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Outside of paying us a visit in person, here’s where you’ll find everything you need to get to get to know Cook County better. Simply put, we have more ‘ests than anyone in the Midwest. The greatest of the Great Lakes. The highest peak. The most trails. The finest unique experiences. Every day is filled with outdoor adventure and activity, relaxation and renewal. Learn more about Cook County, read recent news, download a logo or photo, watch a video – or contact us if you can’t find what you’re looking for.

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“Skiing Lutsen, the Midwest answer to Aspen” View »

January 12, 2017 | Type: , ,
Chicago Tribune | By: Elaine Glusac

“MINNESOTAN WINTER BIKERS ARE ALL ABOUT FAT BIKES AND FROZEN FINGERS” View »

January 11, 2017 | Type: , ,
Thrillist | By: Patrick Strait

“Winter wanderers come out to play” View »

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White Bear Press | By: Jackie Bussjaeger

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Results are in for Norpine Fat Bike Classic Jan. 6 – 7 in Lutsen, Minn.

Results are in for Norpine Fat Bike Classic Jan. 6 – 7 in Lutsen, Minn.   Cook County, Minn. –  Jan. 7, 2016 – Cycling fanatics braved weather that warmed up to 0 degrees Farenheit during the inaugural Norpine Fat Bike Classic in Lutsen, Minn. today. They competed for the[...] Read More.

Ski Free at Lutsen Mountains & Experience Small Town Charm in Grand Marais on Black Friday

LUTSEN MOUNTAIN – That blast of winter wonderful has dumped four inches of snow on Lutsen Mountain which is being added to the base of man-made snow to provide a good start for the ski season. This weekend, you are invited to Cook County for a weekend of fun and snow.[...] Read More.

See world-class sled dog races in Cook County | Gunflint Mail Run Jan. 7-8 and John Beargrease Jan. 29-Feb. 2

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE See world-class sled dog races in Cook County Gunflint Mail Run Jan. 7-8 and John Beargrease Jan. 29-Feb. 2   Cook County, Minn. – Nov. 17, 2016 – Mushers and their teams of dogs from around the globe are preparing to cover hundreds of miles of terrain[...] Read More.