Public Service Announcements

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

Government Climate Change Impacts Reports Available

The US Government published "Climate Change Impacts in the United States" in the spring of 2014. Printed copies of the Overview and Highlights are now available at the Grand Marais Public Library and the University Extension office in the Community Center. You can also access these documents on line at

CONTACT: Virginia Danfelt
PHONE: 218-475-2274
DATE: 07/09/2014 09:50am

Volunteer at the North Shore Dragon Boat Festival!

Be a part of a North Shore "institution" -- Come help us greet visitors, sign up paddlers, post race results and sell T-shirts at the 11th Annual NSDBF, July 25th - 27th.  It's super-easy -just pick your time slots here:



CONTACT: North Shore Dragon Boat Festival
PHONE: 218-370-9461
DATE: 07/08/2014 10:16am

Gunflint Hills Solar Production!

How much electricity does the Gunflint Hills Solar produce?

To date the system has produced 15,200 kWhrs, saved the City of Grand Marais $1850 and reduced CO2 emisson by 15.9 tons.

This year's cloudy June took a toll on production. See the comparison to last year at

CONTACT: Virginia Danfelt
PHONE: 475-2274
DATE: 07/07/2014 10:14am

Fishing for Blood Donors For Blood Drive

We are fishing for Blood Donors for our blood drive. We have 52 spots left to fill and need your help. 

The Blood Mobile will be here on Wednesday July 16th. 2014 8am - 4pm in the Senior Center parking lot.

Contact Rosemary for an appointment time - 218-387-1758

All donors in July are eligible to sign up to win a Polaris ATV.

Come donate and help save lives.



CONTACT: Rosemary
PHONE: 218-387-1758
DATE: 07/07/2014 09:56am

Courthouse Closed on July 4th

Cook County Courthouse is Closed July 4th, Independence Day.

CONTACT: Julie Berglund
PHONE: 218-387-3602
DATE: 07/03/2014 01:16pm


Save time in line & get your food tickets now for the sloppy joe feed at Carolyn's benefit 7/12 at the Community Center from 2-5pm.  Raffle tickets for a 32 inch flat screen TV are also now available at the Grand Marais State Bank.

CONTACT: Donna Gestel
PHONE: 218-387-2948
DATE: 07/02/2014 10:47am