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Grand Marais Dockside Fish Market was featured in the Travel section of Sundays New York Times as one of four restaurants in the U.S. that celebrate their stamping grounds in ways that go beyond ingre... Posted on 5/21/13 at 12:00 AM
STAFF BLOG NEWS TRIBUNE ATTIC Heartland Band and country music in the Northland, 1982
March 4, 1982
The Heartland Band, a Northland country music group, as seen in February 1982 - clockwise from lower left: Mark Russell, Steve Johnson, Al Oikari, Greg Brown, Jack Purcell and Craig Eri... Posted on 2/16/13 at 11:30 PM
STAFF BLOG OUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK Hunters take 404 deer in early antlerless hunt
Minnesota deer hunters in the areas surrounding Duluth and up the North Shore to near Silver Bay took 404 deer last Saturday and Sunday in an early antlerless-only deer season.
The early antlerless h... Posted on 10/26/10 at 1:40 PM
HEALTHY TIDBITS Katherine or Katie Kuettel, Nominee For Port City 2010
Katie Kuettel was nominated by the Junior League of Duluth. Katie has been a member of this organization since 1979 and has been the chair of the Trees Committee for the Festival of Trees since 2005. ... Posted on 5/5/10 at 12:06 PM
STAFF BLOG TWIN PORTS BUSINESS View-blocking rail cars to be moved out
The view-blocking rail cars that upset residents along the North Shore Scenic Railroad will begin leaving early next week, said Ken Buehler, executive director of the railroad.
Buehler said 50 to 60 p... Posted on 1/22/10 at 11:11 AM
The Minnesota Supreme Court has sent a case back to the trial court to determine whether a Two Harbors businessman sexually harassed three women employees, but two of the justices issued strong dissents and said they believe the women already proved their case.
Grand Marais’ Dockside Fish Market was featured in the Travel section of Sunday’s New York Times as one of four restaurants in the U.S. “that celebrate their stamping grounds in ways that go beyond ingredients.”
Grand Marais' Dockside Fish Market was featured in the Travel section of Sunday's New York Times as one of four restaurants in the U.S. "that celebrate their stamping grounds in ways that go beyond ingredients."
Chef Judi Barsness, who started her culinary career at Bluefin Bay Resort in Tofte about 20 years ago, is back as a consultant. And she’s bringing her focus on fresh, local and organic contemporary food with her as she revamps the offerings at Bluefin’s Waves of Superior Café.
For more information on North Shore fishing, go to the North Shore Stream Fishing Report on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources website, mndnr.gov. Go to “Fishing,” then “North Shore Stream Fishing Report.” The reports are updated on Mondays and Thursdays.
The scene couldn’t have been more idyllic in a purely North Shore way. On one side of the river, a rock cliff rose vertically for perhaps 40 feet. Lush cedar trees clung to the rock, defying all natural laws.
Marie Deschampe was arrested at 10:12 p.m. Thursday after a traffic stop by a Cook County Sheriff’s Office deputy near Grand Portage. Deschampe, 27, was wanted by Duluth police on two warrants stemming from financial fraud and providing a false name to an officer.
Along the North Shore of Lake Superior, streams like the Lester River in Duluth are roaring, full of chocolate-brown, frothy, churning spring runoff. It’s that time of year when hikers are warned to stay away from the creeks — and when kayakers like Chris Baer flock to them.
A couple of weeks ago in this space, we suggested you check out the runoff on North Shore streams. We were premature. Now, though, those rivers are worth a look. Here are some to try: Tischer Creek in Duluth, from Vermilion Road down to East Fourth Street; the Baptism River near Silver Bay (enter the park, get your $5 daily permit, and drive up to the trailhead, hike in to the river about three-quarters of a mile); or drive all the way to Pigeon River State Park near Grand Portage and hike a short distance to the falls.
ANDREW KRUEGER: Perhaps Mother Nature wanted to teach me a lesson. Sitting on rocks alongside the Baptism River in Tettegouche State Park on Monday, savoring the sights and sounds of High Falls, I dared to take my iPhone out of my pocket.
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