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 Youth Hockey Registration Night

Thursday, December 11 is registration night for our youth hockey program for children ages 4 to 8.  Youth hockey is a great way to introduce your child to the fun, skills and excitement of hockey. At this level there is limited travel and expense.  Come join us at the Warming House behind the hockey anytime from 3:30 to 5:30 pm on Thursday Dec 11 to ask questions, register and receive your hockey gear.


CONTACT: Cook County Youth Hockey
PHONE: 218-370-1344
DATE: 12/10/2014 07:30pm

Cook County Higher Education honors Kirstin-Share well wishes on her new endeavours.

Cook County Higher Education is having a going away party for Kirstin van den Berg to celebrate her excellent work here for the past nine years. We will be honoring her on her last day of work at CCHE on Thursday, December 11th at 3pm at Cook County Higher Education.

Join us for treats, to celebrate her service to CCHE students, and her new adventures!

If you can't make it feel free to email over a well wishes to and they will be shared with her during the gathering.

CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 218-387-3411
DATE: 12/10/2014 12:04pm

Interested in taking the combined Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Course? Course Dates.

Interested in taking the combined Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Course?

Contact me TODAY if you are interested in becoming a Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aid!

Get work experience in the field during the course! You may qualify to start working while in the course (get paid to learn)! The course is a prerequisite for most L.P.N. and R.N. courses as well.

Home Health Aid: Provides routine individualized healthcare for the elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities at the patient's home or in a care facility. Monitor or report changes in health status. May also provide personal care such as bathing, dressing, and grooming of patient.

Nursing Assistant: A certified nursing assistant is responsible for a variety of duties within the medical facility. Encouraging residents with mobility and exercise, making beds, assisting patients with eating, assist with grooming and hygiene tasks, and providing emotional and support for participation in activities. He or she will also check patients' vital signs, including blood pressure and temperature.

This Lake Superior College 4-credit course begins will be offered starting Feb 10th.

Tues/Thursday evening classes starting Feb. 10th thru April 14th. Clinical 15th to 17th and then Test Out soon after.

Classes will be held at the North Shore Campus and at the North Shore Care Center. The instructor is Mark Abrahamson. Fee: Roughly $800 plus books. Financial Aid Available- Loans and Scholarships! Don’t let finances stop you from inquiring about this course.

To find out more call 218-387-3411 or contact us at

CONTACT: Cook County HIgher Education
PHONE: 218-387-3411
DATE: 12/10/2014 11:56am

Cook County Higher Education HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE: Dec 18th 1pm-2pm

Cook County Higher Education HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE:

Cook County Higher Education Holiday Open House: 1-2pm–FREE (Treats included)

If you would like to just come tour Cook County Higher Education, partake in desserts, and meet Cook County Higher Education Staff and Board Members our Holiday Open House will be from 1pm-2pm and is FREE. Any questions please contact Cook County Higher Education 218-387-3411 or

CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 218-387-3411
DATE: 12/08/2014 02:06pm

December Networking Luncheon: Gene Glader will present Historical Businesses (Down Memory Lane) Dec 18th 11:30-1pm RSVP

December Networking Luncheon

Down Memory Lane: Gene Glader will present Historical Businesses of Grand Marais with visual images supplied by the Cook County Historical Society

A Cook County Chamber of Commerce & Cook County Higher Education Event

followed by Cook County Higher Education’s Holiday Open House


Date: Thursday, December 18th, 2014

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



Catered Lunch: Pie Place

Sweet Treats: Provided by Cook County Higher Education staff and Board Members

Cost: $10 (Lunch, Presentation, and Treats included)

Networking and Presentation Luncheon Time: 11:30am-1pm-$10 (Lunch, Presentation, and Treats included)

RSVP: or 218-387-3411 or register online at Cook County Higher Education 300 West 3rd Street Grand Marais, MN 55604.

Gene’s presentation includes historical facts and many photos illustrating how the town has changed over the past 25 to 100 years. Some factors that caused these changes will be mentioned. You will be prompted to think about whether the changes to Grand Marais will be greater in the next 25 years than in the last 25 years.

CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 218-387-3411
DATE: 12/08/2014 02:01pm

Cook County Ambulance - EMT Course Informational Session on January 7, 2015

The Cook County Ambulance is sponsoring an EMT course to be taught in Grand Marais. The first night, which will be informational, will be Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 6:00 PM. It will be held in the large classroom at the Cook County North Shore Hospital.

For more information, contact Steve DuChien at 387-3262.

CONTACT: Michele Starkey
PHONE: 218-387-3040
DATE: 12/04/2014 10:11am