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News and information, interviews, weather, upcoming events, music, school news, and many special features. North Shore Morning includes our popular trivia question - Pop Quiz! The North Shore Morning program is the place to connect with the people, culture and events of our region!


 
What's On:
Gichigami Express Sled Dog Race

Wildersmith January 11

Real Gunflint Trail winter weather remains a non-issue as the area enters week two of the New Year.


CC Middle School Geography Bee 2013

School News from Cook County Middle School, January 11

The National Geographic society holds a national contest each year.


 
Mildred, Honey, Pat, Marge and Merle Potter at the Pigeon River in 1947.

Moments in Time: Mildred Potter Thoreson and Honey Potter Eliasen

Sisters Mildred Potter Thoreson and Honey Potter Eliasen grew up with their three other siblings Marge, Pat and Merle in the Hovland and the Pigeon River area.  In this edition of Moments in Time


Geologist John Green and Forest Service employee Mary Igoe install the new geology display at the Gunflint District Office.

West End News: January 10

Back in the woods, winter is holding its own a little better than in the rest of the region.  Here at Sawbill, as of Jan.


 
Radon test kit

State encouraging residents to test homes for radon

ST. PAUL (AP) - Governor Mark Dayton has declared this "Radon Action Month" in Minnesota, and the state is encouraging residents to get their homes tested.


The start of the Gichigami Express, Sunday, January 6 at Mineral Center.  Photo by Cathy Quinn.

On scene at the Gichigami Express

The Gichigamee Express Sled Dog Race is underway now in Cook County. The race commemorates the long tradition of dog mushing in Cook County. 

 
Gunflint Trail (Bearskin Lodge/Flickr)

Wildersmith January 4

Happy New Year everyone from the upper Gunflint Trail! Here’s wishing for an upbeat 2013!
 


Sawbill Crew Reunion on Sawbill Lake at Midnight on New Year’s Eve.  Photo by Carl Hansen, Hansen International Productions.

West End News: January 3

It is always hard to find news for the West End immediately after one of the annual peaks in the tourism industry.  It really is kind of a “no news is good news” situation.  When


 
The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg -Photo by Audun K via Flickr

LSProject: A Century of Water

Huge, endless, large—these are just a few words you might use to describe Lake Superior. At 31,700 square miles, it is the largest freshwater lake by surface area in the world.


Josh Lindstrom pouring beans into coffee roaster.

Behind the Work: Joshua Lindstrom of Fika Coffee

Fika Coffee is a small, independent artisanal coffee roasting business in Grand Marais, Minnesota.