Entries by Beth

Guest Blog: Bog Biodiversity

Editor’s Note: Clinton Nienhaus is a naturalist at Sax-Zim Bog. His occasional guest blogs share information about the bog and its’ inhabitants, as well as activities taking place there throughout the year.  As I illuded to in the last blog post, the Sax-Zim Bog is incredibly diverse in habitat types, as well as diverse in […]

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Guest Blog: A Vistor’s Guide to the Sax-Zim Bog

Located an easy 50-minute drive northwest of Duluth, Minnesota or equally as nice 40-minute drive south of Virginia, the Sax-Zim Bog is a nationally and internationally known birdwatching location. Knowing this, the “Bog” is relatively unknown to locals and those that frequent northern Minnesota through the seasons. So what actually is the Sax-Zim Bog?

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Guest Blog: Mesabi Outdoor Adventures

Hi, I’m Bret Alexander. A few months ago I decided to start inviting people to join me in group hikes around the region. The outings were well-received, and I’ve decided to move forward with Mesabi Outdoor Adventures, a new outdoor club on the Iron Range that hopes to bring many of the non-motorized outdoor enthusiasts […]

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Top Five FREE Things to Do on the Mesabi

Free yourself and your whole family with these fun – and totally free – things to do this spring and summer.   1. Museums and Historic Sites: That’s right, free admission to the interesting and educational – and that’s just the wonderful staff! The exhibits are great, too. Best of the best: Hibbing Area Historical […]

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Bazaar Times on the Mesabi

It’s the first week of November. That glorious season when some in northern Minnesota don orange and head into the woods while others, mostly women, make the rounds of the holiday bazaars.    You can literally map a route across the region and spend days stopping into churches, community centers, armories and memorial buildings, shopping […]

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Experience a New Connection

By late September, 2017, the Mesabi Trail will be whole again once more. The completion of a massive construction project that caused the paved cycling trail to be rerouted for nearly two years is reaching its conclusion in Virginia. It was an inconvenience that may very well be worth it: trail users will now experience […]

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Three Days Away for 600 Bucks

What can a couple do for $600 or less?  Spend three days on the Mesabi!  Lodging Find midweek rates from $59 to $109 double occupancy at most of our great hotels, motels resorts and B&Bs. View your selection here!    Say you go with the $109 room for two nights, with tax and tips, you’ll […]

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Kick up some dust before you walk down the aisle

Motoring Mesabi: Bring your Bachelor Party to the Range The awesome golf on the Mesabi makes for a fun bachelor party, but did you ever think about hitting the trails in an ATV? We’ve got the state’s largest ATV rec area in Gilbert – we call it The Park – and you can spend the […]

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