The time has come for House and Senate committees to start assigning dollars to programs that will eventually result in a new budget. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Rep.
The Minnesota House and Senate are honing in the last few weeks of the session. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sen. Tom Bakk about crafting a final budget.
The Grand Marais Recreation Park is just a month away from opening for a busy summer. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with park manager Dave Tersteeg about trails, softball and golf.
Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.
The Cook County Broadband Commission has teamed up with Higher Ed to make computers more available locally.
Lodging tax revenues for the second month of 2013 were up compared to February of last year county-wide.
Buck chatted Mar. 29 with Dan Mallin, co-founder of the MN Cup, about this competition for breakthrough business ideas, now in its ninth year. Dan talks about why it's important, how the competition works, and what's in it for the entrepreneur.
World Book Night is April 23--learn how one organization is spreading the love of reading, person to person-
Carl Lennertz, executive director of World Book Night U.S., spoke with Buck Mar. 29 about World Book Night, held April 23 each year. The night is a celebration of books and reading, when 25,000 passionate volunteers across America give a total of half a million books within their communities to those who don’t regularly read.
Ann Possis spoke Mar. 29 with Prof. Dale Carpenter of the U of MN Law School, an expert in the areas of constitutional law and sexual orientation and the law. He was in Washington for last week's Supreme Court arguments on two landmark cases regarding the legal recognition of same-sex marriage, and shared his impressions and analysis.
The National Weather Service has a new plan for severe weather warnings. Begininning today, April 1, the Service expands "Impact-Based Warnings" to Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Adios March…it’s almost April…no fooling! The way month three has flown by makes me wonder if there isn’t some way we could slow life down.
Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.
Civil righs activist and US Congressman John Lewis often cites an an African proverb - when you pray, move your feet.
Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.