Want to know more about joining the Lioness Club?

If you were ever interested in learning more about the Grand Marais Lioness Club, now is your chance. On Tuesday, June 27 from 5-7 p.m. the club will hold a gathering for interested ladies at Voyageur Brewing to introduce themselves and tell what the club does. Chartered in 1978 as an auxiliary organization of the Grand Marais Lions Club, the […]

Croak or not to croak? Come learn about frogs

What can we learn about water quality from amphibians? Lisa Tracy will guide us as we explore potential water quality indicators through frog and toad identification. Everyone is welcome! The class will be Saturday, June 24 from 1- 4 p.m. at the Cook County Community Center. Weather permitting we will head out to go in search of different frog species […]

Registration open for Lost Forest classes at Sugarloaf Cove

North Shore landowners care deeply for their land. That’s why Sugarloaf: The North Shore Stewardship Association, in partnership with University of Minnesota Extension, has developed the Master Woodland Owner program and tailored it especially for owners of property along the North Shore of Lake Superior. This comprehensive education program teaches the ins and outs of caring for trees, tree planting […]

Dom Flemons to perform at Arrowhead Center for the Arts

Dom Flemons, co-founder of the “Carolina Chocolate Drops,” is a Grammy Award-winning musician, singer-songwriter, and slam poet. Carrying on the songster tradition, Flemons strives to mix traditional music forms with a contemporary approach to create new sounds that appeal to wider audiences. In his recent solo album Prospect Hill (2014), Flemons draws from a wide range of styles, including ragtime, […]


Ruby’s Pantry has moved— for now

Because of the high school remodeling project Ruby’s Pantry has moved. The new location for the months of June and July will be the Cook County Community Center. Ruby’s Pantry is a surplus food distribution program open to all. It helps if everyone of every economic level comes because it is not a program that is only for low income. […]

Zinter earns membership in Million Dollar Round Table

Gary Zinter attended the 2017 MDRT annual meeting June 4 – 7 in Orlando, Florida. Over 13,000 financial professionals from 50 countries were in attendance at this year’s Million Dollar Round Table. Gary has been a member for 35 years. Mark J. Hanna, CLU ChFc 2017 MDRT president congratulated Zinter for membership in the 2017 Million Dollar Round Table. “Our […]

Cascade Vacation Rentals continues to add office/housing

Mike Larson and Steve Surbaugh continue to grow Cascade Vacation Rentals (CVR), adding new offices and housing for employees. They held an open house for the public recently to showcase their new additions. “Our office in Lutsen recently completed its second remodel and makeover in just three short years,” said Larson. “I had the earlier office designed to house Moondance […]

Bragg wins Big Hitter Award

Steve Bragg received the “Big Hitter Award” at the Calhoun Companies Awards breakfast celebration in Minneapolis on Feb. 7, 2017. This award was given to the most productive of 21 Calhoun agents servicing a five-state area. This is the fourth award in the last five years that Steve has received. Calhoun Companies has been selling businesses and commercial properties since […]

Community Calendar

Wolf Ridge Open House Saturday, July 1, 10 – 4. Check in at the office when you arrive. Hike, canoe, visit the Wolf Ridge Organic Farm, meet the education animals, or try our Adventure Rope course and indoor rock-climbing wall. Close-toed shoes are required for both Rock Climbing and Adventure Ropes. All events are free. Local Food Market Local Food […]