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Hundreds attend ‘civility summit’ in Two Harbors

More than 600 people, including students from Grand Marais to Barnum as well as representatives from 34 area businesses and Lake Superior College in Duluth, gathered at Two Harbors High School. By Lake County News-Chronicle on Jan 26, 2018

Community health centers still in fiscal limbo.

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic in Cook County is a federally qualified Community Health Center and depends on federal funding. By John Lundy of The Duluth News Tribune - January 25, 2018

Trump administration cancels detailed review of Obama-era mining ban near Minnesota wilderness

By Dino Grandoni and Juliet Eilperin of The Washington Post on January 26, 2018.

North House gets IRRRB grant to help purchase Dockside Fish Market.

By Brian Larsen of the Cook County News Herald - January 26, 2018

Thunder Bay Airport Sets New Passenger Volume Record

This past year saw Thunder Bay Airport (YQT) volumes hit an all-time high by hosting 844,627 passengers in 2017. Traffic grew by 4.6% over 2016 volumes. Media Release from Thunder Bay International Airport Authority - January 24, 2018

Flu outbreak reported at William Kelley Schools in Silver Bay.

By Jamey Malcomb of The Lake County News Chronicle on January 24, 2018

Great Lakes water levels to continue 5-year rise, forecast says.

Lake Superior already was just 4 inches below the record in December, and that’s before it receives water from this spring’s rains and snow melt. From the News Herald - December 24, 2018

Northwestern Ontario musher heads to Beargrease after Gunflint victory

Gunflint race marked by act of generosity from competitor, says Joanna Oberg. By CBC News · Posted: January 24th 2018,

The big picture of Great Lakes mercury pollution

From Michigan Technological University - January 23, 2018

January 23 Regular Board of Commissioners Meeting Highlights

Full details of Board Meetings are available through video footage, Agendas and Minutes at County Board and Committee of the Whole Meetings are open to the public. Contact: Jeff Cadwell, Cook County Administrator, 218-387-3687 or
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