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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.

RVs have begun arriving at the Grand Marais Municipal Campground - Photo courtesy of Grand Marais Parks

Summer season starting at Grand Marais Rec Park

The Grand Marais Municipal Campground has welcomed its first summer guests. The water in the bathhouses has been turned back on and the park is ready for more. 

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Mayor talks about upcoming events in Grand Marais

Summer festival season is starting soon, with events as early as May 5. The Grand Marais City Council reviewed a number of requests for events at the April 25 council meeting. 

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City hears from local youth about tobacco laws

There was a meeting of the Grand Marais City Council on Wednesday, April 11.

Mayor Arrowsmith DeCoux

Checking in with the mayor

At the March 28 meeting, the Grand Marais City Council heard from the Minnesota Department of Transportation about some small changes to the Highway 61 re-design through the city.  Work on the hi

Kelly Swearingen is a new Grand Marais city councilor

Meet the new city councilor: Kelly Swearingen

Two Grand Marais city councilors have resigned from the board since the beginning of the year because they were moving outside of the city limits.