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City hall in downtown Grand Marais. WTIP file photo

City sets preliminary levy, preps to talk trees at October meeting

There was a meeting of the Grand Marais City Council Sept. 11 at city hall in downtown Grand Marais. 


Grand Marais Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux 09-02-19

City wants feedback on parking ordinance update

The city of Grand Marais is considering making changes to its parking ordinance.

Joining the "Save the Trees" posters in the Highway 61 corridor this week are these with toxic soil cautions. Submitted photo.

Learning more about MPCA's role in the Highway 61 reconstruction project

There has been a great deal of community discussion of the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s plans for reconstruction of the Highway 61 corridor passing through Grand Marais.


The elm tree in front of Java Moose, as it looked when it was assessed by the Minnesota DOT - Photo courtesy of MnDOT

Health of Grand Marais elm trees still being debated

At an August 8 meeting held by the Minnesota Department of Transportation, there was a large turnout of citizens who wanted MnDOT to reconsider its plans to remove the trees in the Highway 61 cor

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.