Homes and businesses are getting decorated for the holidays and look lovely. It seems that Mother Nature wanted to get into the act as well. David R. Full Story
City supports business park land donation for housing project
At the request of the Cook County-Grand Marais Economic Development Authority (EDA) and in support of the county commissioners, Grand Marais city councilors voted 3-1 Nov. 27 to donate four acres of land in the Cedar Grove Business Park for development of a housing project. Full Story
County discusses corporate YMCA membership for employees
Commissioner Bruce Martinson is encouraging every county employee to sign up for a YMCA membership. “A healthy workforce is a productive workforce,” he said at the county board meeting on December 3, 2013. Full Story
The 32-cent fix
Anyone reading Unorganized Territory for the first time last week may have been puzzled that I spent editorial column inches to extol the virtues of my camera bag that doesn’t look like a camera bag. But regular readers know that they never know what they will find when they start reading. Full Story
Believing or Belonging
Do you believe?
What does it mean to believe? This question is central to most religious misunderstandings. “How can anybody believe that?” we ask ourselves about others” beliefs. Full Story
Borealis Chorale and Orchestra AnnualCommunity Christmas ConcertsSunday and Monday, Dec. 8th and 9th at 7:00 p.m. at theBethlehem Lutheran Church. Bill Beckstrand director. Full Story
Cook County winners in statewide Big Buck Challenge
It was a very successful deer season for a number of local deer hunters. They not only got a buck or a doe, they were winners in the statewide Big Buck Challenge sponsored by Mills Fleet Farm, Central Boiler and Hunter’s Specialties. Full Story
Chris Hegg 4th in Minnesota Runner of the Year program
For the second year in a row, Chris Hegg, 61, of Grand Marais placed fourth in the Minnesota Runner of the Year program for his 60-65 age group.
Although he didn’t move up in the competition, Hegg said, “One of the things I was proudest of was that all three of the guys that finished in front of me last year finished behind me this year.” Full Story