30 Min. Climbs – Quick hikes around Cook County.

30 Min. Climbs – Quick hikes around Cook County.

Posted: May 24, 2017 by Katie Krantz

30 Minute Climbs

Cook County offers a wide variety of options for quick, 30 minute climbs. 30 minutes meaning 15 minutes up, 5 minutes to enjoy the view and 10 minutes down. These hikes are perfect...

What floats your boat? – Boating Events in Cook County MN

What floats your boat? – Boating Events in Cook County MN

Posted: April 25, 2017 by Katie Krantz

From traditional, hand carved, wooden boat beauties to brightly colored,  buoyant, wave bouncing kayaks, you will find any make, model, and type of watercraft  in Cook County. You name it, we have a...

Spring Training Ground – No better place to train than Cook County MN

Spring Training Ground – No better place to train than Cook County MN

Posted: April 17, 2017 by Kjersti Vick

Spring! The Perfect Training Ground
Spring. Spring is here. Spring into action! Maybe those of us who are gluttons for self-induced physical punishment are a rare breed, but that doesn’t mean we ca...

Moose rescued from Hungry Jack Lake after breaking through the ice

Moose rescued from Hungry Jack Lake after breaking through the ice

Posted: April 10, 2017 by Kjersti Vick

Moose rescued from Hungry Jack Lake after breaking through the ice
[caption id="attachment_21392" align="alignleft" width="625"] Photo by Jim Morrison[/caption]

Gunflint Trail in Grand Marais, Min...

Maple syruping – A labor of love

Maple syruping – A labor of love

Posted: March 27, 2017 by Kjersti Vick

Sweetwater season. March and April are know as the sweetest times of the year, when the days grow long and the sap starts flowing. The air is thick with the smell of maple syrup. This story is shared...

Talking Tourism with Linda Jurek – Hygge and the DMO Life

Talking Tourism with Linda Jurek – Hygge and the DMO Life

Posted: February 21, 2017 by Kjersti Vick

Talking Tourism with Linda Jurek - Hygge and the DMO Life
I love traveling.  It doesn’t matter if I’m driving a local backroad that I’ve never encountered before or if I’m in Duluth waiting ...

Winter condition update – plenty of snow for the Beargrease and winter sports in Cook County MN

Winter condition update – plenty of snow for the Beargrease and winter sports in Cook County MN

Posted: January 27, 2017 by Kjersti Vick

Winter condition update - plenty of snow for the Beargrease and winter sports in Cook County MN
Conditions are firming up after the thaw of last week and while some snow was lost, the vast majority o...

Finding your inner warmth – Hygge Season

Finding your inner warmth – Hygge Season

Posted: January 6, 2017 by Kjersti Vick

Finding your inner warmth - Hygge Season
The Thrillist recently ranked Minnesota #1 in its list of every state, ranked by how miserable its winters are. Please, not to name names, but I think we can ...