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Gunflint Trail Green Up – May 7 to 9

Join other friends of the Gunflint Trail at the Trail’s annual Green-Up for a weekend of tree planting and tree care. At Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B and cabins we plan to plant Red and White Pines seedlings in the Poplar Creek/Little Ollie area and along the Banadad Ski Trail. Please join us! We provide tree […]

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The beauty of Duluth and the Cutest Puppy Contest – a must see!

For all of us that live in Minnesota, Wisconsin, or the northern region of the country, we know that winter not only feels long, but often is depending upon when that “last Spring storm” hits us.  But what we all know from being able to live and work in this beautiful part of the country is […]

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Gunflint Trail Designated a National Scenic Byway

Gunflint Trail- The Gunflint Trail receives National Scenic Byway designation on October 16, 2009.   Known for winding its way through the Boundary Waters Wilderness east-west corridor, the Gunflint Trail is a historic roadway, dating back to the 1800’s with origins as a footpath for Native Americans and geological surveyors.  The Gunflint Trail is also known […]

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Taste of the Gunflint at Poplar Creek B&B

Gunflint Trail- Sunday was a beautiful partly sunny almost autumn day for this year’s Taste of the Gunflint Festival. Locals and area resort guests traveled up and down the Gunflint Trail stopping at resorts and B&B enroute.  The day long event combined fun food, local history and fund-raising on behalf of the new Chik-Wauk Museum & Nature […]

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2009 Bayfront Blues Fest in Duluth!

The annual Bayfront Blues Fest returns to beautiful Duluth at Bayfront Park on August 7th, 8th & 9th, 2009.  Since 1989, this event has featured more than 300 bands at one of the most beautiful locations along the bay.  The talent is terrific, the location is beautiful, and Duluth will welcome you.  Join us at the AG Thomson House for quiet […]

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Heatwave Northwood’s Style

Yesterday, at the Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B, along northern Minnesota’s Gunflint Trail, the temperature rose to 80 degrees for the first time this year. Today it looks like we are in for another warm day. Then it is expect to cool down a bit. Still the nights are cool; never getting above the mid 60s. […]

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Water Street Inn, Stillwater Minnesota

Historic Water Street Inn 101 Water Street South Stillwater, MN 55082 651.439.6000 www.waterstreetinn.us At the foot of the Historic Lift Bridge Beer Tasting Dinner June 4th. Join us on the night of June 4th for a special dinner prepared with and served with Lift Bridge Brewery’s fine small batch craft beers.  Chef Isaac is putting together […]

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Birding on the Gunflint Trail

Lee Foster, Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B’s  birding guide- Darrell and Kay Phillips, from the Chicago area. had booked a birding package Gunflint Trail’s Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B and were looking to add to their birding life lists. I told them that great birding was to be had right here on the B&B property and that […]

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Spring Snow on Gunflint no April Fools Joke

April Fools Day brought 12 – 14 inches of heavy wet snow to the Gunflint Trail’s Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B and along the Banadad Ski Trail. On the morning of the first with guests planning to leave for home the roads and driveways into the B&B’s two rental cabins had to be cleared. Plowing began […]

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Gunflint Green Up- a Weekend of Tree Planting and Fun!

People, Trees, and Community — Coming Together for a Better Future Grand Marais, MN ­ The second annual Gunflint Green Up takes place May 1-2 at various locations along the Gunflint Trail Scenic Byway in northeastern Minnesota. All planting and release sites are located within the Superior National Forest, in the area affected by the […]

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