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Based on guidance from federal, state and local health authorities, on March 28 the U.S. Census Bureau suspended 2020 Census field operations for two additional weeks to April 15.

The Census Bureau announced it is taking this step to help protect the health and safety of the American...
Grand Marais Liquor Store - Photo courtesy of City of Grand Marais
Beginning Wednesday, April 1, the Grand Marais Liquor Store will offer curbside pickup, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
Placing an order:
1. Have your list...

County logo. WTIP file photo
The Cook County Emergency Operation Center (EOC) and local healthcare facilities have established a process to accept donations for local COVID-19 preparedness and response efforts. The donation center will be staffed beginning Monday, March 30.

"We understand that people want...
Mike Keyport, Cook County Emergency Management Director visiting WTIP in August 2020. Photo by Rhonda Silence.JPG
Cook County established a COVID-19 emergency operations center (EOC) at the Cook County Community Center this week and appointed a designated public information officer (PIO).

The EOC is a centralized location for personnel involved in the response to the coronavirus to gather...
Governor Walz during a visit to the Grand Portage community. Photo by Rhonda Silence
   Gov. Tim Walz ordered Minnesota residents in nonessential jobs to stay at home for two weeks in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 and prevent the coronavirus from overwhelming the state’s health care system. The governor’s “stay at home” order begins at...
Cook County Courthouse and government offices. WTIP file photo
There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, March 24.

The meeting had a much different format as all of the commissioners with the exception of one participated via teleconferencing as the ongoing concerns of the coronavirus limit movement and gatherings...
Grocery cart, courtesy Wikimedia Commons
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The Grand Marais grocery stores, Gene’s IGA, Johnson’s Foods and the Cook County Whole Foods Cooperative, have been working diligently to provide services to the...

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Cook County Commissioners Contact Information

Heidi Doo-Kirk
Term expires 2020
Telephone: 218-387-2928
Myron Bursheim, Board Vice Chair
Term expires 2020
Dave Mills
Term expires 2022

Ginny Storlie, Board Chair
Term expires 2022
Telephone: 218-663-7092

Bobby Deschampe 
Term expires 2022
Phone: 218-370-1181
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