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James Vannet talks about his District One candidacy

James Vannet is a candidate for the position of County Commissioner representing District 1. The special election is Tuesday, June 6.


 

Deschampe discusses his District One candidacy

Robert Deschampe is a candidate for the position of County Commissioner representing District 1. The special election is Tuesday, June 6.


 

Lutsen continues with plans to annex area near Deeryard Lake

During a meeting of the Cook County Commissioners on Tuesday, May 9, the County Board agreed to accept a petition from homeowners in Deeryard Lake unorganized territory to become part of the Lutsen To


 

Sheriff: special run for Special Olympics

There’s a two-day border to county line run scheduled for mid-June and it’s designed to aid the Special Olympics.


Rena Rogers at the podium during Tuesday's press conference. All photos by Rhonda Silence

County officially unveils new logo, focuses on communication policy

Improved communication and a look at the new county logo were among the highlights during several meetings in the Cook County Commissioners room on Tuesday, April 25th. 


 

Emergency Management and Public Information department discussed

At the recent county board meeting, commissioners heard an annual report from county engineer Dave Betts.


 

Sheriff talks about distracted driving hazards on the road

Drug drop off weekend is coming and distracted driving continues to be a hazard on the roads. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Cook County Sheriff Pat Eliasen.


 

County hosts event to unveil new branding efforts, logo design

On Tuesday, April 25, at 2 p.m., Cook County staff and commissioners will introduce a new department and officially launch their new brand and logo. The public event will take place in the Cook C


 

Commissioners discuss budgets, bonding and how the Committee of the Whole will work

Commissioners discussed budget concerns for 2018 and bonding for the current year.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Heidi Doo-Kirk about matters in the Committee of the Whole me


 

County board votes to not live stream certain meetings

After a lengthy conversation about the process of recording and broadcasting certain segments of their public meetings each month, the Cook County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously on Tuesday,