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Grand Marais City Hall entrance in downtown Grand Marais - Photo by Rhonda Silence

Public comment leads city to assess a property for ordinance violations

The City of Grand Marais held its last meeting for the month of May on May 26 in a hybrid fashion—Mayor Jay DeCoux, Councilors Kelly Swearingen and Craig Schulte, and City Administrator Mike Rot


City hall in downtown Grand Marais. WTIP file photo

Planning & Zoning, dog pound and park on city council agenda

The city of Grand Marais met on Wednesday, May 12 and went through an agenda filled with planning and zoning requests and matters related to animals.


A dog owner enjoys an afternoon romp at the Sawtooth Saddle Club horse arena on May 6. Photo by Rhonda Silence

Go Dog North Shore asks city to authorize use of area proposed for dog park

Go Dog North Shore is a local nonprofit that works to see happy and healthy dogs here in our area.

Construction signs in Grand Marais. Although this says road closed May 10, preparation work is beginning now. Photo by R Silence

Construction season has begun in Grand Marais area

Although the large "Road Closed" sign on the western outskirts of Grand Marais declares that Highway 61 will be closed for construction on May 10, there is already construction activity

Stencils on stormwater drains give a gentle reminder. Photo courtesy of Cook County Soil & Water

Stormwater and art on the City's agenda

The arts, and the art of stormwater, were on the Grand Marais City Council meeting at the March 10 meeting.

The 2018 Sawtooth Bluff Master Plan included a 2.5-acre space for a dog park. Map courtesy of Cook County Parks and Trails

Sawtooth Bluff dog park question considered again

The county's Parks and Trails Commission completed
Project 61 logo courtesy of the Creative Economy Collaborative

City looks at Highway 61 kiosks, Community Connection, and costs

Highway 61 was the primary topic on the Grand Marais City Council agenda on February 24, starting with discussion of amenities alongside the road. 
 

The snowmobile trail in Grand Marais had very little snow on Febuary 16. Photo by Rhonda Silence

Snowmobile trail on city agenda once again

The route for snowmobiles entering the City of Grand Marais has been discussed by the Grand Marais City Council at the last three meetings.

City Hall building banner - File photo Rhonda Silence

City council considers walking, biking and snowmobiling

The city of Grand Marais met on January 27 and the meeting included
a lot of discussion of walking, biking, and snowmobiling.