Northome News


12/15/2017 08:34 PM  ~~~Source~~~
County board to approve levy, budget 

Koochiching County commissioners are expected Tuesday to approve the 2018 $4.3 million tax levy and county budget - which includes a 4.9-percent increase from 2017. The proposed 2018 county budget totals just over $36 million.


11/20/2017 07:48 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Ex-wife of Rep. Tony Cornish once obtained domestic abuse protection order against him 

Rep. Tony Cornish, facing an investigation into sexual harassment allegations by women he worked with at the State Capitol, was accused years ago of aggressive behavior toward his ex-wife. In 1990, a Koochiching County judge granted Cornish's ex-wife Mary a domestic abuse protection order against him.


11/16/2017 09:08 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Recycling program continues to see success 

Josh Stevens helps guide recyclable items coming through a machine and onto a conveyor belt. When plastic bags are found in the mix, they tend to get stuck in the machine, slowing the process.