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Summer Sunsets on Saganaga

  There are some gorgeous sunsets in the canoe country. These sunsets can sometimes be made even more beautiful with the help of a hazy sky due to distant forest fires.   This was the case on Saganaga a week

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Hiking on the Gunflint Trail- Northern Light Trail

I’m usually in a hurry to get to town when I’m driving from the end of the Gunflint Trail to Grand Marais.  The other day I had a few extra minutes so I decided to stop and take a hike.

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A Splash of Color on the Gunflint Trail

The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting colder. We’ve had a couple of nights this past week that have dropped down to 30 degrees! The highs are still up into the high 60’s and 70’s during the

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Boundary Waters Worms- Spread the Word, Not the Worm

On a recent canoe camping trip in the Boundary Waters my friend lifted up our tent ground cloth and discovered a worm beneath it. I shouted, “Quick, grab it and kill it!” I’d like to say I’m not a regular

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Another Reason to Spend Time at the End of the Gunflint Trail

We’re number one on the Bortle Scale! What does that mean? Read about it here or check out this video to find out. KBJR 6 Your Weather Authority: News, Weather & Sports

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What About the Smell?

Torn- Chapter 4? What about the awful smell this summer in Grand Marais? I know it isn’t good for tourism to complain about how bad it smells in town sometimes but it’s just another thing that makes me want to

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Go to the end of the Gunflint Trail

Chapter 3? If you like it so much at the end of the Gunflint Trail then go already! I could spend more time at the end of the Gunflint Trail. There is plenty of work I could do at Voyageur

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Grand Marais is a Wonderful Place to Live

Shall I say this is Chapter 2 of Torn? That would assume there might be a 3rd and I’d hate to commit… People all over are envious of those of us who live in Grand Marais. It’s “America’s Coolest Small

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Torn Between Two Worlds

There is a book called, “A Life in Two Worlds,” actually when I googled it there are two but the one I’m referring to is about Betty Powell-Skoog. She tells of her life in two worlds, the first part of

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Oh Deer on the Gunflint

We’ve been seeing a little buck around Voyageur at the end of the Gunflint Trail lately. We haven’t seen many deer in the past few years and many of us think that is a good thing. When the deer population

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