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Rhythm, Legs and Arms Straight in Rowing

Rowing in Duluth was once part of the Duluth Boat Club that was considered by locals as greatest water sports organization in the world. A lot has changed in the past century, but rowing in Duluth is still gliding strong across Lake Superior

  • GNAT Shooting on Old Vermilion
 
  • Lumberjacks and Jills Compete in Hayward
 
  • Sand Volleyball is a Growing Competitive Sport in the Northland
 
  • Fun Times at the Heart of the North Rodeo


  • 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 (2015) 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.


  • Spring Mountain Biking

    Remember to get your bike a tune up before taking to the trails for the Summer season. While one organization says the trails aren't quite ready just yet, despite the warmer weather.  

  • Early Spring, Means Early Golf

    Spring has sprung early in the Northland, the Lakewalk has been a popular destination, while snow lover are getting their final rounds in at local ski hills. Driving ranges, even Northern Pines golf course near Iron River, Wisconsin has taken advantage of the early spring weather.

  • Ice Cross Downhill Skating

    It's a sport that draws in many that love hockey, but there are no pucks, slap shots, or goalies. It's called Ice Cross Downhill skating and it's growing in popularity.

  • School Work While Ice Fishing

    After receiving a STEM grant from the state of Minnesota, St. James Middle School added learning how to ice fish to the life science curriculum.

  • High Speed Bobby Menne

    Bobby Menne, a professional rider with 131 Racing near Virginia competes with the USXC Cross Country Circuit. He races his sled across some of the most rough terrians and for up to 500 miles in some races.

  • Curling for Team USA

    Many go curling for fun, while a lucky few still do it for fun, but also represent the USA half way across the world in the process. Meet a few Northlanders that are competing in the World Junior Curling Championships in Estonia.


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