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Soil and Water has cost share funds for landowners

The Cook County Soil and Water Conservation District has cost share programs available for landowners.

Getting Acquainted with Local Spiders

Author and retired teacher, Larry Weber
Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
Sun, 07/30/2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Volunteers are needed to perform chore services

Care Partners of Cook County
Mon, 07/31/2017 (All day)

Jan Sivertson

Board chair talks Lutsen housing project, public dialogue for levy

Scott Harrison, the Cook County/Grand Marais EDA treasurer, and EDA Director Mary Somnis gave an update on the Lutsen Rental Housing project during a meeting of the Cook County Commissioners on Tuesda

Eos II, courtesy

U of MN Solar Vehicle Project unveils new car to compete across Australian outback

The U of MN Solar Vehicle Project has a long and successful history. Dave chatted with this year's co-leaders of the project, students Graham Krumpelmann and Patrick Zeimet, about this year's vehicle. The vehicle, named Eos II, will compete in a cruiser class in the 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge across the Australian outback in October.

North Shore Health - Integrated community

WTIP Volunteer Tina Krauz covers the progress on the renovations at the North Shore Hospital and Care Center.

Ari and Chris Silver at the Gunflint Tavern

Father and son Chris and Ari Silver on the Scenic Route

Chris Silver hails from River Falls, WI, and has been playing Americana music around the region since the early 90s.


All About Invasive Plants

Guided tours of North Shore Health renovation

North Shore Health
North Shore Health Care Center & Hospital (515 5th Ave W, Grand Marais)
Fri, 07/28/2017 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

North Shore Health will be offering guided tours on Friday, July 28, from 1 to 5 p.m., showing the renovation progress of the newly updated Care Center and Hospital, incl

Jeff Cadwell

Administrator discusses budgets, the highway engineer and human services

The county budget setting process begins, as does the replacement for the county engineer.  The future of the Health and Human Services director remains a somewhat open issue.

Pike Lake Road. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Plans for youth camp move forward in Pike Lake area

A request came before the Cook County Planning Commission on June 14 for a conditional use permit regarding a cabin on Pike Lake.


EDA considers signs, lot sale, at Cedar Grove Business Park

Cook County and the City of Grand Marais work together to promote economic development in our area through the Cook County/Grand Marais Economic Development Authority – the EDA.

Lake Superior

Climate readiness study expands to focus on Cook County residents

If you live in Cook County and receive a letter this summer with a return address from the University of Minnesota, it’s not junk mail.

Clearwater Historic Lodge and Canoe Outfitter’s 91st birthday

774 Clearwater Road on the Gunflint Trail
Sat, 07/29/2017 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

​Ely’s Blueberry/Art Festival

Whiteside Park in Ely, Minnesota
Fri, 07/28/2017 - 12:00pm - Sun, 07/30/2017 - 6:00pm

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