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City council once again talks housing and zoning

The Grand Marais City Council met on Wednesday, August 8 and although the agenda was small, there was good discussion about zoning issues. 

Demolition of the former Tomteboda Resort in Grand Marais began on July 30, 2018

Demolition begins at former motel site in Grand Marais

The long-awaited demolition of the former Tomteboda Resort/Grand Marais Inn property began this morning, Monday, July 30.

Mayor Arrowsmith DeCoux

Mayor shares thoughts on North House, golf course and library

The Grand Marais City Council covered a number of topics at the July 25 council meeting.

North House Folk School

City and North House Folk School continue lease discussion

A year ago there was significant discussion of the North House Folk School’s lease with the city of Grand Marais.

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City Council talks about trailers and ordinances

The Grand Marais City Council received a complaint from a city resident about trailers parked on city streets. That triggered a discussion, which in turn may trigger ordinance updates. 

Gunflint Hills Golf Course awash with wildflowers - Photo courtesy of Grand Marais Parks Department

City continuing hiring process for Gunflint Hills Golf Course superintendent

At the last Grand Marais City Council meeting on June 27, a number of citizens spoke during the public comment period, sharing concerns about the future of the city-run Gunflint Hills Golf Course.

While Grand Marais looks for a solution, an above ground sewer line is in place temporarily

Sewer system breakage leads to temporary above ground lines in Grand Marais

The city of Grand Marais' wastewater system has been plagued with breaks in the sewer line along Highway 61 on the western side of town in recent years.

Gunflint Hills golf course

Gunflint Hills golf course in flux

There was a full house during the public comment period at the city council meeting on Wednesday, June 27.

The former Tomteboda Motel site is slated for demolition and cleanup soon

City accepts bid for clean up for former Tomteboda Resort site

The Grand Marais City Council met Wednesday, June 27 and one agenda item was the decision on whether or not to wait for grant funds for the demolition and clean up of the former Tomteboda Motel site o

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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.