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The Border-to-Border route would traverse Cook County backroads

County board hears more comments on Border-to-Border route

At the start of each county board meeting, there is a public comment period and on 

Jeff Cadwell

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.


Cook County, Minnesota

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 Doo-Kirk

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.  


Cook County, Minnesota

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.
 


Cook County Court House and government offices

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


Heidi Doo-Kirk

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.
 


Cook County, Minnesota

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.


Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

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