Cook County News Herald

Republican gubernatorial candidate will be in Grand Marais August 14

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Minnesota Republican candidate for governor Dr. Scott Jensen will be...

Fisherman’s Picnic Parade 2022

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Weekly Weather

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An interview with Senator Amy Klobuchar

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I emailed Senator Amy Klobuchar a couple of weeks ago...

Apply for the Bob Pratt Skills, Trades & Technology Scholarship Fund for Cook County residents

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If you knew Bob Pratt, you knew he was always...

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Saturday night’s Fisherman’s Picnic fireworks were spectacular!!!

Light local voters turn out for the primary election

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Statewide Republican Gubernatorial challenger Scott Jensen and Matt Birk will...

Gwen Lenz named Citizen of the Year

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Every year the Grand Marais Lions reach out for nominations...

Pike Lake Road project coming along

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Work on the Pike Lake Road has been slower than...

Grand Portage Rendezvous Days & Celebration Pow Wow returns for first time since 2019

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Following cancellations in 2020 and 2021 due to COVID-19, Grand...

Cook County In-Home support program

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When we find ourselves needing a helping hand, it can be reassuring to have trusted individuals available to meet our needs. But what does one do when friends and family...

Patience needed

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The sign said, “closing at 5:00-ish.” I thought, how can you do that, leave the closing so in question? Then I wondered when they open “whenever anyone can get in—10:00...

Can there be a rational discussion about Roe v Wade?

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Whatever happened to rational discussion? In the past couple of months, I’ve read the various hysterical and sometimes ludicrous statements about the recent Supreme Court Dobbs decision (overturning of Roe...

Historical Reflections

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REAL ESTATE MEMORIES The date of this photo is unknown. Front row from left to right are Lucie Detrick, Virginia Detrick Palmer, and Donna Clothier. Back row from left to...

Down Memory Lane

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2022 Tractor Pull results

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One of the favorite viewer events is the Kid’s Pedal...

Cutest Puppy contest winners

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Best of show: “Archie” mini-Australian sheep dog 8-weeks. Handler Faith...

2022 Fisherman’s Picnic Prize List

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Fisherman’s Picnic!

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Now through October 1, apply to Extension Master Gardener volunteer program

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The application period to become a University of Minnesota Extension...

Fisherman’s Picnic Trail run results

Fisherman’s Picnic Trail run results

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Sponsored by the North Shore Ski and Run Club, the annual Fisherman’s Picnic Trail Run held on the rugged trail of Pincushion Mountain is always one of the highlights of the picnic and this year’s series of races were no different. Dave Duede,43, from Egan,...

Buck’s Big Fish Contest winners

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Once again there was some mighty big fish caught and entered in Buck’s Big Fish Contest. Sponsored by Buck’s Hardware and Northern Wild’s Media Inc. this is one event dedicated to the original creation and spirit of Fisherman’s Picnic. So, who are the big winners?...

Allie Duclos wins 5th World Championship amateur log rolling title

Allie Duclos wins 5th World Championship amateur log rolling title

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As Alessandra (Allie) Duclos has gotten older, the log rolling competition has gotten more challenging, but so far, she has managed to keep her balance and roll through the young ladies she competes against. And this past weekend was no exception as Allie picked up...

Cook County/Silver Bay Junior Legion baseball season ends

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The boys from Cook County/Silver Bay out hit Proctor 10 to 8 but lost 17-8 to end their play-off run in Legion baseball. The game was played on Wednesday, July 27 in Proctor and the kids ended with a two-two record in the play offs....

Alumni game tonight!

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The annual alumni Fisherman’s Picnic baseball game is tonight (August 5) at 5 p.m. Players come early so the teams can be decided. For fans, the game will be played on the Arleigh Jorgenson baseball field which is located behind the high school. The first...