Grand Marais is Lake Wobegon for a day

Grand Marais is Lake Wobegon for a day

Posted: July 3, 2014 by Kjersti Vick

 

Happy Independence Day weekend! We hope you have a safe and wonderful weekend up here in Cook County, MN. Make sure to check out our online calendar of events to see all that our area has to...

First Times on the North Shore of Lake Superior | Kratt Chatter

First Times on the North Shore of Lake Superior | Kratt Chatter

Posted: June 5, 2014 by Kjersti Vick

First Times on the North Shore of Lake Superior | Kratt Chatter
June 5, 2014

When was the last time you did something for the first time?  This past month held many “first times” for me. Chec...

World’s Best Donuts opens for the season in Grand Marais

World’s Best Donuts opens for the season in Grand Marais

Posted: May 23, 2014 by Kjersti Vick

World's Best Donuts opens in Grand Marais, officially kicking off summer!


In Cook County, MN the true sign that summer has arrived is when the World's Best Donuts opens for the season. Annually, ...

Kratt Chatter | Geotourism in BWCA, Lake Superior, Superior National Forest

Kratt Chatter | Geotourism in BWCA, Lake Superior, Superior National Forest

Posted: May 14, 2014 by Kjersti Vick

Travel the Heart, a National Geographic geotourism project highlighting the unique attributes of communities from Duluth to International Falls to Thunder Bay and North Shore.


I hope many of you ...

Kratt Chatter

Kratt Chatter

Posted: April 22, 2014 by Kjersti Vick

April 22, 2014
What’s so special about Cook County, MN?  Well, for starters we are truly the heart of the North American continent and the home of a new initiative launched by geotourism powerhou...

Kratt Chatter

Kratt Chatter

Posted: March 27, 2014 by Kjersti Vick

Kratt Chatter Blog
March 27, 2014

As I walked the lake shore in front of the Minnesota Muffin Top (see blog of March 5), I noticed it.  Open WATER!  How can this be?  There is a part of lakesho...

Kratt Chatter

Kratt Chatter

Posted: March 5, 2014 by Maggie Barnard


FROSTING Ahhh, yes, you know the kind. Spread with a butter knife with smooth flats and soft peaks. Like my mom’s meringue with golden tips touched by the morning sun. Can you see it? Well I ...

Come On Up, the Water’s Thick! Cook County Ice Fishing

Come On Up, the Water’s Thick! Cook County Ice Fishing

Posted: December 11, 2013 by Anna Klobuchar

Come on in, the water’s thick!

At least, that’s the case for most of the ice conditions on the smaller lakes. The larger lakes in Cook County, such as Gunflint Lake and Seagull Lake, still have...