There is no shortage of natural beauty in our neck of the woods, but one doesn’t even need to leave the city limits in order to find one of th…

If you’re in the market for a family-friendly hike with a splash at the end, Morgan Falls is the place to be.

Rejecting a DNR staff recommendation of six bull elk tags, the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board on May 27 voted 5-2 to allocate 10 tags for t…

Northland College alumna Judy Lehmkuhl was on hand at the 2020 Iditarod Dog Sled Race this year and captured several images from the annual wi…

We had a big event in our household this week. We're cat lovers, and last month I met a brand new litter of tuxedo kittens while stopping at C…

When I was in middle school we had a crazy mid-winter thaw and an intense rain that froze the snow hard enough that you could walk and even ju…

The other night I was out with Fergus and Jenkins for their bedtime business. As they sniffed around for the perfect spot, I stood gazing up a…

There are a fair number of winter “ultra” races where the race course is “ultra” in its length. In the Mountain West there is the Fat Pursuit;…

Raw power gets a lot of press as the thing you need a bunch of in order to ride a bike fast. When we think of someone truly fast on a bike we …

“What do we do if you fall overboard?” I recall asking my friend, Adam, in all seriousness. I was standing on a dock in the Grand Marais, Minn…

As the sun warmed the back of my neck, I floated comfortably in my PFD (life jacket) between our two stand-up paddleboards with a hand resting…

Let’s face it: there’s nothing practical about racing a bike. You’re not producing anything you can eat or sell.  A case could even be made th…

Last week I found myself sitting in the dark with 15 other humans in a four-person tent on Sand Island. Outside the mosquitos raged in waves u…

A few times now I’ve had a pleasant roadside encounter with a gentlemen of kindred spirit.  He’s usually passing through the neighborhood whil…

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