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North House Folk School

UPDATE: North House acquisition of Dockside makes progress with IRRRB grant

It appears North House Folk School is one step closer to obtaining Dockside Fish Market in Grand Marais.

Cook County's new branding design

Commissioners discuss EDA board member appointees

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, Jan. 23. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.

Superintendent Crandall

Superintendent shares thoughts on Community Storytelling series

School District 166 hosted its second public meeting in a series intended to eliminate bullying and racial or sexual harassment on Monday, January 22.

Ice skates. Photo courtesy of Flickr

County opts to support updates at local hockey rink

Improved facilities for outdoor hockey and ice skating were key talking points during a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, Jan. 23.

Young girl seriously injured at Lutsen Mountains

A snowboarder and young skier collided at Lutsen Mountains ski area at about 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 20, resulting in serious injuries for the skier.

Property Maintenance Worker Rod Carlson and Property Maintenance Supervisor Len Bloomquist

A peek inside the city's public works facility

The public has been watching the removal of the former Tomteboda Resort buildings and the construction of a new public utilities building for the city of Grand Marais with interest in recent months.&n

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Update: Shutdown nears an end as federal agencies in Cook County start workweek

Update: Democrats got behind a plan to reopen the federal government Monday as the Senate began a key vote. The House will have to vote on any measure the Senate passes before the gov

Parking lot in downtown Grand Marais on Oct. 3. Photo by Deb Benedict

Event to focus on flooded parking lot, stormwater management

If you’ve ever wondered why a parking lot floods in downtown Grand Marais or were curious about stormwater runoff impacting Lake Superior, a meeting later this month should be of interest to you

Laker by lighthouse by David R. Johnson

Shipping season comes to a close

Those of us who live along the North Shore enjoy seeing the big ships out on the Big Lake. WTIP’s Sterling Anderson finds out more about the lakers in this interview.

Gunflint Trail

Moose hit by two vehicles on Gunflint Trail

A moose was hit, but not fatally injured, on the Gunflint Trail between Loon Lake Road and Tucker Lake Road, and was reported to the Cook County Sheriff’s Office at approximately 8:15