Among a group of nearly 19,000 expected to compete in the 41st annual Grandma's Marathon, every runner has their story. Jim Hagerl of Cloquet plans to run in this year's Great Grandma's Marathon Challenge hoping to keep his mind off the gravity of being diagnosed with brain cancer.
This year's Kolar Toyota ALS Walleye Tournament on Island Lake welcomed their largest crowd since 2007. With that, the ALS Foundation was able to not only raise funds, but awareness for those fighting ALS also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
It's never too early to hone your bow hunting skills. Running until early September, area archery clubs have set up 3D archery shoots, which is a great way keep those hunting skills in tune during the off season.