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Mayor Arrowsmith DeCoux

Mayor weighs in on lodging ordinance, stormwater management and levy

The Grand Marais City Council met on Wednesday, September 12 and took action on a number of items that have been on the city’s agenda for quite some time.

Arrowhead had an electric vehicle charger on hand for customers to consider

Electric vehicle charging coming to Grand Marais

The City of Grand Marais has been in talks with Arrowhead Electric and Zef Energy about the installation of an electronic vehicle (EV) charging station in the city.

Wisconsin Street in downtown Grand Marais would be impacted by the ordinance change - Photo courtesy of City of Grand Marais

Grand Marais Planning Commission recommends change to downtown lodging rules

After several months of gathering information, the Grand Marais Planning Commission met at city hall on Tuesday, August 21 to again consider whether or not lodging should be allowed on the first floor

City Hall

Grand Marais Planning considers ordinance change for lodging downtown

The Grand Marais Planning Commission has been debating whether or not to change what sort of lodging is allowed in downtown Grand Marais for some time now.

City Hall

City council once again talks housing and zoning

The Grand Marais City Council met on Wednesday, August 8 and although the agenda was small, there was good discussion about zoning issues. 

Demolition of the former Tomteboda Resort in Grand Marais began on July 30, 2018

Demolition begins at former motel site in Grand Marais

The long-awaited demolition of the former Tomteboda Resort/Grand Marais Inn property began this morning, Monday, July 30.

Mayor Arrowsmith DeCoux

Mayor shares thoughts on North House, golf course and library

The Grand Marais City Council covered a number of topics at the July 25 council meeting.

North House Folk School

City and North House Folk School continue lease discussion

A year ago there was significant discussion of the North House Folk School’s lease with the city of Grand Marais.

City Hall

City Council talks about trailers and ordinances

The Grand Marais City Council received a complaint from a city resident about trailers parked on city streets. That triggered a discussion, which in turn may trigger ordinance updates. 

Gunflint Hills Golf Course awash with wildflowers - Photo courtesy of Grand Marais Parks Department

City continuing hiring process for Gunflint Hills Golf Course superintendent

At the last Grand Marais City Council meeting on June 27, a number of citizens spoke during the public comment period, sharing concerns about the future of the city-run Gunflint Hills Golf Course.