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Great Expectations School

GES planning for the 2012-13 school year

The Great Expectations School board met to begin planning for the 2012-13 school year, hold budget discussions and plan for an enrollment of 80 students.


Sled Dog resting

Sled dogs to deliver petitions to St. Paul

Frank Moe, a ten dog team and contingent of mushing supporters gather in Harbor Park Thursday to begin an eight day trek to the State Capitol with petitions against sulfide mining near the BWCAW.


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Note time change: Sexual Violence in the community is First Thursday topic for March

According to a new national survey by the Centers for Disease Control, nearly half of Minnesota women experience some kind of sexual abuse.


Cook County Vikings

Girls start post season play Thursday

The Cook County girls will meet the Carlton Bulldogs at 7:45 Thursday night in Esko for the first round of the sub-section basketball playoffs.


Court safety

No action on suburban courthouse security

Despite expressing support, Hennepin County commissioners Tuesday delayed acting on interim steps to bolster security at the county's three suburban courtrooms.


Deer feeding

Bill would start Minn. wolf season on deer opener

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota's first wolf hunting season would open at the same time as the state's main firearms deer season under a broad policy bill a Minnesota House committee will consider


Ashley Deschampe - photo by Laurie Johnson, Cook County News Herald

Ashley Deschampe in second round of national three-point shooting voting

Cook County basketball standout Ashley Deschampe has advanced into the second round of the National High School Three-Point Championship competition on Facebook.


Carol Christenson

Weekend brought snow, more may be on the way

This weekend the snows came, and more could be on the way.


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Canadian border change of heart

After years of turning back Americans with drunken-driving and other misdemeanor convictions, Canadian border officials are about to relax their entry restrictions.