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Cook County Courthouse and government offices. WTIP file photo

County continues planning for coronavirus

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, March 24.


Grocery cart, courtesy Wikimedia Commons

Local food stores shift to curbside pickup & deliveries only, ordering info here

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Cook County logo. WTIP file photo

You can register to help Cook County Public Health and Human Services slow the spread of Covid-19

Cook County Public Health and Human Services (PHHS) seeks to build a volunteer base using the MN Responds system and invites interested community members to register online at

Cook County logo. WTIP file photo

Cook County declares state of emergency over COVID-19

The Cook County Board of Commissioners have declared a state of emergency to prevent the spread of COVID-19, an announcement that could lead to the temporary closure of more local businesses and force


All the chairs in this photo will be replaced in 2020. Photo by Rhonda Silence

County opts to spend thousands on new chairs in commissioners' room

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Feb. 25. The meeting opened with a public comment period.


Cook County Courthouse and government offices. WTIP file photo

Border to Border meeting in Cook County canceled

A meeting scheduled for today at 1 p.m. about the proposed Border to Border Touring Route at the Cook County Courthouse in Grand Marais has been canceled.


Cook County logo. WTIP file photo

County board adopts short-term rental resolution, talks YMCA funding

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Feb. 11. The meeting opened with a public comment period.


Cook County line. Submitted photo

Sheriff clarifies Border-to-Border "tipping point" comments

Since the idea of a border-to-border four-wheel drive touring route was adopted by the Minnesota Legislature in 2015, there has been a great deal of discussion across the state.


This group of vehicles followed the proposed B2B route through Cook County. Photo by Scott Benolken

B2B motorized route may avoid Cook County, shift to Lake County

Discussion continues throughout northern Minnesota, including here in Cook County, regarding a proposed Border to Border Touring Route.