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Commissioner Jan Hall

County Board makes interim sheriff decision

An update from the county Veteran Service Officer and a discussion of an interim replacement for the sheriff. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with First District Commissioner Jan Hall.


(Bob AuBuchon/Flickr.)

Untitled Poem #10 from Czarina Crow

Every month, Youth Radio Project member Czarina Crow shares an original work of poetry. On the May show, she reads a moving, yet hopeful piece.


'gone fishing' by Molly Sabourin via Flickr photo sharing

DNR Launches Fish Minnesota Website

Minnesota fishing regulations and other helpful information are now available on a new, easy-to-use Minnesota Department of Natural Resources website.


Summer is almost here (Krembo1/Flickr).

Youth Take: What are your plans for the summer?

The end of the school year is almost here, so Youth Producer Jocelin Deneweth asked her fellow students what they plan on doing this summer.


courtesy www.flysfo.com

The "Wag Brigade" helps make flying a walk in the park

Flying these days can be stressful and not very fun. But the folks at San Francisco International Airport are doing something about that with the Wag Brigade, a program that puts trained dogs in the terminals to make flying more enjoyable. Christopher Birch, director of guest experience at the airport, talked with Dick May 16 about the program and how it's helping travelers to be happier campers. You can learn more about the Wag Brigade here.


'gone fishing' by Molly Sabourin via Flickr photo sharing

DNR: Protect Yourself and Minnesota Waters

The following information is courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
(May 20, 2014 news release):


Photo by Mitch Huang via Flickr.

The North Shore Music Association presents Erica Ternes with The Wolfgang

On Saturday, May 24, the NSMA is sponsoring a concert at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts. Kate Fitzgerald, the director of NSMA, talked to WTIP about the event.


Rose-breasted grosbeaks

Familiar birds returning after a long winter away

Many birds have continued their migration north, being replaced by many more coming back or on their way through.


Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Wet weather ahead, possible flooding

Rain and possible flash floods start the week, but the sun comes out afterwards. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.
 


The gathering will be held at Sven and Ole's Pizza.

The Grand Marais Lioness Club's Social Recruitment Gathering

On May 20, The Grand Marais Lioness Club will have a gathering at Sven and Ole's for women who are interested in joining the group. WTIP talked to Jean Spry about the event.


MNsure

MNsure update from Rachelle Christenson

Though the initial sign-up period has ended for this year, there still are several possibilities for a MnSure sign-up.


Superintendent Beth Schwarz

Open school policy adopted -- with reservations

ISD166 has a new weapons policy, a new open campus policy and a teacher contract. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Beth Schwarz about the recent board meeting.

 


Ginny Gordon mysteries

Weekend News Roundup for May 17

Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news.


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