Cook News


09/03/2018 01:18 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Ski Fields Shut, Passengers Barred From Ferry 

South Island ferry passengers and motorists are advised to be cautious as snowfall and severe weather continue to batter the country. The poor weather conditions have closed Mount Hutt, Mount Cheeseman and Porters ski fields, as snow reached low levels in the South Island.


08/22/2018 08:27 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Lake Vermilion Antique and Classic Boat Show sets sail again 

Boaters and enthusiasts alike will have a chance to view antique and classic wooden boats on Lake Vermilion this Labor Day weekend.


08/21/2018 05:43 PM  ~~~Source~~~
U.S. House control could hinge on Jim Hagedorn, - worst Republican candidate in America' 

Since 2006, it has been the seat of Mankato Democrat Rep. Tim Walz, who succeeded six-term Republican Gil Gutknecht, and held on as one of the last Democrats defending a seat that voted moderate-to-conservative in other races. During much of Walz's tenure in Congress, CD 1 was home to another near-constant figure in the political spotlight: Republican pick Jim Hagedorn of Blue Earth.


08/18/2018 03:40 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Northland Foundation scholarship applications available 

The Northland Foundation has announced that Minnesota Early Learning Scholarship applications are now available for families of young children living in Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, and St. Louis counties. Scholarships are up to $7,500 per child, per year, to help eligible families with the cost of high-quality child care, Head Start, preschool, or school-based prekindergarten.


08/16/2018 06:47 PM  ~~~Source~~~
13th annual Lakes Bluegrass Festival set Aug. 22-2628 min ago 

The Bluegrass Martins will perform at the 13th annual Lakes Bluegrass Festival scheduled Aug. 22-26 at the Cass County Fairgrounds in Pine River.