Updated: 06/18/2014 10:39 PM
Created: 06/18/2014 4:28 PM WDIO.com
The old Cook School still has many pieces of its history inside, even though the building hasn't housed students for years.
But you can get your hands on some of the leftover band uniforms, sports equipment, and even old projects, at an upcoming sale at the school.
The Gillson family purchased the 120,000 square foot building in February. Rock and his sons Josh and Caleb showed us around, what they hope will eventually be called the Redwater Complex.
"It was a family decision," Rock told us. "We walked around last August, and it was in good shape."
They want the community to come and see what has been left behind. So they've coordinated a sale of the items on the same days as the Million Dollar Garage Sale, this Friday-Sunday.
Once most of the items like desks and old school equipment is gone, they plan on having vendors in the school. They're looking at possibly a wellness center, and even townhome type living!
"We're big dreamers. You know that old adage, 'Go big or go home?' Well, we definitely take that to heart and strive for that," Josh Gillson said. He and his brother Caleb went to school in Cook, and have had fun remembering some of the good old times.
If you are interested in checking out the space, call the Life of Riley resort. 218-666-5453
New Outpatient Surgery Center to Open in Virginia
Patients in Virginia will now have a new option when it comes to surgery. The Northwoods Surgery Center is offering multiple specialties at their day-surgery facility.
Duluth Firefighters Launch Coat Fundraiser
Firefighters Local 101 will hold several events over the next few months to raise money to buy new jackets for kids in need. Kids Closet of Duluth will help distribute the coats in November.
Early Morning Fire Sparks in Superior Building
Our crew arrived on the scene of a fire inside Swanstrom Tools in Superior Wednesday morning. An Eyewitness News photographer caught the footage just before 4 a.m. Damage is estimated at $100,000.
Gogebic Taconite Delays Formal Request for Mine
Gogebic Taconite says its application to develop an iron ore mine in northwestern Wisconsin will be pushed back until at least the fall of next year.
Former Minnesota Man Killed in Syria Fighting for ISIS
A Minnesota high school graduate was killed in Syria over the weekend, according to family members. Douglas McAuthur McCain, a 33-year-old rapper, was among several ISIS militants the Free Syrian Army claimed on Twitter had been killed over the weekend in fighting for the ancient Syrian city of Aleppo.