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Workforce housing is big part of County Board discussion

Workforce housing is a big issue in Cook County and the commissioners heard opinions on it from the public and discussed funding support at length at their recent meeting.


 

Beargrease parking discussed at Commissioners meeting

The Cook county Commissioners are revisiting a parking permit for the Gunflint Trail during the John Beargrease Dog Sled Marathon.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen also spoke with Commissioner Ginny St


 

Commissioners to discuss board development January 31

The Cook County Commissioners will be discussing board development and communications at a special meeting the end of January.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen also spoke with County Administrator Jeff


 

County likely to allow parking on both sides in Middle Gunflint area during Beargrease

Update: From Cook County Administrator Jeff Cadwell about the parking situation:


 

New county commissioner talks about first board meetings

There will be some special parking rules during the Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon.


 

Commissioner talks about special elections and pending financial decisions

Through all the levy juggling at the end of the year, the county board has not so much made budget cuts as moved the process down the road.


 

Sheriff reflects on snowmobile fatality

A tragic snowmobile accident happened over New Year’s. Sheriff Pat Eliasen had a personal connection with the victim.


 

Sheriff talks about New Years and walking safely at night

Law enforcement is looking forward to a safe and sober New Years.


 

County Board re-sets the levy to 11.21 percent increase

At the end of a marathon session, the Cook County Board settled on a levy increase of 11.21 percent.


 

Commissioner Frank Moe resigns from county board

Following a grueling meeting focused on the 2017 budget, and shortly after the levy was set at 11.21 percent, Cook County Commissioner Frank Moe abruptly resigned from the county board.