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Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 to begin principal 6-12 search

ISD166 will begin interviewing for a 6-12 Principal. The school board is looking for volunteers to be a the screening panel.

Paula Sundet Wolf

Higher Ed included in Senate funding bill

Cook County Higher Education has been successful in getting $18,000 of its funding reinstated.

Kay Grindland

Care Partners offers training for veteran's care givers

Cook County Care Partners is hosting a special presentation for caregivers of veterans.

Serious listeners

Weekend News Roundup for April 20

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week. An endangered river warning was issued this week by a waters watchdog group.

Kimber Wraalstad

Hospital board continues building discussion

Building plans discussions for the hospital and care center. Reimbursement changes result in Blue Cross blues and 7th grade kids experience neat yukky stuff.

Commissioner Bruce Martinson

Commissioner Martinson on administrators, budget and security

The county board held two meetings this week. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Bruce Martinson about hiring a county administrator, the first quarter budget and courthouse security.

Kathleen Atkinson

Forest Service names new regional forester

The U.S. Forest Service today has named Kathleen Atkinson as the Eastern Region’s new regional forester.

American Rivers

National river conservation group issues BWCAW warning

The non-profit American Rivers organization today called upon President Obama, Congress and Gov. Dayton to block a proposed copper nickel mine near the South Kawishiwi River by Ely.

General Education Development

GED test requirements to change

Changes are being made in testing for the General Education Development degree.

Commissioner Sue Hakes

Commissioners move on courthouse security

Commissioner Sue Hakes brings us up to date on measures to strengthen courthouse security. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with her on “Daybreak.”