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Gunflint Trail
Cell phone coverage up the Gunflint Trail has been an issue for many years.

Some want cell coverage up the Trail. Others don’t.

Well, it seems the debate is over, as WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs finds out in this report.  
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Cook County Court House and government offices
There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, Feb. 13. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.
 
Public Comment
There were four people who spoke during the public comment period during...
Cook County's new branding design
The owners of the Birch Terrace Supper Club in Grand Marais have not made payments to the county’s revolving loan fund in more than two years, a fact that raised concern among the Cook County Board of Commissioners during a meeting Tuesday, Feb. 13 at the county courthouse.  
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Cook County courthouse
During a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Jan. 23, a three-year labor contract with the Cook County Employee Association was approved.
 
County Administrator Jeff Cadwell...
Cook County's new branding design
During a meeting of the Cook County commissioners Jan. 23, a three-year labor contract with the Cook County Employee Association was approved.

The contract includes the county paying 80 percent of health insurance benefits for county staff, while the employee covers the remaining 20...
Cook County's new branding design
There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, Jan. 23. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.
 
Public Comment
There was one person who spoke during the public comment period during...
Ice skates. Photo courtesy of Flickr
Improved facilities for outdoor hockey and ice skating were key talking points during a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, Jan. 23.

Cook County Community Center Director Diane Booth presented information about the local outdoor hockey rink during...

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Cook County Commissioners Contact Information

Heidi Doo-Kirk, Board Vice Chair
Term expires 2020
Email: heidi.doo-kirk@co.cook.mn.us
Telephone: 218-387-2928
 
Myron Bursheim 
Term expires 2020
Email: myron.bursheim@co.cook.mn.us
 
Jan Sivertson Board Chair
Term expires 2018
Email: jan.sivertson@co.cook.mn.us
Telephone: 218-387-2838
 
Ginny Storlie
Term expires 2018
Email: ginny.storlie@co.cook.mn.us
Telephone: 218-663-7092

Bobby Deschampe 
Term expires 2018
robert.deschampe@co.cook.mn.us
Phone: 218-370-1181
 
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