Local Events & Announcements

Care Partners seeks “Senior Rides” volunteers

Care Partners of Cook County

Care Partners of Cook County is seeking volunteers for their “Senior Rides” program. The volunteers will provide rides for those 60 and older to out of county medical, dental, and eye appointments. In addition, Senior Rides will offer rides within Cook County for medical appointments, as well as wellness and social activities. Volunteers will be reimbursed for mileage.
More information is available from Debi LaMusga at 387-3788 or by email at seniorrides@boreal.org.

Cook County Community Education classes & events

Cook County Community Education hosts a variety of classes and events for youth and adults.

More information and class registration are available from Community Education at 387-2000, by email at comed@isd166.k12.mn.us, or on the website, www.cookcountyschools.org/cookcounty/cmed. The office is located in the Arrowhead Center for the Arts. Office hours are 7:30 am to 4 pm Monday-Thursday. 

Winter Photo Contest


BWCAboard.com is sponsoring a Winter Photo Contest. Information about the contest is available at
http://bwcaboard.com/board/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=2943. Deadline for submissions is December 31, 2014.

Spring 2014 Road Restrictions

Cook County Highway Department

Seasonal spring road restrictions went into effect on Friday, April 4, and will remain in effect for a minimum of eight weeks. After that, road restrictions will be lifted on a case-by-case basis as conditions warrant. All Cook County roads are limited to 5 tons per axle unless otherwise posted. A list of posted roads can be found on the "Community Alerts" tab at the bottom of the WTIP website. More information is available from the Cook County Highway Department at 387-3014.

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