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Coaster brook trout. Photo courtesy of Flickr

Coaster brook trout population continues to recover in Lake Superior

The coaster brook trout is native to the coastlines and tributaries of Lake Superior.


Northland Skywarn training coming to Cook County

Skywarn training offered in Cook County

The National Weather Service offers training for volunteers who are interested in being part of the Skywarn program.


Many of those involved in the North Shore Health renovation and expansion cut a big gold ribbon to rededicate the facility

North Shore Health opens its new doors

North Shore Health recently completed its months-long renovation and expansion project.


Firehalls staffed during overnight phone/911 outage

Arrowhead Electric Cooperative/True North Broadband is conducting planned maintenance overnight tonight that will impact phone and internet service for all of their customers, as well as all


Cook County Airport

Arrowhead Eagles hosts event at airport

A new nonprofit has formed in Cook County, a "friends of avaition" organization, the Arrowhead Eagles.


Joe Pandy, CEO of Arrowhead Electric Cooperative resigned Friday, May 11

Arrowhead Electric CEO resigns

Joe Pandy came on board as the CEO of Arrowhead Electric Cooperative in September 2017.

On Friday, May 11, Pandy’s tenure with Arrowhead came to an abrupt end.


Cook County DNR Conversation Officer Darin Fagerman. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Local DNR officer involved with wildfire investigation unit

When wildfire strikes, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources needs to know the cause.


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.


Fishing

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.


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.