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The "Stewardship Survey" launched by the City of Grand Marais on August 9 has been closed. Photo by Rhonda Silence
On Friday, August 9, the City of Grand Marais posted an online survey filled with photos taken throughout the community of residences and businesses. The survey, dubbed the “Stewardship Survey,” asked people to look through a collection of 100 photos and respond by saying whether...

City Hall was crowded with citizens concerned about removal of the trees on Highway 61 for road reconstruction. Photo R. Silence
It was nearly standing room only in Grand Marais City Hall for a Minnesota Department of Transportation public information meeting on Thursday, August 8. The purpose of the meeting was to share information on the scheduling of the road reconstruction work planned for Highway 61 in 2020 and 2021...
Posters like this one appeared on trees in the Highway 61 corridor last weekend - Photo by Rhonda Silence
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 Transportation, specifically focusing on MnDOT’s plan to remove the trees lining the Highway 61 corridor...
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The Grand Marais City Council meeting on Wednesday, July 31 was filled with conversation about parking--in summer and winter. 

The meeting started with comments from Julie Joynes Carlson and Todd Miller about downtown parking. Both noted the need for business and lodging...
Grand Marais Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux - Photo by Rhonda Silence
The city of Grand Marais once again tackled some tough topics at the regular meeting on Wednesday, July 10. Many of the items will be revisited at future meetings, so WTIP's Rhonda Silence checked in with Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux on those matters. 

Below is their full...
Grand Marais RV Park and Campground - Photo courtesy of Grand Marais Parks and Rec
The Grand Marais Park and Recreation Board held its regular meeting on the very busy July 2.

The park board approved an interesting proposal for an art installation by Corrie Steckelberg of Grand Marais. Steckelberg is seeking a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board to fund the...
Lake Superior. Photo by Joe Friedrichs
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. Some were concerned that the odor sours things for visitors to what has been billed as the “Coolest Small Town in America.&rdquo...

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