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April 15

In Minnesota -- taxes are a three-legged stool

April 15 is the deadline for paying our income taxes. But income taxes in Minnesota are only one leg of a three-legged stool, according to one Twin Cities think tank.

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What a government shutdown means to you

OK, let’s say there is no budget deal in Washington and the government shuts down the end of the work day Friday. What does that mean to us in Cook County?

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Range Legislators lose House budget battle

The bill that would strip economic development funds from the Arrowhead has passed the Minnesota House. Loud protests from Iron Range lawmakers were drown out by a 70 to 60 vote.

Plane wreck

Emergency Services Conference will put a plane wreck in the Rec Park

New bike trail campsite rates have been set by the park board. There’s also news about the up-coming Emergency Services Conference that will bring an airplane wreck to the Rec Park.

Moose on the North Shore

Deer Hunters Assn. hosts forum on moose

Because moose in Minnesota don’t have an advocacy group, the Minnesota Deer Hunter’s Association has picked up their cause.

Heavy snow

Weekend snow carried high moisture content

North Shore weather is always unpredictable, but never more so than in the spring of the year. WTIP’s Jay Andersen has this interview with meteorologist Carol Christenson.

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Minneapolis brewery has Cook County connection

The beer brewing landscape is changing in Minneapolis. One of the small breweries helping to do that is Fulton Brewery.


Expected late ice-out prompts fishing closures on Canadian border

Several lakes and rivers along the Minnesota-Ontario border in Cook County will be closed to fishing at the start of this year’s season to protect concentrations of spawning walleye from potenti

No Such Thing as a Bad Kid - by Charlie Appelstein

"No Such Thing as a Bad Kid" workshops, April 13

There’s No Such Thing as a Bad Kid.   That’s the title of a book by author and youth care specialist Charlie Appelstein.  Appelstein will be in Grand Marais on

Health care costs

The Artist Fund can help area artists with health care reimbursements

The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council has announced a program for regional artists that can help them access health care. It’s called The Artist Fund.