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Communication at the end of the Gunflint Trail

There was a time when I was alive…  We only had to dial the last four digits of a person’s phone number if they lived on the Gunflint Trail.  The only communication we had with most neighbors was done via

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The Rootbeer Lady

I sometimes forget snowmobiles were once allowed in the Boundary Waters or should I say the area that is now the BWCA? I came across an article about the Rootbeer Lady of Knife Lake and it talked about how a

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Welcome to the Gunflint Trail New Owners of Gunflint Lodge

We would like to welcome John and Mindy Fredrikson to the Gunflint Trail as the new owners of Gunflint Lodge and Outfitters. We haven’t met them yet but look forward to getting to know them and their family. They are

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Gunflint Trail Canoe Races

It’s that time of the year and the Gunflint Trail Canoe Races are here again.  This Wednesday evening folks will gather at Gunflint Lake to raise funds for the Gunflint Trail Volunteer Fire Department.  There will be food, raffle prizes

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A Big Lake Trout

Sunday is the Ridge Rider Snowmobile Club’s annual Trout Derby on Gunflint Lake.  It’s always a good time with lots of prizes, food and fun.  The fishing contest begins at 9am at the Gunflint Lake boat access.  Imagine the thrill

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Wildlife Up and About

Fall is a great time of year for viewing wildlife on the Gunflint Trail. This morning on my way home from taking the kids to the bus stop I saw two moose browsing on the side of our road.  I

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