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Category Archives: Arrowhead Region

Big Weekend in Rush City – Maple Knoll Inn

A big week coming for Rush City! Thursday, July 17th – The Chisago County Fair Begins! Motocross is the event of the evening! Friday, July 18th – The county fair continues with The NTPS Tractor Pull AND at Chuckers Bowl a fund raiser for the Namyaki Girls Secondary School Tanzania. Chucker’s is across the street […]

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Chisago County Fair – July 17 – 19 – Rush CIty

Wow! Come to Rush City and enjoy the Chisago County Fair! Just a few of the many activities are: July 17 – Motocross Racing, July 18 NTPA Tractor and Truck Pull, July 19 Parade & Demo Derby Every day features a carnival and many fair activities.   Every night the fair has live music. Plan […]

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Easter Snow Conditions on the Banadad

While the last groomer set tracks on the Gunflint’s  Banadad Ski Trail  earlier this month there still is plenty of snow on the eastern end of the trail. Four inches of new snow fell yesterday and another 3 inches today leaving over eighteen on the trail.  Right now there is more then enough snow for […]

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Snowed-In

Gunflint Trail’s Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B Snowed-IN.  Twenty-seven inches of snow in the last twenty-four hours and it is still coming down. Our four foot snow gauge registers 41″ of snow on the ground. Can’t even move our plow truck. It likely will be a few days before we can even get our plow truck […]

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Ski the Gunflint’s Banadad in the Spring

April First and this is not an April fools joke. The skiing is great!

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Skiing on the Gunflint-We’ve Got Snow

A new year is coming up.  Head to the Gunflint Trail and cross country ski one of the nation’s largest and most diverse interconnected Nordic Trail Systems- the 200 Kilometer Gunflint Nordic Trails. The trail system included the Piston Bullied groomed Central and Upper Gunflint Trails connect by the BWCA’s longest tracked trail the Banadad. […]

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The Gunflint’s Banadad Trail Green Up- May 5 and 12

For the past four years the carbon produced by the equipment used to maintain and groom the Banadad Ski Trail has been sequestered in tree planting.   According to the Banadad Trail Association- “tree planting is our way to insure that the maintenance and grooming of the trail remains carbon neutral”. We are planting 400 red […]

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Shipping Season has begun in Duluth!

Out of the oodles of great reasons to live in Duluth, one of our favorites is watching and enjoying the majestic vessels entering and departing our international port.  It is a sight that never gets old or boring! As our very mild winter slowly leaves us with the start of spring this week, our Duluth […]

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MUSHERS MOVE NORTH, AND BRING BACK THE GUNFLINT MAIL RUN:

  Despite the cancellation of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon in Duluth, dog sled racing will still take place at the end of January – in Grand Marais, one of the state’s only snow-covered spots. Before the first running of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon in 1978, there was the Gunflint Mail Run. […]

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Great Skiing along the Gunflint’s Banadad Trails

You will find great skiing along the Gunflint.  The entire 41 kilometer Banadad Trail system is now tracked and open for skiing.  Located at the eastern end of the Banadad is Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B. The guesthouse also operate’s the Banadad Yurts and two ski-in cabins along the trail. According to skiers just returning from […]

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