Help Plan U.S. Bicycle Route 41 – June 16th 4 pm

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is working in partnership with communities and bicyclists from Grand Portage to Saint Paul to identify, designate and promote a new bicycle route: U.S. Bicycle Route 41. Once completed, the bicycle route will connect existing roads and trails between Saint Paul and Grand Portage State Park.

Participate in the Tofte open house next week to help refine the draft route, name the route, engage in conversations about bicycling and more! There will be a brief presentation followed by an open house with activities to gather your input. Kids activities and light refreshments provided.

Thursday, June 16th, 4-6 pm
Bluefin Bay Resort, Tofte Room
7192 W Hwy 61, Tofte, MN

Can’t make it? Learn more and provide your feedback online at

Bike Safety Rodeo on May 12th

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The Grand Marais Safe Routes to School group invites all kids and parents to the annual Bike Safety Rodeo on Thursday, May 12th from 3 to 5 pm at the Cook County Community Center in Grand Marais. Join in the fun, with bike checks and helmet fittings,  helmet decorating, ride the course, and food. Bring your bike, helmet, and signed permission slip (limited loaner helmets will be available). For more information, please visit the Facebook event.

For questions or to volunteer, call Maren at 387-2330 or email

‘What the Health?!’ RSVP Closed, but All Welcome for Show at 6:30 pm March 23rd

We have had an amazing amount of RSVPs (well over 100!) for our Wednesday, March 23rd ‘What the Health?!’: How do we plan for community vitality? event. If you haven’t RSVPed but would like to come, we welcome you to join the event at 6:30 pm (just grab your own dinner first). We would love to accommodate all for dinner, but unfortunately we are limited by those that RSVPed for the catering.

For those that did RSVP by Monday, we look forward to seeing you at 5:30 pm for dinner before the show.

Questions? Contact Maren at 218-387-2330 x110 or More info available at