Cook County

eagle mountain trailhead minnesota

Rescuers hit with tornado warning, large hail while saving injured hiker

The hiker was experiencing a medical emergency on the trail to Eagle Mountain.

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Multiple tornadoes confirmed in Minnesota over the weekend

The Park Rapids tornado caused damage to multiple structures, including a church and a car dealership.

Fall colors in Lutsen, 2020

Arrowhead resorts see spike in cancellations despite no imminent wildfire threat

Cook County lodging providers have rare openings ahead of leaf peeping season.

covid-19, vaccine

5th Minnesota county clears 70% adult vaccination rate

Another 18 counties are closing in on the mark.

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Ramsey County becomes fourth to pass 70% adult vaccination rate

That's been a key threshold in discussions around herd immunity.

cook county schools

Investigation after assistant principal displays "joke" Gadsden flag during announcements

"My apologies to anybody who was offended by that part of the snake that was on that comic and it's been taken down."

newspaper

A few Minnesota newspapers get new owners

Papers in southeastern and northeastern Minnesota have been sold.

Jaydin Pankow

Charge: Mother left child on MN highway after 'God told her to'

The 6-year-old girl was barefoot in the near-freezing weather.

ambulance

Hunter finds crashed truck, passenger dead on road; driver fled

The driver was found and arrested. He's now facing a criminal vehicular homicide charge.

A black bear.

Sheriff's office sees 'significant' increase in bear complaints recently

Natural food sources have been slim, so bears are finding alternatives provided by humans.

North Shore camping

Reports of North Shore campsites trashed, 'disrespectful' visitors

Locals say most people have been great, but there are higher levels of disrespect this year.

Cook County

Someone chopped a tree down to keep COVID-19 out of Cook County

MnDOT had to respond in the middle of the night to open the highway.

canoe

2 swim to shore, 1 dead after canoe capsizes in the BWCA

It's unclear what the lake conditions were at the time the canoe overturned.

Grand Marais

Cook County warns cabin owners: Stay at your first home

The North Shore county is worried about its healthcare capacity.

cross-country skiing

Skier, snowmobiler die in separate incidents in northern MN

A skier died Saturday and a woman died in a snowmobile crash Sunday.

Mark Pavelich

'Miracle on Ice' player ruled unfit to stand trial in MN assault case

Mark Pavelich was charged with multiple counts of felony assault in August.

Seth Jeffs

Cook County issues construction cease and desist to cult leader

Seth Jeffs has received building permits for land west of Grand Marais.

Is Warren Jeffs' polygamist cult trying to move to Minnesota?

Reports say Jeffs' brother has purchased a large property in rural Cook County.