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Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken: There will be Wall Street reform

Right now in Washington it’s the financial overhaul bill center stage. On Wednesday, WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Minnesota U.S.

Commissioner Bob Fenwick

Local boards continue to move ahead with 1% sales tax projects

Groups looking for project funding through the 1% sales tax continue to meet, preparing to bring their findings to the county board.

Cook County Sheriff Mark Falk

Sheriff Falk talks about the county-wide fire ban and more

Each month, WTIP interviews Cook County Sheriff Mark Falk about current issues facing local law enforcement .  Sheriff Falk spoke with A.M.

Flying school bus water dropper

Fire danger is at highest level in state

Campfires or recreational fires remain banned throughout all of Cook County, and the Kekekabic Trail, connector trails and loops stay closed until further notice.&nbsp

Art Colony Plein Air

Local arts organizations receive ARAC grants

The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council recently approved grant applications
totaling over $159,000 to be awarded in McKnight/ARAC Artist Support Grants,