Community Calendar

50th Anniversary Celebration

For Bob & Edie Mattson at American Legion, January 19. Free buffet from 5-8 p.m., with coffee & cake to follow. Short service by EvaLyn Carlson. All are welcome.

Dog and Horse Owners:

There will be a public meeting to discuss the shared use of the Gunflint Horse Park in Grand Marais for both dogs and horses. Let’s be creative, talk about the problems and come up with some solutions! The meeting will take place at the Cook County Community Center at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 14.

Pushing Chain Live

Pushing Chain performing at the Grand Marais Library Wednesday, January 13, 6:00 p.m. Join us for an enjoyable evening.

Friday Night Reels

Eat, Drink, Man, Woman playing at Grand Marais Library January 15, 6 – 8:00 p.m. Free childcare available at YMCA, 387-3386.

Local Author Event

Join us at the Grand Marais Library on January 16, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. for an author presentation and signing with Abby Fincel.

Cook County Ruby’s Pantry

Cook County Ruby’s Pantry is a surplus food distribution program. 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Every second Tuesday of the month (Jan. 12, Feb. 9, Mar. 8). Please use elementary school for parking. $20 cash only per share – buy more shares as you want, no financial qualifications. Bring a laundry basket and a cooler to bring home frozen items. Two lines for less waiting. Volunteers always needed! Sponsored by Spirit of the Wilderness Church. We have gift certificates if you want to donate or if you are in need and don’t have the cash for your share – contact

Cook County Higher Education

Career training and college courses at the North Shore Campus, 300 W. 3rd St., Grand Marais. Mon. - Thurs., 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 218-387-3411or at

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic Foot Care Clinic

The Sawtooth Mountain Clinic and Cook County Department of Public Health & Human Services offer their Foot Care Clinic at the Grand Marais Senior Center on the third Tuesday of each month, from 9 to 11 a.m. First come, first served. The cost is $10. Bring your own soap, towel, and bucket to soak your feet.

Blood Pressure and Glucose Screening

The Sawtooth Mountain Clinic and Cook County Department of Public Health & Human Services will be offering Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar screenings on February 2, Java Moose from 9:15- 10:15 a.m. and at the Senior Center from 10:30- 11:30 a.m. Blood pressures are free and blood sugars cost $3. For more information please visit the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic’s web site

Weekly Drop-In Support Groups

Wednesdays 10 a.m.: WOMEN’S MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP. Suggested donation $2. Sherri Moe, MS, Psychotherapist. Sliding fee available. 121 1st Ave. West (Maruska Professional Building), Grand Marais.

Cook County AA Meetings

Mondays: Open Meeting, 7 p.m., Grand Marais
Senior Center (1st Monday of the month is desserts
and coffee at 6:30 p.m. and speaker at 7 p.m.).
Tuesday: AA Big Book Meeting at 6 p.m. at
Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
Wednesdays: 6-7 p.m. at First Congregational
Church Fire Side Room; 7 p.m. at Windigo Lodge,
Villa 2; 7 p.m., open meeting & discussion.
Moondance Coffee building, Lutsen.
Thursdays: Women’s Meeting, noon, First
Congregational Church in Grand Marais; Big Book
Study Group, 7 p.m., Senior Center in Grand Marais;
7:30 p.m. in room 232, Grand Portage Lodge in
Grand Portage.
Fridays: Big Book Study Group, open meeting,
7 a.m., First Congregational Church, Grand Marais;
As Bill Sees It discussion group, Open Meeting, 7:30
p.m., First Congregational Church in Grand Marais.
Saturdays: Open Meeting, 7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran
Church in Hovland.
Sundays: Lutsen Big Book Study Group, 6:30 p.m.,
Lutsen Town Hall.

Cook County Al-Anon Meetings

Mondays: 7 p.m., First Congregational Church in Grand Marais. Wednesday: 7 p.m., Lutsen Town Hall.

Tofte Town Meeting

Held the 2nd Thursday of each month, 7 p.m. at the Tofte Town Hall, 7240 Tofte Park Road.

Lutsen Township Monthly Meetings

Held the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Lutsen Town Hall located at 116 Caribou Trail.

Schroeder Town Meetings

Held the second Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at Schroeder Town Hall, 124 Cramer Rd., Schroeder.

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