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


Nov 82018

Top Ten Reasons To Be BOLD This Winter

Thursday, 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 32018

Experience Grand Rapids Like A Local

Wednesday, 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 [...]

Sep 262018

Fall Walleyes and Crappies in Grand Rapids

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018|Blog, Fishing|

Fall has arrived and there is so much activity in the woods and lakes. The colors are about to bust out and the fishing for walleyes and crappies has been very good. On many of the Grand Rapids area lakes the walleyes are being taken in the shallow water in depths of 8-12 feet. Food, [...]

Sep 252018

Deer Hunting in the Grand Rapids MN Area

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018|Blog|

Ethan shoots a nice buck in Itasca County. Guest blogger, Jenny Foley, Deer Hunting in Itasca County, Grant Coordinator, MN Deer Hunters Association Hunting has long been a tradition in Itasca County, going back generations for many families. With approximately 50% of Itasca County’s land open to public hunting, opportunities abound. An active [...]

Sep 202018

Fall Color Fishing Report

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018|Blog, Fishing|

Tom Neustrom shares this week's fall color fishing report for Grand Rapids, Minnesota. As the waters begin to cool slowly there seems to be something happening that only some can follow. Fish movements have increased and it seems several species have changes their locations with the onslaught of fall approaching. Within the next couple weeks [...]