Public Service Announcements

Public service information, such as school closings, power outages, etc.

Museum Closed - one more week

The Cook County Historical Society Museum is closed for repairs and maintenance for one more week. Will re-open April 3rd with regular spring hours: Friday 1-4 pm and Saturday 10am- 2pm.

Office hours and research appointments still available weekdays.

Sorry for any inconvenience.

CONTACT: Cook County Historical Society
PHONE: 218-387-2883
DATE: 03/27/2015 08:33am

Public Meeting April 2, 2015 Hosted by Commissioner Gamble

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                                  COOK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS





6:00 p.m.         This is a Public Meeting to discuss County Non-Mandated Funding.
                        (Hosted by Commissioner Garry Gamble)   


All five Commissioners may be in attendance for this meeting.




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CONTACT: Julie Berglund
PHONE: 218-387-3602
DATE: 03/24/2015 01:13pm

Gunflint Hills Solar Update!

Check out what's happening at the Gunflint Hills Solar System:

Savings to date are 12,500 kW-hrs, $2,350 and 21.5 tons of CO2.

Spring is here so solar production will increase! 

CONTACT: Virginia Danfelt
DATE: 03/24/2015 10:08am

More snow on the way? Join us tonight to generate some SUN ENERGY!

Kundalini Yoga can help us to stay balanced during transitional times in life.  Join us tonight from 5:30-6:45 at the community center 4H log building, as we do a Yoga set that helps us generate the power of the sun for ourselves and balance our emotions.  See you there!

For more information contact Brigette or go online

CONTACT: Brigette
PHONE: 218-370-0150
DATE: 03/24/2015 10:04am

Old Pictures of Grand Marais Wanted

I am continuing to research the history of downtown Grand Marais businesses for possible publication. I would like to have pictures of the businesses listed below.

It is fine if there are people in the pictures.

1. Peterson Drug Store in the 1950 on 1st Ave. W.

2. A&W Drive In during the 1950s or 1960s

3. Tourist Information Building on highway 61 in late 1960s or 1970s

4. Sears Catalog Store where A&W was located

5. Ward Catalog store on Broadway

6. Shold's Shoe Shop and or early gas station in late 1920s or early 1930s

7. Webb Gas Station where Como Oil is now - 1950s

8. Spur Gas Station where Como Oil is now - 1960s

9. Isak Hanson's Hardware store across form Senior Center - 1990s

10. Gene Doody's Carpet Store - Where News- Herald is now - late  

     1970s or early 1980s

11. Tydol gas station on highway 61 where Pure Oil and Spur stations

      were once located. Next to Dairy Queen. 1930s

12. SeaWall Motel  1950 era.   Earlier called Gilchrist’s Cabins

CONTACT: Gene Glader
PHONE: 218-387-9388
DATE: 03/19/2015 01:06pm

ISD 166 School Board Meeting Agenda 3/19/15

Cook County School District - ISD 166

School Board Agenda

March 19, 2015

Jane Mianowski Conference Center

5:00 PM Regular Board Meeting



Call to Order
Pledge of Allegiance
Recognition of Visitors
Approve Meeting Agenda


                5.0          Community Comments

                5.1      Community Comments is 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.

                6.0          Presentations & Administrative Reports

                                6.1          Robotics Presentation

                                6.2          Principal’s Report

                                6.3          Superintendent’s Report

CONTACT: Cara Price
DATE: 03/18/2015 02:45pm