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Fascinating displays at Chik-Wauk museum

Excitement builds over Chik-Wauk Museum opening

July 4th is a day to celebrate American history, and on this July 4th, the Gunflint Trail will celebrate its own history, with the grand opening of Chik-Wauk Museum & Nature Center.

Brass Messengers

Cook County Community Foundation funds eight local organizations

The Cook County Community Fund has granted more than $7,000 to non-profit organizations in Cook County for 2010

Smallmouth bass

Local Fish Report for July 2

GRAND MARAIS AREA
The fish are biting!


Stack of books

Local math and reading scores show uneven results

Improvements in the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments-II state-wide testing program are slow but steady.

 

Boaters required to unplug

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is increasing efforts to stop the spread of invasive water species over this Fourth of July weekend.

Male ruffed grouse drumming

Grouse count down, waterfowl unchanged

Minnesota is frequently the nation’s top ruffed grouse producer. But grouse run in cycles and last year was probably the peak in the 10-year population cycle.

Reconstruction of Ft. Charlotte by Howard Sivertson

Clearer picture of Fort Charlotte comes into focus

Up along the border on the Pigeon River is a small campground that’s on the site of a once large fur trading complex for the Northwest Company.

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Trapped Bees and Slap-Shot Gnats – All About Pollinating

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

Bicycle

Workers on Wheels program starts Wednesday

First Congregational UCC Church of Grand Marais will be wheeling out bicycles for international workers on Wednesday, June 30. Dan Strayer is on the Workers on Wheels committee.