Community Calendar

Cook County Community Center Arena Fall Rummage Sale

More vendors are needed! Sale will be on Saturday, Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. until noon. Reserve your spot for $15 by calling Diane at 218-387-3015. Space includes 2 tables and lots of floor space.

Community Connect Resource Fair

Monday, September 25 from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Cook County Community Center, 317 5th St. in Grand Marais . Your one-stop shop, find help for: healthcare, housing, food assistance, heat assistance...and more! Door prizes, snacks, freebies, and lots of info! Free child care at the YMCA. FREE chili meal for you and your kids! For more information, call 218-­387 ­4547.

Cook County ATV Club Fall Ride

Sunday, Sept. 24 – Riders will meet at Steve's Sports parking lot at 9 a.m. and ride to South Brule to meet other riders and then on to Hungry Jack Lodge for lunch on your own. The ride will take place if there is light rain. If there is heavy rain and thunder, everyone is invited to travel by car to gather for lunch. More information available on Facebook under Cook County ATV Club or by email

Ruby’s Pantry

Ruby’s Pantry is a food distribution program held 5 - 6:30 p.m., every second Tuesday. $20 (cash only) per share. Buy more shares as you want. No financial qualifications. Bring a laundry basket and cooler to bring home frozen items. Sponsored by Spirit of the Wilderness Church. Volunteers always needed. $20 gift certificates have been donated to help those short on cash—just ask cashier. Donations always welcome to help your neighbor PO Box 5, Grand Marais.

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. 218-387-3411 or 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 Tuesday, October 3 at Clearview General Store in Lutsen from 9:00-10:00 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.
Thursdays: 6:30 p.m., open meeting & discussion
at the Lutsen fire hall meeting room.
Thursdays: Women’s Meeting, noon,
First Congregational Church in Grand Marais;
Big Book Study Group, 7 p.m., Senior Center in
Grand Marais; 7 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.
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. See for agenda and minutes.

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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