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Vacation rentals are common throughout Cook County. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

County considers ordinance on short-term rentals

The topic of vacation-rental properties was the focus of a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Feb. 19.


Cook County Courthouse and government offices. WTIP file photo

County moves forward with updates to mapping system

Information was shared during a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Feb.


Birch Terrace Supper Club in Grand Marais. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

County accepts deal to resolve restaurant's debt

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, Feb. 12. The county board moved into a closed session for a period during Tuesday’s meeting.


Cook County, Minnesota

County approves plans to fund YMCA projects, equipment

During a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Feb. 12, County Administrator Jeff Cadwell presented three items related to the local YMCA.


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Cook County Public Health completes Community Needs Assessment

Cook County Public Health and Human Services has completed its Community Health Needs Assessment and will be sharing the results with the public at a meeting Wednesday, Jan. 30 from 1 to 3 p.m.


Jeff Cadwell

Cadwell interviews for administrator job in other Minnesota county

Six months shy of reaching four years on the job, Cook County Administrator Jeff Cadwell informed WTIP this week he recently interviewed for a similar position in Becker County.


Commissioner Storlie

Commissioner Ginny Storlie again selected as board chair

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Jan. 8. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.


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Government shutdown to impact wolf research on Isle Royale

The ongoing government shutdown continues to make headlines across the country as the first full we


Commissioner Sivertson

Jan Sivertson reflects on tenure as county commissioner

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Dec. 18. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.
 


Cook County Court House and government offices

Cook County's levy to increase by 5.99 percent

During a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Dec. 11, the county set the final levy for 2019 at an increase of 5.99 percent.