This amazing photo by David R. Johnson of Grand Marais of Lake Superior’s frozen shoreline would make an amazing Christmas card. A peaceful holiday season from all of us at the Cook County News-Herald!
Photo by David R. Johnson ~ http://davidrjohnson.zenfolio.com Full Story
Time to file for West End township elections is now
Although township elections are not held until March, the time for citizens interested in running for a town board seat to file is now. The filing period to run for treasurer or supervisor for the townships of Lutsen, Schroeder or Tofte opened January 1 and will close at 5 p.m. on January 15. Full Story
No increase in city’s 2015 tax levy?
With an end-of-the-year deadline to adopt a 2015 property tax levy looming, Grand Marais city councilors agreed Dec. 10 to leave the levy number unchanged from this year’s figure. If councilors follow up those sentiments with their official budget and levy resolution on Dec. 31, it will be the third year in a row taxpayers will be assessed a levy of $824,152. Full Story
Gingerbread and fairytale memories
For many years now my house has been the site of some Christmas craziness, the Gingerbread Sleepover. One night in December, my grandkids visit and we spend the afternoon and evening mixing frosting, sorting candies, constructing gingerbread houses and of course, decorating them. Full Story
A precious gift
The wind blew hard through the walls and windows of the ramshackle hut. It appeared the little heater was going full blast, but it was hard to tell, the cold far too deep for an inside place. Especially a place where small children lived. The hut was owned by a person of resources in the community. Full Story
The sanctuary of the Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church, the “Chippewa City Church” was festive in this Christmas photo taken in the 1890s. Full Story
Cook County Higher Education Career training and college courses at the North Shore Campus, 300 W. 3rd St., Grand Marais. Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. 218-387-3411or at www.northshorecampus.org. Sawtooth Mountain Clinic Foot Care Clinic Full Story
Tough week for Viking boys
With Cook County’s best overall player Jamie Wick sitting on the bench for most of the first half because of foul trouble, the Two Harbors Agates built a big lead against the young Vikings and never looked back in their 49-14 win. Full Story
Viking girls drop two games
A game Viking team fell to the tall Two Harbors Agates 49-37 at home on Friday, December 12.
The Vikings led early by 6 points, but the Agates fought back and slowly but surely caught up and went into halftime with a 27-15 lead. Full Story
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