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Tofte volunteer clean-up day

Tofte Park
Sat, 06/02/2018 - 10:00am

The township of Tofte is hosting a volunteer clean-up day at the Tofte Park on Saturday, June 2 starting at 10 am More information at 

Brandon Cole of Death Calm Studios

Checking in with filmmaker Brandon Cole

Brandon Cole of Death Calm Studios has strong ties to the North Shore.

Cloudy sky

North Woods Naturalist: Clouds

With all the crazy weather we’ve had this year, cloud watching has been good for seeking weather clues.

Pictometry study. Photo courtesy of EagleView

Planes taking pictures of Cook County land and property in 'Pictometry' study

If you notice a plane flying overhead in May right here in Cook County, there is a chance you could be on camera.

Northern Gardening

Northern Gardening: Native plants

This month's edition of Northern Gardening featured "Native Plants for Use in Cook County Landscapes"  Guests included Jen Stenerson from Boreal Natives of Cloquet and Alisa Berns f

Superior National Forest Update - May 11, 2018

National Forest Update – May 10, 2018.

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Northern Sky: May 12 - 25

Northern Sky -  by Deane Morrison - May 12-25 2018

Great Expectations School News - May 11, 2018

Great Expectations School News with Aria and Mary June.
May 12 - 25, 2018.

Wildersmith on the Gunflint - May 11, 2018

Wildersmith on the Gunflint     by     Fred Smith   May 11, 2018 


Lakes expected to be ice-free for fishing opener

Most, or possibly all, of Cook County’s lakes will be ice free on Saturday, May 12, a welcome sign for this year’s fishing opener.

Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Expansion of ski hill leads to call for public meeting on treaty rights

Cook County Commissioner Bobby Deschampe said he would like a public meeting to be held as an opportunity to educate the public about the 1854 Treaty and treaty rights for members of the Grand Portage

Tawhna Pringle was last seen January 11

Missing woman found deceased in Babbitt area

The search for Tawhna Jolee Pringle, 30, has sadly come to an end. Officials say her body was located Tuesday, May 8 at approximately 11 a.m.

Nordic Dunk at the GM Harbor supports education

Video footage of the Nordic Dunk – with 12 participants plunging into 36 degree water - which took place at the Grand Marais Harbor the afternoon of May 9, 2018.

Brennan Hawkins of 100 Octane Aviation with a 1956 Cessna 182

100 Octane Aviation has ties to Cook County

One of Cook County’s own, Brennan Hawkins, is opening a new business in Superior, Wisconsin.

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County board votes to no longer record important monthly meetings

The Cook County Board of Commissioners will no longer live stream or record video of certain meetings where all the commissioners will be present, as well as the county administrator and other county

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