Along the Shore
Ely—Majestic to behold, the gray wolf is a subject of awe, reverence, and conversation in the northwoods. Many of us have talked with our friends and neighbors about the pros and cons of wolf population control, but how much do we actually know about them?
It turns out, not as much as we think.
North Shore—While teaching winter plant identification for a wolf ecology field course in 2005, I read The Wolves of Isle Royale by Rolf O. Peterson. I was captivated by the incredible stories and valuable
For traditional Ojibwe people, the keys to understanding the natural world, to living a good life, are captured in oral stories. Part legend, part history, these ancient teachings explain the relationship between humans and animals in the Lake Superior region. Among the fishes, four-leggeds, and birds,
Lutsen—North Shore Winery marks its first year of business, announcing 2016-17 sales exceeded expectations. The original 2015 business plan called for sales of 12,000 bottles of wine, so 16,000 bottles were produced. This quantity was sold by February
Walleye. Lake trout. Trophy pike.
Undoubtedly, these are the fish which lure anglers to the waters of the Northern Wilds.
And yet, one fish and one specific means of catching said species remains the hidden gem of the region: fly fishing for smallmouth bass.
Far too many anglers
Back Row [L to R] Rita Plourde, Jetty St John, Bill Heitzman, Karl Hansen, Dr. Alyssa Hedstrom and John Bottger. Front Row [L to R] Joni Kristenson, Teresa Borak, Paul Nelson, Georgene Daubanton and Bonnie Dalin. | SUBMITTED
At the Minnesota Rural Health Conference in Duluth, some of Minnesota’s most talented public health workers received well-deserved recognition for their service to the state’s rural communities and residents.
The Minnesota Department of Health, Minnesota Rural Health