Arts & Culture

Morrison family and other Sunday parishioners, St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Chippewa City (Photo from CCHS)

Walking the Old Road: The Legacy of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

The Legacy of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church is the second segment in an ongoing series called Walking the Old Road: The Story of Chippewa City and the Grand Marais Chippewa. Built before the turn of the century, the St. Francis Xavier Church has played an important part in the lives of the Ojibwe people who once lived in Grand Marais and Chippewa City, including the family of modern artist George Morrison, whose grandfather was a caretaker of the church.


Travis Novitsky tornado cloud

Art News for the Feb. 6 weeekend

All about clouds -- Travis Novitsky's photo, left, and the band Cloud Cult, which plays at Papa Charlie's on Saturday. Click to hear more.


Girls Alpine team goes to State

Girls Alpine team goes to State

The Cook County/Silver Bay Girls Alpine ski team won the Section 7 meet at Giants Ridge on Tuesday Feb. 2.


Mushers wrap up 2010 Beargrease

Mushers wrap up 2010 Beargrease

Nathan Schroeder of Chisholm was the first to cross the finish line of the 27th John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon just after 10 a.m. on Wednesday.


Frank remembers the Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon of bygone days

West End News Feb. 3

The recent Beargrease Marathon revived some memories of the early days of the event that became the Beargrease of today. Early on, the race was nothing like it is today.


It's all about chickens at Magnetic North, as Vicki picks her flock

Magnetic North Feb. 3: Math and chickens just don’t mix

Welcome back to Magnetic North, where dreams of green grass and balmy breezes come to life on the pages of catalogs.


Snowshoeing, a favorite north woods pastime.

Wildersmith Feb. 3

Welcome February, the month of hearts and chocolates, and a “full snow” moon.


Drew Hayden Taylor, author of “Dead White Writer on the Floor”

The play “Dead White Writer on the Floor” opens in Thunder Bay

Magnus Theatre in Thunder Bay is premiering a work by First Nations playwright Drew Hayden Taylor.


Blake Freking's dog team takes off from start of the Beargrease

An exciting start to the Beargrease

The John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon is the longest sled dog race in the lower 48 states. It attracts mushers from around the world and covers nearly 400miles of difficult terrain.


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Peter Ostroushko & more this weekend

Peter Ostroushko will be at the ACA at 7:30 Saturday night, and there's lots of other live music on tap this weekend as well.