Cook County News Herald

Local Electric Co-op Directors obtain National Recognition Certificates

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Directors Roger Opp, Donna Lunke, and Michael Valentini of Arrowhead...

Registration for 2023 North Shore Farmer Meet-Up now open

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The University of Minnesota Extension will host a gathering for...

Study shows eating freshwater safe isn’t safe

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Can eating fish caught in freshwater be dangerous to your...

Grand Marais Ole Opry VI

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The North Shore Music Association announces the return of the...

Trial starts for one defendant in the Lake Superior dismemberment case

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The jury selection began for Robert Thomas West, 42, in...

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

Celebrate the joy of snowmobiling at the 18th annual Grand Portage Lodge and Casino Snowarama for Easter Seals kids

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Snowmobilers will hit the trails on February 11, 2023, for...

ISD 166 Principal Megan Myers announces resignation

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Cook County I.S.D. 166 P.K.-12 Principal Megan Myers announced her...

Cook County Prepares to Kick-Off a year of support for local childcare providers

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Public Health and Human Services (PHHS) along with the Cook...

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“Here’s looking at you, kid!” A well-schooled movie aficionado Saw-whet...

Family thanks North Shore Health and Sawtooth Mountain Clinic staff for care of their father

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We would like to thank all of the staff at North Shore Health and Sawtooth Mountain Clinic for the excellent care given to our dad, Howard Sivertson. Thanks to all...

Cook County Recycling – Quality over Quantity

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Recycling has proven to be a dynamic industry over the past several decades, not only locally or around the northeast region of the State, but also across the entire nation...

Historical Reflections

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FUN AND LEARNING WITH HEAD START PROGRAM Mrs. Richard Humphrey aids Marty Jo Bjorklund during one of the Head Start classes.

Down Memory Lane

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A Royal Summary

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Before I start, I want to clarify that I have no interest in royals. I do not read about royals in the newspapers or books. I do not watch shows...

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...

Former Grand Marais resident Tracy Faud awarded a Literature Fellowship from the NEA

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Tracy Faud was recently awarded a $25,000 National Endowment for...

Abigail Crawford named to the Fall 2022 Dean’s List at The College of St. Scholastica

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Abigail Crawford, of Grand Marais was named to the Fall...

North Shore Storm Nordic skiers do well at their home meet on Pincushion

North Shore Storm Nordic skiers do well at their home meet on Pincushion

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Cook County hosted seven schools and 185 skiers at the Pincushion trails on Tuesday, January 18th. Fresh snow and warm temperatures had coaches a bit concerned about what the trails would be like, but thanks to our intrepid groomers that worked from 3:30 a.m. -...

Beargrease Cub Run kicks off the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon week

Beargrease Cub Run kicks off the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon week

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The John Beargrease Cub Run was held Saturday, January 21 at the Lakeview National Golf Couse in Duluth. Some 24 mushers 14 and under vied for prizes in age group races that covered between 2.2 miles and one quarter of a mile. Mike Keyport, Grand...

Boys clip the wings of the Northeast Range Nighthawks; Denali Blackwell leads the way

Boys clip the wings of the Northeast Range Nighthawks; Denali Blackwell leads the way

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Viking fans witnessed a record-breaking performance by the Cook Country boys' basketball team in their blow-out win against the Northeast Range Nighthawks last Tuesday night. Apolo Robbins, considered the world’s greatest pickpocket, would have been proud of the Vikings' defense. “We broke a school record...

Girls fall to four opponents

Girls fall to four opponents

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The Cook County girl's basketball team was on the road for three straight games facing tough opponents, which resulted in three losses. The fourth loss came at home on Tuesday, January 24, against a big Mesabi East Giant team, but it was a good game....

Boys fall to South Ridge and Two Harbors, beat the Mesabi East Giants

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South Ridge This game got away from the boys’ varsity fast. The Cook County boys lost 81-41 to South Ridge in Culver on Friday, January 20. At halftime the boys were down 50-12 but over the second half they stayed pretty even with South Ridge,...