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Ongoing Local Events and Announcements

WIC Program for Young Families

The Women, Infants, and Children Nutrition Program, better known as WIC, is available for women who are pregnant or recently had babies. Parents of children under the age of five also are eligible for WIC. More information about Cook County’s WIC program is available from Teresa Borak at the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic, 387-2330.

Work assistance for senior adults

​Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency

Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency (AEOA) is offering a program that provides low-income senior adults job-search assistance and temporary employment. This federal program helps Cook County residents, aged 55 and over, rejoin the workforce by working in their community while receiving on-the-job training. The program also benefits non-profit organizations by providing them a part-time temporary paid worker.  More information is available from Jan Francisco, at 218-327-6760. 

WTIP Board of Directors Open Meeting

1712 West Highway 61

WTIP holds monthly meetings of the Board of Directors on the third Thursday of every month at 4 p.m. at WTIP, located at 1712 West Highway 61 in Grand Marais. The Community Advisory board meets annually.The public is invited to attend these meetings. For more information, contact Deb, at 218-387-1070.


105 West Fifth Street

The Cook County Community YMCA, adjacent to the school complex at 105 West 5th Street in Grand Marais, offers a variety of classes and activities.

The Cook County Youth Agency Coalition is offering Reach and Rise, a new mentoring program. Applications are being accepted for mentors and mentees. More information is available at the Y or online at cook county ymca dot org.

More information and class and event registration are available from Emily Marshall at 387-3386 or, or on the website,

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