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Work is under way in Mountain Iron on the Iron Tykes Daycare - Photo by Shawntel Gruba

Iron Range addressing childcare issues with new facility

As many local parents and employers know, finding adequate daycare can be a struggle.


Bill Hansen

Childcare in Cook County: seeking solutions

Although Cook County is a wonderful place to live and raise a family, for some it can be a difficult place to live.


WTIP sign on Highway 61. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Gubernatorial debate in Grand Rapids set to air on WTIP canceled

The 2018 Greater Minnesota Governor’s Forum scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 21 in Grand Rapids, Minn, has been canceled.


Workers from all over the world come to Cook County

Cook County group heads to Puerto Rico to recruit workers

As the summer of 2018 begins to wind down, business owners and community leaders on the North Shore continue to look for innovative and reliable means to attract employees.


Smoky skies in Grand Marais. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Air quality alert issued for Cook County, Boundary Waters

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has issued an air quality alert for the northern half of Minnesota effective through Sunday, August 19 at noon.


Nesgoda Services Inc. crew - Gary Nesgoda, Ryan Waerzeggers, Nedko Krastov, Connor Franks, Bennett Trepanier, Nick Hingos

Nesgoda Services, Inc. opens at Cedar Grove Business Park

The Cook County-Grand Marais Economic Development Authority (EDA) was pleased to welcome a new lot owner to the Cedar Grove Business Park on Wednesday, August 15. Nesgoda Services, Inc.


Lutsen Resort. Photo by Megan Timm

Lutsen Resort sold to new owners

After 30 years of ownership, Scott Harrison and Nancy Burns have turned over the iconic Lutsen Resort to new owners.


Janet Arneson and Scott Tjaden of 1010 Interiors in one of their showroom kitchen displays

New owners settling in at 1010 Interiors

There are new owners at 1010 Interiors in Grand Marais. Scott Tjaden and Janet Arneson bought the interior design company from LeAnn Wilborne about six months ago.


Cook County Court House and government offices

Complete results from Aug. 14 Election Day Primary

August 14 Primary Day Election Results
 


Fire

Fire destroys two structures on Rollins Creek Road

Four fire departments were paged to the scene of a fire just after 6:23 p.m. this evening, August 14.