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City hall in downtown Grand Marais. WTIP file photo

City pauses planning for city hall and liquor store renovations

The renovation of Grand Marais City Hall and the municipal liquor store building has been on the city council's agenda for many years.

City Councilor Tim Kennedy - File photo by Rhonda Silence, 2015

City Councilor Tim Kennedy will not run for reelection

There has been a great deal of election news on WTIP Community Radio lately, with the primary election coming up on August 11.

Grand Marais city officials and Consultant Jeff Miller of HKGi - Image courtesy of Grand Marais City Council Zoom meeting

Grand Marais tables housing ordinance to gather more public input

The city of Grand Marais met Wednesday, July 8, remotely as it has been during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Seagulls are a fixture on the North Shore, but they can be troublesome. File photo - Rhonda Silence

Sidewalk food sales and seagulls on city agenda

The Grand Marais City Council held its last meeting for the month on Wednesday. The city has been meeting weekly during the COVID-19 pandemic to deal with matters related to the coronavirus.

Grand Marais ordinance changes could lead to different types of housing. Image courtesy of City of Grand Marais

City's draft housing ordinances available for review now

There have been many efforts to meet the need for housing on the North Shore. The city of Grand Marais is one entity looking at housing supplies.


Grand Marais Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux, June 13, 2019 - Photo by Rhonda Silence

City council to consider downtown business coalition request

The Grand Marais City Council has been meeting weekly since its declaration of a state of emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Grand Marais Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux 09-02-19

City continues ordinance update, city hall renovation planning

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Grand Marais City Council has been holding weekly meetings, on Wednesdays, at 6:30 p.m.

The animal pound at the Grand Marais Recreation Park. File photo by Rhonda Silence

Grand Marais Mayor gives update on animal pound planning

The future of the animal pound located at the Grand Marais Recreation Park was on the agenda of the Cook County Commissioners on Tuesday, March 10.


Grand Marais Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux, June 13, 2019 - Photo by Rhonda Silence

City talks art, tobacco, and climate change resolution

The Grand Marais City Council met on Wednesday, February 12 with not-quite a full council slate.