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Sled dogs

WEST END NEWS MARCH 27

Joan Koski, the longtime campground host at Crescent Lake campground, has retired.


April Fool

MAGNETIC NORTH: SPRING 2010 -- DEJA VU ALL OVER AGAIN

Welcome back to Magnetic North, where mud season seems to have come and gone. But wait, April Fool’s is right around the corner. Remember last year?


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Gun threat results in arrests at Great Expectations School

On Tuesday March 16, Cook County deputies responded to a call from Great Expectations School concerning a possible gun threat.


Fiber optic cable

County supports second fiber proposal

Cook County Commissioners have gone on record in support of a second proposal to bring fiber optic service to local residents.


Red Squirrel

Feeder birds and chasing squirrels – spring is here

Things are changing at and under the bird feeders. Some birds are arriving, some leaving, some changing color.


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Process to make ISD166 staff changes begins

At their March 17 meeting, the Cook County Schools ISD166 board began the process of redesigning teaching positions and the school calendar for 2010-11.