North Shore

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5 Day Trips Near Minnesota To Do Before The Kids Go Back To School

Five sure-fire day trips in Minnesota that the kids will remember.

08/15/2015

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Goin’ To The Lake Recap: Two Harbors (Day 2)

WCCO is taking on the North Shore this week as Liz Collin and Lauren Casey head to Two Harbors for another edition of Goin’ To The Lake!

08/07/2015

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Lake Superior Ice Caves To Close For Season

After attracting nearly 36,000 visitors over nine days, the Apostle Island ice caves in northwestern Wisconsin will be closing Monday night.

03/09/2015

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Zimmerman Man, 66, Found, Says Sherburne County Sheriff

The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a Zimmerman, Minnesota, man who has been missing since Wednesday.

10/03/2014

Sled Dogs

Defending Champ Wins Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon

Defending champion Nathan Schroeder has won the 30th running of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon.

01/29/2014

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Ski Area

Thousands of votes came in over the last couple of weeks, as we tried to find the best ski area in the state. Places a little closer to metro like Wild Mountain got huge support on Facebook. But the spot with the most votes lies just an hour from the Canadian border — Lutsen Mountains on Lake Superior’s North Shore.

12/26/2013

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Finding Minnesota: Fall Colors On Scenic Railroad

The Department of Natural Resources says conditions are just right for a brilliant fall colors season this year.

09/17/2013

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Minn. Lighthouse To Mark Fitzgerald Sinking

The Split Rock Lighthouse will light its beacon Saturday to mark the anniversary of the sinking of the freighter Edmund Fitzgerald.

11/10/2012

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Finding Minnesota: North Shore Waterfalls

Any state park that has a waterfall — weaving, tumbling and spilling its way over rugged cliffs — will draw that many more visitors.

08/12/2012

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Best Of Minnesota: Hiking

WCCO viewers voted and what’s the best hiking trail in Minnesota? It’s on the North Shore — Superior Hiking Trail.

08/04/2012

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Study: High Mercury Levels In North Shore Babies

Researchers at the Minnesota Department of Health found that one in 10 babies along the state’s North Shore had high levels of mercury.

02/03/2012

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Officials Kennel Beargrease Race This Year

Winter has yet to make much of an impression on Minnesota, and the recent lack of snow has led to the cancellation of a popular event on the North Shore.

01/16/2012

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Warm Weather May Kennel Beargrease Race

Minnesota’s recent lack of snow is jeopardizing a popular event on the North Shore.

01/09/2012

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Split Rock Plans Major Campground Expansion

A North Shore landmark, Split Rock Lighthouse State Park, is planning a major campground expansion.

01/03/2012

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Duluth Church Starts Initiative To End Sex Trafficking

A new community effort is underway to end sex trafficking along the north shore in Duluth.

09/20/2011

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DNR Lets Lutsen Violate Permits For Years

Lutsen Mountains ski resort has violated water permits for years so it could pull from a North Shore stream to make snow for its hills.

06/20/2011

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North Shore Boot Camp Turns Woman’s Life Around

When Tangee Harrison lost her job, she lost her identity and her peace of mind, too. One day, she woke up and decided to make a change.

05/12/2011

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Sex Trafficking On The North Shore

Men stalking girls at schools and malls only to sell them for sex isn’t just happening in other countries. Sex trafficking happens every day in Minnesota.

05/05/2011

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Trout Fisherman A Familiar Face On The North Shore

Nearly everyone who gathers here to fish for Kamloops rainbow trout knows Jerry Brunette. That’s him, watching his 9-foot rod anchored near the mouth of the French River on Wednesday morning. A Marlboro in his lips. An eye on his rod tip.

04/13/2011

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2 Fatal Crashes On North Shore

Two fatal accidents occurred near the North Shore Friday morning, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

04/01/2011

Sled Dogs

Ryan Anderson Wins Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon

Ryan Anderson of the northern Minnesota town of Ray has won the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon in a neck-and-neck finish.

02/02/2011

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Best Eats In Lutsen/North Shore

In Minnesota, we’re truly blessed when it comes to nearby staycations. Perhaps one of the most popular examples of this is the epic North Shore and nearby city of Lutsen.

CBS Minnesota–11/29/2010

Finding Minnesota: 125 Years Of Lutsen Resort

It is one of the oldest resorts in Minnesota and later this month, Lutsen Resort will be celebrating its 125th anniversary.

10/03/2010

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Curiocity: The Crooked Spoon, A Must Up North

My rules for any vacation are simple: Relax and indulge. This was no exception for my “staycation” trip to Lutsen earlier this month.

07/21/2010