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Grand Marais: Gem of the U.P.!

The historic village of Grand Marais, Michigan is located on the south shore of Lake Superior at the eastern gateway to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Our warm summers, beautiful autumns, and snowy winters make Grand Marais a year-round recreation destination.

Do You Have Your Grand Marais Newspaper Yet?

If you haven't subscribed to the new Grand Marais Pilot and Pictured Rocks Review, you're missing a wonderful newspaper! Not only is the staff of the Pilot keeping everyone informed on local events, you will also find historical articles and photos that give you a glimpse into Grand Marais of the past. You can subscribe online and a first-class subscription is only $35 per year. Here's your chance to have Grand Marais at your fingertips, even if you can't be here all the time. Don't miss it!

Keith Aili Wins 25th UP200

Congratulations to Keith Aili of Ray, Minnesota, winner of the 25th running of the UP200 Sled Dog Champtionship. Finishing second was Ryan Anderson, also of Ray, Minnesota, who has won the race for the past four years. Aili is also a four-time champion, setting the stage for a great race in 2015! Will one of them become the first five-time UP200 champ? As always, the town of Grand Marais pulled out all the stops to welcome the mushers. Everyone had a great time!

Grand Marais Chamber Adopts a Veteran for Honor Flight

The Grand Marais Chamber of Commerce recently donated to the "Adopt-a-Veteran" program. This donation gave one WWII veteran the opportunity to go on the Mission V Honor Flight to Washington, DC on September 18, 2013. On Mission V, 76 veterans were able to tour the World War II Memorial. We thank them for their service and sacrifices. With the completion of Mission V, almost 400 Upper Peninsula WWII veterans have enjoyed a trip to Washington to view the memorial that was erected in their honor. See the photo at right.

Stonehouse Bakery Time-Lapse Video - Don't Miss It!

We're all having a great time watching the new Stonehouse Bakery take shape on Lake Avenue. This is a great addition to our town, and you can see a terrific 13-minute time-lapse video of the construction to date at this YouTube link. Photography by Endless Horizons.

 

 
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