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This is a great place to live, work and play, we'll highlight some of what is offered right here! Current events, interesting individuals, random historical facts and anything local.

Fall Colors Watch

Sep 20, 2017 ● By Editor

Watch the fall colors change on this weekly update from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Updated every Thursday,

Visit Cook County Blog

Sep 14, 2017 ● By Editor

Learn more about local activities with the Visit Cook County blog.

Superior Hiking Trail Conditions

Sep 14, 2017 ● By Editor

Read the current trail conditions on the Superior Hiking Trail here.

Seagull Outfitters News & Notes Blog

Sep 14, 2017 ● By Editor

Boundary Waters and Quetico news and notes from the end of the Gunflint Trail in Minnesota. Camping, canoeing, fishing, hiking and exploring is all in a day's adventure at Seagull Canoe Outfitters and Cabins.

North Shore Health Construction Blog

May 08, 2017 ● By Editor

Read updates on hospital construction here.

Boundary Waters Blog

Apr 22, 2017 ● By Editor

Read the Boundary Waters Blog here.

Read our Grand Marais' Mayors Blog

Sep 22, 2016 ● By Adam Brandt

A weekly update from the Mayor Jay Arrowsmith-Decoux
  • Plein Air Grand Marais

    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    September 8 - October 29, 2017 Plein Air Grand Marais is a great way to connect with the arti...

  • Art Along the Lake: Fall Studio Tour

    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    Art Along the Lake is an opportunity to visit artist studios and galleries along the North Shore....

  • Empty Bowls Dinner and Silent Auction

    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    12% of Cook County residents go hungry every month. To address this need, each year the Art Colon...

  • Blue Water Suite


    Blue Water Suite is open for a one of a kind stay. Located above the Blue Water Café, lots of r...

  • Happy Hikers Club local woodsy hikes

    09:30AM — 02:00PM

    The Happy Hikers invite you to hike Oberg Mountain (9/27) and Lutsen Mountain (10/4) trails. Mee...

  • Harbor House Grille - Open 11 to 8 Every Day

    11:00AM — 08:00PM

    Come join us at Harbor House Grille, featuring chef prepared, handcrafted food. Today's specials ...

  • Lunch at the Senior Center

    12:00PM — 12:30PM

    Chicken Pasta Salad/Melon/Dessert/Milk

  • Co-Dependents Anonymous


    Co-Dependents Anonymous is a Fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healt...

  • Open Mic Every Monday at 6PM!

    06:00PM — 11:55PM

    Grand Marais Music Collaborative presents "Open Mic Night", every Monday at Grandma Ray's! The s...


    07:30PM — 09:00PM

    Modern Western Square Dance New season begins Thursday, September 28 Time: 7:30 to 9:00 Sept...

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