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Dec 6 2018

Hard Water Season Arrives in Grand Rapids MN

2018-12-04T14:12:16+00:00Thursday, Dec 6, 2018|Blog, Fishing|

Tom Neustrom, Fishing Professional, shares tips on hard water season fishing in Grand Rapids, MN. For additional ice fishing information, check out our Ice Fishing page. The hard water season is here and anglers are starting to fish multiple lakes in the Grand Rapids area, and ice conditions are improving daily on all lakes. Caution [...]

Dec 4 2018

Destination Snowshoeing

2018-12-04T09:55:44+00:00Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018|Blog|

  Guest blogger, Tom Saxhaug, former Minnesota State Senator, shares some of his favorite snowshoeing locations in the Grand Rapids, MN area. Tom is passionate about snowshoeing, and loves sharing with others. Tom Saxhaug snowshoeing in the Grand Rapids MN area. Snowshoeing in the winter in Northern Minnesota has the advantage of outdoor [...]

Nov 29 2018

Early Season Ice Fishing

2018-12-04T14:59:04+00:00Thursday, Nov 29, 2018|Blog, Fishing|

Ice Houses on Grand Rapids area lake, end of November 2018 by Weisguy Images. Guest blogger, professional fishing guide, Tom Neustrom, shares early ice fishing report, tips and techniques to ensure a successful ice fishing season. It’s another season upon us and getting ready and preparing for the 2018-2019 ice fishing adventures is [...]

Nov 19 2018

Newton’s Christmas Village Light Show in Grand Rapids

2018-11-20T19:32:16+00:00Monday, Nov 19, 2018|Blog|

  Grand Rapids has a charming Christmas Village Light Show just nine miles south of Grand Rapids. This light show is in its fifth year this year. Creator Doran and his wife, Robin Newton started this because not many people in town do Christmas Light Shows, and Doran wanted to create an old fashioned Christmas [...]

Nov 16 2018

Giving Thanks Together in 2018

2018-11-16T16:07:54+00:00Friday, Nov 16, 2018|Blog|

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it's the perfect time to take a few moments to reflect on what we're most grateful for about life up north in Grand Rapids! Here's our list of what we're giving thanks for in 2018: Our Northern Spirit of Service Two fantastic residents of Grand Rapids, Judy Peterson and Jerry Kleven, [...]

Nov 13 2018

Shop Small in Grand Rapids MN

2018-11-15T14:21:28+00:00Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018|Blog|

Shop Small Saturday was originated by American Express, and launched on November 27, 2010.  It was created to encourage people across the country to support small, local businesses. Since this first year, small, local businesses have seen huge success. It has been a way for business owner communities come together and unite for one day around [...]

Nov 8 2018

Top Ten Reasons To Be BOLD This Winter

2018-11-08T17:14:42+00:00Thursday, Nov 8, 2018|Blog|

Here are some tips to help you Be BOLD and own winter this year! Don't sit inside this winter, head north to Grand Rapids, Minnesota to embrace winter with gusto! 1. Get Cozy In true Minnesotan form, we tend to seek things that are cozy and comfortable. We suggest renting a cabin for a few [...]

Oct 3 2018

Experience Grand Rapids Like A Local

2018-10-03T12:10:28+00:00Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018|Blog|

  Guy Fieri (host of Diners Drive-ins and Dives) says, "Get off the beaten path... If you want to find those mom-and-pop joints, those funky little places, just ask around."  Locals are a great source of information about a community. That is one of the reasons we created Live Like A Local campaign. People want [...]