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.

Join the Crew: volunteer with North House onboard the schooner Hjørdis

The 2016 Hjørdis sailing season is fast-approaching, and North House will be training volunteer deckhands to assist onboard. Learn some of the ins and outs of sailing a 50’ traditionally-rigged schooner on Lake Superior. Must be willing to commit to four two-hour sails per week, 16 years old or over and physically able to perform routine crew duties. Mandatory training to be held in late May, date TBD. Contact Matt, call 218.387.9762 or stop down to North House for an application.

CONTACT: North House Staff
PHONE: 218.387.9762
DATE: 05/09/2016 09:44am

Garden Club luncheon

No garden club luncheon today May 9, luncheon will be Next Monday the 16th at Naniboujou, by reservation only.

CONTACT: Pat Zankman
PHONE: 3873319
DATE: 05/09/2016 08:48am

Open Welding Lab- Previous Basic Welding Students Only

Supervised open lab for students that have attended Basic Welding with Don Hammer previously who wish to increase their skills through the use of the Welding lab facility and materials.

Do you have unfinished projects? Do you want to practice your welding skills? 

With the supervision of our expert welding instructor, you will have the freedom to work on whatever projects you choose.

Open Lab with Don Hammer

$90 for 9-5pm on May 21st


Preregistration required: 218-387-3411 or or pay online/with credit card at



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Ph: (218) 387-3411

Fax:  (218)387-3413

CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 218-387-3411
DATE: 05/05/2016 11:03am

Move It! Update

This year's Move It In May is gearing up!  In addition to warm sunshine and no mud, we've got Open Gym at the Y, Gentle Exercise and Chair Zumba at the Senior Center, and of course.....the Ham Run!

Check out and click on the Move It! icon.  There you'll find our calendar of events,  and you can register to log your moving mile/minutes to be eligible for some great prizes.  And, coming soon, you'll be able to make MOVE IT nominations.  In 200 words or less, tell us about the local resident  who inspires you to move more, and why.  In early June, we will award prizes in three  categories: children, adults, seniors.

Keep Moving It!

CONTACT: Hartley
PHONE: 387-2330 x163
DATE: 05/04/2016 04:29pm

School Board Meeting Agenda 5-5-16

Cook County School District - ISD 166

School Board Agenda

May 5, 2016

5:00 PM Regular Board Meeting

Jane Mianowski Conference Center


1.0              Call to Order

2.0              Pledge of Allegiance

3.0              Recognition of Visitors

4.0              Approve Meeting Agenda

5.0              Student/District Highlights - Mary Elfvin & Special Bike-Purchased by Lions

6.0              Community Comments            

            6.1       Community Comments
                        This 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.

CONTACT: Pam Puskala
PHONE: 2183872271 x606
DATE: 05/04/2016 11:34am

Kindergarten Round Up at Sawtooth Mountain Elementary

It’s Kindergarten Roundup Time at Sawtooth  Mountain Elementary
Friday, May 6th will be kindergarten round up day. Children will come for the morning or afternoon and stay at school without parents.  Students may ride the bus with a sibling. If you plan to have your child ride the bus please contact Ms. Smith (387-2271 ext 455 or Mrs. Lindstrom (387-2271 ext 457 to make arrangements. Children will   participate in many kindergarten activities, ride a school bus and more! You should have been notified by mail if your child is invited to come from 8:20-11:00 or 12:45-3:25. Please contact Ms. Smith or Mrs. Lindstrom if you have not yet received an invitation. We tried to keep your child’s time consistent with their preschool time. If you would like to have lunch in the cafeteria before or after your childs round up time, you can purchase tickets from Cindi    Crawford in the PreK-12 office. An adult Lunch is $4.55  and a child Lunch is $2.65. There will be no school for our current   2015-2016 kindergarteners on May 6th.

CONTACT: Cindy Everson
PHONE: 2183872271
DATE: 05/03/2016 12:28pm

Community Acupuncture tuesday 3pm to 6pm

Sarah Wilson returns with Community Acupuncture in Grand Marais which takes place at Laurie Senty's Massage Studio this Tuesday from 3:00pm to 6:00pm.

This is a good opportunity to receive acupuncture from a well established acupuncturist. Sarah's been in practice since 1991. No need to make an appointment 

for community acupuncture, just come over anytime before 5:30. If you would like to attend and the 3pm to 6pm timeframe will not work, please contact me and lets

work with schedules so you can attend.  For more information, please visit

If you have any questions, feel free to call, email or text Sarah at 612-825-2160 and

cost is $25. Private appointments will be available beginning this May. 

Laurie Senty's Therapeutic Massage Studio, across HWY 61 from the DQ

CONTACT: sarah wilson
PHONE: 6128252160
DATE: 05/02/2016 03:02pm

Volunteer for the Inaugural Le Grand Du Nord Gravel Cycling Classic - get free beer!

On Saturday, May 28, more than 200 bicycle riders will converge in Grand Marais to ride the first "Le Grand du Nord," a 100 mile and 50 mile "Gravel Cycling Classic," which is a timed group ride over remote gravel roads. A successful event will bring new tourists to Grand Marais over Memorial Day weekend and its success depends on local support. We hope you can join us!


As a Le Grand du Nord Support Team Member, you will get to experience the excitement and friendly vibe that make gravel cycling classics a special kind of event . It also gets you  

  • A pint glass and drink ticket for Voyager Brewing (at 2.5 hours)
  • and a Grand du Nord t-shirt (at 5 hours)
  • and free entry into this year's Heck of the North on Oct. 1 in Two Harbors, MN. (at 7.5 hours)

Click here to browse opportunities and to sign-up. You do not need to set up an Ultra Signup account: just click "no" when prompted, select the jobs and times you would like to help out, and the online system will request your name, email, and phone number so we can contact you with further information. We will not share your information with anyone else.

If you have questions, please contact Avesa Rockwel at Heck of the North Productions.

phone (218) 724 3132


CONTACT: Katie Krantz
PHONE: 218-387-2788
DATE: 05/02/2016 10:21am

Cook County Youth Baseball

Cook County Youth Baseball Registration Forms are now available online at   classes & activities

Please fill out and return with payment to the PK-12 school office

DATE: 04/29/2016 12:54pm