Around Cook County
“Sir Readalot's Castle and The Kingdom of Books" is the theme of this year’s Scholastic Book Fair. WTIP host Will Moore spoke with Melissa Dressley of the Cook County PTA on North Shore Morning.
More information from Sawtooth Mountain Elementary at 387-2271 ext 609.
(Photo by Futundbeldl on Flickr)
Fall is definitely in the air. Expect sun later in the week, but cool temps. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with NWS meteorologist Carol Christenson.
The Cook County Sheriffs Office Friday reported a fatal accident occurred on the Gunflint Trail that morning.
The accident happened about a quarter mile south of Lullaby Creek Road. The driver, Katherine Mariseth Pourraid Ordonez, 24, from Argentina, was the sole occupant of the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. Her vehicle was travelling south on the Trail when it went off the road and struck a tree.
Cook County Sheriff Deputies, Gunflint Fire Department, Grand Marais First Responders and Cook County Ambulance responded.
Artist Joan Farnam shares the scoop on how to Make-a-Bowl for Empty Bowls, with North Shore Morning host Randy Eastlund.
There is still space available in the Make-a-Bowl Sessions at the Art Colony and this year you have your choice between working in the clay studio or the glass studio.
Sunday, October 4 | Clay | 2pm - 3pm
Monday, October 5 | Clay | 7pm - 8pm
Sunday, October 12 | Clay | 2pm - 3pm
Monday, October 13 | Clay | 7pm - 8pm
Wednesday, October 22 | Glass | 7pm - 8pm
Thursday, October 23 | Glass | 7pm - 8pm
Registration with the Grand Marais Art Colony, 218-387-2737
Cook County Cub Scout Pack 167 is “Scouting for Food.” The Cub Scouts are hosting a food collection drive. You can help the Scouts by stopping by the Cook County Community Center on Saturday, October 4 from 1 - 3 p.m.
Cub Scouts will be on hand to accept non-perishable foods, grocery gift cards, and monetary donations, which will be delivered to the Cook County Food Shelf.
The Cook County Food Shelf is located in the First Congregational Church at Third Ave. West and Second Street. It is open 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. every Monday. There are also food distribution sites in Grand Portage and at Zoar Lutheran Church in Tofte.
For more information about the Food Shelf or to volunteer with the Cook County Food Shelf, contact Bill Lenz at (218) 387-9860.
This local news is provided by the Cook County News-Herald