Public Service Announcements

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



The Town of Tofte will receive sealed bids at 87 Wildwood Acres Trl, Tofte, MN, 55615, for the construction of the Tofte Senior Housing Site Improvements until 1:00 P.M. on May 5, 2015.  All bids will be publicly opened and read aloud on May 5, 2015, at 5:00 P.M. at the Tofte Town Hall, 7240 Tofte Park Road, Tofte, MN 55615.  To see the full announcement, go to on the Township website, under the Township Info tab.  The full announcement will be published in the CCNH this week and next week.

CONTACT: Barbara Gervais
PHONE: 218-370-0763
DATE: 04/10/2015 12:22pm

Intro to Hatha Yoga & Group Fitness - West End

The moment has arrived, thanks to Northland Foundation & North Shore Health Care Foundation fitness and yoga classes are growing at Birch Grove Foundation.  Fri at 10:30 Zumba, Mon & Wed at 10:30 Go4Life (Balance, Strength, Endurance, and Flexibility).  Now taking signups for summer yoga call 663-7977 or email  Our yoga classes are designed for every body.  Enjoy success at every level and stage of life! 

W.E. Fit - West End Fitness Center: 2 Treadmills, Recumbent Bike, Rebounder, Stability Balls, Yoga Gear, Body Awareness, Strength, Stretching, and Exercise Charts.  1# & 2# handweights only.  (Grants potential for strength training, free weights, group fitness gear...stay tuned as our fitness focus and equipment available increases!)

Fitness on Demand: Video Library - Yoga, Zumba, Zumba Step, Bollywood, Tai Chi, Tae Bo, PiYo, Piloxing, & Shaun T’s T-25, Jillian Michael's, & More Videos.

KidZone play area for use while parents work out!  

Walking/Hiking Club or partner sign ups available. 

Email Caroline to sign up today for upcoming classes.  Let us know your prefered dates and times.  Your interest in introductory, beginner, intermediate, or advanced.  Also personal fitness training, individual fitness assessments, and program design will be available starting June.  Get added to the list of people interested in west end fitness today!  

Birch Grove Foundation & Community Center 9 Good Neighbor Hill Rd. Tofte MN 55615

Emergency equipment on-site for safety.  Qualified instructor and certified instruction in a positive and motivating enviroment. 


CONTACT: Caroline Wood, M.S. - E-RYT200, PFT, GFI, etc.
PHONE: 218-663-7977
DATE: 04/07/2015 05:18pm

ISD 166 School Board Meeting Agenda 4/9/15

Cook County School District - ISD 166

School Board Agenda

April 9, 2015

Jane Mianowski Conference Center

5:00 PM Regular Board Meeting



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.

6.0          Presentations & Administrative Reports

           6.1          Principal’s Report

           6.2          Superintendent’s Report

           6.3          Board Reports  

7.0          Discussion/Action Items

            7.1          Approve Twelve Month Ruby’s Pantry Pilot Program

CONTACT: Cara Price
DATE: 04/06/2015 08:48am

Museum Open - Fri. & Sat.

The Cook County Historical Museum (8 So. Broadway, Grand Marais) re-opens today. 

Regular hours through May: Friday 1-4 pm and Saturday 10am-2pm.

Free Admission


CONTACT: Cook County Historical Society
PHONE: 218-387-2883
DATE: 04/03/2015 11:37am

Funeral Annoucement


June Olsen, 93, of Grand Marais died Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at the Cook County North Shore Care Center after a brief illness.

A Memorial service for June will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Grand Marais.  A luncheon to follow served by friends and family.

CONTACT: Marcy Olsen
PHONE: 218-387-9014
DATE: 04/01/2015 07:12pm

Moondance Coffee House WILL BE CLOSING Indefinitely :(

Moondance Coffee House will be closed indefinitely after April 5th We would like to thank each and everyone of our guests and those of you that became friends! Thank you all so much.


CONTACT: Sonja Reifsteck
PHONE: 2183708666
DATE: 03/31/2015 10:51am