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.

Chippewa City Perspectives

Please join the Cook County Historical Society to hear perspectives, stories and poetry about life in Chippewa City from two descendants of Chippewa City families.  Everyone is invited and admission is free!

Staci Drouillard, Author and Historian

Bob Swanson, Author and Poet

Date:       Sunday, June 26th

Time:   12:00 noon

Place:  Chippewa City Church on Highway 61, one mile east of downtown Grand Marais

For more information, contact the Cook County Historical Society

Call 387-2883 or email


CONTACT: Cook County Historical Society
PHONE: 2183872883
DATE: 06/24/2016 11:21am

Tonight! June Cook County Higher Education Guest Lecture: Rural Healthcare!

Tonight! June Cook County Higher Education Guest Lecture: Rural Healthcare!

This presentation by Rita Plourde will take you into the depths of rural health care in Cook County!


She will focus on the 37 year history of Sawtooth Mountain Clinic in Grand Marais, MN and the 61 year history of the Federally Qualified Health Care/Community  Health Center program.

Rita Plourde is the Chief Executive Officer at Sawtooth Mountain Clinic where she has worked since the Fall of 1981. She is honored to have the opportunity through these years to work with talented, highly skilled, and committed professionals. She has dedicated herself to providing access for all to quality health care services. She is grateful to have a loving family and an amazing community.

Thursday, June 23rd at 7pm
Cook County Higher Education 300 West 3rd Street Grand Marais, MN 

No RSVP required. Everyone welcome - All Ages! $5 Recommended Donation

The Cook County Higher Education Guest Lecture series is offered to the community and sponsored by the Birchbark Books and Gifts, Lake Superior Trading Post, Cook County Co-op, Sven and Ole's Pizza, Bluefin Bay Resort, Lutsen Resort, and  Visit Cook County MN. 

For more information please contact Cook County Higher Education at 387-3411 or


CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 2183873411
DATE: 06/23/2016 03:41pm