Community invited to hear "Portage" at North Shore Care Center on September 27

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 3:11pm

As usual, the classic country band Portage will perform for a dance at the North Shore Care Center on the last Saturday of the month on September 27 at 6:30 p.m.

Families, friends, and community members are welcome to attend Care Center music events.

For more information about activity programs or volunteer opportunities at the North Shore Care Center, please contact the Activity Department at (218)387-3518 or visit the website:

Starting today - Crossing Borders Tour includes 21 artists and galleries

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 3:09pm

Betsy Bowen of Grand Marais is just one of the several renowned artists showing in this year’s Crossing Borders Studio Tour from Two Harbors to Grand Portage Sept. 26 through Oct. 5.

The 18th annual event includes 21 participants. The free self-guided tour spans 120 miles along Minnesota’s Scenic Highway 61 and offers a wonderful opportunity to meet artists, and to learn how and why they create their work. It is also an opportunity to acquire work directly from their creators.

Featured in the 2014 Crossing Borders Studio Tour is stone sculpture, Ojibwe artwork, pottery, weaving, glass, print making, wood turning, metal works, jewelry, and leather. Download the schedule and map at or call (218) 663-7008 for more information.

ISD 166 School Board Meeting Agenda 10/2

Cook County School District - ISD 166

School Board Agenda

October 2, 2014

Jane Mianowski Conference Center

5:00 P.M.


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      Consent Agenda

                      a. Approve Expenditure/Revenue Report – August 2014

          7.2      Second Reading and Approval of Policies 506 and 514

CONTACT: Cara Price
PHONE: 2183872271
DATE: 09/26/2014 02:26pm

looking for dog boarding

Looking for dog boarding Hovland to Schroeder area. Please email or call # listed afternoons or evenings before 9pm. thanks

CONTACT: Val & John Groth
PHONE: 218-663-7702
DATE: 09/26/2014 01:38pm

Grand Portage Band is back at the Legion!

Hungry for some tasty broasted chicken?  Feeling like listening to some live music?  Thirsty?  If you answered all of the above, then come to the Legion for chicken dinner and drink specials, and stick around to listen to the Grand Portage Band play their classic country style.  Dinner is served from 5-8 p.m. and the band starts at 6 p.m.  See you there!

CONTACT: American Legion Post # 413
PHONE: (218) 387-2974
DATE: 09/26/2014 12:58pm

Downsizing Sale 511 W 3rd St Grand Marais

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

Still Moving! Sold my house in St Peter. More and More items have been added! Including,

Christmas and other decorating items.