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Duluth: A Minnesota mecca for vacationers

July 7, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

DULUTH, Minn. Rising from the shore of the greatest of the Great Lakes to rocky heights crisscrossed by trails and parkways, stretching from the meandering St. Louis River to the beginnings of the fabled North Shore, Duluth’s varied terrain reflects the many facets of the community. Continue Reading

Electric power disrupted at Spirit Mountain

December 29, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

Minnesota Power spokeswoman Amy Rutledge said the ski area’s chalet and ski lift were without electricity starting about 5:30 p.m. Continue Reading

Teen survives lightning strike with good humor

July 28, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

Austin Shinler started running a only month ago, so on Tuesday when he ran four miles from his grandfather’s cabin near Spirit Mountain to Bardon’s Peak on West Skyline Parkway, the 16-year-old realized he didn’t have the energy to run back. His cousin, who was riding his bike with Shinler, went to get their grandfather.
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Developers eye 80 acres below Spirit Mountain

July 20, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

A local developer is leading an effort to amass 80 acres for housing, lodging and retail at the base of Spirit Mountain.
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