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...

Experience the North Shore on Two Wheels

Experience the North Shore on Two Wheels

Posted: November 6, 2013 by Maggie Barnard

Blog post by Maren Webb, Assistant Coordinator of the Moving Matters Project, at the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic in Grand Marais, MN.

While the North Shore will always be known for its natural beauty,...

Love Storms? You’ll Love Our New Event: the Lake Superior Storm Festival, Nov. 7-10

Love Storms? You’ll Love Our New Event: the Lake Superior Storm Festival, Nov. 7-10

Posted: October 16, 2013 by Shelby Gonzalez

Let's get one thing out of the way: We can't promise that there will be a storm or big waves during the inaugural Lake Superior Storm Festival, which will be held November 7-10 in Lutsen and Grand Mar...

Featured on Finding Minnesota: Moose Madness Family Festival, Oct. 18-20

Featured on Finding Minnesota: Moose Madness Family Festival, Oct. 18-20

Posted: October 14, 2013 by Shelby Gonzalez

This weekend, WCCO TV aired a Finding Minnesota segment that spotlights the Moose Madness Family Festival, a beloved Grand Marais event. Watch the WCCO segment

The next Moose Madness is next weeke...

Try Our “Superior” Golf

Try Our “Superior” Golf

Posted: September 25, 2013 by Shelby Gonzalez

In Cook County, even our golf is Way North of Ordinary. (And it's about to get even better.)
At Superior National at Lutsen, postcard views of Lake Superior, the Sawtooth Mountains, and the Poplar R...