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Sawtooth Elementary - School News November 28

Sawtooth School News with June, Kwinn, Nico, and Liam.

Cook County Court House and government offices

Commissioners continue budget and levy discussion

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Nov. 28. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.

Arrowhead Electric Coop offices in Lutsen

Update:Internet outage impacting hundreds of Cook County residents resolved

WTIP just received an update from a spokesperson with Arrowhead Electric/True North Broadband about the technical difficulties with Internet access to approximately 700 customers.

Wendy Holmes, Artspace

Living and working spaces for artists to be assessed by Artspace

The Cook County Creative Economy team invited representatives from Artspace in the Twin Cities to visit the community to do an assessment of living and working spaces for artists.

Night skiing practice for the Vikings. Photo courtesy of the team

Alpine ski team starts season

The local Alpine ski team in Cook County has hit the slopes and started practice for the 2017-18 season.

A concerned citizen addressees the county board during the Truth in Taxation meeting

Truth in Taxation meeting brings large crowd to courthouse

It was a packed house at the Cook County Courthouse Monday night, Nov.

John Munson

The New Standards' John Munson on Scenic Route

John Munson is a Minneapolis-based bass player who's been a mainstay in the Twin Cities music scene for decades, starting out with the groups Trip Shakespeare and Semisonic.

Cook County Sheriff Pat Eliasen is "bailed out" at the Youth in Government event

Youth in Government students host "Jail & Bail" event

The Cook County Community YMCA has developed a “Youth in Government” program. Local students are learning about our democracy and how they can play a role.

Superior National Forest

School trust lands swapped near the Boundary Waters

Acres for America announced in November they would provide up to $3.8 million in grants to protect and connect wildlife habitat across more than 100,000 acres in several state, including Minnesot

Judy Erickson

Chamber lobbyist speaks about governor and legislature conflict

Judy Erickson, government affairs consultant for the Cook County Chamber, was here in Grand Marais when the news broke that the Minnesota Supreme Court had issued a ruling upholding Governor Mark Dayt

Listening to the radio

Weekend News Roundup for November 25

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. The Cook County Chamber met to address its legislative agenda for 2018.

All are invited to take part in the Oh Ole Night parade

Thanksgiving weekend brings holiday events

There are a number of holiday-themed events happening this weekend, highlighted by the Grand Marais Christmas Parade. The “Oh Ole Night” parade is Friday, November 24th, at 5:30 p.m.

State Capitol

Chamber lobbyist shares thoughts on sexual harassment at the Capitol

Two Minnesota legislators—Republican Congressman Tony Cornish and DFL Senator Dan Schoen—were recently named in sexual-harassment cases, calling attention to what many say is a widespread

Superior National Forest Update November 24, 2017

National Forest Update – November 23, 2017.

Wildersmith on the Gunflint November 23,2017

WTIP News     November 24, 2017     Wildersmith on the Gunflint    by  Fred Smith

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