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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.


While Grand Marais looks for a solution, an above ground sewer line is in place temporarily

Sewer system breakage leads to temporary above ground lines in Grand Marais

The city of Grand Marais' wastewater system has been plagued with breaks in the sewer line along Highway 61 on the western side of town in recent years.


Gunflint Hills golf course

Gunflint Hills golf course in flux

There was a full house during the public comment period at the city council meeting on Wednesday, June 27.


The former Tomteboda Motel site is slated for demolition and cleanup soon

City accepts bid for clean up for former Tomteboda Resort site

The Grand Marais City Council met Wednesday, June 27 and one agenda item was the decision on whether or not to wait for grant funds for the demolition and clean up of the former Tomteboda Motel site o


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Grand Marais Planning Commission considers first floor rentals in downtown area

At the June 6 Grand Marais Planning Commission meeting, two commission members were absent, but because a new planning commission member has come on board, there was still a quorum.


Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux

Grand Marais mayor on park, permits and personnel

The Grand Marais City Council meets on the second and last Wednesday of each month to handle matters happening in the city.


Contractor Anton Moody and architect David Salmela talk about the Fourth Avenue development.

Property owner explains concept of Fourth Avenue construction

WTIP previously spoke with Grand Marais Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux about some construction taking place on Fourth Avenue West in Grand Marais.


Mayor Arrowsmith DeCoux

Grand Marais mayor answers new development questions

There has been some new construction on Fourth Avenue West in Grand Marais and although it was approved over a year ago, some citizens have questioned how and when this project was approved.


The former Tomteboda Motel site is slated for demolition and cleanup soon

Former Tomteboda site demolition coming soon

There has been a great deal of activity on the site of the former Tomteboda Motel, later known as Gateway Motel, over the last year.