Along the Shore
GUNFLINT TRAIL—Martin Trahan lost 25 lbs. in just over two months while paddling, portaging and trudging from Montreal to Gunflint Lake. That’s probably why the cheeseburger he devoured at Trail Center Restaurant along the Gunflint Trail tasted outrageously delicious.
ELY–Educators and explorers Dave and Amy Freeman will kick off A Year in the Wilderness in September. The Freemans will spend a full year in the Boundary Waters to advocate against mining development in
TACONITE HARBOR—Minnesota Power will cease producing electricity at the Taconite Harbor coal-fired power plant in October 2016. One 75-megawatt generator at Taconite Harbor was retired in June 2015. The company expects to idle the power plant’s remaining two 75-megawatt generators in 2016.
RED ROCK—Located 90 kilometers east of Thunder Bay, the township of Red Rock is nestled between the red cliffs of Red Rock Mountain and the shore of Lake Superior. Its serene beauty is matched by the kindness
GRAND MARAIS—Visit Cook County announced the release of their new smartphone app. The app, designed to give visitors quick access on places to eat, stay and play in Cook County. The app also includes an
Cook County Local Energy Project, CCLEP, recently published Going Solar: A Cook County Guide. This 38-page guide is designed to raise local awareness of the benefits of photovoltaic (PV) systems and to assist Cook County landowners in evaluating the best options.