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Another party heard from on local high-speed internet

The Cook County Board is on record supporting the fiber optic federal grant applications of both Arrowhead Electric Cooperative and Northeast Service Cooperative.


ISD166 starts program to improve school lunch nutrition

Food at school. Obesity in kids. Improved nutrition for the young. All topics in the news today. It’s also a topic of discussion at Cook County Schools.


April 1st is Census Day

Thursday, April 1st is Census Day —the official reference date for the once-a-decade civic ceremony.  


Grand Portage primary election results - updated

Grand Portage held a primary election on Tuesday, March 30. There were four candidates seeking a four-year term on the Grand Portage Reservation Business Committe


Cook County to participate in Blandin grant for high-speed internet development

In a visit to northern Minnesota this week, Minnesota’s U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar said she understands the importance of broadband internet access for rural areas.


Sheriff discusses on-going investigations and fire preparedness

In an interview Tuesday, Cook County Sheriff Mark Falk said an attempted break-in at the West End went badly for at least one of the perpetrators.


Buds, birds and drumming grouse signal spring

Catkins, tiny flowers and sweet smelling Balm of Gilead are all strong signs that spring is on the way.


Lake Superior water levels continue seasonal decline

Lake Superior’s water level fell 2 inches in February, continuing its seasonal decline. The level of Lake Superior is forecasted to hit its seasonal low in


U of M significantly expands financial aid for MN students

Officials at the University of Minnesota are reminding current and prospective students that a recent expansion to the University of Minnesota Promise (U Promise) Scholar