Minnesota officials have set up a public hotline to help residents deal with propane issues during this recent shortage.
The State Emergency Operations Center says the hotline will be open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Residents who have questions about the propane situation or who are in danger of running out of heating fuel can call (651) 297-1304 in the metro area or (800) 657-3504 in greater Minnesota.
Also you can call AEOA for heating/fuel assistance information 1-800-662-5711.
Fuel Assistance applications can be picked up at the Community Center in Grand Marais, at the Courthouse main lobby and Public Health and Human Services office as well as from the Grand Marais Public Utilities Commission at City Hall.
WTIP is planning a propane crisis information broadcast on First Thursday Community Conversation, Feb. 6 at 7pm. Questions or comments? 387-1070 or firstname.lastname@example.org before or during the program.