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Cook County courthouse - Photo by Rhonda Silence
The Cook County Courthouse and other county buildings will reopen to walk-in traffic Tuesday, June 1.

Following recent changes in federal and state guidelines, those who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will not be required to wear a face covering in county buildings. However,...
The 'UT' references an unorganized territory road in Cook County. Photo by Jennifer Schulz
Though change can often be a difficult process for some, new road signs are a good thing for the Cook County Highway Department this year.

Some of the most remote roadways in Cook County will be eligible for more state funding due two words: unorganized territory.

New...
County Commissioner Stacy Hawkins asks Highway Department Mechanic Steve Butz some questions. 04-08-21 Photo by Rhonda Silence
The Cook County Commissioners got a behind-the-scenes look at a number of county-owned buildings on Thursday, May 8. County commissioners, staff, and a few members of the public took part in the tour that included the courthouse, the county highway department complex, the Cook County YMCA, the...

Cook County courthouse - Photo by Rhonda Silence
Local government officials in Cook County are offering the public an opportunity to see firsthand the condition of many county-owned facilities during the month of April.

The Cook County Board of Commissioners and certain county staff will lead a tour of numerous county facilities...
Cook County logo. WTIP file photo
A commitment to equal-employment opportunities through affirmative action programming has a purpose of embracing and supporting equity, diversity and inclusion in the community when it comes to hiring staff at the county level, according to Cook County Human Resources Director Pamela Dixon....
Cook County line. Submitted photo
Cook County is set to receive just over $1 million from the recently passed federal COVID relief package.
 
Nearly $5 billion will flow to Minnesota governments as part of the $1.9 trillion stimulus package, including $2.1 billion for local governments statewide. Tribal...
Cook County logo. WTIP file photo
Cook County officials are seeking members of the public to serve on a committee that will assist the county board in determining whether the county should acquire a Minnesota Department of Transportation property east of Grand Marais, locally known as the Passion Pit.

The Passion Pit...

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Cook County Commissioners Contact Information

Robert Svaleson
Term expires 2024
Email: robert.svaleson@co.cook.mn.us
Telephone: 331-643-9778
 
Stacey Hawkins
Term expires 2024
Email: Stacey.L.Hawkins@co.cook.mn.us
Telephone: 218-370-9441
 
Dave Mills, Board Chair
Term expires 2022
Email: dave.mills@co.cook.mn.us
Telephone: 218-370-8950

Ann Sullivan, Board Vice Chair
Term expires 2024
ann.sullivan@co.cook.mn.us
Phone: 612-834-8972

Ginny Storlie
Term expires 2022
Email: ginny.storlie@co.cook.mn.us
Telephone: 218-663-7092


 
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