Grand Marais News


08/15/2018 10:24 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Fire Destroys Cabin in Cook County 

A 911 caller reported a structure engulfed in flames at 6:20 p.m. The fire was at 4 County Road 34 in Lutsen Township. Firefighters from the Lutsen, Tofte, Schroeder, and Grand Marais fire departments responded to the scene, along with U.S. Forest Service fire units due to the potential of fire spreading into the surrounding forest.


08/14/2018 09:42 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota fishing report 

Alexandria area: Area lakes continue to produce a solid walleye bite, especially in evening hours. Good numbers of bass, crappies and sunfish have been active at all hours.


08/07/2018 11:31 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Cook County Gives 2019 Budget Process a Transparency Theme 

While a property tax increase is never popular, 2018's 17.5 percent increase in Cook County was particularly hard to swallow. That is part of the reason the county board is infusing as much transparency as possible into the 2019 budget process.


07/30/2018 07:42 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Entrepreneur Fund graduates five from program 

The Entrepreneur Fund announced five business professionals completed the spring session of Be Strategic: Grow Your Business in Grand Marais. Be Strategicis for established entrepreneurs seeking 25 percent revenue growth over three years.


07/28/2018 06:44 PM  ~~~Source~~~
A deep-woods dose of radio charm 

It was a short but hair-raising anecdote, a kicker to his weekly 5-minute radio broadcast updating North Shore listeners to the wonders of daily life along the Gunflint Trail. With a folksy, understated delivery, the North Woods radio personality known as "Wildersmith" narrated the close call involving "trail gal," who, startled after bumping into a bear while picking blueberries, took off running down a hill.


07/27/2018 09:50 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Unexpected Presidio 

The 1.6 mile Lakewalk north of Grand Marais is the only section of the Superior Hiking Trail that runs along the shore of Lake Superior outside of Duluth. StarTribune.com welcomes and encourages readers to comment and engage in substantive, mutually respectful exchanges over news topics.


07/24/2018 11:28 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota fishing report 

Grand Marais area: Devil's Track Lake has been producing good bass, northern pike and walleye action. Walleye have been active on many area likes, including Mink, Trout, Kimball, Two Island, Elbow, McFarland, Crescent and Sea Gull.