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7 MARCH 2015


Dear readers:


On 5 February, 2015, Don Simonson, the creator of this website, passed away.

The family has appreciated all of the support that has been given by the community and friends.


We plan to continue this website.  We are still working on the details. 

Don's Obituary on the Mlaker Funeral Home Website


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Meaning of Life Jim Saranpaa pictures New LP Storage Tanks  Uncle Sam
Stainless steel cars Completed Basic Training Bryan Linn Are you a good person?
Kaanapali Big Wheel type of tricycle Tony Erickson, History Covenant Church 100th
Dick LeMoine is 80 East Little Fork Ladies Air Photo Contest December 6, 1941



 Our Community In The Past 
Wallace Irma Mikel Patrick Robert Vera Orr Parade Cook Police

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 Followers of Christ  ~ Left BehindCook census information ~  DECC events

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Feature stories

 Fire destroyed the Dollar Barn in Cook  Fire at the Vermilion Motel

Nelmi Koivu  ~   Accident at Highways #1 & 73   ~  The Leding House

Snell Family Reunion ~  Fishing Camp & Wein Airplane ~ Ostlund Garage

William J. Lobe ~ Brother died this morning ~ Bible Questions

2015, Class Reunion for the Class of 1964 & 1965

Two people fell in love ~ Grandsons ~ Kit & Char ~ Cooks water towers


Interesting Oddities of Names and Dates in our Community

Nick Names  Names and Dates



Patricia “Pat” M. Lindsey, 71, Cook, passed away on Saturday, November 29, 2014

Rodger Vogel (aka) Rodger Kent age 90, at Cook Nursing Home on Friday Nov 28, Dec 20

Marlys Virginia Esler Fisher 87, passed away on Novembere 23, 2014

Burdell P. Laroque, 80, Nett Lake, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at the Cook Nursing Home

Doris E. (Bergren) Johnson 94, Chisholm passed away on Sunday, November 23, 2014

Dennis R. Mathison, 68, Cook, passed away on Friday, November 21, 2014 at Essentia Health 

Orvall L. Albertson, 94, of Eveleth, died Saturday, October 11, 2014, Dec 15






About Town  

With Don Simonson

Visitor from Norway


 by Muriel Simonson

 Web-Stat hit counter

Gasoline prices   ~  Calculator

$ 2.65, Cook, 09, Dec, gas prices this year

$ 2.66, Orr, 18 Nov, Barb Christensen

$ 2.65, Virginia, 06 Dec, James Saranpaa

$ 2.55, Chisholm, 02 Dec, Jeri Bonnette

$ 2.52, Hibbing, 02 Dec, Jeri Bonnette

$ 2.43, Duluth, 06 Dec, James Saranpaa

$ 3.00, Bedford, Pennsylvania, 26 Nov, Ron & Jean Saxe

$ 2.90, Flagstaff, Arizona, 03 Dec, Doug & Mary Lindgren

$ 3.89, Big Rapids, Mi, 13 Jun, Bill Barnes
$ 3.15, San Diego, CA, 10 Nov, John Barnes

$ 2.99, Danville, Virginia, 04 Sep, Barb Woitel Arel

$ 3.48, Brainerd, 08 Dec, Len & Cheryl Lokken

The Weather around town
December 08, 2014

About two inches of fresh snow on the ground this morning, about four inches in total..
Looking north on Main Street. Downtown business in Cook is "Dead" the action is on the highway.