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Rural Rides

​Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency
Wed, 02/28/2018 (All day)

Work assistance for senior adults

​Arrowhead Economic Opporturnity Agency
Wed, 02/28/2018 (All day)

Free fluoride well-testing

Oral Health Task Force
Families, day-cares, and other homes where children either live or visit on a consistent basis
Wed, 02/28/2018 (All day)


Author Gail Francis on The Roadhouse

Gail Francis is an author and outdoor enthusiast based in Duluth.  Her book, "Bliss(ters): How I Walked From Mexico to Canada One Summer," chronicles her adventure on the

Dee Brazell, lost in the Dec. 28 snowstorm for several hours was found safe

Search & Rescue locates missing snowshoer

As darkness fell on Thursday, December 28, Mickey Brazell of Grand Marais called 9-1-1  to report that his wife, Dee Brazell, was lost in the woods somewhere in the Bally Creek area of Grand Mara

Update: Frigid weather cancels run, but community still invited to gather

The community is invited to the 1st Annual Walk/Run 5k “Freezin For A Reason” to honor the memory of Gunnar Anderson.

North Shore Storm photo by Michelle Ketola

North Shore hockey update December 28

Each week during hockey season, Jeff Asmussen updates us on the North Shore Storm hockey teams.  The report includes scores and stats from the North Shore Storm b

Photo from Superior National Forest/Flickr

North Woods Naturalist: Tamaracks

Typically tamaracks drop their needles in winter much the same as deciduous trees…but sometimes they don’t.

Sled Dog Race

Previewing the 2018 Gunflint Mail Run

The Gunflint Mail Run Sled Dog Race is an annual event held in early January to celebrate the history and beautiful winter way of life here in Cook County.  The 2018 race will take place Jan

Frozen landscape near Lake Superior. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Local resort owners share thoughts on frigid temperatures

There were record-low temperatures reported across northern Minnesota this week.

Soon-to-be school board member Dan Shirley and his daughter, Kit

Dan Shirley to join ISD 166 school board

There will be a new representative for the West End of the county at the next School District 166 school board meeting.

Cook County Court House and government offices

Cook County homeowners rush to prepay 2018 taxes

The Cook County Auditor-Treasurer’s Office has been a busy place this week as local homeowners rush to pay their property taxes before 2018 arrives.

2018 Sled Dog Racing Season Coming Soon to Cook County

Dog sled racing season in Grand Marais and surrounding Cook County communities draws local and world-class mushers and their sled dog teams for the upcoming Gunflint Mail Run Sled Dog Race on Saturday

Caribou on a Lake Superior island. Photo courtesy of Flickr

First Nation officials in Ontario hear conflicting reports on caribou

In the final weeks of 2017, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry announced it would likely move a number of caribou from Michipicoten Island to the Slate Island, which are both locat

West End News - December 28

West End News 12/28/17

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