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.

Youth Basketball Sign up

We are accepting registrations for Girls and Boys Winter Basketball programs!

Registration forms went home with students.  If you need a registration form they are available at the K-12 school office and also at Community Education.

Boy and Girls K-3 Saturday program

Girls 4th and 5th grade

Boys 4th, 5th and 6th grade

We are also in need of coaches!  If you would like to volunteer, please give the Community Education office at call at 218-387-2000 ext 616

Cook County Community Education 

101 W. 5th St.

Grand Marais, MN 55604

218-387-2000 ext 616


DATE: 11/19/2015 01:32pm

2015 Snowmobile Safety Training

The annual Snowmobile Training Safety Course will be offered to students between the ages of 11-15. Students who are between the ages of 11-15 are required by law to pass this training course before operating snowmobiles on public roads and trails.  The certificate becomes valid at age 12.

This course is an Independent Study, similar to the ATV Safety Course.  Study materials and registration forms can be picked up at the K-12 school office or the Community Education office.  The registration form and $5.00 fee must be returned to the Community Education office prior the the Review and Written Test date.

Review and Written Test:  Wednesday, December 2, 2015, 3:35 pm-5:30 pm, Cook County Schools Room #107

Field Test:  Saturday, December 5, 2015, 9 am - noon, at the old airport.


Need more information:

Community Education

218-387-2000 ext 616

DATE: 11/18/2015 10:45am

ISD 166 Cook County Schools- 11/19/15 School Board Meeting Agenda

                                         Cook County School District - ISD 166

                                                    School Board Agenda

                                                     November 19, 2015

                                        Jane Mianowski Conference Center

                                          5:00 PM Regular Board Meeting



1.0               Call to Order

2.0               Pledge of Allegiance

3.0               Recognition of Visitors

4.0               Approve Meeting Agenda

               5.0          Community Comments

CONTACT: Cara Price
DATE: 11/17/2015 08:42am

ARROWHEAD TRANSIT Public Input Meeting at the Senior Center

Your input is NEEDED!!!!!!!! 
Tuesday November 17th. 2015 
12:30pm at the Senior Center

An Arrowhead Transit Supervisor will be here to gather comments and concerns about our local Transit/Bus Service. Now is your time to let Arrowhead Transit know what is working with the new dispatch/phone number system and what is not working. 
If you are unable to attend and have comments, please call Bev 218-387-2660 to forward your comments on.

CONTACT: Jes Rodne
PHONE: 218-387-2660
DATE: 11/16/2015 03:46pm

Cook County Higher Education Open House and Americans with Disability Act Presentation FREE

Cook County Higher Education Open House and Americans with Disability Act Presentation
Date: Wednesday, December 9th, 2015
Time: 11:30am-1:00pm
Presented by Amanda Olson (Cook County Higher Education Student and Intern)

Please RSVP to Cook County Higher Education by Dec 5th.

11:30am-12:30pm Amanda will share information about the Americans with Disability Act as it pertains to education.

  • What qualifies one as a person with a disability.
  • How does the process of filing for disabilities with colleges work?
  • How Cook County Higher Education has helped students with disabilities, like me succeed academically.
  • The importance of study skills and time management as an online student.

12:30pm-1:00pm: Come get a tour of Cook County Higher Education! Meet Cook County Higher Education Board Members and Staff!

Learn more about what Cook County Higher Education does and how we can help you! Bring ideas about way ways Cook County Higher Education can serve our community!

Check out Tim Young and Paula Sundet Wolf's Art!

CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 218-387-3411
DATE: 11/16/2015 03:36pm

Discussion Tonight: A New Paradigm for Weight and Health: "Focusing on Health and Well-Being, Not Size or Weight

Come on out tonight for a free public presentation by national body image speaker and author, Kathy Kater!  Kater was a hit with a large crowd in 2011 when she last presented in Grand Marais.

Focusing on Health and Well-Being, Not Size or Weight

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic, Corcoran Classroom

Monday, November 16th, 6-8pm

Free Public Presentation

Kater will present a new way of approaching health that is not based on weight or size.  This presenation will address body image and health issues for both children and adults. 

Seperate childcare will not be provided but children are welcome to attend.  The presentation will also be videorecorded for future viewing.

Thanks to Cook County Public Health and Human Services for partnering on this project.

CONTACT: Kristin Wharton
PHONE: 387-2330
DATE: 11/16/2015 09:56am