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Mayor Carlson

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.

Commissioner Hakes

Commissioner discusses redistricting and community center

Redistricting of county commissioner turf and the community center listening session were two of the topics covered after this week’s county board meeting.

Cook County

Community Center listening session recounted

Tuesday night, April 10, a public meeting was held to get more input on the proposed new community center.

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Public forum on Northeastern Minnesota's clean energy future

(Click on audio mp3 above to hear an interview with J. Drake Hamilton of Fresh Energy.)

Ashley Deschampe.

Ashley Deschampe named to All-Area Girls Basketball First Team

Cook County Viking Ashley Deschampe is one of five players named by the Duluth News Tribune to its 2012 All-Area Girls Basketball Team.

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WTIP Weekend NewsRoundup for April 7

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

Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Grand Portage primary held

Grand Portage band members went to the polls this week to vote in the primary for Reservation Tribal Council (RTC) Chair and Committeeman.

Cook County courthouse

Courthouse security is topic for WTIP’s "First Thursday," April 5

In response to the dramatic rise in local courthouse violence across the nation, Minnesota’s U.S. Sens. Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar have introduced the Local Courthouse Safety Act.