Cook County Blog

Historic Lake Superior Storms of Cook County MN

Posted by Visit Cook County MN on Nov 5, 2019 1:23:38 PM

Downtown Grand Marais has been hit by major early winter lake storms going back to the turn of the 20th century. In the spirit of the Storm Season🌊, we asked local historian and seasonal Information Center guru, Dan Helmerson, to share some of his favorite stormy season photos and stories he could find from the Cook County Historical Society. We hope you'll enjoy this photographic journey through history. 


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Topics: Winter, Art, History & Culture, Lake Superior

Big Lake Effect - by Carah Thomas-Maskell

Posted by Visit Cook County MN on May 11, 2019 10:15:00 AM

Big Lake Effect     

by: Carah Thomas-Maskell

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Topics: Lake Superior, foodie

A Few Of Our Favorite Spring Things

Posted by Visit Cook County MN on Apr 9, 2019 3:00:01 PM

In honor of this wonderful season and the great year 2019 has already proven to be, we’ve compiled a list of 19 awesome springtime adventures you won’t want to miss.

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Topics: Events, Grand Marais, Gunflint Trail, Scenic Drives, Services, Spring, Summer, Art, History & Culture, Grand Portage, Lutsen Tofte Schroeder, Outdoors, Northern Lights & Night Sky, BWCAW, Lake Superior

When Lake Superior Freezes - February in Cook County MN

Posted by Visit Cook County MN on Feb 20, 2019 11:34:35 AM


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Topics: Winter, Lake Superior