The old saw “never turn down a free lunch” is good advice, even if it takes some effort to reach the table. Recently, I took an afternoon off and drove to St. Paul for a free dinner.
On Thursday about 100 people gathered in Grand Marais Harbor Park.
There are valuable minerals in the rock around Lake Superior—copper, nickel, and iron. And people want to get at it. There’s money to be made and demand for the material.
Bob talked with musher and former state legislator Frank Moe Feb. 24 about "Sled Dogs to St. Paul," the effort to bring attention to the perils of sulfide mining proposed for NE MN, in advance of the Grand Marais send-off rally Thursday Mar. 1 in Harbor Park.
Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column. This month, Earth passes Mars, and Jupiter passes Venus.
Abby, the old dog, found a headless grouse in the yard on a cold, clear morning last week.
Local explorer Lonnie Dupre stopped by The Roadhouse Feb. 10 to chat with Buck about his second attempt to summit Denali in winter, and about his newly-published memoir, "Life on Ice: 25 Years of Arctic Exploration."