Along the Shore
Duluth—The Great Lakes Aquarium opened a new permanent exhibit on July 14, titled Unsalted Seas. The exhibit focuses on fresh water lakes and animals. There will be a 9,000-gallon touch tank filled with multiple types of sturgeon,
Wawa—From August 19-22, Lake Superior’s Michipicoten Bay will be brimming with boats as part of Wawa’s 34th annual Salmon Derby. Brad Buck, president of Wawa Salmon Derby Incorporated, says that he expects well over 150 anglers to participate in the three-day event.
Duluth—Connie Cummins is joining the Superior National Forest as the new Forest Supervisor. Connie brings a wealth of experience, including nine years as the District Ranger on the LaCroix Ranger District, and two years as the
St. Paul—Following a week of online voting, during which more than 30,000 votes were cast, Lt. Gov. Tina Smith announced the winner of the contest to design a Minnesota state parks and trails license plate.
The winning plate features an image of a canoe on the water,
Duluth—The next time someone hooks a lake trout in Lake Superior, they might have the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) to thank for it.
And while it might seem an odd pairing, MnDOT did make a sizeable effort in the early 1980s to build spawning grounds for
Manitoba—Chelsea Froemke, Tessa Larson, Whitney Vogel and Steph Branchaud left Seagull Lake on May 29 on a wilderness journey to York Factory, Manitoba. They made it to the Norway House, Manitoba on Monday, July 11. Their trip,