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Magnetic North - January 04 with Vicki Biggs-Anderson

Magnetic North 1/3/18
The True Cost of Love and Art

Lake Superior in Winter

Cold snap raises question: What's the difference between weather and climate?

The weather continues to be big news along the North Shore and surrounding region. It’s what most people are talking about in the coffee shops and local pubs and restaurants.

Birch Grove Elementary - School News - January 03

Birch Grove Elementary - School News - January 3, 2018
with Jack, Nataliya and Isabel.

Commissioner Storlie

Commissioner Ginny Storlie selected as 2018 board chair

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, Jan. 2. This was a special meeting of the county board, one that takes place annually near the start of January.

Maple Hill Fire Department

Home on Devil Track Road damaged by fire

An emergency call went out at 3:45 a.m. on New Year’s Day—a homeowner on Devil Track Road in Grand Marais had a wood-burning stove chimney fire.

City Hall

Grand Marais City Council wraps up 2017

As promised, the Grand Marais City Council's December 27 meeting was quick. But that doesn't mean the city doesn't have a full agenda for projects in the year ahead. 

Lutsen Mts. Photo: NY Times

Talking about activities at Lutsen Mountains

Lutsen Mountains began making snow in early November and there are about 60 runs open for skiing. Exteme cold or not, there are activities at Lutsen Mountains.

Walking in a Winter Wonderland

Sugarloaf Cove near Schroeder
Sat, 01/27/2018 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

​Volunteer training

Care Partners of Cook County
Sawtooth Mountain Clinic
Thu, 01/25/2018 - 4:30pm - Sat, 01/27/2018 - 3:00pm

Author Gail Francis on The Roadhouse

Gail Francis is an author and outdoor enthusiast based in Duluth.  Her book, "Bliss(ters): How I Walked From Mexico to Canada One Summer," chronicles her adventure on the

Dee Brazell, lost in the Dec. 28 snowstorm for several hours was found safe

Search & Rescue locates missing snowshoer

As darkness fell on Thursday, December 28, Mickey Brazell of Grand Marais called 9-1-1  to report that his wife, Dee Brazell, was lost in the woods somewhere in the Bally Creek area of Grand Mara

Update: Frigid weather cancels run, but community still invited to gather

The community is invited to the 1st Annual Walk/Run 5k “Freezin For A Reason” to honor the memory of Gunnar Anderson.

North Shore Storm photo by Michelle Ketola

North Shore hockey update December 28

Each week during hockey season, Jeff Asmussen updates us on the North Shore Storm hockey teams.  The report includes scores and stats from the North Shore Storm b

Photo from Superior National Forest/Flickr

North Woods Naturalist: Tamaracks

Typically tamaracks drop their needles in winter much the same as deciduous trees…but sometimes they don’t.

Sled Dog Race

Previewing the 2018 Gunflint Mail Run

The Gunflint Mail Run Sled Dog Race is an annual event held in early January to celebrate the history and beautiful winter way of life here in Cook County.  The 2018 race will take place Jan

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