Events and Meetings

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The American Legion Post #413 is celebrating 30 years!!

Join us as we celebrate our 30th anniversary of the American Legion Post #413 at our present location!  Lots of fun, buffet, and live music on Saturday, September 20th.  Cocktail hour begins at 5:00 p.m. and the buffet is served at 6:00 p.m.  Cook County's Most Wanted will take the stage at 8:00 p.m.  Don't miss a great party!!

Call us at (218) 387-2974 for more information. 

CONTACT: American Legion Post # 413
PHONE: 387-2974
DATE: 09/17/2014 09:55am

Exhibition of Paintings


Grand Portage Summer Youth Program Presents

An exhibition of paintings of

The Seven Grandfather Teachings.


Please join us at the Grand Portage  Community Center  on Oct 10 (3:30-5pm) to view seven paintings designed and painted by the children of Grand Portage.  Each one of the seven paintings was created to represent one of the Seven Teachings.  Many of the artists will be present to share their experience in creating the art.  Refreshments will be served.  Everyone is welcome!

CONTACT: Carmen Keyport
PHONE: 218-475-2112
DATE: 09/16/2014 01:21pm

1st PTA meeting of the year!

First PTA meeting of the 2014/2015 school year!

Tomorrow Monday the 15th at 4pm in the school (media center/library)

Members arw encouraged to attend and anyone who would like to see what PTA is all about are welcome to sit in as well. We will discuss upcoming events, volunteer opportunities and what we hope to get accomplished this year. More members are needed.

All community members can be part of PTA: parents, teachers, aunts, uncles, grandparents and neighbors.

See you tomorrow!

CONTACT: Amanda Anderson
PHONE: 218-370-1154
DATE: 09/14/2014 09:37pm

The Kings and Queens of England Series held Mondays, 5:30-7:30pm $175.00 per person or $300 per couple

Cook County Higher Education is excited to be offering The Kings and Queens of England Series

Presenter: Dr. Karen I. Halbersleben

Description: Through studying the English Monarchy from the Norman Conquest of 1066 to the present, participants will increase their knowledge and appreciation of: the key personalities and events in English History and the monarchy for the last 1,000 years; significant developments in English social, political, and economic history over that millennium; and lessons in leadership, both effective and not. Participants will also increase their understanding of the influence of England on American history, political assumptions, society, legal structure, and culture.


No out-of-class homework assigned, although you are welcome to research areas of interest throughout the course; your contributions will enrich our experience.

Format: Class will be held Mondays, 5:30-7:30pm

2 Ten-Week Semesters

#1 October 13 - January 5 (no class 11/24, 12/22, 12/29)
William the Conqueror - War of the Roses, pt. 1
Cost: $175.00 per semester
$300 per couple/semester
Limit: 20 participants
CEU credit available

#2 January 12 - March 16, 2015
War of the Roses, pt. 2 - Elizabeth II
Cost: $175.00 per semester
$300 per couple/semester
Limit: 20 participants
CEU credit available

Register by stopping in at Cook County Higher Education at 300 West 3rd Street Grand Marais, MN and filling out a registration form or by contact Cook County Higher Education at 218-387-3411

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CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 218-387-3411
DATE: 09/14/2014 04:00pm

Chippewa City Church open Sunday the 14th

Make sure to visit the Historic Chippewa City Church this Sunday from Noon to 2 p.m. You will truly appreciate this beautiful building and the history of Chippewa City. Special thank yous to Kay and Jerry Sivets and Alta and Gary McQuatters for keeping the church open throughout the summer! 

CONTACT: Cook County Historical Society
PHONE: 218-387-2883
DATE: 09/13/2014 10:17am

Come help the Wildflower Sanctuary-date change!

September's scheduled workday must be changed.  Meet us tomorrow, Sunday, Sept 14 at 10:00 (not the 21st).  Bring gloves, tools, and even a wheelbarrow if you have one.  County Road 60, just off the Gunflint Trail.  Call 387-9008 with questions.

CONTACT: Anne Hegg
PHONE: 387-9008
DATE: 09/10/2014 10:40am