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Teen injured in snowmobile accident near Cook

Teen injured in snowmobile accident near Cook

The young man was traveling in a ditch along Highway 5 when one of the skis on his snowmobile caught on some old barbed wire fencing. His sled overturned and he was thrown from the vehicle. His injuries are considered non life threatening.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018/Number of views (0)
County timber auction raises $1.275 million

County timber auction raises $1.275 million

A total of 18 contracts were purchased by sealed bid. The winning bidders include small and mid-sized logging companies, as well as large mills, who now have the right to harvest, remove and sell trees from within the designated boundaries of their contract.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018/Number of views (0)
County Board approved $28 million bond sale

County Board approved $28 million bond sale

Commissioners unanimously approved the bond sale, which will fund construction of the Government Services Center North facility in Virginia, and the initial costs for a new public works maintenance facility in Cook.

Thursday, February 15, 2018/Number of views (0)
Man injured in snowmobile accident near Virginia

Man injured in snowmobile accident near Virginia

A 76-year-old man snowmobiling with a group on the Laurentian Snowmobile Trail appears to have lost control of his vehicle on a curve and was thrown. He was taken to a Virginia hospital by ambulance with injuries considered non life threatening.

Monday, February 12, 2018/Number of views (0)
Drugs and weapons seized in two search warrants

Drugs and weapons seized in two search warrants

Investigators with the Lake Superior Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force conducted two search warrants - in Virginia and Mt. Iron - seizing drugs, firearms and cash. Four people were arrested. Three children were found at one of the locations and taken protective custody. 

Monday, February 12, 2018/Number of views (0)
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