Person Tries To Block COVID-19 Spread By Putting Tree Across Highway, Authorities SayThe sheriff's department says someone placed a "very large" tree across Highway 61 near the county line.
Former Coach Charged With Sexually Assaulting Teen In 2009A Cook County judge set bond at $30,000 for Afzali, who remained in custody Saturday, according to the Cook County Jail website.
Sheriff: 1 Dead After 'Freak' Car Accident In LutsenA 59-year-old Edina woman is dead after her car went over a ledge and pinned her underneath.
1 Dead In Cook County Snowmobile AccidentA Grand Marais man died following a snowmobile accident Saturday evening. According to the Cook County Sheriff's Office, around 5:30 p.m. 22-year-old Wayne Gunnar Anderson was snowmobiling with a friend when he was separated from his snowmobile on County Road 8, just north of Grand Marais.
Wayzata Teen's Body Pulled From River After Fall Into GorgeCook County officials say a body has been recovered after a Wayzata teenager fell into a gorge Saturday evening.
Cook Man, 45, Reported MissingThe Cook County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public to help them find a missing man. Jeremy Morrell, 45, was last seen at the County Store in Cook on March 29 at about 8:30 p.m.
1 Dead, 1 In Custody In Cook Co. ShootingOne man is dead after a shooting at a popular resort on Minnesota's North Shore Wednesday. According to the Cook County Sheriff, the shooting took place early Wednesday morning outside Bluefin Bay Resort in Tofte, Minn.
Body Of Missing Man, 22, Found In Cook CountyThe body of a missing 22-year-old man was found Thursday morning in Cook County, according to authorities. Justin John Schneider was found during a search at about 10:35 a.m. after his abandoned vehicle was found near the Kadunce River on Highway 61.
Fmr. Cook Co. Att'y Gets 30 Days For Criminal Sexual Conduct A former county attorney from northern Minnesota has been sentenced for criminal sexual conduct. Former Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell will serve 30 days in jail and will have 10 years of probation. He is also required to register as a sex offender for 10 years.
DNR To Auction Northern Minnesota Land Oct. 9The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is holding a land auction on Oct. 9. The DNR says plans to offer 30 parcels, all located in northern Minnesota. The parcels range in size from a half acre to 102 acres and offer opportunities for hunting and recreation, as well as cabin and residential development along prime lakeshore.
Minnesota Officials Warn Of Wolf EncountersNortheastern Minnesota authorities are warning residents about wolves attacking dogs and approaching people in Cook County.
Cook County Attorney Fired After ConvictionThe Cook County Board of Commissioners voted to remove Tim Scannell as county attorney Thursday morning. Last week, Scannell was convicted of sexual misconduct with a teenager.
Cook County Att'y Found Guilty Of Sexual MisconductJurors reached a verdict in the trial of a northern Minnesota prosecutor accused of sexual misconduct with a teenage girl. Tim Scannell was found guilty. He had been charged with two felonies for his relationship with a teen that was 17-years-old at the time.
Cook Co. Atty.’s Criminal Sexual Conduct Case Heads To Jury A jury will now decide the fate of a Minnesota county attorney on trial for his relationship with a teenage girl. Tim Scannell is charged with two felonies for his relationship with a teen that was 17-years-old at the time.
Trial Starts For Cook Co. Att'y Charged With Kissing Teen GirlA Minnesota county attorney sat on the other side of the courtroom Tuesday as his trial for allegedly getting too close to a teenage girl got underway. Tim Scannell faces two felony counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct for kissing and touching a 17-year-old girl.