Cook County, Minnesota

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County Information
Founded: March 9, 1874
County Seat: Grand Marais
Named For: Maj. Michael Cook, officer killed in the Civil War
The Grand Portage Indian Reservation is entirely within the county.

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Grand Marais (County Seat)

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East Cook * Grand Portage * West Cook

Townships
Lutsen Township * Schroeder Township * Tofte Township

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Website Updates



MARCH 2018
NEWS-BITS : ~ 100 news bits from 1915

JANUARY 2018
SCHOOLS: Teachers-Adaline Berglund
SCHOOLS: News-1915-School Gardens
PEOPLE : Samuel Zimmerman

DECEMBER 2017
MARRIAGES : Arnquist-Ellingsen
MILITARY: WWI Casualty News - Benjamin Bockenhauer
MILITARY: Soldiers - Albert Winger, Sigfred Olson, John L. Koss & Simon Erickson, Benjamin Bockenhauer
NEWS-BIRTHDAYS : Mrs. J. J. Hussey
NEWS-BUSINESS : Sam Bally, O. L. Johnson, Victor Johnson
NEWS-COMMUNITY : Telephone to Lookout Tower
NEWS-CRIME: Fred Jackson Acquitted, Peter Johnson charged with battery against John
NEWS-ILLNESS: Albert Westerlund
OBITS: Angus McCullum, Mrs. Hans Engelsen
OFFICIALS: Rosters-1915 Officials
OFFICIALS: News-John Millar
SCHOOLS-TEACHERS/STUDENTS: Miss Schaefer

APRIL 2017
OBITS: Mabel Beargrease, Mrs. Hans Gilbertsen
BIRTHS: Leng Daughter
MARRIAGES : Johnson-Benson
NEWS-BUSINESS : Victor Johnson
NEWS-ILLNESS/INJURY: Lysle Woodard, Celley Lindsay



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