2013-10-19

Membership Drive at American Legion Post 413



A Membership Drive is being held at the American Legion lounge from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 26. Members and those interested in becoming members of American Legion Post 413, the Legion Auxiliary or the Sons of the American Legion are encouraged to attend. Members of the Legion, Legion Auxiliary and Sons of the Legion will be treated […]

Jordyn Kirk receives St. Scholastica scholarship



Jordyn Kirk, a 2013 graduate of Cook County High School, has been awarded a CSSyes scholarship, a fullride tuition scholarship to The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth. The scholarship is available to first-year freshmen. In order to qualify for CSSyes, students need to have achieved a minimum 3.0 GPA in high school and be Minnesota State Grant eligible. CSSyes […]

Vikings lose to Mesabi East Giants



The Cook County High School Vikings traveled to Mesabi East on Friday, October 11 to face the Giants in the Giants’ Homecoming game, and after playing a pretty good first half of football, fell hard to an inspired Mesabi team, finishing 44-12. But the loss on the field wasn’t as bad as the loss of sophomore running back Jack Wieben. […]

West End Calendar



Tofte Town Meeting Held the 2nd Thursday of each month, 7:00 p.m. at theTofte Town Hall, 7240 Tofte Park Road. Lutsen Township Monthly Meetings Held the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. atthe Lutsen Town Hall located at 116 Caribou Trail. Schroeder Town Meetings Held the second Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. atSchroeder Town Hall, 124 […]

Community Calendar



Annual Christmas Concert Rehearsals Borealis Chorale and Orchestra will begin on Monday,Oct. 14. Orchestra at 6:15 p.m. and choir at 7:30 p.m.Christmas concerts will be on Sunday, Dec. 8 andMonday, Dec. 9. Bill Beckstrand director. Community Health Board Meeting The Carlton-Cook-Lake-St. Louis Community HealthBoard (CHB) is scheduled to meet on Monday,October 21 from 12:30 p.m. -3:00 p.m. in the StanleyCenter […]

Kids of all ages invited to Birch Grove carnival



One of the most anticipated events of fall for kids and parents is the Annual Birch Grove PTO Halloween Carnival. This year’s carnival will be Sunday, Oct. 27 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Birch Grove Center in Tofte. This event is always fun and this year the carnival will feature new kids games and activities; bingo for all […]

Grand Marais Arts Festival receives arts grant funding



The Minnesota State Arts Board has announced the recipients of 88 grants to Minnesota artists, organizations, and arts presenters through the Arts Learning, Folk and Traditional Arts, and Minnesota Festival Support grant programs. Among the grantees is the Grand Marais Art Colony in support of the Grand Marais Arts Festival. The purpose of Minnesota Festival Support Project grants is to […]

Vikings take 3rd at the Polar League Conference Race



On Wednesday, October 9, 2013 the teams in the Polar League had the opportunity to run true cross country. Our course at Pincushion Mountain is tough with varying terrain, hills, dry and wet areas, and longer grass. In other words this isn’t a golf course, which is where most of our races are run. Going into this race we knew […]

Art Colony expanding services, staff



The Grand Marais Art Colony has seen a great deal of growth in recent years and Art Colony Executive Director Amy Demmer said in addition to expanded services, the organization is ready to expand staff. The Art Colony announced last week that it was creating a new position— program director—which brings the organization’s staff to 3.5 employees. According to Demmer, […]

Taryn Logan receives Trinity Lutheran Scholarship



Trinity Lutheran Church in Hovland has a long history of interest and support of its educational mission both at home and abroad. One dynamic expression is the Arnold and Evelyn Flaten/St. Olaf Work-Camp Scholarship Fund. According to Ham Muus, a major grant of $5,000 was recently awarded to Taryn Manthey Logan, who is in her senior year at St. Olaf […]