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Howard Hedstrom

EDA housing projects move ahead

Housing -- work force, senior and assisted living were all on the EDA’s agenda this month. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Economic Development Authority President Howard Hedstrom.

Dave Tersteeg

Park gets Great Lakes Restoration money for trees

The Grand Marais Park Board will be planting trees, installing a major public sculpture and more. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with park manager Dave Tersteeg.

Members of Nordic Nature Group

Council adopts Climate Inheritance Resolution to standing ovation

The youth Nordic Nature Group made a climate change presentation to the Grand Marais City Council.

Grand Marais

Bedrock will affect new building cost

City gets sticker shock on public works building foundation expense. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Grand Marais Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux.


Grand Marais Rec Park

A boat house project was discussed at recent park board meeting

The Historical Society has approached the Park Board with an idea for the harbor. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Park Manager Dave Tersteeg.

Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux

City to end first phase of visioning process

The City of Grand Marais is completing a visioning plan survey and the response has been large.

Howard Hedstrom

Communication and housing are on the EDA agenda

The Joint Economic Development Authority is redesigning their website to make it more user friendly.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen also spoke with EDA President Howard Hedstrom about expanded commun

Mayor DeCoux

A new zoning ordinance gets first reading

Grand Marais city councilors had a first reading of an ordinance designed to define retail space within the Commercial Industrial zone.

Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux

City sets tax levy

The City of Grand Marais lowered its levy slightly before signing off for collection in 2017.

Rec Park

Park hones master plan for regional status designation

The Grand Marais Park Board is reviewing and refining its master plan in preparation for submitting to Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails for regional status funding.