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Commissioner Sobanja

Commissioner discusses county bond issues

The county gave the go-ahead to two issues of general obligation bonds. Commissioner Fritz Sobanja explained how bond issuances work.

Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken discusses the "fiscal cliff"

It’s been all over the news for weeks –“the fiscal cliff.” WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sen.

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Cliffs spokeswoman talks about reductions in Silver Bay

Cliffs Natural Resources will idle part of its Silver Bay operation due to a slow down in the iron ore market.

Sheriff Mark Falk

Sheriff announces special awards to courthouse "heroes"

Cook County Sheriff Mark Falk announced  important recognitions due three people involved in the courthouse shooting of December last year.


Broadband Commission representatives give an overview of activities

Broadband is getting closer every day to being a reality. With that service comes a whole basket of digital opportunities.

Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Winter's here, and to stay

Winter arrived with nice snowfalls last week, but what’s in store for this week?

Rep. David Dill

Rep. Dill talks about his new committee chairmanship

David Dill is in his tenth year of representing the people of District 3A. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Rep.

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Weekend News Wrap for November 23, 2012

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

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Dayton administration seeks citizen input on environment

(Click on audio mp3 above to hear a recent interview with Minnesota Department of Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson, chair of the Environmental Quality Board (EQB), on this topic.)

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"Shift Your Shopping" holiday campaign underway

(Click on audio mp3 above to hear a recent interview with AMIBA co-founder Jeff Milchen, on this topic.)