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Kimber Wraalstad

Hospital faces fiscal cliff losses

If the country goes over the fiscal cliff at the end of the year, it will take a substantial chunk of Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center with it.

Gray wolf

Wolf season part one ends

The first half of Minnesota's inaugural wolf hunt closed Sunday, Nov. 18, with fewer than 150 wolves killed, according to Department of Natural Resources numbers.

Wolf pack - photo by John Vucetich

Surplus wolf hunting licenses go on sale Monday, November 19

Applicants not selected in this year’s early or late season wolf license lottery can purchase a surplus hunting or trapping license on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at noon on Mo

Heidi Doo-Kirk

Heidi Doo-Kirk talks about her new commissioner role

The November elections brought a new face to Cook County’s Fourth Commissioner District. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with commissioner-elect Heidi Doo-Kirk.

Poplar River valley

Poplar River sediment reduction projects completed

The 2012 construction season saw the completion of two sediment reduction projects by the Poplar River Management Board in collaboration with the Cook County Soil and Water Conservation District.

Garry Gamble

Commissioner-elect Garry Gamble talks about the future

The November elections brought a change to Cook County’s Second Commissioner District. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with commissioner-elect Garry Gamble.

Wolf in the wild

Early season wolf hunting closing today in Northeast Zone

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is closing the wolf hunting for the rest of the early season in the Northeast Zone at the end of shooting hours today.

Vicki Biggs-Anderson with her African geese Sophie and Olivia.

Christmas tree benefit for Care Partners

Magnetic North Farm in Colvill is hosting a “Cut Your Own Christmas Tree” fundraiser for Care Partners of Cook County.

Winter listening

Weekend News Roundup for November 10

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