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  Tofte District Ranger Kurt Steele

Tofte District Ranger Kurt Steele leaving for Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest

U.S. Forest Service Tofte District Ranger Kurt Steele has served in the Superior National Forest for just over three years.


Sled Dog Race

Gunflint Mail Run sled dog race begins Saturday, January 7

The Gunflint Mail Run is taking place in Cook County this weekend.


Sub-zero

Sub-zero weekend, but warm-up is coming

It’ll be a below zero weekend but starting Sunday and for the next few days, the weather will be warmer.


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Vikings' basketball coach gives mid-season report

The Cook County Vikings girls’ basketball team is entering the second part of the season in January.


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WTIP investigates how to correctly say the word "sauna"

Winter has arrived in Minnesota. And for many that means it’s time to seek shelter inside a wood-finished room and splash water on superheated stones.


Library puzzle sculpture lowered for safety

People passing the Grand Marais Library may be alarmed to see the 20-foot puzzle sculpture laying on the ground.


 Commissioner Jan Sivertson is board chair for 2017

Commissioner Jan Sivertson is county board chair for 2017

Cook County Commissioner Jan Sivertson will serve as the board chair for 2017, as selected by her fellow commissioners during the first board meeting of the year on Tuesday, Jan. 3.


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Grand Marais couple not seriously injured in rollover

A Grand Marais couple involved in a rollover crash near the Lafayette Tunnel on Highway 61 on Monday, January 2 were not seriously injured


Boyd "Bump" Blomberg

Boyd Blomberg on open mic nights and Pushing Chain's year

Boyd "Bump" Blomberg has long been a mainstay of the local music scene in Cook County.


Again

Winter weather won't let up

It sounds like another holiday storm event is here. Snow Monday and Tuesday followed by sub-zero cold the rest of the week.