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North Shore in Autumn by Margaret Carroll

New "Seasonal Voices" art exhibit to show at the Johnson Heritage Post

There’s a new art exhibit opening at the Johnson Heritage Post starting on April 1. It’s called “Seasonal Voices.” Peggy Thompson is one of the artists with work on exhibit.


Snowshoe Hare

Discovering and monitoring wildlife in your backyard

Have you ever wondered what animals are visiting your yard or property? Unbeknownst to many, there are a variety of creatures that visit and even live on your property that you may never see.


Rep. Chip Cravaack

Rep. Cravaack office to open Monday

Eighth District U.S. Congressman Chip Cravaack announced that his newest constituent services office in Duluth will officially open Monday, April 4. A grand opening ceremony with Rep.


Mayor Larry Carlson

Mayor: Emergency Services Conference will hold airplane crash drill in city

Grand Marais Mayor Larry Carlson stopped into Thursday's AM Community Calendar.


Hotel door

Lodging tax revenues continue upward trend

Lodging tax revenues for February were up from the same month last year county-wide according to the latest report from the Cook County Auditor-Treasurer’s office.


Healthy Living

Annual health survey does not include Cook County

Generally, the healthiest Minnesota counties are in the southern part of the state and the least healthy are primarily in the north. In fact Lake County is listed as one of the least healthy.


Gunflint Trail with moose

Lima Green Project public input open house is April 1

The Gunflint Ranger District is developing a proposal for vegetation management activities for the Lima Green Project.  The project proposes to enhance moose habitat, restore red and white pine,


Sheriff Mark Falk

Two drug initiatives take shape in county

Two drug programs are taking place in Cook County. A prescription drug initiative begins in April and the county is cooperating with the Border Patrol to help curb local illegal drug sale and use.


Superior National Golf Course

Fenwick to manage Superior National Golf Course

At a special meeting of the Cook County/Grand Marais Joint Economic Development Authority on Friday, March 25, the EDA accepted the recommendation of its golf course committee and voted to offer forme


Swing Dancing

Salsa, swing, polka and more: Ann and Wayne Russ share 15 years of teaching dance in Cook County

Whether it’s polka, salsa, or swing, Ann and Wayne Russ can dance—and teach—it all.