Up North

The 65th Edition of the Swain Invitational

65 years and running, the Swain Invitational cross country meet is still remembered for it's tough hilly course, but that doesn't stop thousands of runners from taking part in one of the biggest meets in Minnesota.

  • Drag Racing in Duluth
  • Around the Track with the Broking Family
  • Superior Man Triathlon
  • Rhythm, Legs and Arms Straight in Rowing

  • Foot Golf, When Soccer and Golf Meet

    Soccer and Golf are two popular summer activities, and now they have combine to form a hybrid sport that is growing in popularity across the country. 

  • One Last Look at the 39th Edition of Grandma's Marathon

    As one of the most popular events in the Northland, thousands of runners took park in Grandma's Marathon weekend, including Minnesota running legends Dick Beardsley and Garry Bjorklund.

  • Grandma's Marathon By the Numbers

    Thousands of runners from across the world will flock to Duluth this weekend for the 25th anniversary of the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon as part of the 39th edition of Grandma's Marathon weekend. 

  • Trap Shooting, One of Minnesota's Fastest Growing High School Sports

    Trap Shooting is one of the fastest growing high school sports in Minnesota, as over 56-hundred trap shooters across the state gear up for the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League championships in Alexandria, MN this weekend.

  • Fishing and a 5K Inflatable Run

    While hundreds of fishing anglers help raise money for ALS research at Island Lake, hundreds of runners took part in on of the most unique 5K runs traveling across the country.

  • The Summer Race Season is Here

    The WISSOTA racing season is finally here. Some drivers have been part of the sport for over a quarter of a century, while others are climbing the ladder in knowledge and experience.

  • The Northland Roller Derby

    The Harbor City Roller Dames of Duluth held their final bout of the season, but the sport is growing year, after year and his drawing in teams from all over the country.

  • The Fishing Opener at Lake Vermilion

    The opening weekend of fishing in Minnesota is in the books, as thousands of anglers flocked to the lakes scattered throughout the state. One of those lake, Lake Vermilion is a premier fishing spot on top of hosting the 68th annual Governor's Fishing Opener.

  • Captain Nelson's Tips For MN Fishing Opener

    As the Minnesota fishing opener just days away, local fishing guides like Captain Charlie Nelson have their boats geared up and ready to go for the start of the new season.

  • The Pinewood Derby

    It starts out as a block of wood and by the end it has four wheels and has to way less then five ounces, as local boy scouts took part in the pinewood derby looking to have the fastest car, do their best and take home a trophy in the process.

  • Mont du Lac's Birdie Bash

    For the first time Mont du Lac hosted the 'Birdie Bash' Frisbee Golf tournament. Allowing the disc golfers just two disks, and two shots per hole, and hitting metal on the basket was also good for a point. 

  • The Fitgers 5K; A Northland Spring Tradition

    The Fitgers 5K is the first race of the spring put on by Grandmas Marathon series, and as runners didn't have to run along side melting snowbanks this year, the race is a great way to determine where runners are in their personal training leading up to Grandma's Marathon.

  • Cutting, Creating, and Casting

    He has to pay attention to fine details. It's art work done not by a pencil or a paint brush, but a chainsaw. Peter Thoreson of Seeley, Wisconsin owns Thoreson Log Works, about 10 miles north of Hayward on Highway 63 creates from Mother Nature.  

  • The Challenge Center Meets UWS Athletics

    One special day where two organizations came together. The Challenge Center from Superior spent the day learning and schooling some of the athletes from UWS.