Around Cook County
Caucuses are the grass roots of the democratic process regardless of the party you choose. North Shore Morning host Mark Abrahamson spoke with Secretary of State Mark Ritchie about the Tuesday caucuses. More is available online at mnvotes.org. The site links to the secretary of state website, includes caucus details and locations, and lets you confirm or change your voter registration.
In November 2013, the Cook County commissioners approved an expenditure of $63,000 to install a tower at the Cook County Law Enforcement Center in Grand Marais to elevate a public safety radio on the roof of the building. However, a variance to allow the 130-foot tower must be approved by Grand Marais Planning Commission.