Ann Possis spoke recently with Rich Harwood, founder/president of the Harwood Institute for Public Innovation, and author of "Why We're Here: The Powerful Impact of Public Broadcasters When They Turn Outward," about WTIP's focus on community engagement.
Over 100 people crowded the Commissioners Room at the Cook County Courthouse Tuesday to listen, ask questions and express opinions on the proposed new community center.
Due to prior contractual commitments, the City of Grand Marais has been prevented in participating in community center planning.
The end of this year’s legislative session is drawing to an end and District 6-A Rep. David Dill expects it to go into extra innings.
David Dill is the DFL Representative from District 6A. He spoke with WTIP’s Jay Andersen recently on “Daybreak”. His health and the state budget were main topics.
On November 3rd 2009, Cook County voters overwhelmingly approved a 1% local option sales tax.
Dan and Lee Ross are artists who make their home in Hovland. They recently returned from a trip to visit family in Madison, Wisconsin where they have often participated in a large art fair.
Last week a small crew—helped by a crane—hoisted solar panels onto the roof of a bathhouse in the Grand Marais Rec Park. Mark Morgan is installing the panels on the bathhouse roof.
Empty Bowls, an international event to raise money to fight hunger while promoting art and community action, takes place at the First Congregation Church in Grand Marais this coming Thursday.