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By ohtadmin | August 12, 2022

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Light local voters turn out for the primary election

By ohtadmin | August 12, 2022

Statewide Republican Gubernatorial challenger Scott Jensen and Matt Birk will square off against Minnesota DFL Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Penny Flanagan in the general election. Both were big winners in their primaries to set the stage for what should be an interesting November general election. Cook County Auditor/ Treasurer Brady Powers said 40.61 percent of locally registered voters […]

Gwen Lenz named Citizen of the Year

By ohtadmin | August 12, 2022

Every year the Grand Marais Lions reach out for nominations for Citizen of the Year, and every year there are a handful of great candidates qualified for the honor. This year was no different, but super volunteer Gwen Lenz won the award, and no one could be more deserving than Gwen. As a longtime volunteer, it was noted that Gwen […]

Pike Lake Road project coming along

By ohtadmin | August 12, 2022

Work on the Pike Lake Road has been slower than anticipated, said Cook County Highway Engineer Robbie Hass, but the goal is to still finish this year. “The national shortages of truck drivers is becoming apparent on this project since it’s so large,” said Hass. “I’ve been told by our contractors that they can finish this year but it’ll likely […]

Grand Portage Rendezvous Days & Celebration Pow Wow returns for first time since 2019

By ohtadmin | August 12, 2022

Following cancellations in 2020 and 2021 due to COVID-19, Grand Portage’s Rendezvous Days & Celebration Pow Wow, sponsored by the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, are returning. The annual gathering is a time when Grand Portage comes alive and reflects on its rich heritage. Rendezvous Days is a celebration of the hustle and bustle of summer activity that […]

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By ohtadmin | August 12, 2022

Ciara Tate was all smiles when her puppy Buster was named “Best of the small class.” You are unauthorized to view this page.

Cook County In-Home support program

By ohtadmin | August 12, 2022

When we find ourselves needing a helping hand, it can be reassuring to have trusted individuals available to meet our needs. But what does one do when friends and family are out of reach or unavailable? For individuals who need in-home support, this question can be a daunting one. The Cook County In-Home Support Program can provide an answer to […]

Patience needed

By ohtadmin | August 12, 2022

The sign said, “closing at 5:00-ish.” I thought, how can you do that, leave the closing so in question? Then I wondered when they open “whenever anyone can get in—10:00 at the latest.” That spurred further thinking, so what do you do as a shopper? Plan to wait, go with the flow? Call first? Stay home and wing it? Given […]

Can there be a rational discussion about Roe v Wade?

By ohtadmin | August 12, 2022

Whatever happened to rational discussion? In the past couple of months, I’ve read the various hysterical and sometimes ludicrous statements about the recent Supreme Court Dobbs decision (overturning of Roe v Wade) and find myself wondering if anyone is rational anymore? Recently a North Shore Journal column claimed that the Dobbs decision would harm women: “…The Time to Fight for […]

Republican gubernatorial candidate will be in Grand Marais August 14

By ohtadmin | August 12, 2022

Minnesota Republican candidate for governor Dr. Scott Jensen will be in Grand Marais at the HUB (senior center) on Sunday, August 14th from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. to meet the public. Dr. Jensen was a member of the Minnesota Senate from 2017 to 2021. He has served as a professor at the University Medical school and has had a […]