Arts & Culture
The North Shore during the 1800s was an isolated place.
Leng’s Fountain was a cornerstone of the community for many years. It was a true old fashioned soda fountain. You could order phosphates, ice-cream or stop in for coffee and a paper.
Chris Hoglund is a 17-year-old Cook County native who currently attends Perpich Center for the Arts for writing.
Bob visited Aug. 12 with Travis Novitsky, accomplished photographer from Grand Portage, about capturing the northern lights, night photography, and more. Travis' images of the aurora were recently featured on spaceweather.com.
I don’t remember noticing them when I was younger. Now, on each visit to Artist’s Point and the Grand Marais Harbor, I’m amazed at the plethora of rock cairns I find.
Anyone who’s done the two-, or three-, or four-job shuffle in Cook County knows this isn’t exactly the land of milk and honey. Career prospects are few. Prices are high.
When James Herriot, the now infamous British veterinarian, chose titles for his memoirs of veterinary life in Yorkshire, he used lines from a familiar hymn: "All things bright and beautiful, all
Howard Sivertson is a descendent of an Isle Royale fishing family. His family has a connection to the island that spans over 118 years.
Photographer Layne Kennedy visited with Buck July 29 while he was in Grand Marais teaching a class at North House Folk School. Learn about his approach to his craft, and about his recent book on the BWCAW, "Paddle North." Photo courtesy Layne Kennedy.