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Local Fish Report for June 17

GRAND MARAIS AREA
According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, word is the walleyes are going a little deeper.


Gov. Mark Dayton

State shutdown will affect some local services

If the governor and legislature cannot solve their budget differences by the end of the month, July will start off with far fewer state-funded services. Cook County will feel some of the pinch.


Fire in the Cimarron District, New Mexico

Minnesota sent three fire crews to New Mexico

Minnesota sent three fire crews to New Mexico to help battle wildfires this week. The crews have 20 members each. Minnesota also sent 14 crew-carrier trucks.


Wolf

Wolf expert discusses recent escape and shooting of wolf at MN Zoo

Lori Schmidt, wolf curator at the International Wolf Center in Ely, offered her perspective on June 10 about the recent incident at the Minnesota Zoo in whi


Left to Right: Maeri, Bonnie Gay, and Howard Hedstrom by Don Davison

"A Family Affair," the Hedstrom family art exhibit, opens at Johnson Heritage Post

Bob Carter of The Roadhouse spoke with Maeri Hedstrom by phone June 10 from the opening reception of "A Family Affair," an art exhibit featuring Maeri's work as well as that of her parents, Howard and Bonnie Gay Hedstrom. Art in a wide variety of media, from film to oils to turned wood and more, are on display at the Johnson Heritage Post in Grand Marais through June 26.


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Author Mark Vonnegut shares personal experience of being bipolar

Bob spoke June 10 with Dr. Mark Vonnegut, pediatrician and author of "Just Like Someone With Mental Illness Only More So," about his struggle with mental illness and how it has affected his life and career.


A USFS Beaver Aircraft takes off as part of the search for Ty Sitter. More on the story: http://bit.ly/lRBiLM

West End News June 16

Our hearts go out to the family and friends of the young man who tragically lost his life while fishing on Swan Lake in the BWCA Wilderness last week.


Image by Julie Rybarczyk on Flickr

Remembering Leng's Fountain Part 4

In this segment former patrons and employees remember everything from their favorite fountain treat to Mr. Leng’s famous corduroy pants.


Dr. Seth Moore

Dr. Seth Moore - Water Quality and Mining, Invasive Species, and the Community Garden

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.


Typical zodiac model

Recovery efforts intensify for Ty Sitter

A team of eight will go into the BWCAW on Thursday to set up a temporary camp in an attempt to recover the body of Ty Sitter from Swan Lake. Sitter was reported missing on June 10 while fishing.


Photo by ginnerobot on Flickr

Remembering Leng's Fountain Part 3

In this segment former patrons and employees remember everything from their favorite fountain treat to Mr. Leng’s famous corduroy pants.


Gaskin Lake Fire on Wednesday, June 15

Small fire in BWCAW being monitored near Gaskin Lake - updated Wed., June 15

                                                    

Photo by Out At Bob's on Flickr

Wildersmith: Gusts, Summer Green and Baby Wildlife

Atmospheric conditions have been fairly pleasant over the past seven. The only exception being about 36 hours of gnashing winds, followed by one more night of frost on the rooftops.


Photo by Laura Gibb on Flickr

Points North: For Some, the Garden Path Leads to Hunting and Fishing

Gardening on the North Shore is a perpetual test of endurance.


CCVB and Harbor Friends transfering Outdoor Classroom materials

Cook County Visitors Bureau to pick up harbor program

The Outdoor Classroom is an informational program developed by Harbor Friends. The organization is now dormant and they wanted the Grand Marais Rec Park to pick up the program.


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