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Pedestrian Plan for City of Grand Marais - Screenshot courtesy of City of Grand Marais

Mayor explains Pedestrian Plan adopted by city

The City of Grand Marais has been working with the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic through the Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) for several years to make Cook County a more walking-friendly co


The "Stewardship Survey" launched by the City of Grand Marais on August 9 has been closed. Photo by Rhonda Silence

City pulls online survey after citizen feedback

On Friday, August 9, the City of Grand Marais posted an online survey filled with photos taken throughout the community of residences and businesses.

City Hall was crowded with citizens concerned about removal of the trees on Highway 61 for road reconstruction. Photo R. Silence

Public pleads for preservation of elm trees in Highway 61 corridor

It was nearly standing room only in Grand Marais City Hall for a Minnesota Department of Transportation public information meeting on Thursday, August 8.


Posters like this one appeared on trees in the Highway 61 corridor last weekend - Photo by Rhonda Silence

Mayor encourages public to attend MnDOT informational meeting

Over Fisherman’s Picnic weekend, on August 2-4, flyers were distributed around the city of Grand Marais, asking citizens to attend an upcoming meeting of the Minnesota Department of Transportati


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City council takes steps toward winter alternate street parking

The Grand Marais City Council meeting on Wednesday, July 31 was filled with conversation about parking--in summer and winter. 


Grand Marais Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux - Photo by Rhonda Silence

Mayor explains delay on Carbon Dividend Act vote

The city of Grand Marais once again tackled some tough topics at the regular meeting on Wednesday, July 10.


Grand Marais RV Park and Campground - Photo courtesy of Grand Marais Parks and Rec

Grand Marais Park Board approves summer events

The Grand Marais Park and Recreation Board held its regular meeting on the very busy July 2.


Lake Superior. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Foul odor revisits Highway 61 and Grand Marais in 2019

In recent summers, a number of local residents and business owners in Grand Marais complained about the smell from the city’s wastewater treatment plant.


Grand Marais Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux - Photo by Rhonda Silence

Mayor's comments on Climate Action Plan, MnDOT and more

The city of Grand Marais had a very full agenda on June 26, with two topics taking up the majority of the discussion, the city's Climate Action Plan and the increased costs of the Highway 61 recon


Solar panels in use at the bathhouse at the Grand Marais Municipal Campground - Photo courtesy of Grand Marais Parks Department

City adopts Climate Action Plan

The Grand Marais City Council spent nearly two hours on public comment and council discussion of its proposed Climate Action Plan at the meeting on June 26.