North Shore Community News

State Rep. David Dill's funeral was held in International Falls Saturday.
  • Celebrating the Life of State Rep. David Dill
  • REI to Give Boost to Superior Hiking Trail
  • Great Lakes Ore Shipments Fall Again in July
Thunder Bay Police are looking for vandals who damaged five new police vehicles.
  • Vandals Damage Thunder Bay Police Vehicles

Top Stories

  • Duluthian Circumnavigates Lake Superior Using Only a Stand-up Paddleboard

    A Duluthian has completed a historic solo trip around Lake Superior using only his stand-up paddleboard, and he believes he is the first to do so. Jared Munch, a senior at UMD, completed the roughly 1,300 mile trip this summer, concluding his trip on Wednesday where it began, at the mouth of the Lester River.

  • EPA: Up To $13.9M Available for Great Lakes Restoration

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says up to $13.9 million is being made available in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants.

  • Crazy for Camping Part 2

    Campers that like the outdoors but prefer something a little more homey are choosing RV's, motorhomes, and tow-behind campers. In fact, 16 percent of all campers use either an RV, a motorhome, or tow-behind camper as shelter. According to the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association, shipments of RV's, motorhomes, and tow-behind campers topped over 300,000 units in 2014. It's the fifth consecutive year that number has increased.

  • Crazy for Camping Part 1

    Millions flock to the Northland for some of the best camping in the country each year. In Minnesota alone, the Department of Natural Resources say that nearly 10,000,000 campers visit the state parks each year. And that doesn't include the private resorts in the region. Wisconsin is seeing an increase in visitors as well. The Wisconsin DNR says that Pattison State Park is at double the occupancy to this time last year.

  • The new expansion features tiered camping spots to offer everyone great views of Lake Superior. Burlington Bay Campground Opens Expansion

    The Burlington Bay Campground in Two Harbors held a grand opening celebration for its 34-campsite addition Saturday. Several legislators thanked all who made the almost entirely state-funded project happen. 

  • Public Meetings Planned to Discuss Isle Royale Wolves, Moose

    Federal officials have scheduled four public meetings this month to discuss options for managing Isle Royale National Park's wolves and moose.