Community Calendar

Bethlehem Lutheran Church Potato Sausage Dinner

Bethlehem Lutheran Church on Friday, Feb. 16 from 5:30 p.m. until all delicious food is gone. Menu: Homemade potato sausage, pickled beets, creamed peas, lefse, and bars. Cost $12 per person; children 0-11, $1 per year. Everyone welcome.

Ruby’s Pantry

Cook County Ruby’s Pantry, 2nd Tuesday of the month food distribution 5 - 6:30 p.m., $20 (cash only) Sponsored by Spirit of the Wilderness Church. You will be amazed at al the food you get at the High School. No financial or other qualifications— this is surplus food for all!

Free Tax Assistance

Free tax assistance to all low to moderate income Cook County residents. Cook County VITA Tax group will be helping folks starting the week of January 30 – April 12. Tuesdays at Cook County Community Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Wednesdays at Grand Portage Community Center 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Thursdays at Birch Grove Community Center from 10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; Grand Portage Post Office weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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, March 6 at Cook County Community YMCA from 9:15 -10:15 a.m. and at the Cook County 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 website

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 & Al-Anon Meetings 641-715-3900 ext 563145.

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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