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Northern Gardening - What seeds to plant this year

Cook County residents hear from the DNR about the Border to Border Route. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Local residents hear details on motorized 'Border to Border' route

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, in conjunction with the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council and the Minnesota 4-Wheel Drive Association, is hosting a series of listen

Community Storytelling Series

School District 166
Cook County Schools Cafeteria, 101 West 5th Street, Grand Marais
Fri, 03/16/2018 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Community members are invited to the ongoing Community Storytelling Series at School District 166.

Drew Heinonen w/ guitars and mother of pearl

Local Luthier: Drew Heinonen

Drew Heinonen has studied under several master guitar builders and now runs his own luthier business on the outskirts of Grand Marais.

West End News - February 22

West End News 2/22/18

Sawtooth Bluff offers scenic views of Grand Marais

March meeting to focus on plan for Sawtooth Bluffs

The Sawtooth Bluffs Steering Committee met on Tuesday, Feb.

City gets report on downtown flooding

At the last meeting of the Grand Marais City Council, councilmembers considered the feedback it has received to date on the city’s stormwater management plan.

Family Game Night Drawings

Gene's Foods
Sat, 03/03/2018 (All day)

Gene's Foods hosts 8th annual Family Game Night Drawing.  Drawings will be held on Saturdays March 3, and March 10.  More information from Sherri at 370-0384.

"Saving Snow" Film Screening

Staci Drouillard talks about the film "Saving Snow" that documents the economic and cultural changes to our northern winters.  She also explains Cook County Local Energy Project's&n

2017-18 Vikings Alpine ski team

Alpine skiers wrap up stellar season

The Cook County Vikings Alpine Ski team wrapped up its season on Valentine’s Day when two local skiers, Reilly Wahlers and Sela Backstrom -- competed at the State Meet.

An example of what a tiny house could look like - Photo courtesy of

Local entrepreneurs look at tiny houses

Anna and Sarah Hamilton of Grand Marais have launched a number of successful enterprises. They are now setting their sights on the issue of affordable housing in Cook County.

Constellation Orion (Peter Liebetrau/Flickr)

North Woods Naturalist: Constellation Orion - Part 1

In our part of the world, the most familiar nighttime sight is the constellation Orion.

Bill Blackwell, Jr. evening presentation at Social Justice Conference

School District 166 and Cook County HIgher Education
Arrowhead Center for the Arts
Thu, 03/08/2018 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The School District 166 Diversity Committee & Cook County Higher Education are hosting an evening event titled “Social Justice Conference: Preparing Parents and the Community to Continue the

courtesy If Eye May

If Eye May rocks The Roadhouse

Twin Cities alt rock band If Eye May made a return appearance on The Roadhouse, before their gig at the Wunderbar. Great, high-energy music! You can learn more at

Highway 61 Corridor Open House

MnDOT and Grand Marais City Council
Grand Marais City Hall
Tue, 02/27/2018 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm

The City of Grand Marais invites the public to an Open House on February 27, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Grand Marais City Hall to see plans for the reconstruction of Highway 61 through the city.

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