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EDA President Howard Hedstrom

EDA helps Lutsen workforce rental housing project meet funding gap

The Cook County/Grand Marais Economic Development Authority is involved in a number of housing projects, including a workforce rental housing project in Lutsen.


Wolf

Wolves from Grand Portage to be relocated to Isle Royale

An estimated six to eight wolves will be brought from the Upper Midwest and possibly Ontario to Isle Royale by the end of October, according to officials from the National Park Service involved in an


Moose in Superior National Forest

Moose hunt continues in Cook County in 2018

At least 23 bull moose will likely be harvested this year during a moose hunt by Chippewa bands in northeastern Minnesota, according to public documents and officials with the Fond du Lac Band of Lake


Diann Carlson of USDA Rural Development and Chuck Payton of Odyssey Resorts at the Open House at the Nordic Star development

EDA and One Roof Housing host open house on Nordic Star Drive

Community members were invited to an open house at the Nordic Star housing development on Tuesday, September 18.


The proposed bridge over Fall River on the Gitchi Gami State Trail received EDA support on September 18

EDA votes to support DNR plans for Fall River bike trail bridge

The Cook County/Grand Marais Economic Development Authority (EDA) tackled a number of matters at its September 18 meeting.


Lightning over the night sky

Lightning strike at Grand Marais Campground

 The thunder and lightning during the late night rain storm on Sunday, September 16, startled many, but probably none more so than Scott Johnson, a camper at the Grand Marais campground.


Gunflint Trail

Phone outage woes continue on the Gunflint Trail

After announcing early Tuesday a massive phone outage on the Gunflint Trail was resolved, the issue resurfaced only hours later.


Wolves

Bear hunters report abundance of wolf activity in Cook County

September marked the official start of the 2018 bear hunting season in Minnesota. Setting bear-bait stations was legal in August throughout Cook County and other parts of Minnesota.


North Shore Hospital and Care Center. Submitted photo

Hospital levy will contribute to local tax increases in 2019

A levy increase of $300,000 in 2019 for North Shore Hospital and Care Center will contribute to an overall increase in taxes for Cook County property owners.


One of the first four homes in the Nordic Star housing development

First phase of Nordic Star housing development nearly full

 One Roof Community Housing and the Cook County/Grand Marais Economic Development Authority have been working together for more than a year on housing projects here in Cook County.