Along the Shore
St. Paul—Starting this boating season, anyone found guilty of violating Minnesota’s aquatic invasive species laws will not only have to pay the required fines, but will also have to complete
ELY—The International Wolf Center in Ely has two new arctic wolf pups that arrived from Canada early June. After customs inspections, check-ups and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service paperwork, the pups made it to their new home.
They are settling in nicely, and becoming more
Thunder Bay—We are saddened to report the death of Thunder Bay-born singer-songwriter Bobby Curtola—a Canadian music icon featured in the June 2016 issue of Northern Wilds. His death was announced on June 5 by his sons Chris
Two Harbors—Lee Radzak, manager of the Minnesota Historical Society’s Split Rock Lighthouse, has earned the American Lighthouse Council’s lifetime achievement award. Called
Duluth—A $2,000 grant awarded to the U.S. Forest Service by the Tread Lightly national organization allowed the agency to complete improvements to the Jackpot ATV trailhead parking area near Babbitt.
Tread Lightly promotes responsible outdoor recreation through education.
Minneapolis—Four backpackers, three men and one woman, successfully completed a four-day backpacking trip over the Pow Wow Trail, which burned five years ago in the Pagami Creek Fire, according to the Boundary Waters Advisory Committee (BWAC).