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County administrator requests civility during public meetings

Many Cook County residents are passionate about local issues that impact them and the place they call home.


 

WTIP changes format of routine interviews with county commissioners

For many years, WTIP has done recurring interviews with elected officials following meetings of the Cook County Board of Commissioners.


 

Commissioner explains resolution to support backcountry driving route

Cook County Commissioner Heidi Doo-Kirk introduced a resolution this week to support the proposed ‘Border to Border Touring Route’ (B2B) through Cook County.


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

County board continues discussion on B2B route

Cook County resident Arvis Thompson does not think invasive species rely on motorized vehicles for transportation.  


 

County appoints members to 'citizen budget committee'

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, June 12. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.
 


 

Candidates file for local county offices

The filing period for Cook County offices closed at 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 5.

Filing for the local offices this year are:

--Cook County Sheriff: Pat Eliason


 

Commissioner discusses workforce housing in Lutsen

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, May 22. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.
 


 

Filing period for county board, other offices opens May 22

November is bound to be an interesting month here in Cook County. The month will get off to a roaring start with Election Day on Nov. 6.


 

Expansion of ski hill leads to call for public meeting on treaty rights

Cook County Commissioner Bobby Deschampe said he would like a public meeting to be held as an opportunity to educate the public about the 1854 Treaty and treaty rights for members of the Grand Portage


 

County board votes to no longer record important monthly meetings

The Cook County Board of Commissioners will no longer live stream or record video of certain meetings where all the commissioners will be present, as well as the county administrator and other county