DEVILS TRACK NORDIC Spring Cleaning Sale

Devils Track Nordic Spring Cleaning Sale – Cross-country ski packages are 40% off (skis, boots, bindings, poles) this weekend! Our older rental ski packages are 50% off! Super Savings on all XC Cross-country ski clothing is 50% off - jackets, pants, vests, thermal wear, hats and long underwear! If you're looking for wax or waxing supplies - save 40% on purchases over $125. This weekends hours: Saturday from 12 to 3 pm.

We are located at 922 Gunflint Trail, Grand Marais, MN 2 1/2 miles up from Grand Marais or about 1/3 up from Pincushion on the right.

PHONE: 387-3373
DATE: 04/18/2015 10:04am

Help Wanted – Grand Marais American Legion Grand Marais – Servers

The American Legion is seeking additional part-time servers.  This position is customer service oriented along with additional kitchen responsibilities as needed.
•    Hours are 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm Tuesday to Saturday with flexibility
•    Previous serving experience desired
•    Reliability is critical
Stop by the Legion for an application or to speak with Terry
American Legion Lounge
Grand Marais, MN


CONTACT: Terry Breithaupt
PHONE: 2183872174
DATE: 04/18/2015 09:53am

Assistant County Engineer resigns for new post

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 8:03am

 Cook County Board of Commissioners accepted with regrets the resignation of County Highway Department Assistant Engineer Sam Muntean. Muntean, who worked for Cook County for 2½ years, accepted the position of county engineer for Lac Qui Parle County in southwestern Minnesota.

County Engineer David Betts said Muntean had been with highway department since October 2012.  “He has proven to be an indispensable member of our staff and will been extremely difficult to replace,” said Betts.

Betts requested authorization to advertise to fill Muntean’s position, which was granted. Muntean’s last day will be April 21.


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Dessert social and Portage at North Shore Care Center

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 8:00am

The Grand Marais Lioness Club will host their monthly social for residents on Saturday, April 18 at 3 p.m. with delicious desserts for everyone. Irene Thompson will play old tunes on the piano. Later that day at 6:30 p.m., the band Portage will perform their classic country music dance. As always, families, friends, and community members are welcome to join in the fun.

Additional live music this month features Myron Bursheim on Sundays, Irene Thompson on Mondays, Al Fuller on Tuesdays, and Susan Scherer on Wednesdays.

There are volunteer opportunities for all ages at the North Shore Care Center. For more information about our volunteer program, upcoming activities, and 50th Anniversary events, please contact the Activity Department at 218.387.3518 or visit the website:  


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SplinterTones Family Dance & Raffle April 25th!

Mark the calendar for an upcoming event your family won’t want to miss!  

Saturday, April 25th

At the Art Colony

Potluck dinner at 6 pm, with dancing from 7-10pm.

The event is for community families and dance –lovers, and is a fundraiser for local daycare non-profits Cooperation Station and Explorers Club.

SplinterTones are a high-octane 7-piece dance band based in Grand Marais, Minnesota. Noted for their vibrant vocal harmonies, colorful stage presence and strong rhythmic grooves, SplinterTones are known for crowding the dance floor with legions of  enthusiastic dancers. Truly a band with something for everyone, SplinterTones play swing, zydeco,  mambo, celtic, polka, rock, and original tunes in a unique and unmistakable style.  So lace up your dancing shoes, come on out and shake a tailfeather.

SplinterTones are: Max Bichel - Fiddle, Liz Sivertson - Saxophone, Leah Thomas - Accordion, John Gruber - Guiter, Holly Harwig -percussion, Jeff DeShaw - Bass, Rick Brandenburg - drums.

Cooperation Station is a non-profit daycare cooperative in Grand Marais. Cooperation Station has been a mainstay of quality child care in Cook County since its inception in 1999. Its mission is to nurture children in a playful learning environment through a partnership between families and caregivers.

CONTACT: Gwen Danfelt
PHONE: 2183871324
DATE: 04/17/2015 03:13pm

The Landing

Prime Rib

Prime Rib at the Landing until 9 or the prime runs out!