The Sawtooth Elementary fifth grade class recently went to the Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center and kids took part in a wide variety of outdoor activities that included the famous ropes cours Full Story
IRRRB grants $350,000 to Lutsen housing project
Just hours before the special meeting held by the Cook County commissioners to discuss the Lutsen housing project with the public, it was learned that the Iron Range Resources Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB) had granted $350,000 to the Cook County/Grand Marais EDA for the planned 16-unit development. Full Story
Kristin DeArruda Wharton awarded Bush Fellowship
Kristin DeArruda Wharton got some good news this week.
Splendid news. Full Story
It was National Sunshine Week last week, even though the skies were overcast and it was snowing March 16 on National Freedom of Information Day, the day we traditionally – at least for the last 51 years – have celebrated the birthday of President James Madison. Full Story
Do you ‘need’ faith?
“Some people need faith.” I heard this phrase while my son was dying and while we planned his memorial service. Full Story
Shown in front of the Photo Art Shop as it changed hands on July 1, 1974, are Milford J. Humphrey, left, who founded the business 41 years prior, and Jim Larsen, the new owner. Full Story
Four qualify for S.K.A.T.E. program
With the extensive travel time involved in getting to practice and games, it is remarkable that most of the Cook County kids who play hockey have kept up their grades in school.
Most use their travel time to get their homework done, said one of the hockey moms, Leah Carpenter. Full Story
Young Vikes have tremendous season
The middle school Vikings’ boys’ basketball team put together a tremendous basketball season with a record of 19 wins and 2 losses. You could call it “A Season To Remember.” Full Story
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