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GES administrator talks about enrollment and the school calendar

Great Expectations School administrator Peter James looks at enrollment, expansion plans and a revised school calendar. James spoke with WTIP's Jay Andersen.

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Sen. Franken explains his courthouse security bill

Sen. Al Franken spoke with WTIP’s Jay Andersen on “Daybreak” earlier.

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Community members share thoughts on Community Center at Public Input Meeting

The Cook County Community Center Steering Committee held a public input meeting on Tuesday night. Over 30 people attended the meeting, and WTIP’s Kelly Schoenfelder has this report.

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Thunder and lightning, then snow hit our region

The new week has started out in a very interesting way over our region. We had thunderstorms last night followed by heavy winds and snow earlier today.

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CCHS Band Students talk about Spring Trip

The Cook County High School Band recently returned from a special trip to Memphis, Tennessee and Orlando, Florida.

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WTIP Weekend NewsRoundup for April 14

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.

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ARAC awards three arts grants to local organizations

The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council has awarded Art Project Grants to three Cook County organizations.

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Coast Guard rescues ill crewman from Lake vessel near Isle Royale

ISLE ROYALE,  MI (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says one of its helicopters rescued up a sick crewmember from a freighter in Lake Superior near Isle Royale.

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Mayor talks about animal ordinances

Animal ordinance review as well as planning and zoning actions were part of the city council meeting this week. Mayor Larry Carlson spoke with WTIP’s Jay Andersen.

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Mark Ditmanson talks about beekeeping on the North Shore

It’s spring and for Cook County beekeepers, it’s the beginning of one of the best times of the year. Pastor Mark Ditmanson has four hives in his yard.