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January 10, 2018
Former Cook County social services official admits child abuse
January 10, 2018 - 8:49pm
January 2, 2018
Chad Schouweiler runs his team in the Gunflint Mail Run sled dog race last year. Thirty mushers will race 12-dog and eight-dog teams in this year's Gunflint Mail Run, which begins Saturday morning at Trail Center Lodge on the Gunflint Trail. Photo by Jim Stroner
Trails ready for Gunflint sled dog race
January 2, 2018 - 5:24am
December 31, 2017
After a December storm hit the North Shore, spray from waves in the Grand Marais harbor coated the rope railings that run along the Grand Marais Lakewalk. Sundberg captured the scene at sunset. Paul Sundberg photo
North Shore photographer captures natural wonders in his backyard
December 31, 2017 - 6:02am
December 17, 2017
Fat-bike riders compete in the 2017 Norpine Fat Bike Classic race last January on the Norpine ski trails  near Lutsen. The Norpine Trail Association will allow fat-biking on a segment of its trails this winter on a trial basis. Rod Haase Photography photo
North Shore ski trail will allow fat-biking on trial basis
December 17, 2017 - 6:35am
November 10, 2017
Jury sides with contractor in lawsuit against Lake County
November 10, 2017 - 2:10pm
October 8, 2017
Water washes over the edge of a Park Point parking lot on Saturday, Oct. 7. Lake Superior is nearly a foot above its normal level, covering beaches and yards, flooding plants and causing erosion. (Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service)
High water causes pains: Lake Superior rose an inch in September, when it usually goes down
October 8, 2017 - 6:00am
September 27, 2017
Justin Bailey of Keewatin and his German wire-haired pointer, Henry, had a memorable encounter with several wolves while hunting near Isabella on Tuesday. Justin Bailey photo
Northern Minn. hunter has harrowing encounter with pack of wolves
September 27, 2017 - 6:06pm
September 22, 2017
Resorts like Grand Superior Lodge in Castle Danger rely on foreign workers on J-1  visas for much of its seasonal labor force. The J-1 and other visa programs are currently under review by the State Department and the number of workers allowed in the country on the J-1 visa could be greatly reduced or eliminated altogether. (Photo courtesy of Odyssey Resorts)
Threatened cuts to visa program could harm North Shore resorts
September 22, 2017 - 6:05am
September 19, 2017
Susie Island in Lake Superior just off Minnesota's North Shore has been transferred from the Nature Conservancy to the Grand Portage Band. Submitted photo by Richard Hamilton Smith
Susie Island transferred to Grand Portage Band
September 19, 2017 - 6:15pm
September 3, 2017
While standing along along Highway 61 near Schroeder, Minn., Judith Hazen and Marc Davey try to work out exactly where Hazen's car rolled in an accident that occurred on May 15, 1996. Davey came to Hazen's rescue and pulled her from the car to keep her safe. The two reunited in Tofte on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, more than 21 years later. Bob King / Forum News Service
Accidental reunion: 21 years after North Shore crash, woman meets her rescuer
September 3, 2017 - 6:00am
September 1, 2017
Crews worked to remove a railroad overpass across Minnesota Highway 61 near Taconite Harbor late Thursday, Aug. 31, into Friday after it was hit and damaged by a truck. (Minnesota Department of Transportation photo)
After all-night effort, Highway 61 reopens
September 1, 2017 - 6:26pm
August 20, 2017
Frank and Mary Alice Hansen started Sawbill Canoe Outfitters in 1957. (Sawbill Canoe Outfitters photo)
Passing it on: Third generation of Hansen family outfitting canoeists for adventures in the Boundary Waters
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
August 9, 2017
Alexis Roberts, the youngest child of murder victim Marcus Lee Roberts, is comforted by family members during sentencing proceedings of defendant Kirk Lee Bigby in Grand Marais. Bob King / Forum News Service
Family of victim explains 'pain and emptiness' at sentencing in North Shore murder case'
August 9, 2017 - 9:33pm
July 30, 2017
Eric Tofte of Grand Marais moves along the shore of a North Shore stream as he plays a brook trout on a July morning. Tofte uses a Tenkara fly rod with no reel, which he finds perfectly suited for fishing small northern Minnesota streams. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Grand Marais angler uses unconventional rods to fish North Shore streams
July 30, 2017 - 12:26pm
July 23, 2017
Jake Boyce (foreground), one of Day Tripper's founders, paddles on Lake Superior with Mike and Katelynn Buchanan of North Vernon, Ind., beneath the rock cliff dominated by Split Rock Lighthouse on the morning of July 19, 2017. Bob King / Forum News Service
Sharing Duluth's outdoor adventures: Tour companies offer visitors guided experiences on trails and on the water
July 23, 2017 - 6:00am