Nancy Hanson of Lutsen has done quilting and sewing for years. When she picked up a brochure for a folk school in Iowa, she had little idea it would be the beginning of a major project. But almost four years later, Hanson is working on the finishing touches of her very own Norwegian bunad.
The largest island on Lake Superior measures nine miles across, 45 miles long, and encompasses more than 132,000 land acres. Both Native American copper miners and commercial fishing families called this island
It’s a rare sight to see a wood canoe gliding down a lake or river, even in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. More often, these wooden boats are hanging on a wall—too pretty to paddle, their owners might say.
When Maryl Skinner, of Grand Marais, happened upon some caterpillars on her milkweed plants last summer, she was thrilled. She knew that she had to do something to help their chances of becoming monarch butterflies. Skinner
As a kid, I read about polar explorers and expedition mountain climbers. I wanted to go on extreme adventures like Douglas Mawson and Edmund Hillary did. But I was rooted in the Midwest, and you can only go so far on a banana-seat bike. So, I became an imaginary
There are three certainties in this world: death, taxes and disastrous fishing openers. Guys have the odds stacked against us right from the start because the Minnesota fishing opener always falls on Mother’s Day weekend. I’m not sure how