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Kelly Swearingen - Photo by Rhonda Silence
At the end of the Wednesday night Grand Marais City Council meeting, Councilor Kelly Swearingen made an announcement that was a surprise to many. Swearingen, who was serving as Acting Mayor at the July 28 meeting, read a prepared statement announcing that she was resigning from her council seat...
Shortly after the city council meeting, the road barriers came down. Hopefully traffic flow will improve. Photo by R. Silence
The City of Grand Marais met on Wednesday, July 14 and in the absence of Mayor Jay DeCoux, Councilor Kelly Swearingen served as acting mayor. WTIP’s Rhonda Silence spoke with Swearingen about the agenda items, some ongoing; some new.

An item that came up in the public forum...
City hall in downtown Grand Marais. WTIP file photo
The Grand Marais City Council had a regular meeting on Wednesday, June 30 and for the first time in over a year, most of the councilors and Mayor Jay DeCoux were in the city council chambers at Grand Marais City Hall.

Because there were guests in attendance (in-person and online), a...
City Hall building banner - File photo Rhonda Silence
The Grand Marais City Council met on Wednesday, June 9 and covered a variety of topics, ranging from zoning matters to the status of the sod in the ongoing Highway 61 project.

The meeting started off with public comments, both related to a street or alley in Grand Marais. Kathryn...
The Grand Marais Planning Commission discusses conditional use permits via Zoom. Image courtesy of City of Grand Marais
The Grand Marais City Council meets on Wednesday, June 9 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will take place partially in the City Council Chambers with some participants online.  Visit the city’s website for information on observing the meeting. Comments may be emailed to city councilors ahead of...
Grand Marais City Hall entrance in downtown Grand Marais - Photo by Rhonda Silence
The City of Grand Marais held its last meeting for the month of May on May 26 in a hybrid fashion—Mayor Jay DeCoux, Councilors Kelly Swearingen and Craig Schulte, and City Administrator Mike Roth were in council chambers, with Councilor Mike Garry and other city staffers participating...
City hall in downtown Grand Marais. WTIP file photo
The city of Grand Marais met on Wednesday, May 12 and went through an agenda filled with planning and zoning requests and matters related to animals.

The city review a request for a conditional use permit from Sandra Paddock and Thomas Kintop to convert their property, the Bally...

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City Hall is located at:
15 N Broadway
PO Box 600
Grand Marais, MN  55604
Phone: (218)387-1848
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
City Administrator:  Mike Roth
Jay Arrowsmith-DeCoux
PO Box 600
Grand Marais, MN  55604
Craig Schulte
Grand Marais, MN  55604
Michael Garry
PO Box 607
Grand Marais, MN  55604

Anton Moody
P.O. Box 1428
Grand Marais, MN  55604
Kelly Swearingen
Grand Marais, MN  55604
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