Arts & Culture

Assorted objects uncovered while replacing the dock at the Grand Portage National Monument.

Large archaeological find unearthed offshore in Grand Portage

Last week in Grand Portage an unexpected archaeological find occurred in Lake Superior just offshore from the historic national monument.


Art Colony Plein Air

Local arts organizations receive ARAC grants

The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council recently approved grant applications
totaling over $159,000 to be awarded in McKnight/ARAC Artist Support Grants,

Randy Schnobrich

Behind the Work: Randy Schnobrich

This edition of Behind the Work focuses on Randy Schnobrich, woodworker and fine craftsman. With more than 20 years of woodworking under his belt, Randy has built everything from cabins to dogsleds, commissioned furniture to custom doors. Randy also teaches several woodworking classes at the North House Folk School in Grand Marais. 

(L-R) Yvonne Rutford, Ryan Vine, Julie Gard

Three poets featured in Grand Marais reading Friday

April is Poetry Month and three poets from Duluth will be in Grand Marais to read from their work on Friday.

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Musical comedy with a blood lust opens in Silver Bay

A huge plant that likes human blood. No it’s not a new 3-D horror flick, it’s a musical comedy.

Melinda and Mark Spinler tap tress for sap

Making maple syrup is a sticky business

Syrup season is in full swing on the North Shore. This year, sap in the Arrowhead ran before the rest of the state, forcing syrup produces to kick operations into high gear much earlier than usual.


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March 27 Weekend Art News

The Stations of the Cross exhibit at the Grand Marais Art Colony continues through Easter Sunday with extended hours from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.


Betsy's bears

Art News for March 20 weekend

"Stations of the Cross" opens at the Art Colony at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday. Betsy Bowen submitted the painting at left for the exhibit.


Stations of the Cross by Rose Kadera Vastila

“Stations of the Cross" opens Sunday at Art Colony

During the up-coming Easter season, a special exhibit is being hosted at the Grand Marais Art Colony.


Mike Prom gets his head shaved to support the cause

Mush for a Cure raises $30,000 for breast cancer

This year’s annual Mush for a Cure Sled Dog Fundraiser, March 12-13, raised more than $30,000.  Of that amount, organizers say that a minimum of $28,000 will go to the National Breast Ca