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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.
 

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic in Grand Marais. Submitted photo

Grand Marais vaccine distribution lays groundwork for future events

Officials from Sawtooth Mountain Clinic teamed with Cook County Public Health and Human Services staff and the local emergency operations center to host a vaccination event at the curling rink in the


RN Rob Wells gets his second COVID-19 shot from LPN Mary Edson 01-12-21 Submitted photo

Following up with local RN after second COVID-19 vaccination

Vaccinations against the COVID-19 virus continue across the United States, the state, and locally here at North Shore Health. 

The Cook County-Grand Marais EDA has information on business relief grants on its website. Screenshot by Rhonda Silence

Chamber announces State of Minnesota business relief funding

Cook County Chamber Director Jim Boyd recently announced that business relief grants up to $7,500 will be available in the coming weeks to Cook County businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

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

Cook County Courthouse and government offices. WTIP file photo

Error in assessor’s office results in change to Cook County tax estimates

The tax rolls for Cook County and local government became more complicated with a discovery in the final week of 2020.


Dave Mills is a Cook County Commissioner. WTIP file photo

A conversation with new chairperson for the Cook County Board of Commissioners

As previously reported by WTIP, Commissioner Dave Mills will be the board chair of the Cook County


New ISD166 School Board Member Stephanie Radloff took the oath of office via Zoom on Jan. 7. Screenshot courtesy of ISD166

ISD 166 has new school board member and a plan for returning students

School District 166 met Jan. 7 for its organizational and regular monthly meeting.

School District 166 welcome wall - Photo by Rhonda Silence

Learning more about the work of the Local Indian Education Committee

At the January 8 meeting of the School District 166 board, the school reviewed and adopted the IPP