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CodeRed - High-Speed Emergency Notification System

The Cook County Sheriff’s Office is encouraging residents to sign up for CodeRED.


The Cook County Board of Commissioners

December arrives with county still uncertain on 2018 budget

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Nov. 28.


Cook County Court House and government offices

Commissioners continue budget and levy discussion

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Nov. 28. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.
 


A concerned citizen addressees the county board during the Truth in Taxation meeting

Truth in Taxation meeting brings large crowd to courthouse

It was a packed house at the Cook County Courthouse Monday night, Nov.


Land of Sky Blue Waters (Gunflint Trail Historical Society)

County board, staff share facts on digital land survey

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Nov. 21. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.
 


Cook County Board of Commissioners

Cook County to hold Truth in Taxation meeting Nov. 27

The Cook County Board of Commissioners and county staff will hold a Truth in Taxation meeting Monday, Nov. 27 at 6 p.m. in the commissioners’ room at the courthouse.


Cook County, Minnesota

County seeks public input on key issues for health and human services

Cook County Public Health and Human Services is completing a Community Health Needs Assessment and is giving residents an opportunity over the next month to provide input which will help guide the pub


Cook County Court House and government offices

County prepares for busy conclusion to 2017

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Nov. 14. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.
 


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Did you know you can borrow library books by mail? For free? Here's the scoop

You can borrow paperback books and other materials from the Arrowhead Library System via U.S. Mail--free of charge. ALS Executive Director Jim Weikum joins Tracy Benson to explain. 


Rain in the woods

Cook County plans to adopt buffer ordinance

In late October, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton thanked many of the state’s farmers and county governments for their efforts to comply with a new water-quality law.