Cook News


01/18/2018 01:27 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Charting the future 

North Country residents expect that when an accident happens or an illness strikes, they can rely on emergency services, like a local ambulance, to provide life-saving assistance.


01/12/2018 04:27 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Plans for quake-resistant Wellington ferry terminal include floating drawbridges 

A new quake-resistant Cook Strait ferry terminal is being planned for Wellington, with floating drawbridges connecting boats to the shore. The plans, for the existing Interislander terminal site in Kaiwharawhara, have been developed by Wellington port company CentrePort, and have the backing of both the Interislander and Bluebridge ferry companies.


01/09/2018 11:11 PM  ~~~Source~~~
St. Louis County Board Approves $46 Million Capital Improvement Plan 

The St. Louis County Board unanimously approved a $46 million Capital Improvement Plan on Tuesday that will allow for two new facilities to be built. The plan identifies priority projects from 2018-2022.


12/27/2017 08:21 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Lost hunter rescued from subzero temps by loggers 

Dave Quiser was recovering from frostbite and hypothermia in the burn unit at Regions Hospital in St. Paul on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, after a harrowing 24 hours in the woods north of Cook, Minn. His granddaughter Mia Lawson was at his bedside.


12/26/2017 10:08 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Missing 72-year-old hunter found in northern Minnesota 

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12/26/2017 03:06 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Search Underway for Missing Hunter in Northern St. Louis Co. 

The St. Louis County Volunteer Rescue Squad is searching in subzero weather for a hunter who was reported missing on Christmas Day. The sheriff's office was informed of the missing hunter on Monday after 10 p.m. Family members say 72-year-old David Quiser of Cook had said he was going hunting at about 1:30 p.m. Monday but didn't return home.


12/25/2017 01:01 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Welcome home, Harley' 

Harley Pajari and her son Liam moved into their new Habitat for Humanity home in Cook just in time for Christmas.


12/23/2017 09:29 AM  ~~~Source~~~
2 min 55 sec ago 

Lana, Blair and Tyler Skindelien won the O scale model train layout raffeled off by the Northern Minnesota Railroad Heritage Association Dec. 9. Submitted Photo Benjamin Cook, of Crosslake, drew the winning ticket at the Northern Minnesota Railroad Heritage Association's raffle Saturday, Dec. 9. Submitted Photo Lana Skindelien, of Bloomington, won ... (more)