Blog 2017-04-19T15:40:26+00:00

Welcome to our Blog page. Each week we post an article about what makes Grand Rapids, Minnesota unique. Enjoy the read!


Jun 192018

Running the Rapids Half Marathon and 5K

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018|Blog|

What is Running the Rapids Half Marathon and 5K? Running the Rapids Half Marathon and 5K is a new event designed for local and regional runners to enjoy a race route alongside northern Minnesota’s beautiful forests and lakes in the Cohasset and Grand Rapids area. Who can participate? Running enthusiasts and hobbyists are invited to [...]

Jun 142018

Relay of Voices

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018|Blog|

  I recently drove over 4,000 miles up and down the Mississippi River with my mother. We didn’t kill each other. In fact, I think I came to know my home so much better, as we journeyed physically toward it—en route from Minnesota to Louisiana, the state where I grew up. Along our path, we [...]

Jun 122018

Motorcycle Detour Ride Out of Grand Rapids MN

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018|Blog|

Wayne and his wife Rhonda Roskos, ride whenever they get the chance. Guest blogger, Wayne Roskos, avid Grand Rapids Motorcyclist, and Visit Grand Rapids Board of Director. I recently took advantage of the Highway 38 (aka Edge of the Wilderness Scenic Byway) detour to ride motorcycle with my friends, and I thought I [...]

Jun 62018

Grand Rapids Fishing Report 6-6-18

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018|Blog, Fishing|

This week's Grand Rapids Fishing Report brought to you by Tom Neustrom, owner of professional fishing guide service, MN Fishing Connections. The Grand Rapids area has been a mecca of good angling opportunities this past week with walleye, bass, and panfish taking center stage. The unusually warm weather for several days definitely kick started the [...]

Jun 62018

World Class Water in Grand Rapids

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018|Blog|

Come to Grand Rapids, Minnesota to experience World Class Water. In the Grand Rapids, Minnesota area there are over 1,000 area lakes and many rivers. Grand Rapids has some of the cleanest water in the nation. The water clarity in our lakes is excellent. You will experience crystal blue water. Water that you want to [...]

May 242018

Grand Rapids Fishing Report 5-22-18

Thursday, May 24, 2018|Blog, Fishing|

This week's fishing report brought to you by Tom Neustrom, owner of MN Fishing Connections, professional fishing guide service. If you are looking for a wonderful fishing trip experience, you will want to give Tom a call. Hiring a professional fishing guide can make all the difference on a fishing trip. Professional fishing guides have [...]