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First Floor Plan

SRO at community center public meeting

Over 100 people crowded the Commissioners Room at the Cook County Courthouse Tuesday to listen, ask questions and express opinions on the proposed new community center.


Mayor Larry Carlson

Mayor Carlson talks about city involvement in community center planning

Due to prior contractual commitments, the City of Grand Marais has been prevented in participating in community center planning.


Rep. David Dill

Rep. Dill predicts special session

The end of this year’s legislative session is drawing to an end and District 6-A Rep. David Dill expects it to go into extra innings.


Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Al Franken talks about privacy concerns in the mobile device age

Minnesota U.S. Senator Al Franken chaired his first Judiciary subcommittee hearing on privacy in the Google and Apple era of mobile communications.  Sen.


National Weather Service

Severe weather is reviewed by NWS meteorologist

Severe weather patterns hit northwestern Minnesota, but missed the North Shore…still rain is in the forecast. According to the weather bureau, April was a crazy weather month.


Health care costs

Changes may be in store for health care in county

Bike Rodeo is Thursday, May 12

Thursday is the day for the Bike Rodeo in Grand Marais. It’s a time when kids get their wheels checked, helmets fitted and pick up tips on safe riding.


cell phone

Cemetery cell tower controversy heats up

Dr. Bob Pratt shares study tips in "The Academic Warrior"

Do you know how to study properly? Cook County Higher Education will kick off their first Guest Lecture Series with Dr. Bob Pratt on Tuesday, May 10 at 7 PM.


Danielle Sosin

Duluth author Danielle Sosin talks about her latest book

Duluth author Danielle Sosin is well-known both in Minnesota and nationwide for her works of fiction, including Garden Primitives and her latest book, The Long-Shining Waters.