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Brrrrrrr, a chilly morning on the Gunflint Trail

The thermometer read 29 degrees for a low this morning at the end of the Gunflint Trail. Some areas of the Gunflint Trail experienced temperatures a little bit colder or a little bit warmer. With clear skies predicted for this

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Bummer for a Bull Moose

Thankfully the driver and passenger in a vehicle that struck a moose on the Gunflint Trail were uninjured. Unfortunately the bull moose was killed. According to Cook County Sheriff’s Office the accident took place near the Moose Viewing area on

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Fall on the Gunflint Trail

It hardly feels like the first day of fall with the temperature at 8am reading 67 degrees at the end of the Gunflint Trail. But the calendar says it’s true so we must believe what it says. I for one

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Guilt as a Rescuer

I read an article today that brought up thoughts and feelings of not only my own but I’m sure of millions of others who have attempted to save someone’s life and have been unsuccessful. While police officers, firefighters, first responders,

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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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