CCHS Robotics team begins preparing for competition
A group of 19 sleepy Cook County High School (CCHS) Robotics teammates boarded a school bus on Saturday, January 7 and traveled to Duluth for the “Big Reveal,” the day selected where all of the teams worldwide learned that Steamworks was the theme for the upcoming FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Compe Full Story
Commissioners hear from citizens about the change in parking for Beargrease
Controversy followed the Cook County Board’s decision last week to call for parking on one side of the Gunflint Trail at Trail Center for the upcoming John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon, and commissioners were greeted with a room full of people protesting the decision at the board’s January 17 meeting. Full Story
Chamber sets agenda for 2017
With the Minnesota Legislature back in session, the Cook County Chamber of Commerce is moving ahead with its 2017 legislative agenda, said Jim Boyd, Chamber executive director. Full Story
Government Part Two: The How
The proper function of the media in a modern democracy
In 1943 the world was consumed with Germany’s aggression; Joseph Goebbel, the Führer’s propaganda machine, rolled in, in advance of German tanks and troops. Opposition publications, hoping to combat the flood of “opinion management,” began cropping up in response. Full Story
How do you find God?
Power went out at home the other day. I had spent the morning cleaning out my basement workroom, removing several years of leftover materials from building the apartment in the lower level. I had lots of great stuff I knew I would never use all boxed up to take to Oddz & Endz and then the lights went out. Full Story
Students who qualified in the written test went on to compete in front of the entire Cook County Middle School at the Geography Bee held Jan. 5, 2007. Full Story
Taco Bar and Bake Sale PTA fundraiser: Friday, January 27—during the home game vs. Cromwell—school cafeteria, 4:30-7 p.m. Cook County Ruby’s Pantry Full Story
Cook County ski team wins team titles at Moose Mountain Invite
A bit of cold weather didn’t derail the Cook County boys’ and girls’ alpine ski team from each winning team titles at the Moose Mountain Invite held Jan. 12 on Lutsen Mountains.
The competition took place on Caribou Run and consisted of two runs of slalom for the boys and girls on the longest slalom run in Minnesota. Full Story
Angry Trout dressings available in local stores
Fans of the Angry Trout Café’s fare will recognize a familiar treat in a new package in local stores. The maple mustard, tomato basil, and barbecue dressings that accompany the popular downtown Grand Marais restaurant’s meals will be available to shoppers in 8 oz. glass bottles. Full Story
Girls lose to Floodwood, beat Ely
The Vikings played two games this past week, losing one and winning one. The squad will get little rest as they head into the teeth of their schedule before Section 7A play begins, which is only a little over one month away.
Floodwood wasted little time in setting the tone for the basketball game against the Cook County Vikings on Friday the 13th in a match played at home. Full Story
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