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(from left) Dave Mills, Ginny Storlie, Bruce Martinson, Mickey Brazell. Photo by Rhonda Silence
There are two contested seats to serve on the Cook County Board of Commissioners this year, and Election Day is fast approaching on Nov. 6. Mail-in ballots are expected to be mailed out by Oct. 12 in Cook County.

On Thursday, Sept. 20, WTIP hosted a live candidate forum with the four...
Cook County Sheriffs Office
At the Sept. 18 Cook County Committee of the Whole meeting, the county’s ‘Jail Study Master Plan’ facilitated by Wold Architects will be the primary topic. The meeting will be held at 5 p.m. in the commissioners’ room at the courthouse.

The recommendation from...
Cook County Court House and government offices
Election Day is Nov. 6, and there are two contested seats this year to serve on the Cook County Board of Commissioners.

Prior to the election, WTIP will hold a live debate with the remaining four candidates to fill the two contested seats on the county board.

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Cook County Board of Commissioners 2018. Photo by Joe Friedrichs
There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Sept. 11.

The biggest announcement or decision by the county board on Tuesday was to set the preliminary levy for 2019. This process was scheduled for later in the month, but due to some scheduling conflicts with...
Vacation rentals are common throughout Cook County. Photo by Joe Friedrichs
Cook County officials and the local Vacation Rental Committee continue to discuss a means to have oversight on the number of vacation rentals in the county. Vacation rentals continue to be popular, and on occasion a revenue generator, for some property owners in Cook County. However, Cook County...
Cook County Board of Commissioners
The Cook County Board of Commissioners, along with county staff, are hosting a series of town hall meetings in September to discuss the 2019 county budget.

Each of the town hall meetings starts at 6 p.m.

The following are dates and locations for the events:
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Swim meet on March 11, 2017 at the YMCA. All photos by Martha Marnocha
There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, Aug. 21. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.
 
Land Exchange
Cook County Attorney Molly Hicken opened Tuesday’s meeting with a...

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Cook County Commissioners Contact Information

Heidi Doo-Kirk
Term expires 2020
Email: heidi.doo-kirk@co.cook.mn.us
Telephone: 218-387-2928
 
Myron Bursheim, Board Vice Chair
Term expires 2020
Email: myron.bursheim@co.cook.mn.us
 
Jan Sivertson 
Term expires 2018
Email: jan.sivertson@co.cook.mn.us
Telephone: 218-387-2838
 
Ginny Storlie, Board Chair
Term expires 2018
Email: ginny.storlie@co.cook.mn.us
Telephone: 218-663-7092

Bobby Deschampe 
Term expires 2018
robert.deschampe@co.cook.mn.us
Phone: 218-370-1181
 
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