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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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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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Duluth is Open for Business!!

The Historic Bed and Breakfast Inns of Duluth want to reassure all of our guests that the city of Duluth is open for business!!! While we had quite a bit of heavy rain over a short period of time, the city of Duluth has fared very well, with all of the main tourist attractions, highways, restaurants, shops, downtown and Canal […]

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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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Great Spring Skiing on Gunflint Trail’s – Banadad

  Snow on Ground – 18 inches Packed Trail base – 16  inches New snow last 24 hours –6 New snow last 7 days –  8 Groomed and Tracked – Tracked Banadad East, Knapp, and Lace Lake- 9 Km. Comments-Excellent skiing. With the fresh snow the trail is beautiful.  Morning expect some icy conditions; warning […]

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Gunflint Trail’s Banadad Ski Trail Opened for Season

A big holiday present to those waiting to ski Northeast Minnesota’s  Banadad Ski Trails.  On December 21, trail staff finally removed the last of the brush and down trees blocking the 41 Kilometer of the Banadad Ski Trail system.  According to trail staff member, Jim Raml,  “while  we still have a bit more clean-up of […]

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St Croix Valley Bird Banding and Snowshoeing

Bird banders at Carpenter St Croix Valley Nature Center in Hastings meet weekly to capture, record, band and release songbirds. Friday December 17th (8:30 AM to noon), the public is invited to watch. There is no admission fee but it is nice to call ahead (651-437-4359) to let them know you are coming. Donations of […]

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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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Fall’s First Snow on Gunflint Trail

First snow of the season! Over the last two days the Mid-Gunflint aroung Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B has registered about three and one-half inches of snow. More is predicted through Monday. But don’t break-out your skis just yet. The trails still need more work; the swamps and ponds along the trails are not frozen and […]

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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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