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.
The border country landscape will be illuminated this weekend once again as February is signed off into the history book.
Residents along Lake Superior’s north shore will once again see aircraft overhead as the state continues to battle against the tree-munching gypsy moth.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released an analysis of the draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the PolyMet copper-nickel mine proposed for Minnesota’s Eastern Iron Range. The agency says the mining operation would result in “unacceptable and long-term water quality impacts,” and should not proceed as proposed.
The Cook County Schools ISD166 school board needs to make program reductions of $440,000 in school year 2010-11 to balance their budget.
Ann talked Feb. 19 with local GIS specialist Tom McCann about his volunteer work helping Haiti relief efforts, using his mapping skills, without ever leaving the county.
Buck chatted with Stephan Soleas of Taos, N.M., about the amazing good fortune that led his lost dog to find him in New Orleans, 1,200 miles from home. Listen to the interview.
Buck spoke Feb. 19 with Dr.
Local telephone service was disrupted this morning for about an hour around 8:30 a.m.
A bill to strengthen Minnesota mining laws was recently introduced in the state legislature.
Check out the current Grand Marais Active Community Action Plan. This is a document which has grown from the Safe Routes to School group and that continues to grow and change.