Cook County senior Essa Jacobsen has been selected to play in the 2010 Minnesota Girls High School All-Star Basketball Series.
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.
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.
Local telephone service was disrupted this morning for about an hour around 8:30 a.m.