Welcome back to Magnetic North, where the first green Easter of my life here is about to dawn.
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.
In the latest edition of the Gunflint Notebook, Steve’s in for a bumpy ride as seasonal frost heaves wreck havoc on the Gunflint Trail.
What change a year can bring. Last year, in midst of deep snow and below-zero cold, I took a breath and wrote that April was my favorite month of the year.
Grand Portage band member Jim Wipson, shares the story of making the annual trek to Sugarbush with his grandmother Kate Frost, a tradition that has taken place each spring on the North Shore of Lak
When I was growing up, the Christmas tree went up shortly after Thanksgiving and didn’t come down until well into January. The outside Christmas lights stayed up even longer.
A notice that an original member of the seasonal Gust Lake community, Dick Brown, had died brought back many memories.
The weather cooled some in the wilderness last week, though it would appear that we have had the last sub-zero temps for several months to come.