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.

Cook County Heads to Ruby's Pantry

Cook County Heads to Ruby’s Pantry in Silver Bay

The Cook County Senior Center Bus will be heading to Ruby’s Pantry in Silver Bay this Saturday, April 26th.  ALL AGES ARE ENCOURAGED & WELCOME TO COME! There are also no income qualifications.

8:45am Depart Senior Center, in town pickups will be available for an additional $1.

10:00am arrive at Ruby’s Pantry for registration. In consideration of those who may not be able to stand for a long time, there will be no need to stand in line. They will bring the registration forms to us.

11:00am Pick up your 60+ pounds of food. There will be help loading your groceries in to your cooler and boxes and on to the bus. We will also help you bring them into your home.

12:15pm Lunch at Northwood’s Café and shopping at Zup’s or Julie’s Hardware.

3:00pm Arrive back at the Senior Center.

Cost: $12 for the bus ride, $20 for Ruby’s Pantry (Cash Only). Lunch is at your own cost.

Please call or email the Senior Center by no later than Thursday, 4/24 at 4pm to reserve your spot. 387-2660 or

Ruby’s encourages everyone to share with friends and family if they receive more than they can use themselves.

Bring a cooler (there will be fresh and frozen foods) and a large box or clothes basket. We will have a few boxes available for those that need one.

CONTACT: Cook County Senior Center
PHONE: 218-387-2660
DATE: 04/23/2014 10:26am

Sawtooth Mountain Elementary 2014-2015 Kindergarten Family Visit Night

2014-2015 Kindergarten Family Visit Night for next year’s kindergarten students and families.

Thursday, April 24th from 4 – 6 pm.

Bring your child,  visit and play in  the kindergarten classrooms.  (Rms. 455 and 457)  This is an informal opportunity to talk with teachers, ask questions and plan for the Kindergarten Round up visit on May 2nd.

CONTACT: Lynn Sheils
PHONE: 387-2271 x457
DATE: 04/22/2014 04:10pm

ISD 166 School Board Meeting Agenda


1.0      Call to Order

2.0      Pledge of Allegiance

3.0      Recognition of Visitors

4.0      Approve Meeting Agenda

5.0      Community Comments

            5.1      Community Comments is an opportunity for the public to address the school board on a school-related item, in accordance with guidelines printed at the end of the agenda.

6.0      Presentations & Administrative Reports

            6.1      Principal’s Report

            6.2      Superintendent’s Report

            6.3      Board Reports

7.0      Discussion/Action Items

            7.1      Consent Agenda

                      a. Approve Minutes – March 20 and April 3, 2014

                      b. Approve Payment of Bills – March 17, April 1, April 8 and April 18

                      c. Approve Electronic Funds Activity – March 2014

CONTACT: Cara Price
PHONE: 218-387-2271
DATE: 04/21/2014 02:03pm

Basic Welding Course May 23rd, 24th, 25th

Basic Welding Course

This course provides the student with an understanding of basic welding fundamentals and the ability to properly and safely use gas and electric welding equipment to perform welding and cutting procedures in the flat position. There will be a sculptural dynamic to this course that will address basic layout and fabrication techniques.


Friday, May 23rd                              9am-5pm 

Saturday, May 24th                         9am-5pm 

Sunday, May 25th                            9am-5pm                                 



Where:                 Cook County High School (Industrial Tech Room) located at 101 W. 5th Street, Grand Marais, MN             

Instructor:           Don Hammer

CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 218-387-3411
DATE: 04/17/2014 10:30am

Ham Run Volunteer Opportunity! Saturday May 3rd

Come Volunteer with the Y!

CONTACT: Colette Mueller
PHONE: 387-3386
DATE: 04/16/2014 10:50am

Tofte Historical Society Annual Meeting

It's that time again!

The annual meeting of the Tofte Historical Society will be held on Sunday, April 27th, 2014 at 2PM at the Birch Grove Community Center in Tofte. Our guest speakers this year are Jim and Joan Hall from Lutsen.All are welcome! No cost to attend. Resfreshments will be served and a good time will be had by all!

CONTACT: Museum Manager
PHONE: 218-663-7050
DATE: 04/14/2014 04:24pm