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Rena Rogers at the podium during Tuesday's press conference. All photos by Rhonda Silence
Improved communication and a look at the new county logo were among the highlights during several meetings in the Cook County Commissioners room on Tuesday, April 25th. 

WTIP's Joe Friedrichs reports on this...
Commissioner Bursheim
At the recent county board meeting, commissioners heard an annual report from county engineer Dave Betts. Later in the day, they attended the launch of the Emergency Management and Public Information department. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Myron...
Distracted driving
Drug drop off weekend is coming and distracted driving continues to be a hazard on the roads. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Cook County Sheriff Pat...
Cook County's new branding design
On Tuesday, April 25th at 2 p.m., Cook County staff and commissioners will introduce a new department and officially launch their new brand and logo. ...
Commissioner Doo-Kirk
Commissioners discussed budget concerns for 2018 and bonding for the current year.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Heidi Doo-Kirk about matters in the Committee of the Whole meeting as well as the recording and posting of these meetings.


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Cook County courthouse
After a lengthy conversation about the process of recording and broadcasting certain segments of their public meetings each month, the Cook County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously on Tuesday, April 18th to record but not live stream their “committee of the whole” discussion...
Commissioner Storlie
Members of the Cook County Board recently attended a leadership conference. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Ginny Storlie about in conference impact as well as courthouse security and communications issues.


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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
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