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Cell phone coverage coming to the Gunflint Trail

Cell phone coverage up the Gunflint Trail has been an issue for many years.

Some want cell coverage up the Trail. Others don’t.


Cook County Court House and government offices

County to host discussion on placing towers up the Gunflint Trail

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, Feb. 13. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.
 


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Local restaurant behind on loan payments to county

The owners of the Birch Terrace Supper Club in Grand Marais have not made payments to the county’s revolving loan fund in more than two years, a fact that raised concern among the Cook County Bo


Cook County courthouse

New employee contracts impact county's 2018 budget

During a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Jan. 23, a three-year labor contract with the Cook County Employee Association was approved.
 


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County administrator talks class-comp study, labor contract

During a meeting of the Cook County commissioners Jan. 23, a three-year labor contract with the Cook County Employee Association was approved.


Cook County's new branding design

Commissioners discuss EDA board member appointees

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, Jan. 23. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.
 


Ice skates. Photo courtesy of Flickr

County opts to support updates at local hockey rink

Improved facilities for outdoor hockey and ice skating were key talking points during a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, Jan. 23.


Cook County Board of Commissioners

Commissioners engage in direct communication during public comment period

There was a fresh approach to the public comment period during a Committee of the Whole meeting Jan. 16 that included the entire Cook County Board of Commissioners.


Commissioner Storlie

Commissioners agree to support new ambulance for Gunflint Trail

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, Jan. 9. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.


Cook County's new branding design

County hopes for public participation in local government

It promises to be a busy year in local government here in Cook County.