The LaCroix Ranger District in Cook, Minnesota

Cook has a population of 622.  It is a full service community with a hospital, medical/dental clinic, K-12 school, 5 churches, public and school libraries, 3 banking institutions, fire department, airport, 1 grocery store, 2 hardware stores, 2 new and used car dealerships, furniture store, movie theatre, sporting goods store, drug store, restaurants, and other local businesses.  Area recreational opportunities cover a broad spectrum:  swimming, boating, hunting, fishing, snowmobile use, cross country skiing, golfing, and more.

Links to more information about Cook

Area maps

Cook Area Chamber of Commerce

Explore Minnesota website

Cook on

Area newspapers:

The Timberjay

Cook News-Herald


National Weather Service

Weather Underground

Average monthly temperatures