Bailey Wolding

Bailey hails from Appleton, Wisconsin and recently graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Biology degree. She grew up playing outdoors; camping, hiking, swimming and kayaking, and values what she has learned from making the outdoors her playground. Along with enjoying the simple things outdoors, Bailey has been a dancer all of her life and has lots of experience working with kids during summer camp. She is thrilled to be living on the North Shore and can’t wait to keep exploring this beautiful place. 

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Recent Articles by Bailey Wolding

Putt, zip and slide
posted on Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017
Cook County—The North Shore is often thought of for its expansive views of Lake Superior, abundance of hikes, and of course, the Boundary Waters. It’s also a great place to cool off from the heat of the cities and a fun place to meander through quaint shops and restaurants. There is always plenty of options for family-friendly activities in Cook County, including the ones featured here. Putt n’ Pets When searching for a fun, family activity, look no further than Putt n’ Pets. The name essentially describes the operation, though…

Training for Grandma's
posted on Friday, May 26, 2017
Duluth—Thud, thud, thud. I hear my feet hit the pavement in a monotonous pattern. It is mile seven of nine, I can no longer pretend that I am not bored of the run. The music in my ears has blended into a meaningless fuzz, so I try to focus my attention on the beauty of the trees around me instead of the growing discomfort in my legs. Thud, thud, thud. It’s not working. Author Bailey Wolding is training to run the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon. | BAILEY WOLDING “Why did…

Move it in May
posted on Monday, May 01, 2017
Take advantage of the outdoors during Move it in May. | BAILEY WOLDING “Increasing physical activity can lead to a longer life and improved health. Every hour you’re active, the experts say, adds one and a half hours to your life,” reads the press release from the first fitness week in Cook County, 13 years ago. Movin and Groovin ran from June 12-19 in 2004. The goal was to encourage more North Shore residents to be active and to help participants see that exercise doesn’t have to be work. The…

New to the outdoors? Just go for it!
posted on Monday, Mar 27, 2017
Lutsen—The North Shore draws people like a magnet. Some people are pulled to it for its unique art culture; some for the ability to find peace and quiet from otherwise busy lives; and some for its quaint atmosphere of great food and northern shops. Still, others find themselves vacationing and living here for the abundance of outdoor adventure opportunities. Adam Krey, director of activities at Lutsen Resort on Lake Superior, is one of many who couldn’t say no to the countless trails, wide open water, and impressively maintained cross-country ski…

Finding the proper elder care resources
posted on Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017
North Shore—It can be a difficult time when a loved one loses the ability to properly care for themselves, but taking the time to find the proper elder care option can benefit everyone. “The most important factor in choosing a facility is to keep the elder close to family and the community that they are connected to,” said Belinda Hudler, the activities director at the Care Center in Grand Marais. “It is also important for the family member to be able to participate in events in the community. This gives them…

Naniboujou Lodge is up for sale
posted on Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016
Grand Marais—Naniboujou, the Cree god often associated with trickery and joy, has been credited with digging Lake Superior, forming the Apostle Islands, and teaching people medicinal skills. The Cree lived in Canada, north of the well-known Naniboujou Lodge on Superior’s shore, while the Ojibwe lived on Minnesota’s shore. The Ojibwe had their own version of a trickster god called Nanabush. No one knows why the founders of Naniboujou Lodge chose Naniboujou over Nanabush as the name of their exclusive club. However, no matter the history, the name Naniboujou is now…