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


May 162019

Best Scenic Motorcycle Rides of Northern Minnesota

Thursday, May 16, 2019|Blog|

What makes a great scenic motorcycle ride? In our opinion, some are better than other's. Any day that you can ride is a good day - much better than a day in the office indoors.  Grand Rapids, Minnesota is perfectly positioned among some of the most scenic up north motorcycle ride destinations. Of course, we [...]

May 152019

Grand Rapids Fishing Report 5-14-19

Wednesday, May 15, 2019|Blog, Fishing|

Grant Prokop, owner Thousand Lakes Sporting Goods, and his sister, Britt Prokop found walleyes on 2019 MN Fishing Opener on an Itasca County Lake. Tom Neustrom This week's Grand Rapids Fishing Report brought to you by Tom Neustrom, owner of professional fishing guide service: MN Fishing Connections.  The 2019 Fishing Opener [...]

May 92019

Enhance Your Meeting at Sugar Lake Lodge Leadership Center

Thursday, May 9, 2019|Blog|

The Secret Ingredient Sugar Lake Lodge has been the host site of the Blandin Community Leadership Program (BCLP) for 25 years. This is a weeklong retreat of 24 participants, offered 10 times per year to individual rural Minnesota communities. A former Blandin Foundation President often refers to Sugar Lake Lodge as the secret sauce of their program. The “secret [...]

May 72019

2019 Minnesota Opening Fishing Report Grand Rapids

Tuesday, May 7, 2019|Blog, Fishing|

  The 2019 Fishing Opener is now just days away, and Grand Rapids is ready to have you come fish! This week's Grand Rapids, Minnesota Fishing Opener Report brought to you by Tom Neustrom, owner of professional fishing guide service: MN Fishing Connections. This year select Grand Rapids, Minnesota for your Fishing Trip Destination! Watch [...]

May 22019

Top 10 Things To Do This Summer in Grand Rapids

Thursday, May 2, 2019|Blog|

Heading Up North in the summer is the thing to do this summer, and Grand Rapids, Minnesota is the perfect place to come together with friends and family to make memories. There is probably more to do than you realize. The choice is yours to take in all the sights, sounds and things to do; [...]

May 12019

Before MN Opening Fishing Come Fish For Panfish in Grand Rapids

Wednesday, May 1, 2019|Blog, Fishing|

You can fish before the Minnesota Fishing Opener (walleye and northerns) for panfish in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. This week's fishing report brought to you by Tom Neustrom, professional fishing guide and owner of MN Fishing Connections guide service. The Grand Rapids area offers many early season panfish opportunities when the ice goes off the area [...]