Cakewalk Donations for the SPOOKtacular Halloween Event Wanted - Fri. Oct. 31

Please donate a cake for the cakewalk held for all kids and community members on Friday, October 31 from 3 - 6 p.m.  You can drop it off anytime on Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  at the Cook County Community Center.  Or, if you  need your cake picked up, please call Diane at 387-3015.

Thank you!

CONTACT: Diane Booth
PHONE: 218-387-3015
DATE: 10/21/2014 01:26pm

Cook County Higher Education College Knowlege Month Events: THIS WEEK

College Knowledge Month continues with more great events at the North Shore Campus.  This week’s schedule includes:

Career Café – Wednesday, October 22, 11:45am – 12:45pm.  Bring a bag lunch and learn from Bob Pranis what it is like to work in the field of Chemistry.  Bob will discuss what coursework you need to take and what careers are available in this highly diversified field of work.  Free of charge.

Study Skills:  Become an Academic Warrior – 4 more sessions added! – Wednesday, October 22, 5:30 – 7:00pm.  Good study skills are the key to success in college level classes.  Instructor Bob Pratt will cover how to read for comprehension and retention, memory improvement, note taking and more.  Additional sessions will occur on Wednesdays October 29, November 5 and November 12 from 5:30 – 7:00pm.  Free of charge.


Writing the Successful College Paper – Thursday, October 23, 5:30 – 7:00pm.  Whether writing for Psychology, History or College English, every successful college paper contains specific elements.  Instructor Erin Altemus will cover the main components of putting together an effective paper and share tips on how to make it your best.  Free of charge.


All events are held at the North Shore Campus in Grand Marais.  Register to win a free laptop computer to be given away at the end of October.  For more information, please call Cook County Higher Education at 387-3411.  All are welcome to attend. Cook County Higher Education 300 3rd Ave West, Grand Marais, MN

Please thank our College Knowledge Month Sponsors:  Johnson’s Foods, Beth’s Fudge and Gifts, Gene’s Foods and the North Shore Federal Credit Union.


CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 218-387-3411
DATE: 10/21/2014 01:07pm

Install 10 foot chain link fence

Looking for someone to install some 10 foot fence around our building and some gates, located in Tofte.   

Please call 218-663-7475

Pamela James
Cook County Towing

PHONE: 218-663-7475
DATE: 10/21/2014 12:35pm

4 Session FREE Study Skills Course starting TOMORROW!

4 Session FREE Study Skills Course starting TOMORROW!

Cook County Higher Education is pleased to work with Dr. Robert Pratt in offering a  Study Skills Course. This four-session program begins Wednesday, October 22 helps participants of all ages learn the characteristics, study skills and strategies of a successful student.

This interactive and engaging course is being taught by Dr. Robert Pratt, a retired Education Professor and College Student Counselor. Classes are offered on Wednesdays, beginning Oct 21 and run Nov 12th from 5:30-7:00pm at the North Shore Campus in Grand Marais. Participants can take one session or all four sessions. The course is FREE! The course includes a free copy of Dr. Pratt’s book The Academic Warrior: Becoming a Purposeful Learner.

For more information and to register, please contact Cook County Higher Education at or call 387-3411 or online at

Cook County Higher Education 300 west 3rd Street, Grand Marais, MN

CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 218-387-3411
DATE: 10/21/2014 12:17pm

Human Trafficking Awareness event: October 24

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 12:15pm

Awareness is one of the first steps in addressing the problem of human trafficking. WTIP volunteer Marnie McMillan spoke with Inger Andress of the Evangelical Free Church on North Shore Morning. 

The Church is hosting a Human Trafficking Community Awareness event Friday October 24th from 6:30 to 8:30pm.  The Church is located at 120 E 5th St in Grand Marais.  More information at 387-1565.

Listen to the Story

Couch For Sale

Couch For Sale, Good Condition


You Haul

CONTACT: Bearskin Lodge
PHONE: 388-2292
DATE: 10/21/2014 12:08pm