Local Events & Announcements

"Dog Sleds, Snowshoes, Winter Work and Play"

Who: 
Cook County Historical Society
Where: 
Cook County Historical Museum, 8 S Broadway, Grand Marais
When: 
Fri, 03/06/2015 - 1:00pm - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 10:00am
The Cook County Historical Museum is displaying a new exhibit, "Dog Sleds, Snowshoes, Winter Work and Play," featuring dog sleds built by Hovland trapper Mike West, trapping artifacts, snowshoes built by John Beargrease and the history of the legendary mail-carrier, and dog sled racing memorabilia.

The museum is located at 8 South Broadway in Grand Marais. Winter hours are Fridays from 1 to 4 pm, and Saturdays from 10 am to 2 pm. More information is available by phone at 387-2883.

Comfort Food Supper

Who: 
Men's Group
Where: 
Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Grand Marais
When: 
Fri, 03/06/2015 - 6:00pm

The Bethlehem Lutheran Church men's group and friends host a 'comfort food supper' Friday March 6th at the Church.  The meal includes Peterson's potato sausage, creamed peas, lefse and more.  All proceeds benefit Wilderness Canoe Base and their camp scholarships.  More information from Mark at 387-2227.

Superior Hiking Trail guided snowshoe hike

Where: 
Superior Hiking Trail
When: 
Sat, 03/07/2015 - 10:00am

The Superior Hiking Trail Association will host a guided snowshoe hike from Cove Point Lodge to the Beaver Bay Trailhead on Saturday, March 7. This is a 3.6-mile hike through birch, balsam, and maple forests, with overlook views of Lake Superior. Hikers will meet at 1o am at the Beaver Bay Trailhead, where shuttles to Cove Point will be arranged (from Hwy 61 mile 51.1, take Lake Co Rd 4 0.8 miles to trailhead parking lot on right). More information is available from the SHTA at 218-834-2700, or by email at volunteer@shta.org, or on the website. www.shta.org.

 

Dog Days of Winter

Who: 
Trail Center Lodge, Cook County Dog Mushers Incorporated and Go Dog North Shore
Where: 
Trail Center Lodge
When: 
Sun, 03/08/2015 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

All are invited to the first ever Dog Days of Winter on Sunday, March 8th from 11 am until 4 pm at Trail Center Lodge on Poplar Lake. This day long event features multiple dog sled races, skijoring races, snowman building competitions, snow sculptures and much more.  Mushers and skijorers interested in participating in the fun run can register on-site the day of the event.  The event is hosted by Trail  Center Lodge, Cook County Dog Mushers Incorporated and Go Dog North Shore.  
More information is available online at dogdaysofwinter.net.

North Shore Care Center 50th Anniversary Open House

Where: 
Care Center Dining Room
When: 
Sun, 03/08/2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

The North Shore Care Center will commemorate its 50th Anniversary this Sunday, March 8th with an Open House from 1-4 p.m. The Resident Council and Hospital Auxiliary invite the public to join them for the first event of their Golden Anniversary year. There will be scrapbooks, photo displays, and music, along with carrot cake, punch, and coffee.  More information from Kay at 387-3518.

Other Commemorative events 
May 12 Golden Gala & Dance | May 20 Volunteer 50th Recognition
June 17 Employee 50th Picnic | August 2 Fisherman s Picnic Parade

Schroeder Township meetings

Where: 
Schroeder Town hall
When: 
Mon, 03/09/2015 (All day) - Tue, 03/10/2015 (All day)

Schroeder's regular town board meeting will meet Monday, March 9, at 7:00 pm at the Schroeder Town hall. Schroeder will hold elections for the treasurer's position and one supervisor's position on Tuesday, March 10.  The polls open at Schroeder town hall at 5:00 pm and close at 8:00 pm and will be immediately followed by Schroeder's Annual Meeting at 8:00 pm.  More information from deputy clerk Gale Ring at 663-0053.

Fingerstyle Guitar Workshops with Gordon Thorne

Where: 
Moondance Coffee House (5335 W Hwy 61, Lutsen)
When: 
Tue, 03/10/2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Moondance Coffee House in Lutsen hosts fingerstyle guitar workshops with Gordon Thorne every Tuesday evening through March, from 5 to 7 pm.

Town hall Meetings with Commissioner Frank Moe

Where: 
Colvill Fire Hall; Chicago Bay Bakery, Hovland
When: 
Tue, 03/10/2015 - 6:00pm - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 5:00pm

Cook County Commissioner Frank Moe will host town hall meetings to give residents information about the Comprehensive Land Use Guide Plan process that is going on in the county. The meetings will be at the Colvill Fire Hall at 6 pm on Tuesday, March 10; and at the Chicago Bay Bakery in Hovland at 6 pm on Wednesday, March 11. Residents who cannot attend one of the meetings are encouraged to contact Commissioner Moe directly to express their opinions, at 368-0661, or frank.moe@co.cook.mn.us. More information is available from Julie Berglund at 387-3602 or julie.berglund@co.cook.mn.us.

Care Partners Caregiver Support Group

Who: 
Care Partners of Cook County
Where: 
First Congregational UCC, Grand Marais
When: 
Wed, 03/11/2015 - 11:00am - 12:30pm

Care Partners of Cook County hosts a Caregiver Support Group the second Wednesday of every month, from 11 am to 12:30 pm, in the Fireside Room of the First Congregational Church. Vicki Biggs and Tyler Howell are the group facilitators. More information is available from Care Partners at 387-3788, carepartners@boreal.org, or Vicki Biggs at 387-1913 or vbiggs@boreal.org.

 

Women's History Month Brown Bag Lunch

Who: 
Violence Prevention Center
Where: 
East Bay Suites, Stone's Throw Room
When: 
Wed, 03/11/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The Violence Prevention Center will host a Brown Bag Lunch on Wednesday, March 11, from noon to 1 pm, at the East Bay Suites Stone's Throw Room. Jennifer Schulz, author of Grandmother Dreams: Conversations Across the Veil, will share stories from her book and invite discussion. Coffee and dessert will be provided.  More information is available from VPC at 387-1262.


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