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Great Expectations

Latest update from GES

Great Expectations School is about to get hooked up to broadband.  WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with GES board member Jeff Kern about broadband and about the school’s character development asse


Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken shares his views on net neutrality

Net neutrality is a hot topic nationally, but with all the political clouds swirling around the topic, you have a right to be confused. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Sen.


Rep. David Dill

Rep. Dill talks about the changing face of the Minnesota House

The Minnesota House has Republican leadership now. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Democratic Rep. David Dill about some of the anticipated changes.


Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Weather to continue wintery

We’ve missed most of the big snow and it looks like we’ll continue to miss more of it. Cold temps on the other hand will stick around.


Listening to the radio

Weekend News Roundup for November 15

Each week the WTIP news department puts together a roundup of the weeks top news stories. Snow piled up this week and ski resorts are ramping up. The wolf season in the north east is over.


'Down to the 5 yard line' for Tofte housing project

Plenty of Tofte news, including progress on the senior housing project.


Oshki Ogimaag School kicks off local food drive

Teaching students about serving their community was the focus on Veterans Day at Oshki Ogimaag Charter School in Grand Portage. WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson spoke with Anna Deschampe and Keith


Superintendent Beth Schwarz

Budget talks at ISD166 annual meeting

School districts are now required to have annual meetings. This year at ISD166, budget and school priorities topped the agenda. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Beth Schwarz.


On the Nature of Teaching: November

On the Nature of Teaching is a monthly segment on WTIP highlighting how we teach and learn in the natural world.


Commissioner Sue Hakes

Commissioners vote against wetlands clarification

The county budget and waters of the U.S. were on the county board agenda. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Sue Hakes.