Latest Grand Marais Stories

2010-06-29 13:09:00

GRAND MARAIS, Minn., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 10 and 11, Grand Marais' harborside streets will once again play host to over 60 visual artists during the 20th Annual Arts Festival - "Fine Art on the Shores of Lake Superior." Hosted by the Grand Marais Art Colony, the event begins Saturday, July 10 from 9 a.m.

2009-09-08 18:03:14

Officials in Grand Marais, Minn., said they were offering a free vacation in the city for the return of a fake seagull perched on its billboard in Pine County. The Grand Marais Area Tourism Association said its Give Us the Bird campaign is offering the vacation in exchange for the return of the fake gull, which had been perched on a billboard along Interstate 35, the Duluth (Minn.) News Tribune reported Tuesday. He was perched there, welcoming people north.

2005-05-02 22:39:42

Lonnie Dupre decided to risk his life after a glacier went missing. The Minnesota explorer was on a kayaking expedition around Greenland four years ago when his two-man team prepared to navigate around a glacier shown on their 1982 map. But when they paddled into a fjord where the glacier was supposed to be, they found only ice remnants on the side of a mountain.

Word of the Day
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.