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

Councilor retakes oath, another pledges integrity

As WTIP reported after the Jan. 13 Grand Marais city council meeting, Councilor Michael Garry created some controversy during the first few minutes of the meeting when he inserted a line abo

City Hall building banner - File photo Rhonda Silence

City holds organizational meeting, talks housing and snowmobile trail

The Grand Marais City Council held its first meeting of the year on January 13, which included annual organizational activities and regular business. The city selected its official newspaper

Councilor Michael Garry participating in his first city council meeting, Jan. 13 - Screenshot courtesy of the city

Councilor Garry apologizes for oath of office comment

As WTIP reported after the January 13 Grand Marais city council meeting, Councilor Michael Garry created some controversy during the first few minutes of the meeting when he inserted a line about

Participants in the city Zoom meeting react to Michael Garry's additional statement in the Oath of Office. Screenshot via City

New Grand Marais city councilor adds Trump reference during oath of office

New Grand Marais City Councilor Michael Garry did not make it through the first 90 seconds of his tenure before becoming ensnared in controversy.
 

The old city maintenance garage on the Grand Marais waterfront is set for demolition and removal. Photo by Rhonda Silence

City council ends 2020 with progress toward boat launch improvements

The Grand Marais City Council wrapped up 2020 with a relatively short meeting that covered a lot of ground and will lead to the removal of an old public works building near the Grand Marais water

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

City says goodbye to Councilor Tim Kennedy

The Grand Marais City Council's last meeting of 2020 was also the last meeting for Councilor Tim Kennedy.
 

Grand Marais City Hall - 12-01-20 Photo by Rhonda Silence

City sets preliminary levy, approves purchase of fire gear

The city of Grand Marais held a regular meeting via Zoom on Wednesday, December 9 and one of the first matters of business was a nearly-final discussion of the city's levy and budget for 2021

The city council during a recent meeting via Zoom. Screenshot courtesy of the City of Grand Marais

City getting closer to final housing ordinance changes

The City of Grand Marais continues to work on its zoning ordinances, in particular the section of the city's zoning ordinance that creates barriers to building housing in the city.  Chan

City hall in downtown Grand Marais. WTIP file photo

City council candidates discuss important issues ahead of election

As it did for so many governing body across the country, the COVID-19 pandemic changed almost everything for the Grand Marais City Council in 2020.


Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux and Kelly Swearingen are the 2020 mayoral candidates in Grand Marais. WTIP image

Mayoral candidates square off in WTIP election forum

2020 has been a memorable year for Grand Marais.