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Apparently We Aren’t As Outdoorsy As We Thought In Minnesota And Wisconsin

Folks in Minnesota and Wisconsin pride themselves in being huge outdoor enthusiasts. Ask anyone around here what they enjoy doing, and they're likely to say something related to the outdoors. Heck, a lot of the tourism in our region is tied to outdoor activities. That should make us the two of the most ourdoorsy states in the country, right? Apparently not. 

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Homie Kates
Homie Kates
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How Cool Are The Weight Stations On The Paved Trail In Two Harbors?

While we were camping in Two Harbors at Burlington Bay, we had to run to Super One. We decided to go for a drive on the road that passes by Super One.  We saw a paved running trail and made note that we would have to try that route the next morning, then we saw something that was so cool we just had to stop and take a pic.

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The Cold Moon Rises Over Cornwall
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Snowshoe Under A Full Moon Friday Night In Superior

Want something new and unique to do with the family?  The weather is warming up perfectly for snowshoeing and the bonus is you can do it under a full moon.  I would be able to tell my husband to leave his head lamp at home!  No worries if you don't own snow shoes, Superior Adventure through UW-Superior will provide them.

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Cathy Kates
Cathy Kates
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What’s Your Opinion On The Warmest Brand Of Boots To Wear To The Lake Superior Ice Festival

Originally, I suggested battery operated socks to keep your tootsies toasty while enjoying all that the Lake Superior Ice Festival has to offer, but on Facebook Brad brought up the fact that a warm pair of boots might just do the trick and that got me thinking. 

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Cathy Kates
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Shish Kebabs on the Grill are Best When Serving Guests, Here’s Why [VIDEO]

Recently we were invited to our friends, Dave and Kathy for a BBQ.  When I asked what I should bring, they said dessert because they had the rest of the meal covered.  We grilled shish kebabs and they were delicious!  There are several reasons you should serve shish kebabs if you're having guests over for a BBQ. 

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UPDATE: Minnesota’s Frozen Ice Castle In Eden Prairie Opens January 23 [VIDEO]

A few years ago the Ice Castles were moved from the Mall of America and established in Eden Prairie, MN.  I think it's cool that people from the Twin Cities visit the Twin Ports to experience Bentleyville Tour of Lights and we can travel down to take in the amazing Ice Castles.  If you enjoy Lake Superior's Ice Caves you'll love this!

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Minnesota’s Frozen Ice Castle In Eden Prairie Opens In January [VIDEO]

A few years ago the Ice Castles were moved from the Mall of America and established in Eden Prairie, MN.  I think it's cool that people from the Twin Cities visit the Twin Ports to experience Bentleyville Tour of Lights and we can travel down to take in the amazing Ice Castles.  If you enjoy Lake Superior's Ice Caves you'll love this!

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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5 Best Places to Get Out and Avoid Summer Tourists in the Duluth and Superior Area

During the peak of tourist season, Duluth's visitor hotspots like Canal Park and the Lakewalk have hundreds or even thousands of extra people milling about and enjoying what our area has to offer...

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Lake Louise Pond Hockey Classic
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Want To Go Skating? Duluth Bayfront Rink Is Back Open To The Public

It's been a rough winter. We have had some cold temps and some not so cold temps. It has made it easy to visit Bentleyville this past holiday season, but hard to skate. There have been many issued statements from Duluth telling people not to use the ice rink.

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Public Invited To Talk About Cross City Trail May 28th

As I reported before, the Mayor has been talking about making a cross town or cross city trail so you can jog or bike all across the city and go all east or all west...

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(Photo by Liao Yujie/ IOC via Getty Images)
(Photo by Liao Yujie/ IOC via Getty Images)
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Hartley Nature Center Gets A New Face Every Winter, List Of Events

I love to walk the path and trails around the Hartley Nature Center, and JJ (my oldest) loves to take nature classes in the summertime to do crafts, take the trails, and learn more about some animals and critters.

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