and Media
On Sunday November 2nd the Minnesota Vikings will play the NFL team from Washington D.C. at TCF Stadium at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.  A large protest effort is underway highlighting the racism involved in the name and mascot of the Washington 'Redskins’....
Sheriff Leif Lunde
Halloween has been fairly quiet recently, but with no school on the 31st, law enforcement is preparing…just in case. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Sheriff Leif Lunde about Halloween, curfew and squad cars.

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The Grand Marais Art Colony is having its Annual Members Show starting October 30 and running through November 23. WTIP volunteer Mary Manning spoke  with Carolyn Fritz, the Art Colony’s events director, on North Shore Morning.  
 
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The Cook County Curling Club is preparing for a new season, and opportunities for beginners start Wednesday, October 29.  WTIP volunteer Randy Eastlund spoke with club secretary Joanne Smith on North Shore Morning. 
 
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Superintendent Beth Schwarz
It takes a community to close the achievement gap and the opportunity gap. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with ISD166 Superintendent Beth Schwarz.
 
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The Cook County Local Energy Project, or CCLEP, recently created 3 videos about energy. WTIP volunteer, Mark Abrahamson, spoke CCLEP administrator Virginia Danfelt on North Shore Morning. 

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Each week the WTIP news department puts together a roundup of the weeks top news stories. Climate change, wolf populations, lynx critical habitat, and a new dog sled race…all figured in this...
North Shore Hospital
As health care needs grow, treatments become more sophisticated and patients require a broader menu of choices, hospitals and care centers grow and change with the demands.

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