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

WTIP's Rhonda Silence talks to Grand Marais Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux to learn more about the meeting. 

Demolition of the former Tomteboda Resort in Grand Marais began on July 30, 2018
The long-awaited demolition of the former Tomteboda Resort/Grand Marais Inn property began this morning, Monday, July 30.

The $92,000 bid for the demolition by Veit Construction was accepted back in June, however the project was delayed when asbestos was found in one of the...
Mayor Arrowsmith DeCoux
The Grand Marais City Council covered a number of topics at the July 25 council meeting. There was discussion on the North House Folk School lease agreement with the city, a Gunflint Hills Golf Course update, a look at the Grand Marais Public Library budget and more. 

North House Folk School
A year ago there was significant discussion of the North House Folk School’s lease with the city of Grand Marais. That discussion continued at the most recent meeting of the Grand Marais City Council.

Back in August 2017, Greg Wright of North House Folk School appeared before...
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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. 

The council also talked about upcoming summer activities, about the future of Gunflint...
Gunflint Hills Golf Course awash with wildflowers - Photo courtesy of Grand Marais Parks Department
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. WTIP shared some of the discussio...
While Grand Marais looks for a solution, an above ground sewer line is in place temporarily
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. There is now a pipe running along the sidewalk. 

WTIP's Rhonda Silence checked in with Waste Water Superintendent Tom...

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