State parks in northeastern Minnesota are in the midst of a phased reopening after the coronavirus pandemic. However, campers will have to wait until June 8 or later to camp in drive-in campgrounds at state parks on the North Shore.
As campgrounds phase into reopening, the pandemic has more people exploring remote camping options. UMD Environmental and Outdoor Education Professor Ken Gilbertson offers safety tips to keep in mind before pitching a tent in the woods.
The Superior Hiking Trail Association says Larry Sampson's contributions are immeasurable. They decided to honor him by adding a new point of interest along the Ely's Peak Loop and naming it 'Larry's Lookout.'
Northland natives Jim Nowak and John Naslund have earned the name the Iron Two after running every Grandma's Marathon since it's inception. Having raced through rain, construction, and growing crowds, the men didn't let a virus break their streak.