This sweet young lady is having a serious conversation with Santa Claus at the Cook County Girl Scout’s Santa’s Workshop on Saturday, December 6. Full Story
Will there be a North Shore Dragon Boat Festival in 2015?
Although it is greatly enjoyed by those who take part and the throngs of people watching from the shore, the future of the North Shore Dragon Boat Festival is uncertain. For 11 years, three of Cook County’s nonprofits–WTIP Community Radio, North Shore Health Care Foundation and North House Folk School–have collaborated leading the event forward. Full Story
EDA reaches agreement with business park contractor
Since 2006, the Cook County/Grand Marais Economic Development Authority (EDA) has been involved in a dispute over construction work done at the 70-acre Cedar Grove Business Park in Grand Marais. At the Tuesday, December 9, 2014 EDA meeting, Board President Mark Sandbo and Treasurer Scott Harrison announced that a final agreement had finally been reached. Full Story
Praying with strangers
“Are you the only choice?” I explained that there was only one chaplain on call, making me the only choice. Full Story
Over the Hill
Season’s and Non-Season’s Greetings
“How’ve you been?” An acquaintance asked recently as our paths crossed.
“Fine.” I answered without missing a beat. I wasn’t fine. I was getting over a bad cold.
“And you?” I returned the question politely.
“Great!” She responded, and maybe she was and maybe she wasn’t. Full Story
Cook County Honor Roll Students
First Quarter 2014-2015 High Honor Roll To be eligible for the “High Honor Roll” a student must have a GPA of 3.8 – 4.0 Full Story
Mid-week Advent Worship Service Life in Christ Lutheran Church, Wednesday, December 17, 6:30 p.m. A Service of Lessons and Carols Full Story
Boys lose battle with Carlton
The final score doesn’t always tell the tale of the game, noted boys’ basketball Head Coach Pat Eliasen.
“With five minutes left the game was close,” said Eliasen of the Vikings’ road game played December 9 at Carlton. Full Story
Viking girls beat the Bulldogs
Lily Gruber-Schulz led the Cook County girls’ basketball team to a 43-24 victory over the Carlton Bulldogs on Tuesday, December 9 in a game played on the Bulldogs, floor.
The Vikings are now 2-0 on the season. Full Story
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