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Sault Ste. Marie hosting major snowmobile race - Saturday, November 24, 2018

Sault Ste. Marie hosting major snowmobile race

Sault Ste. Marie is hosting  Rivercity Motorsports 250   Lake Superior Newsw
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Sault Ste. Marie, ON (November 11, 2018) – Start your engines! Sault Ste. Marie is hosting a major international snowmobile race this winter. The Rivercity Motorsports 250 is taking place March 1 and 2 at Runway Park on Airport Road. It will be a final points competition for the Midwest International Racing Association (MIRA) and is expected to be the circuit’s biggest race of the season.

 

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Events North Minnesota

January is Dogsledding Month - Sunday, December 30, 2018

January is Dogsledding Month in Cook County
Gunflint Mail and John Beargrease

Gunflint-Mail Run 2015 Erin Altemus and team  Lake Superior News
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COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA  -  November 28, 2018   (LSN) January is a time for residents and visitors to celebrate modern-day mushers and their canine athlete companions at the Gunflint Mail Run Sled Dog Race Saturday, Jan. 5 – Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019 and the 35th running of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon Sunday, Jan. 27 – Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. 

 

“We encourage visitors to come and watch the dog sled races,” says, Linda Jurek, executive director for Visit Cook County. 

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Third annual Norpine Fat Bike Classic in Lutsen - Saturday, November 24, 2018

Third annual Norpine Fat Bike Classic in Lutsen

Norpine Fat Bike Classic Lutsen   Lake Superior News
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COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA  -  November 19, 2018   (LSN)  That riding a bicycle on the North Shore in winter is a thing.  On Saturday, Jan. 5, visitors can ride or enjoy watching a premier winter cycling event at the third annual Norpine Fat Bike Classic in Lutsen, Minn.  Riders will make their way on a long 24-mile course or a shorter 16-mile course through Cook County’s wilderness landscape on the North Coast of Lake Superior on established Norpine cross-country ski trails.

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pre-Christmas Hovland Arts Festival sal - Saturday, November 24, 2018

pre-Christmas Hovland Arts Festival sale

Hovland Pre Christmas Arts Festival sale  Lake Superior News
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COOK COUNTY,  HOVLAND, MINNESOTA, Octobert 21, 2018  The pre-Christmas Hovland Arts Festival sale is right around the corner.  Mark your calendar to plan for it on November 24th, a Saturday, from 10-4.  There will be fine Native American beaded jewelry and leather work.

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Special Travel Information

Planning a trip to Ontario to try legal cannabis? - Saturday, November 24, 2018

Planning a trip to Ontario to try legal cannabis?

Order your Cannabis online   Lake Superior News

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  -October 30, 2018  (LSN)  There are millions of Americans who live within a few hours’ drive of Ontario, and now that Canada has legalized the recreational use of cannabis nationwide, many of those U.S. residents are expected to make their way up north to try it out.

 

 

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Highways

The Lake Superior Circle Tour in northern Wisconsin (highway 13), loops around Lake Superior state highways in the US states of Michigan, Minnesota (highway 61) and Wisconsin and provincial highways in the Canadian province of Ontario (highway 17). These highways are usually the closest to the lake.

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Thunder Bay Amethyst Mine


 
Highway 61

Duluth and Northshore Minnesota 

   
Highway 2, 26  Apostie Islands Houghton, Sault Ste Marie Michigan
   
Highway 17

Thunder Bay and East to Sault Ste Marie, Ontario