Along the Shore
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
Hovland—Residents of Cook County were curious this fall about some forest management work that occurred on public land along the Arrowhead Trail, Pincushion Mountain, Pike Lake Road and Moose Valley Road. The underbrush was cleared from beneath
St. Paul—The nonprofit Minnesota Environmental Fund (MEF) is granting a total of $176,000 to four of its member organizations to protect the clean water and natural resources of the Lake Superior watershed. These funds were awarded to MEF in a
Duluth—This year, events are set to make a big impact in Duluth.
Sure, 2016 was a signature year for the city. It hosted multiple crowd-pleasing, milestone occurrences, including:
• 10th annual Hockey Day Minnesota in February
• Bob Dylan’s 75th birthday bash in May
Thunder Bay—Have you ever noticed the six-foot killer whale on Thunder Bay’s Memorial Avenue? And nearby, the blue heron, standing bear, pelican and giant mushroom, plus a life-size ninja warrior and mountain man? The statue-like
Ely—A video posted online in late November of 2016 details how close Minnesota’s Pagami Creek Fire came to taking the lives of six U.S. Forest Service employees.
The video comes to the surface five years after the massive fire was put to rest. First detected on Aug. 18,