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

 

Jan 252018

Mt Itasca Winter Sports Center

Thursday, Jan 25, 2018|Blog|

Mount Itasca, a winter sports center rich in history, has been playing host to ski jumping tournament's since 1906. The Itasca Ski and Outing Club was comprised of European settlers who came to the iron rich lands of northern Minnesota to work the mines. They not only brought their strong work ethics from the old [...]

Jan 242018

Decent Ice Conditions in Grand Rapids

Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018|Blog, Fishing|

This week's Grand Rapids Ice Fishing Report by Tom Neustrom, owner of MN Fishing Connections guide service. With pretty decent ice conditions surrounding the Grand Rapids area, anglers have taken to the ice and enjoying one of the best winters in many years. Most of the area lakes have something for everyone. Walleyes, northern poke, [...]

Jan 232018

Plan Your Vacation Days Now

Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018|Blog|

On January 30, 2018, it is National Plan Your Vacation Day, and we want to give you some tips on how you can start planning to take those vacation days in Minnesota. Grand Rapids, Minnesota is a perfect place to come to enjoy  beautiful outdoors, come together with family and friends, create lasting memories, and [...]

Jan 222018

Grand Rapids Ice Fishing Report

Monday, Jan 22, 2018|Blog|

Grand Rapids Ice Fishing Report brought to you by Tom Neustrom, professional fishing guide and owner of guide fishing business, MN Fishing Connections. The nice break of warm weather got lots of anglers out on the ice. There is plenty of ice on area lakes but always continue to use caution. The walleye fishing has [...]

Jan 182018

National Plan Your Vacation Day in Grand Rapids Minnesota

Thursday, Jan 18, 2018|Blog|

We have National Pancake Day, National Jump Rope Day, and many other National Days. The only one we are focussed on in Grand Rapids is National Plan Your Vacation Day on January 30th! The new year brings new opportunities to experience new things, spend time with loved ones, all while making Minnesota memories along the way. [...]

Jan 122018

Trout Ice Fishing Opens This Saturday, January 13, 2018

Friday, Jan 12, 2018|Blog, Fishing|

This week's Grand Rapids Ice Fishing Report brought to you by Tom Neustrom, professional fishing staff and guide. Tom has been inducted into the MN Fishing Hall of Fame and the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame. The weather has been good for getting out on the ice and anglers are busy moving from lake to [...]