North Shore Hospital and Care Center breaks ground for renovations
Sunny skies and warm temperatures greeted 70 to 80 people who turned out for the Thursday, July 23 groundbreaking ceremony for the $24.5 million Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center renovation.
Bernice LeGarde of Grand Portage, a resident of the care center and the chair of the resident input group, put the first shovel in the dirt to break ground for the project. Full Story
A large crowd gathered at the inaugural “Local Food Market” on July 23 at the Cook County Community Center. Full Story
County approves ordinance amendment expanding ATV use on Gunflint Trail
Following a packed public hearing held in the Cook County commissioners’ room on July 28, commissioners voted 4-1 to allow Class 1 all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) to be driven on approximately four miles of the Gunflint Trail. Full Story
Generations on the Lake - Free Access
I sometimes say that my grandfather would be mortified by my sense of direction. I never know if I am traveling north or south or east or west. I can get lost in Grand Marais. Apparently the navigation gene has skipped a generation. Full Story
Get smart and be smart
During the next five weeks let’s look at the Book of Proverbs, a book that doesn’t get a lot of attention, yet in it we’ll find practical thoughts and advice from God. And the first thought is: “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom and knowledge of the Holy One is insight” (ESV: Proverbs 9 vs10). Full Story
Kristin Sjoberg, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Sjoberg Jr., was crowned the new Miss North Shore during Fisherman’s Picnic festivities in August 1970. Full Story
North Shore Rollers perform well at Worlds
Five Cook County Community YMCA North Shore Rollers competed at the Hayward Lumberjack World Championships amateur log rolling event on July 23-24 and all performed well in the heat against stiff competition. Full Story
Where are the fish biting?
The annual Big Fish Contest is under way! Participants need a Fisherman’s Picnic button and must register their fish by noon on Saturday, Aug. 1 at Buck’s Hardware Hank; prizes will be awarded on Aug. 2. As of press time, leaders were: Full Story
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