Great Place Project Application Deadline Tomorrow – March 31st!

Apply to be a 2015 Great Place Project! Application deadline Tuesday, March 31st.

After a successful first year of the Great Place Race, the newly renamed Great Place Project will offer a second year of mini-grants for placemaking in Cook County and Grand Portage. The Great Place Project is looking for businesses and organizations to apply with their high impact, low cost idea to make a place great. Mini-grants range from $250 to $1,000 per project.

Applications will be accepted until March 31, 2015 at 4 pm CST. Applications are available for download at or paper copies may be picked up at the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic front desk during business hours (513 5th Ave W, Grand Marais).

Questions about the 2015 Great Place Project? Contact Maren at or 218-387-2330 x110.

Join us for the Highway 61 Revisited Meeting on Feb. 24th

We hope that you will be able to join us for this last meeting of Highway 61 Revisited. The community involvement and input throughout this process has been stellar; help us continue that to the end! As usual, there will be a light meal provided and free childcare available at the Cook County Community YMCA.

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Free childcare will be available to the families attending the meeting (ages 4 months to 5th grade). Drop-off at the YMCA starts at 5:30, with pick-up by 8:30. Parents are also welcome to bring their children with them if they prefer. Questions? Email or call 218-387-2330 x110.