It’s not an April Fools prank. April 1 is the day Cook County begins collecting an additional 1 percent tax on retail sales within the county.
On Tuesday, Cook County Commissioners agreed to advance the Joint Cook County/Grand Marais Economic Development Authority (EDA) a portion of the first half of the property tax levy.
Local telephone service was disrupted this morning for about an hour around 8:30 a.m.
One way communities often try and grow their local economy is through business development. It was in this spirit that the county and city first started talking about developing a business park.
Last week the House Telecommunications Regulation and Infrastructure Committee approved a bill that sets goals from the final report of the Minnesota Ultra High-Speed Broadband Task Force. Th