The Towering Pines Canopy Tour, near Grand Marais, takes vacationers on a two-and-a-half hour adventure. The Pioneer Press writes visitors will learn about the area's geology, plants and wildlife while soaring about 50 feet above the forest of the Gunflint Lake area.
New Raptor Center data shows 'substantial drop' in bird flu patients
However, the virus remains a serious health threat for birds.
Hunt for inmate who escaped correctional facility in northeast MN
The 42-year-old might be in the Floodwood area.
Suspect kills himself after shooting woman and baby at Fargo restaurant
The suspect was found dead in a stolen vehicle in Minnesota.
Charges: Guest stabbed three men as they slept in Albert Lea
Investigators believe the suspect is related to all three victims.
2 charged for fentanyl overdose death of 19-year-old
The-19-year-old died from a fentanyl overdose last month.
Severe thunderstorm watch: Hail, 65 mph gusts, tornadoes possible
The watch is just north of the Twin Cities metro area.
The staggering rise of Minnesota's most famous lakes this spring
Imagine dumping Lake Minnetonka into Lake Superior 47 times.
Minnesota Senate shoots down latest marijuana legalization attempt
The bill didn't receive the required votes for further consideration on Wednesday.
Minneapolis wants to use $1M in federal cash to plant 200,000 trees
The goal is to have these trees planted by the year 2040.
MOA theater to debut wrap-around, 270-degree movie screen
The new technology will expand the movie screen onto the side walls of the theater auditorium.
Alcohol, no seatbelt possible factors in deadly southwest MN crash
The crash happened just before 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Target shares plunge on profit drop, as costs grow and customers spend less
First quarter profitability declines 52% year-over-year.
Two-day climb stands between Dupre and summit of Denali
Grand Marais adventurer Lonnie Dupre is waiting out strong winds and minus-50 temperatures before beginning the end of his climb. The Duluth News Tribune says he's about two days from the summit. If he makes it, he'll be the first person in history to reach the summit alone in January.
Lonnie Dupre giving up Denali quest 'now that I'm qualified to join AARP'
The Grand Marais adventure who has tried twice to become the first person to reach Denali's peak alone in January tells the Duluth News Tribune in an interview that he might stick to dogsledding from here on out.
Update: Lonnie Dupre reaches 14,200 feet on Mt. McKinley
Lonnie Dupre is about 6,000 feet away from his record attempt on Mount McKinley. The Duluth News Tribune reports the Grand Marais climber reached 14,200 feet late Saturday. He planned to rest on New Year's Day at a place called Windy Corner. Dupre wants to be the first solo person in January to reach the highest peak in North America, known as Denali. He made it to 17,200 feet on his first attempt last year.
A local luxury: Lake Superior caviar
Yes, that's a thing. The Star Tribune takes a look at Grand Marais' Dockside Fish Market, which processes 60,000 pounds of herring roe into caviar every year. Most of that is shipped to Scandinavian countries, but you can get a little right here in its native land.
Gunmen said frustration with judicial system drove him to open fire in courthouse
The Duluth News Tribune obtained a recording of a phone call that Daniel Schlienz made from jail after two people were wounded in a Grand Marais courthouse following his conviction for criminal sexual misconduct. Schlienz, who died in custody after falling ill, blamed the court system. The county attorney who prosecuted him says Schlienz "stole the story with his violence" and that the real story is that they locked up a dangerous predator.
Low visibility hampers Grand Marais climber on Denali
Lonnie Dupre hopes to continue his climb Wednesday if he can see at least 100 feet in front of him. The adventurer is trying to become the first person to climb North America's tallest mountain -- alone -- in January. He tried last year but had to stop at 17,200 feet because of the bad weather.
Lake Superior water temps 20 degrees above normal for end of July
Some of the temperature readings coming in from buoys show the big lake is the warmest it's been in 30 years. In some places it's already 70 degrees and it's likely to keep warming up for another few weeks. Record-breaking summer heat is part of it, but the warm-up actually has its roots in our balmy winter.
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