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Great Place project seeks sustainability

The Great Place project has provided art and recreation and comfort to Cook County. Now there’s a move to make it a sustainable program.


 

County supports EDA choice to sell lots for assisted living facility

In a move they hope triggers economic growth in the community, the Cook County Board of Commissioners agreed to support the potential development of an assisted living facility in Grand Marias.


 

Board chair talks YMCA maintenance, new commissioner

Maintenance staff for the local YMCA was a topic of discussion during a meeting of the Cook County Commissioners on Tuesday, June 13.


 

Chamber report card from the Legislature is "pretty good" over all

The Cook County Chamber of Commerce had a number of priorities to be considered by the Legislature this session. The report card was pretty good, but not perfect.


 

Next up for law enforcement: graduation and summer visitors

Search and Rescue activity, graduation coming up and summer driving during the visitor season. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sheriff Pat Eliasen.


 

County continues to discuss new jail and 'justice center'

In what is being described as an effort to eventually save local taxpayer dollars, the Cook County commissioners agreed to continue researching the feasibility of building a new jail and law enforceme


 

County board agrees to hire consultants for financial advice

The Cook County Commissioners are willing to spend up to $20,000 to have third-party financial consultants advise them on setting future budgets.


 

County to seek fiscal planning assistance

The Cook County board will bring in a consultant to help them develop a plan to set them on a sustainable path to even out what has in the past been a rocky levy history.


 

County may hire consultants to help with budget goals, capital improvement plan

During a ‘Committee of the Whole’ meeting at the Cook County Courthouse on May 16, members of county staff and the commissioners discussed hiring outside consultants to help advise them wh


 

County considers plans to build a new 'justice center'

During a ‘Committee of the Whole’ meeting at the Cook County Courthouse on May 16, members of county staff and the commissioners discussed building a new jail, law enforcement and judicial