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August 29, 2014
August 29, 2014 - 11:29am
Mid-distance racer Ross Fraboni's lead and swing dogs kick up snow early in the 2014 Beargrease. Photo by Steve Kuchera.
Rebuilding the Beargrease
August 29, 2014 - 10:38am
Minnesota Starwatch: September 2014
August 29, 2014 - 10:35am
August 22, 2014
Tessa Olson, Jake Bendel and Adam Maxwell with arctic char caught during their trip. Submitted photo.
8 Rivers North crew returns from adventure of a lifetime
August 22, 2014 - 2:02pm
August 8, 2014
Students take part in a program at Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center. (Submitted photo)
Wolf Ridge STEM programs: Blending the future of higher learning
August 8, 2014 - 10:59am
Hikers follow the Superior Hiking Trail along the Temperance River. (Photo courtesy of Jody Nonnemacher)
More accolades roll in for Superior Hiking Trail
August 8, 2014 - 9:46am
August 1, 2014
Dave Schottenbauer was named the conservation officer for the Silver Bay area this summer.
Meet Silver Bay’s new conservation officer
August 1, 2014 - 7:26am
May 30, 2014
Volunteers were busy Thursday preparing for the opening of the Two Harbors Dog Park. Supervising were their four-footed companions. (L–R) Brian Borglum and Bella, Heather Jellum and Claudia, and Ian Fritz and Pretzel. Photo by Jim Erickson.
TH skating rink goes to the dogs
May 30, 2014 - 12:19pm
May 16, 2014
Mark and Katya Gordon (left) set sail last weekend, joined by college students Jacob Schultz, Devon Brock-Montgomery and Julia Fair and the Gordon daughters, Cedar (third from right) and Lamar (far right). The group will be spending five weeks traversing Lake Superior, sharing climate change information. Photo by LaReesa Sandretsky.
Gordons set sail with climate change message
May 16, 2014 - 12:01pm
March 14, 2014
Submitted photo
Lake County honors local woodsman
March 14, 2014 - 1:26pm
March 3, 2014
National Geographic maps coordinator Jim Dion addresses enthusiastic members of the Heart of the Continent Partnership last Wednesday.  The HOCP will use technology to educate and draw visitors to the region. (L to R) St Louis County Commissioner Frank Jewell, Dion, and John Cameron, Thunder Bay tourism development officer and HCOP steering committee member. Photo by Ken Vogel
Nat Geo collaborative promotes geotourism in the region
March 3, 2014 - 4:24pm
January 27, 2014
Ross Fraboni, shortly after winning the Beargrease mid-distance sled dog race in Tofte on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. (Steve Kuchera /
Mushers say Beargrease slower than normal; Fraboni wins mid-distance race
January 27, 2014 - 8:08pm
Ross Fraboni helps his team along by using a ski pole and kicking as they near the end of the John Beargrease mid-distance race in Tofte on Monday morning, Jan. 27, 2014. Fraboni won the race. (Steve Kuchera /
Fraboni wins John Beargrease mid-distance race
January 27, 2014 - 12:00pm
December 6, 2013
Lake County digs out of three feet of snow
December 6, 2013 - 2:31pm
Alice Findley uses the neon-pink National Weather Service snow gage to measure new snow at her home five miles north of Two Harbors. Findley reported 50 inches of new snow during the three-day snowstorm. While Weather Service officials say she may have been measuring some drifted snow in addition to new snow, they note that the North Shore highlands where Findley lives are a hotspot for heavy snow totals. Photo by Dan Findley.
50 inches - and a yardstick won't do
December 6, 2013 - 1:35pm