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West End News March 10

Please remember that trained volunteers will be at Birch Grove Center to help West End folks prepare their income tax returns each Wednesday.


Tornado Cloud, Grand Marais Harbor by Travis Novitsky

Tourism groups join together to promote county

Six tourism groups have joined together to lead a county-wide effort to market Cook County. The new organization is called the Cook County Visitors Bureau and will become official on May 1.


Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken talks jobs, health care and Indian education on WTIP

During Wednesday morning’s “Daybreak” program Minnesota’s US Senator Al Franken weighed in on the extension of unemployment benefits and health care reform legislation, both to


 

Airport story correction

Last week WTIP reported that both Cook County and Silver Bay airports received funding from the Department of Transportation, as announced by the Minnesota Congressional delegation.


Don Davison

Don Davison

Don Davison has lived in Cook County since 1976. He enjoys nature photography and says, “I'm that guy you see out there on the beach getting soaked by the waves.


Aspen tress produce sunscreen

Aspen sunscreen and color changes in trees with Chel Anderson

As spring approaches we begin to notice subtle changing colors on the hillsides and along roadways. Trees and shrubs are responding to the longer days.


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Census starts in Cook County

The U.S. Census is in full swing in Cook County. It happens every 10 years and this time around, the goal is to count every one of 308 million Americans.


Stuart McLean

Stuart McLean of The Vinyl Cafe to perform in Thunder Bay March 18

Buck spoke recently with Stuart McLean, storyteller and host of The Vinyl Cafe, about his work and his upcoming appearance in Thunder Bay. Listen to the interview.


Fiber optic cable

Fiber optic status to be discussed by county board

On Tuesday, Cook County Commissioners will hear the story behind the federal rejection of an application to partially fund fiber optic service in the county.


Tofte Town Hall

West End annual meetings March 9

Local governments on the West End of Cook County will hold their annual public meetings this Tuesday, March 9.

Field Notes image by Betsy Bowen

Field Notes

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Molly Hoffman

Molly Hoffman became a birder following a 1970 course in Ornithology at the University of Minnesota, Duluth which was part of a degree in Biology.  Molly created Field Notes to bring a r

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