In recent years, I’ve taught beginner deer hunting and butchering classes at the North House Folk School in Grand Marais. Doing so was an education for me. Many of my students were adults who only recently developed an interest in hunting, mostly as a way to find an alternative to factory-farmed
In the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW), ditching one’s watercraft for an old school, foot-to-earth backpacking adventure is often a forgotten notion.
It’s understandable, as the second largest wilderness area east of the Rocky Mountains, its name plainly states
Along the North Shore these days, live music is taken for granted. On just about every night throughout the year, you can hear live music somewhere in Cook County. Most nights, you’ll have a choice of several venues. But this wasn’t always so. Thirty-some years ago,
It began as an experiment. The Operation-Cooperation, an adult-teen group, wanted an activity where kids and adults worked together. With the sponsorship of the Grand Marais Women’s Club, a winter drama fair called an Experiment in Theatre was produced. Local actors performed three one-act
Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory
On a September day, a sharp-shinned hawk will begin its migration south from its summer home in Canada. As the hawk nears Lake Superior, it will likely veer southwest along the lakeshore. The ideal wind will be from the northwest and the bird will conserve