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Cook's legacy will live on through conservation easement

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Just days before he passed away, Phil Cook and his wife Elsie completed arrangements for a conservation easement, a long-lasting legacy that caps a life of environmental advocacy. One hundred and forty acres of land in Lake County - including 2,000 feet of river shoreline - will be protected for generations to come, thanks to the easement.


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LaReesa Sandretsky
LaReesa Sandretsky is a Two Harbors High School graduate and Duluth native that began working at the News-Chronicle in 2012 as a reporter. She took over as editor in 2014. She covers County Board, including the Lake County broadband project.
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