Lake Superior Paddleboarder Urges Caution

Due to strong winds, stand-up paddleboarder Jared Munch has revised his itinerary for this final day’s paddle of his circumnavigation of Lake Superior. Here’s the plan: At 1 p.m., he’ll depart from the University of Minnesota Duluth aquatic center on the Duluth-Superior harbor, near Minnesota Avenue and 15th Street. At 1:30 p.m., he plans to…
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Day’s End

My wife and I were leaving the beach at Park Point on Saturday night when I saw the sunset over Superior Bay. Grabbed a quick iPhone shot of it. Nice place, Duluth.

Canada Goose Hunting Opens Aug. 8 In Western Minnesota

Hunters can hunt Canada geese in west-central Minnesota from Aug. 8 through Aug. 23, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Hunters are allowed to shoot up to 10 Canada geese per day, but there is no limit to the number of Canada geese a hunter can possess. “The state’s Canada goose population remains…
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Climbing Rendezvous At Ely’s Peak On Saturday

The Duluth Climbers Coalition will hold a 2015 Mid-Summer Climbing Rendezvous on Saturday at Ely’s Peak. The event is free, open to the public and open to climbers of all skill levels and all ages (including kids).  Equipment and free instruction will be provided by the University of Minnesota Duluth’s Recreational Sports Outdoor Program. Staff…
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Minnesota Vets With 100 Percent Disability Can Get Permanent Hunting Card

Minnesota resident veterans with 100 percent service-connected permanent disability can apply for a free permanent card that allows them to receive a free small game and either-sex deer hunting license each year. “Prior to 2014, disabled veterans needed to bring their paperwork to the license agent every year,” said Steve Michaels, licensing program director for…
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