Public Service Announcements

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

Free State Fair Tickets for Veterans!

Cook County Veteran Service Officer, Pat Strand, has 5 tickets for free admission to the 2015 Minnesota State Fair.  Please call Pat at 218-387-3639 for more infomation.  Tickets must be picked up by noon on Friday, August 28th. 



CONTACT: Pat Strand
PHONE: 218-387-3639
DATE: 08/26/2015 09:44am

Care Partners Quilt Raffle

Care Partners is raffling off a beautiful queen-size quilt by Carol Harris. On display at Drury Lane Books. Raffle tickets are $2 and on sale at Drury Lane Books, Buck's, Crystal's Quilt Shop, Odds & Endz, Lake Superior Trading Post, Java Moose and Joynes Ben Franklin. Raffle Draw is October 20. Help support Care Partners work with those on the journey of aging and serious illness!



CONTACT: Kay Grindland, Care Partners Director
PHONE: 218-387-3788
DATE: 08/25/2015 12:34pm

Grand Marais Home School Community Group

Are you Home Schooling? Are you interested in Home Schooling? Did you know that Grand Marais has an amazing home school community? All are welcome to join our Facebook Page! If you do not have Facebook, but homeschool and want to be kept updated on events, get togethers, field trips, and more - please send Molly LaFreniere your e-mail address or phone number and she can keep you updated on all things that arise!

Check out our FB page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/452968498220498/

Welcome Grand Marais to the homeschooling community! The goal of the Facebook page is to bring the community together and bring more awareness and knowledge to homeschooling. Homeschooling is an amazing experience that you can offer your child. This page will post field trips, social gatherings, and support to our homeschoolers. This page will be informative to parents and supportive to students. Please click on the "Files" Tab to get to the links and information you need, whether you are looking for advice or offering it. Please also check out the HSLDA website for information on laws and how you can protect yourself legally for homeschooling. I look forward to meeting new families and experianced families about homeschooling!

OUR FIRST GET TOGETHER WILL BE SEPT. 8TH FROM NOON-2PM AT THE COMMUNITY PLAY GROUND FOR A POT LUCK. PLEASE BRING A DISH TO SHARE AND E-MAIL OR FB MOLLY WITH YOUR SIGN UP INFORMATION SUCH AS YOUR NAME, HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE COMING, AND WHAT YOU CAN BRING. 

**Even if you don't homeschool and would like to come to this get together with your younger children for a play date you are more than welcome to come!**

If the weather is unfavorable on this date we will reschedule! So keep your eyes open for updates on this event as it gets closer!



CONTACT: Molly LaFreniere
PHONE: 2183872435
DATE: 08/20/2015 01:12pm

Co-operation Station has Openings!!

The Co-operation Station Daycare currently has a few openings for childcare! If you are just looking for a day here and there the last few weeks of August, here's what we have:

Thursday, August 20th- 2 spots open for children under school age

Friday, August 21st- 3 spots open for children under school age

Thursday, August 27th- 2 spots open for children under school age

Friday, August 28th- 3 spots open for children under school age 

We also have 2 to 4 spots available daily for children of school age (5 yrs and older), through the month of August! Call for availability! Thanks!!

The Co-operation Station is a co-operative, non-profit daycare. Our mission statement: To nurture children in a playful learning environment through a partnership between parents and caregivers.



CONTACT: Kate Keeble
PHONE: 218-387-1324
DATE: 08/19/2015 02:27pm

ISD 166 Cook County Schools- 8/20/15 School Board Meeting Agenda

Cook County School District - ISD 166

School Board Agenda

August 20, 2015

Jane Mianowski Conference Center

5:00 PM Regular Board Meeting

AGENDA

1.0 Call to Order
2.0 Pledge of Allegiance
3.0 Recognition of Visitors

 4.0          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.

                                5.2          Open Operating Referendum Discussion. This is an                                          opportunity for the public to ask questions about

                                                the upcoming Operating Referendum. Board



CONTACT: Cara Price
PHONE: 2183872271
DATE: 08/17/2015 12:32pm

Grand Marais Health Insurance Picnic CANCELED

With regret the Grand Marais Health Insurance Picnic has been canceled. The picnic was scheduled for today, 08/13/2015 at Cook County Community Center, 3:00 – 7:00 PM.



CONTACT: Rachelle Christianson
PHONE: 218-387-2330
DATE: 08/13/2015 12:42pm