Events and Meetings

Announce upcoming community events. Please note that an event hosted by a business is considered a commercial event and should be posted under Business Ads. If an item fits under one of the other categories, please do NOT post it as an event - post it in the other category.

Technology and Nonprofits; What You Don't Know May Be Just What Your Cause Needs to Thrive

  • Does your non-profit have a need for email lists, a website, document sharing, or other common internet services?
  • Are you unsure of what the term "social media" really means?
  • Did you know that many companies  offer free or steeply discounted services to non-profits?

Common needs and solutions to website development, online marketing,  and communication will be presented. The discussion will be led by  Woody Gilk, a local computer programmer who provides technical assistance to local non-profits who are developing their online  presence.

This is the 2nd presentation of our Spring Brown Bag Series  for local non-profits brought to you
by Cook County Community Fund in colloboration with Cook County Higher Education.

RSVP would be appreciated:

Bring your lunch, desserts and beverages will be provided.

Wednesday, on April 8th 11:30 - 1:00pm

Cook County Higher Education
300 3rd St, Grand Marais, MN 55604



CONTACT: Tracy Benson
PHONE: 218.387.2584
DATE: 04/01/2015 02:29pm

Hot Potato Topics--April 30th 5:30PM

We're bringing back Hot Potato Topics!  Join us for this upcoming evening of questions & answers all about raising our kids.

Questions can be directed to Amy at or via phone at 387-2330, ext.120

DATE: 04/01/2015 12:16pm

Grand Marais Summer Theater Festival is Set!

The Grand Marais Playhouse is pleased to announce the 2015 Grand Marais Summer Theater 

Festival is set! Thursdays - Sundays July 16 - August 9.  Go to for calendar! Tickets are $20 adults, $10 Students (buy a ticket to each and save $5)!

Moon Over Buffalo by Ken Ludwig cast:

George Hay – Bob Carter
Charlotte Hay – Marcia Hyatt
Rosalind – Sarah Stover
Ethel – Jan Healy
Howard – Braidy Powers
Paul – Kevin Kager
Eileen – Sarah Metis
Richard – Tom Chrsitiansen

Directed by Sue Hennessy


I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change by Joe DiPietro, Music by Jimmy Roberts


Mark Abrahamson

Rose Arrowsmith DeCoux

Jack Nickolay

Karina Roth

Piano- Kay Costello

Violin - Daniel Dittmanson

Directed by Sue Hennessy

CONTACT: playhouse
DATE: 03/31/2015 02:51pm

Brown Bag Lunch: Mental Illness in the Workplace

Brown Bag Lunch: Mental Illness in the Workplace

Presenter: Amy Wood Minneapolis VA Health Care System
Cook County Higher Education and Minneapolis VA Health Care System

"It is important for small businesses that employ people with mental illness to provide the appropriate support to these employees. Employers who have strategies in place are in a better position to support their employees during episodes of mental illness.

Small business should be aware of first aid techniques to assist people suffering from mental health episodes whilst on the business' premises. It is also useful for businesses to know what services for mental illness exist in their local area."

Date: 05/07/2015
Time: 11:30-1pm
Location: Cook County Higher Education 300 West 3rd Street Grand Marais MN
Cost: FREE
RSVP: 218-387-3411 or or

Cook County Higher Education Mission Statement:
To provide local access to college education and training on the North Shore that result in living wage employment and an educated workforce. The Education You Need Where You Live!

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This event is supported by a grant from the North Shore Health Care Foundation!

CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 218-387-3411
DATE: 03/30/2015 04:57pm

QuickBooks II -- Money Out (Intermediate Level) Workshop

QuickBooks II -- Money Out (Intermediate Level) Workshop

In this class you will learn more basics of using QuickBooks with your business. Topics include: paying bills, writing checks, issuing credits, e-mailing or printing statements and reconciling bank statements.

Instructor: Don Bremer 

Date: 5/7/15

Time: 9am-Noon

Cost: $60.00

Location: Cook County Higher Education 300 West 3rd Street Grand Marais, MN

Laptop with QuickBooks 2014 Required *Need to rent a laptop with QuickBooks 2014 installed for the course? $25 per laptop (Limited supply request early)

Contact: 218-387-3411 or or register online at

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CONTACT: Cook county Higher Education
PHONE: 218-387-3411
DATE: 03/30/2015 04:05pm

2015 Emergency Services Conference Registration

Emergency Responders register for the 2015 Emergency Services Conference at Sign up for meals and sessions: 3 ECHO, Compassion Fatigue, US National Grid, ARMER update, Complex vehicle extrication, ResQMax Line Launcher.

CONTACT: Jim Wiinanen
PHONE: 2183709660
DATE: 03/30/2015 12:38pm