The people of Chippewa City would regularly visit the town of Grand Marais, walking the "Old Road" along the rocky cliffs of Lake Superior. Because many Grand Marais Chippewa people had relatives in Chippewa City, the path was well used to and from town. As the white population grew, the town of Grand Marais became a hub of activity for people from all over Cook County.
Vietnam veteran Jay Taylor, author of "Point of Aim, Point of Impact," spoke with Bob Memorial Day weekend about the challenges veterans face in returning to everyday life.
Buck spoke May 28 with Josh Aerie, cellist and conductor, about the Woodland Chamber Music Workshop being held in Tofte June 22-27.
Memorial Day services on the Courthouse lawn in Grand Marais drew a large crowd, estimated at over one hundred people. WTIP's Carah Thomas has this story:
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Agriculture is hardly the first thing folks think of when they picture Cook County. In fact, many people think the cold climate and difficult soil make it almost impossible to grow food here, but all that doesn’t stop Nick Wharton and his family from trying. WTIP’s Barbara Jean Johnson has this report from our ongoing series on homesteading in Cook County.