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Northern Sky: May 12 - 25

Northern Sky -  by Deane Morrison - May 12-25 2018

Great Expectations School News - May 11, 2018

Great Expectations School News with Aria and Mary June.
May 12 - 25, 2018.

Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center opening

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center will open on Saturday, May 26 for the season.  This year's temporary exhibit will include the Ham Lake Fire Exhibit from 2017 with added displays from the G

Wildersmith on the Gunflint - May 11, 2018

Wildersmith on the Gunflint     by     Fred Smith   May 11, 2018 


Lakes expected to be ice-free for fishing opener

Most, or possibly all, of Cook County’s lakes will be ice free on Saturday, May 12, a welcome sign for this year’s fishing opener.

Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Expansion of ski hill leads to call for public meeting on treaty rights

Cook County Commissioner Bobby Deschampe said he would like a public meeting to be held as an opportunity to educate the public about the 1854 Treaty and treaty rights for members of the Grand Portage

Tawhna Pringle was last seen January 11

Missing woman found deceased in Babbitt area

The search for Tawhna Jolee Pringle, 30, has sadly come to an end. Officials say her body was located Tuesday, May 8 at approximately 11 a.m.

Nordic Dunk at the GM Harbor supports education

Video footage of the Nordic Dunk – with 12 participants plunging into 36 degree water - which took place at the Grand Marais Harbor the afternoon of May 9, 2018.

Brennan Hawkins of 100 Octane Aviation with a 1956 Cessna 182

100 Octane Aviation has ties to Cook County

One of Cook County’s own, Brennan Hawkins, is opening a new business in Superior, Wisconsin.

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County board votes to no longer record important monthly meetings

The Cook County Board of Commissioners will no longer live stream or record video of certain meetings where all the commissioners will be present, as well as the county administrator and other county

Photo credit Kevin Langton

Superior Spring Trail Race - John Storkamp

WTIP volunteer, Mark Abrahamson talks with John Storkamp, race director for the 2018 Superior Spring Trail Race. 

Wildersmith on the Gunflint - May 4, 2018

Wildersmith on the Gunflint     by     Fred Smith      May 4, 2018    

A flightboard in action, courtesy of HydroFlight Sports of Minnesota

Flightboards coming to Devil Track Lake July 7-8

HydroFlight Sports of MN will be visiting Cook County in July, demonstrating flyboarding on Devil Track Lake.

Pushing Chain, Boyd Blomberg (l.) & Adam Moe

Pushing Chain on The Roadhouse

Pushing Chain, the duo of Boyd Blomberg (guitar and vocals) and Adam Moe (fiddle and vocals) have an Americana roots sound.  They stopped by The Roadhouse to play a few tunes and chat about what

Bob O'Hara

Bob O'Hara on paddling in the BWCA for 60 years

Bob O’Hara is a member of the Explorers Club of New York and the Midwest Mountaineering’s Minnesota Explorers Hall of Fame.

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