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Ready or Not Here I Come: Reflections of a new Cook County resident

New Cook County resident and Boreal Development Director Traci Crotteau shares her first in a series of what it is like to be a "cheechako" - a brand new resident in an unfamiliar place - Cook County MN - March 12, 2018

Hovland resident finds lifesaving help through Boreal email service

One local resident shares her amazing story how an email helped save her life.

Cook County Senior Center hosts another successful tech event

The Cook County Senior Center has created a wonderful program, pairing tech-savvy high school students with seniors in the community who are in need of technical assistance.

Cook County Job Fair Coming Soon

The Cook County Job Fair will be held on Thursday, March 29 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the County County High School. This event is sponsored by County County Chamber of Commerce, Cook County Schools, and Grand Portage Lodge and Casino.

What are these community tech events all about?

A recent flurry of technology events at various locations throughout Grand Marais are geared to assist users of all levels.

Hovland builder is turning a dream into reality

Doug Seim, owner of Arktikos Custom Builders, Ltd. has partnered with Journey Home Minnesota to build a home for a wounded soldier and his family

Silver Bay's Goutermont Logging: Husband-Wife Team Pairs Barko Machines in Cut-to-Length Operations

Passion is a crucial component of any successful business. And Silver Bay operators, Katelyn Goutermont and Casey Goutermont, the owners of Goutermont Logging, have it. By Diane M. Calabrese - TimberLine - Date Posted: 2/7/2018

Catching up with Bill Blackwell Jr.

From Brian Larsen of The Cook County News Herald - February 9, 2018

Education Foundation has banner year

By Brian Larsen from the Cook County News Herald - February 2, 2018

The 'wilderness' checkpoint: Sawbill a special place for Beargrease mushers, volunteers

By Brady Slater of The Duluth News Tribune - January 30, 2018
Boreal Ship Spotter - larger view here

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