Grand Marais News


11/18/2017 08:49 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Another Nice Day Sunday - Very Few Weather Concerns For Thanksgiving 

Some mainly light snow fell across northern Minnesota Friday. The highest observed total was 2.8" in the Grand Marais area, with 2" in Lutsen.


11/08/2017 05:00 PM  ~~~Source~~~
MPR names Isley regional manager 

Minnesota Public Radio has hired Maria Isley as regional manager. She oversees operations and leads audience engagement efforts and community partnerships at stations in Ely, Grand Marais, Hibbing, Hinckley and Duluth.


11/01/2017 02:17 PM  ~~~Source~~~
November brings wintry mix with clipper system 

Winter is getting an early start this season, with a Wednesday winter weather advisory expecting to bring 1-3 inches of snow to the Brainerd lakes area. Winter is getting an early start this season, with a Wednesday winter weather advisory expecting to bring 1-3 inches of snow to the Brainerd lakes area.


11/01/2017 02:17 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Birding has been good along the North Shore 

Our North Shore, Lake Superior from Duluth to Grand Marais, is always good for birding, but never better than in the fall. Here is a list of birds seen by groups of birders last weekend.


11/01/2017 12:33 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Couple of Slushy Inches - Advisory North/East Suburbs for Plowable Amounts 

Looks Like November: Slushy Coating Today "No warmth, no cheerfulness, no healthful ease, no comfortable feel in any member. No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees, no fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds - November!" wrote Thomas Hood in the most depressingly uplifting poem I've ever read.


10/28/2017 06:09 PM  ~~~Source~~~
The redpolls are coming! The redpolls are coming 

Thousands of Common Redpolls were seen this morning moving downshore between Grand Marais and Lutsen. A birder posted that message to the Minnesota birding email list.


10/27/2017 11:40 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Ready, set, snow: Commuters treated to slush, light snow 

Video : In downtown Minneapolis and points eastward, the total accumulation will be only about an inch. In the north and west metro, it could be 2 to 4 inches.