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Where There's a Need, There's a Way

Ready for a change (as we often are), we stopped in at a local establishment up on the Gunflint Trail of northernmost Minnesota for dinner.  The small family owned resort’s restaurant was beyond busy.  496 more words


Into the Wilderness: Exploring the Minnesota Gunflint Trail

Wildflowers burst along the side of the road and clear lakes sparkled in the warm sun. The scent of the pines covering the gently rolling hills filled the air. 1,414 more words


Profit vs. Water: Copper-Nickel Mining in Minnesota

A thousand people showed up at River Center in St. Paul for the Bureau of Land Management (7/18/17) hearing on copper-nickel mining in the water-rich area of northern Minnesota. 714 more words


BWCA 2017: Knife & Birch Lake

This year I finally made it back to the Boundary Water Canoe Area (BWCA) for the third time after almost a four year break. Boundary Waters trips are a ton of fun because they differentiate from the traditional backpacking trip by adding in the fishing and canoeing components. 521 more words


Plying Lonely Waters

Northern Minnesota does the Fourth of July right, with Duluth’s best-in-the-state fireworks display and the magic of Iron Range street dances. This year, though, the only fireworks I saw came in a vivid late-night lightning display, and the only dance was a jig to dodge the swarms of mosquitoes and dislodge an army of ticks. 1,499 more words

The Journey Begins: Boundary Waters

I’ve really been stressing a lot about this trip.

Originally, it was just for me, then it turned into a way to get closer to God. 605 more words