Merchant Appreciation! They float this boat!
Merchant Specials 
Advertise here!

Accounting 

Tax Preparation

Local: Cook/Lake Vermilion Area

Leon Johnson, CPA

                * Low income elderly only a $10 processing fee

 Certified Public Accountant. 45 years experience!, Very reasonable.  Cost varies  depending on complexity. Leon Johnson 218-780-8487, lcj1@hotmail.com 

Art

 A Gift of a lifetime!

  An artist's portrait for the athlete in your life

A one of a kind work of art of your faithful companion

A lasting  memory of your special place

Thomas Anderson  Artist

Bargains & Thrift

Dollar Store

Cook Dollar Barn

  "Save Money!   Shop us FIRST for holiday goodies, gifts & trimmings" join us on facebook  114 S River Street, Old Downtown Cook Lois (218) 666-2720 cookdollarbarn@questoffice.net
Don't leave Cook without Shopping at the Little Red Barn next to the Post Office

 Thrift Shop

The Thrift Shop Operated by the Cook Area Health Care Auxiliary Volunteers!  Join Us!
Nice Easter Selection! 
Summer Schedule:  Thurs & Fri- 9 am to 3, 2nd & 4th Sat 9-3. Photos & more on our website! 

Birds 

Books & Other Publications by Local Authors

George Erickson's Books 

       

All book profits are donated to educational charities. Also see the author's World Affairs Forum , see community events.  Tundracub.com  Virginia

 "The News from Nelmi: A Retrospective"

   

For 60 years Nelmi Koivu, through the Cook News Herald,  "spoke to readers as if she were their close friend or relative . . .  hers was honest and plain spoken reporting.                                              The book is available for $3 at Cook News Herald and North Woods Friends of the Arts.                    
Email the Author: Joanne Bergman 

 "My Heart is a Mountain"        Tales of Magic and the Land by Catherine Holm

A collection of 11 short stories and one memoir piece. "These are stories about ordinary and extraordinary people, who are often strongly connected to the places where they live. . . I write about people and how they are shaped by land and place." To learn more or to purchase the book see Catherine Holm's Website
Also see the listing under '
Hatha Yoga' by Catherine Holm

Cabin Services

CJ Paridise Cabin Services

 

We Open-Stock-Close-Repair It! CJ Paridise Cabin Services working in & around The Range 218-750-0179

Canned Goods

Block's Balsam Lake Farms    

Nice Gifts! Homemade Jams, Jellies, Salsa, Spaghetti Sauce, Tomato Juice, Ketchup, & more. Come to The FARM or see us in HIBBING every Thursday in the K MART lot from 9 til 2 and every Friday 9 til 2 in the old OGLES parking lot behind KFC.218-259-7982 balsam_lake_farms@yahoo.com
For Online Ordering:   Block's Balsam Lake Farms
Town of Balsam near Nashwauk see map

Chimney Cleaning & Repair 

Tip-Top Chimney Cleaning and Repair 

                                   

  Tip-Top working throughout the Iron Range and surrounding areas Senior Discount Special! Call Now to schedule our tip-top quality work!   Call Rick: 218-290-5370
TipTopChimney@gmail.com
Tip-Top Chimney Cleaning and Repair

Classes


Pistol & Personal Protection  
LOCAL NRA CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR

WOMENS' & MENS' CUSTOMIZED CLASSES!


"When you get the MN Concealed Carry permit you have reciprocity with 23 states.
Adding the Utah permit gives you an additional 10 states. Adding the Florida permit gives you the right to carry a concealed handgun for protection in Florida. I am a certified as an instructor in all counties of MN as well as being certified for the state of Utah's permit and the  Florida's permit.

 Find me on facebook!
Shoot me a call 218-750-7717
or send an email 

 

 Cleaning

Clearview Window Washing-Home Repairs & Cleaning

          
Home & Office
Side Lake-Lake Vermilion-Crane Lake Cook-Orr & Surrounding areas HIGH WINDOW SPECIALISTS!  Sparkling Clean Homes & Windows. Home Repairs.  Contact us now for our Top to bottom house cleaning Special Jesse 218-780-1735  Insured
clearview2006@hotmail.com


CJ Paridise Home Cleaning Services      
   

We Clean it!  working in and around the Iron Range 218-750-0179

 

Paragon Window Cleaning
Windows-Gutters-CaulkingPower Washing        Orr-Cook-Lake Vermilion & Surrounding Areas  Gutters-Power Washing Caulking   35 years experience. Insured. Greg: 218-666-2008
lauhuber@gmail.com
Paragon Window Cleaning

Clothes

Repairs

       
Rag Bag Originals "We do repairs! zippers, hems, & holes!" RECEIVE A 15% DISCOUNT by becoming a fan on Facebook! Rag Bag Originals  RagBagOriginals@gmail.com  218-787-2254.cell 218-290-7266.
RECYCLING FABRIC is OUR SPECIALTY!           

Alli~Kat Embroidered Images & Garment Printing
 INTERNATIONAL FALLS!
Custom and off the rack items. "Come in and see what designs we have or bring in your own and let us bring it to life!"
Owner Alli Ruelle-Holwell

Custom Designed for you!


 'HUNTER GIRLS'  Unique clothing & accessory line.  Theme and design by ALLI~KAT 
Shop 'HUNTER GIRLS'
on facebook!






Custom: Logo  Team  Group Event  clothing and accessories.



Shop on facebook!
 

(218) 283-6779
allikatfloral@yahoo.com
328 3rd St (main St)
International Falls, Minnesota 56649 


Dream In Color
 
GREAT COLOR!   GREAT CLOTHING! GREAT GIFTS!


Every item is unique!
 Melinda of 'Dream in Color' is a Bovey tie-die artist.
 
 
 

ABOUT DREAM IN COLOR
 Items are locally hand dyed in rural Bovey Minnesota. They are washed four times during the dyeing process and will have minimal fading. Sizes range from 3 to 6 months to adult XXL. Contact Melinda directy  

"I sell on Facebook and at festival and events around the area
You can also browse the items at my home.  I also do custom orders!  Team shirts, ties, bags, dresses . . . Credit Cards accepted! "

 Computers

     
Ely and Surrounding area P C Repair, Data Recovery & "Cleaning up crapware making your computer act weird!"  In shop repairs. Some house calls.   218-365-7500 info@wolfland.net
Ely 423 E. Sheridan St.


Great Bargains! & Free!

15% off your first purchase!

Beautiful Quality Crafted Rare Wood Turnings by John-customizing-your wood or ours-click the image

Most priced $20-$40

 Slide shows with close ups on facebook  
FISHING LAKE VERMILION!
  KIDS 16 and under fish FREE! See more below under Fishing Guide Casey (218) 750-4510 or guide@fishingvermilion.com
RECEIVE A 15% DISCOUNT by becoming a fan on Facebook! Recycling Fabric is Our Specialty Also Repairs! "zippers, hems & holes!" (See 'Sewing')
  Rag Bag Originals
218-787-2254/ 290-7266 also see 'Sewing' ragbagoriginals@gmail.com
 Senior Discount Special!
Tip-Top Chimney Cleaning & Repair     Call Now to schedule our Tip-Top quality work!   Call Rick: 218-290-5370
TipTopChimney@gmail.com               

15% Off! 
LAST MINUTE GIFT IDEA GHS Northern Gardens Gift Certificate Receive same day by email, send check later


Deer Scent

  Block's Balsam Lake Farms

Balsam 51 Cover Scent

Balsam 51 Doe in Estrus    Balsam 51 Dominant
Buck
Click HereFor Online Ordering

 218-259- 7982   balsam_lake_farms@yahoo.com
Block's Balsam Lake Farms fb
Town of Balsam near Nashwauk

see map

Diamond Willow

 

 

  BEAUTIFUL HANDCRAFTED DIAMOND WILLOW:  ELY & COOK! Diamond Willow  walking sticks, unique gadget canse, trunks & raw and bulk 
IN DOWNTOWN ELY: 423 E. Sheridan St.  Call us for custom orders. 218-
365-7500 
IN DOWNTOWN COOK: 19 S. River St.  218-666-3102

CLICK HERE:  SHOP ON EBAY! 

 Learn about working
with raw diamond willow
 

Call us now for custom orders (218) 365-7500 
 Order online!

 

Electrical Services

Tech Electric llc.com

This? or This? Call me!
Serving Lake Vermilion and Surrounding Areas
Specializing in Residential - Light Commercial.                  "Old School Quality at Old Tyme 
Prices"   Gary: 218-753-6223 gakupnor@uslink.net 

Licensed Bonded Insured   TechElectricllc.com

Estate Sales & Services

 CJ Paridise Estate Sales

   We take care of it All!  Reliable & Reasonable!   In and around the Iron Range.  Call or email Cheryl 218-750-0179 cjparidise@hotmail.com

Carefree Transitions  Our name says it all, we design your move!

Specializing in Estate Sales & Helping You Downsize
This-and more!
is what we do for you:

  Free consultation, separate personal from sale items, price and display, advertise, provide sale tables & personnel, conduct the sale, arrange charity and recycle pick-up, assist in finding home services & sales agent . . . for more
See our website!
Owners, Kim and Walt Hoffman
at their Antiques & Collectibles booth

Annabella's Antique Mall, Collectibles & Coffee Shop in Bovey


 See our estate sale  listing in Classifieds

Fishing Guide

 FISHING LAKE VERMILION!

  KIDS 16 and under fish FREE!

"I specialize in half day walleye trips.. weather you want to learn a few spots or tricks or learn about your new electronics or just show the family a great time.. give me a call and we will customize a trip to suit your needs!"  See more on our website Fishing Vermilion  Casey Sunsdahl Soudan, MN on Lake Vermilion

Casey (218) 750-4510 or guide@fishingvermilion.com

 Food

Bakery/Sandwiches

" THE GOOD STUFF'S IN HERE! PEACE, LOVE, DONUT" Owner Iona Lutt
 
BLACK BEAR BAKERY & CAFE CHISHOLM 

Monday-Thursday 6 am to 4 pm
Friday 6 am to 2 pm
Saturday 8 am to 12 pm


EARLY BREAKFAST including hot sandwiches . . . DESSERT!
LUNCH soup sandwiches . . . DESSERT!
SPECIALTY HOLIDAY ITEMS

SEE OUR GOODS ON FACEBOOK

218-254-4772   17 W. Lake St
http://www.blackbearbakery.com/

Chocolate-Caramel

 
Chiqui's Chocolates    "Established 2002 . . .  purely by accident!" Sumptuous South American caramel & chocolate recipes made by Catalina "Chiqui" Berg, resident of Pengilly  Customers say it best: "Your signature caramel  is spectacular. . . that  homemade 'just out of the kitchen' quality that makes them  melt in your mouth"  *Order Online at

    
    

chiquis.chocolates@gmail.com    888-285-8430 

 

Meat & Produce-Local

Block's Balsam Lake Farms

 FREE POUND of BRATS! by Visiting us and Saying "GHS"
          
"We raise our animals healthy and
humanely-no hormones,
 no antibiotics, on a natural diet
"
Available Now: 1/4 & 1/2's"Sweeter pork, world class flavor beef", 5-8lb Free Range Chickens.  Established 1970  NEAR NASHWAUK
See more of our products listed under:
Deer, Hay, Lighting,
Canned Goods
218-259-7982    balsam_lake_farms@yahoo.com


"LIKE" us on facebook!

We travel to you! . . . This is our schedule:
GRAND RAPIDS: Wednesdays 9:30 - 3:00 
Granite Works across from the K-Mart sign in front of the car wash
HIBBING: Friday 9:30-3:00 Iron Gate Mall parking lot
            
Block's Balsam Lake Farms
Town of Balsam
near Nashwauk see map
See our Farm

Meat & Produce-Local

MARK'S COUNTRY MARKET-COOK
 Alert! The Chickens are coming in April!
 Say "GHSi" and get a FREE POUND OF BURGER!
         

 HUNTERS!  2011 DEER SEASON CLICK HERE! 

What's Fresh Now?  Beef & Pork  We specialize in 1/2's and 1/4's  Free range Turkey and Chicken when in seasonMOBILE-ON SITE chicken-pork-beef processing Thurs-Fri 10-6  9092 Hanula Rd      9 mi s.of Cook-map    Call Mark  218-741-0229  markscountrymarket@yahoo.com
MarksCountryMarket.com

Game Processing

 Marks Country Market

       

 HUNTERS!  2011 DEER SEASON CLICK HERE! 
MOBILE-ON SITE Wild Game Processing Bear, Deer, see here!
MarksCountryMarket.com Mark  741-0229  markscountrymarket@yahoo.com

Hay

Block's Balsam Lake Farms
Second Cutting Alfalfa Hay
Very High Quality-Deer eat it all!   $6/40lbs(+) bales   218-259-7982  fb
balsam_lake_farms@yahoo.com
Click Here For Online Ordering
Town of Balsam near Nashwauk see map
Block's Balsam Lakes Farm