Pretty typical weather for March

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 10:23am

A cool weekend, but not much chance of more snow or rain by Saturday.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Geoff Grochocinsky.


Special Ed Teacher at OOCS


Oshki Ogimaag Charter School

Special Education Teacher Job Description

Summary:           Oshki Ogimaag Charter School is seeking a full time special education teacher to                                                                            work in a K-6 learning environment.

Hours:                  7:30-3:30 M-F while school is in session, professional development days and                                                                   training as required.

Closing Date: When filled


Job Duties

Teacher will provide special education services to children in a school setting as required by Individual Education Plan.

Teacher will work in conjunction with classroom teachers in the regular education setting to ensure curricula is appropriate and modifications are complied with.

Teacher will coordinate services as necessary including speech therapy and OT from a third party provider.

Teacher will write individual education plans.

Teacher will measure progress towards meeting goals identified on individual education plan.

CONTACT: Carmen Keyport
PHONE: 2184752112
DATE: 03/23/2017 09:57am

Job Opening: Custodian/ Maintenance Person Part Time at OOCS

Oshki Ogimaag Charter School
Position:              School Maintenance and Custodial Professional
Salary:                   $12/hour
Hours:                   3-5 hours daily times could vary

Please see for complete Job Description


General Schedule-During the school year

A majority of the cleaning should be completed when students are not in the building.

Summer hours are flexible as cleared through the Administration.

Qualified candidate will have at least one year of experience in maintenance, cleaning, and care of a facility. Must have basic maintenance knowledge and organizational skills in order to maintain inventory of custodial and building supplies. Must be able to pass a criminal background check. Must have the ability to work independently. A high school diploma or GED is required.

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, squat, kneel, reach above and head, reach forward, bend, and twist. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.


Please apply be emailing resume to    OR

Mail to: Oshki Ogimaag Charter School PO Box 320 Grand Portage, MN 55605



CONTACT: Carmen Keyport
PHONE: 2184752112
DATE: 03/23/2017 09:51am

Job Opening: Administrative Assistant at OOCS

Administrative Assistant               Oshki Ogimaag Charter School

The administrative assistant will serve as the primary contact for the students, faculty and visitors to the school.  This position provides some financial reporting and reporting to MDE.  The Administrative Assistant has the following professional characteristics and skills:  problem solving, concern with fiscal solvency of the school, continuous reflective thought, sound judgement, responsiveness to financial needs of the school, recognition that educating children is a complex process. 



*Create a welcoming calm, supportive, helpful atmosphere for parents, visitors, vendors, students and staff.

*Enter new students’ data into the system, collecting and maintaining current student records, sending and receiving record requests.

*Submit state reports such as MARSS, ADM/LEP, STAR, Transportation.

*Generate daily attendance, tardy data.

*Prepare and send out monthly lunch bills and enter lunch counts into CLiCs

*Assists with human resource functions

*Open and date bills then forward to Director for signatures, send bills to cmERDC, maintain accurate files of bills, prepare checks for deposit.

*Forward payroll information to cmERDC twice a month.



*Has an effective communication style with parents, students and coworkers

*Possesses a calm demeanor and the ability to work in a busy environment

*Has strong work ethic

*Is organized and has an attention to detail

*Shows proficiency with office equipment and software (i.e. fax machine, copier, Excel, Word)

*Demonstrates the ability to handle multiple simultaneous responsibilities

CONTACT: Carmen Keyport
PHONE: 2184752112
DATE: 03/23/2017 09:46am

3-4 Bedroom house needed June 15-Aug 31

We are looking for a 3-4 Bedroom house available June 15-August 31 or so.  August 15th would probably work. 

Please call Michael if you know of anything that might be available.

218-387-1112 ext 107

DATE: 03/23/2017 09:38am

Shakespeare on the Shore begins tonight!

Shakespeare on the Shore begins this evening at Voyageur Brewing with Shakespeare-themed games and readings by local aficionados and YOU! Stop by from 6-9pm and grab a pint or two. The Bard would have wanted it.

"For a quart of ale is a dish for a King."
-Shakespeare, "A Winter's Tale"

CONTACT: Casey Fitchett
PHONE: 757-409-5694
DATE: 03/23/2017 09:22am

Riding trails --- one last chance??

Recent Snowfall: 
1.5 - 2 inches
Recent Grooming: 
Current Trail Conditions: 

With trails already packed hard and a small amount of snow, we haven't groomed. BUT don't let  that stop you if you want to ride!  With bright sun and one day last weekend of temps in the high 30s some spots might be bare.  Some spots are also icy; yet you can enjoy our upper trails [refer to map]; all trails away from the lake have been ridden and enjoyed this week.  If you park at the snowmobile parking area - 2 miles up County Road 4 [Caribou Trail], you can access these upper trails.  Maps in the box there too.

Winter hasn't given up yet.  Trails close April 1 so you might take this chance for a riding adventure .  Ride safely - as always.

Commercial Beverage Cooler

Oddz & Endz has a commercial beverage/beer cooler we are willing to sell.  Make arrangements to see by calling 370-0615 or 370-7842. 

CONTACT: EvaLyn Carlson
PHONE: 370-0615
DATE: 03/23/2017 12:10am

Spring rabbits are sitting on their eggs

You heard right!  How do you think all those eggs get to you on Easter morning?  They don't all come in one basket....

At Oddz & Endz those eggs are about to hatch  into an Eggstravaganza!  Eggsciting deals will happen  on Friday, March 24; Saturday, March 25; Monday, March 27 and Tuesday, March 28!!  We are not eggsagerating!!  Come in and see what we have cooked up now!  Coffee will be on....and you will find eggsactly what you are looking for and more.

Plus:  We still have Spring/Easter decorating items including dishes; egg cups (no kidding!); baskets galore; and lots more to brighten your home both indoors and out.

AND THERE IS MORE:  If it isn't snowing again, you will appreciate the display of outdoor planting and landscaping decor'...

Don't feel like we are egging you on.... just come out and have a good time.

Monday: 11-6; Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 10-4.  

Remember this is the eggonomical place to shop!   No rabbit jokes, I promise.

CONTACT: EvaLyn Carlson
PHONE: 370-0615
DATE: 03/23/2017 12:07am

Great jobs at Bearskin Lodge -- full-time and season, apply now!

Bearskin Lodge is hiring!  Bearskin is looking for a full-time resort couple starting in May, plus two summer employees.  Nice working conditions, pleasant house or individual apartments for staff, and lots of variety in all the jobs.  We pay very fair hourly wages, and pay staff for all hours worked. These are considered some of the primo jobs on the Gunflint Trail. To find the details about our high expectations for employees, visit our employment page.  Bearskin is a non-smoking, healthy, happy, and safe environment -- join our team and live the dream on the Gunflint Trail.


CONTACT: Bearskin Lodge on the Gunflint Trail
PHONE: 218 388 2292
DATE: 03/22/2017 10:05pm

Bartender - Hotel Lobby Bar

New Position! Seeking hospitality and service-minded applicants for our new hotel lobby bar & bistro opening in our newly constructed lobby addition. Involves serving wine & beer, preparing small menu of food items, promoting the area, cleaning. Some Restaurant and/or hotel experience  preferred. Requires excellent communication/people skills. Requires computer use (POS), ability to lift up to 40 lbs and to walk/stand on feet for extended periods of time. Open 7 days a week, typical bar hours: 5–10 pm. Part time, year-round position.

Some benefits include: Flex plan, disability, life, voluntary supplemental insurance, dental, retirement plan, PTO and Best Western discounts.

Apply in person or online at or email

CONTACT: Best Western Plus Superior Inn
DATE: 03/22/2017 06:26pm

Youth Programming Survey

We are constantly working to improve our programming so it fits the needs of our community. We are currently seeking the valuable opinions of older youth in our community. We would love any youth age 9+ to take the survey in this link. Please encourage your kids to take this survey if they are 9+!

DATE: 03/22/2017 04:52pm

Family Motel For Sale

Family Economy Motel, 27 Rooms with Family Residence. Many attractions like Grandma's Marathon.

Net Income around $200,000.00,  Owner will finance with 20% down, 15 years at 5%.

Asking $695,000.

Call Tom Kurschner   218-370-2019

CONTACT: Tom Kurschner
PHONE: 218-370-2019
DATE: 03/22/2017 04:38pm

Motel For Sale

39 Room Family Motel, 7 wooded acres, Residence with 3 bedrooms, New Roof, Large Meeting Room, Large Pool, Sauna, Whirlpool.

Home of the Birkie Cross Country Skiing and Lumber Jack Days.

Price Reduced, $875,000.00

Assessed at $1,000,000.00,  Real Estate Taxes  $10,000 , Mortgage $374,000 , Buyer can Assume Mortgage, Seller will carry $150,000.00 on a Second Mortgage at 7%, Down Payment $225,000.

Call Tom Kurschner   218-370-2019 

CONTACT: Tom Kurschner
PHONE: 218-370-2019
DATE: 03/22/2017 04:30pm

Breakfast Attendant

Enjoy visiting with people, food & cleaning? Best Western Plus Superior Inn, Grand Marais, is seeking friendly applicants with a positive attitude to work in our newly expanded lobby, kitchen and breakfast area. Some responsibilities include preparing, serving & restocking food items, cleaning, visiting with guests. Year-round and seasonal applicants accepted. Requires ability to lift up to 40 lbs & to stand/walk for long periods of time.

Some benefits include: Flex plan, disability, life, voluntary supplemental insurance, dental, retirement plan, PTO  and Best Western discounts.

Apply in person or online at or email

CONTACT: Best Western Plus Superior Inn
DATE: 03/22/2017 03:03pm