Along the Shore
GRAND MARAIS—Construction is underway at the Grand Marais/Cook County Airport, where the single runway is being extended from 4,200 to 5,000 feet and widened from 75 to 100 feet. Rodney Roy, the airport’s fixed based
DULUTH—John Morton, founder of Morton Trails, visited Duluth, May 18-20, to begin the design process for the Grand Avenue Nordic Center (GANC) trail system. This is a new trail system near the base of the Spirit Mountain
Buck Benson, who lives a few miles east of Grand Marais, had an unusual visitor last week. While home for lunch, he noticed a lynx sitting just outside his basement door. We was able to watch and photograph the animal at close range during the afternoon.
The lynx took up a spot beneath Benson’s
DULUTH—As part of a national partnership, the U.S. Forest Service and Natural Resource Conservation Service are coordinating technical resources and funds totaling $200,000 to support forest restoration efforts along the North Shore of Lake Superior.
Since much of
GRAND MARAIS—Oddz & Endz is the newest non-profit in Grand Marais attempting to repurpose and recycle the waste stream coming out of town. Grand Marais has no city dump. All trash is trucked out of town and down the shore, so it’s no surprise that ditching
NIPIGON—The construction of a new four-lane cable-stayed bridge over the Nipigon River, which began in the summer of 2013, is at an exciting phase. According to Annemarie Piscopo, the Communications Coordinator with the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, Northwestern