Last year was not a good one for Cook County tourism. According to the Auditor-Treasurer’s year-end lodging tax report, 2009 was down 8.3 percent from 2008.
When people along the North Shore last week found themselves without the usual communications tools, they began asking, “What happened and where’s the back-up?” Residents along th
Republicans and Democrats gathered Tuesday evening for party caucuses. The attendance numbers were down from 2008, but there was still plenty of political business accomplished.
Tribal governments are coming together in concern over the PolyMet mine proposal. There’s been a flurry of interest recently by companies that want to mine copper, nickel and other prec
On Jan. 12, a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, leaving thousands dead and hundreds of thousands homeless.
The Minnesota Department of Revenue administers and collects sales taxes, but Cook County has a special interest in the process.
Feb. 2 is the day for political caucuses. Democrats will caucus at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts and Republicans will caucus at the Community Center. Both events will begin at 7 p.m.
The Cook County-Grand Marais Joint Economic Development Authority, or EDA, is in crisis. There’s no money to pay its bills.