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We know that much of rural America is struggling with stagnation. Limited job opportunities, and declining population as young people move away in search of better opportunities. It’s an old … more
TOWER- New informational kiosks have been installed at the start of the Mesabi Bike Trail by the train depot, and at the start of the new Cedars Trail. The kiosks were installed with help from Dan … more
TOWER- Your Boat Club’s second summer on Lake Vermilion was a busy one. With families eager to try out COVID-safe activities, both boat club memberships and daily rentals almost doubled from … more
REGIONAL— Will bird fans in our area be forced to survive a second winter in a row without the presence of what is usually the highlight of a North Country winter bird feeder? That’s the … more
One of the stranger insects in the North Country can be commonly seen right now in an alder thicket near you. They’re woolly alder aphids, and if you spend time in the late summer or autumn … more
REGIONAL – North Country residents can get a jump on their holiday decorating. The Superior National Forest has an unlimited supply of Christmas trees, and permits are now available to purchase … more
THE BOUNDARY WATERS— Kendra Leibel had something to prove, and she received some backhanded help from Mother Nature, who threw vicious storms and record cold her way as she recently sought to … more
With the shortening days, bird migration is in full swing and no family of birds is as prominent in the woods and roadsides right now as the sparrows. Sometimes, it seems they’re everywhere, … more
Here in the North Country, the fall color season is always a special time. But this year seemed more extraordinary than ever as cold nights early in the month, combined with plentiful sunshine, … more
TOWER—If you’d like to explore the new Ancient Cedars Trail in Tower, but aren’t sure how to find it, you’ll want to take advantage of two guided hikes of the new trail being … more
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