Cook County News Herald

North House to File for Building Permit Following Community Input

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February 1, 2023 Following a year of community engagement, North...

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Remembering Commissioner Pete Walsh

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There was laughter and tears as Commissioner Pete Walsh’s siblings...

Staci Lola Drouillard’s latest book is a finalist in the 2023 annual Minnesota Book Awards

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On January 28, the Friends of the Saint Paul Public...

Join us for a full moon gathering at Drury Lane Books

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Drury Lane Books will kick-off the Cook County Hygge Festival...

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Feeling his oats. A male spruce grouse works hard to...

Cook County Commissioners discuss ways to spend funds from the American Rescue Plan Act

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Last October 2022, Cook County Commissioners were happy to learn...

Keith Aili wins the 2023 John Beargrease Marathon title

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Keith Aili was a happy man at the finish of...

Millions needed to repair county buildings; public input sought

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Cook County will host three open house sessions on Thursday,...

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Last week, just before finishing its work for the day...

Cook County Real Estate still in high demand entering 2023

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There is no lack of speculation on how the local real estate market will perform post-pandemic. Nationally, inflation and interest rates have been increasing and as a result, some residential...

A letter of support for the North Shore Rollers logrolling program

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Greetings, I am writing to you as a 4x Women’s Logrolling World Champion, logrolling program coordinator, coach, and tournament director from Southwest Wisconsin. During my fifteen years in the sport,...

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Auditions for Alice in Wonderland will be held Monday, February 6 at 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Auditions are open from grades 6 to adult. Rehearsals are scheduled for Monday -...

Historical Reflections

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Cook County News Herald archivesJanuary 21, 1971

Down Memory Lane

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Cook County Historical Society needs help identifying photos

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Can you identify these young ladies who played on the...

YMCA says no to logrolling

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A local youth sports program that has spawned more than...

Cook County Historical Society needs help identifying photos

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If you know any of these ladies (or all of...

Champagne Bonspiel “bubbles” over with excitement

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The Cook County Curling Club hosted its fifth Two Person...

Cook County Historical Society needs help identifying photos

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This picture was taken in 1948 for the class of...

Girls beat Silver Bay for the second time

Girls beat Silver Bay for the second time

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After a tough stretch of games playing larger schools, last week, the Vikings met an opponent, a neighbor, and played a game against a school about the same class size as Cook County, and the results were in the Vikings' favor. The Cook County High...

Coldest meet of the year for North Shore Nordic

Coldest meet of the year for North Shore Nordic

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The Ely Nordic Team hosted its annual meet at Hidden Valley Ski Area a day early due to the cold temperatures forecast for Saturday, January 28. Even so it was a cold blustery day with snow showers on Friday, January 27, when eight teams converged...

Boys square off against Moose Lake-Willow River

Boys square off against Moose Lake-Willow River

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The Cook County Boys’ basketball team hosted the Moose Lake Willow River (MLWR) basketball team on Monday, January 30, and ran into a buzz saw. Behind forcing turnovers for easy lay-ups with their double teaming and sometime triple teaming the man with the ball on...

Girls fall to Floodwood

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The Cook County Vikings traveled to Floodwood on January 31 to take on the Floodwood Polar Bears and it would turn out to be a long bus ride home as the Vikings lost 62-33. Katie Peck was the one Viking to score in double figures....

Katie Peck signs to play three sports at Mesabi Range College

Katie Peck signs to play three sports at Mesabi Range College

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Katie Peck, a Senior at Cook County High School, recently signed with Mesabi Range College to play Volleyball, Basketball and Softball. Katie is no stranger to a busy schedule while maintaining top grades. She has been playing three sports since third grade, winning numerous All-Conference...