Northland

When Does Summer Actually Start In The Northland?
A lot of people were griping today in the office about the 27 degree temperature drop yesterday here in the Twin Ports.  Someone asked, "How can this happen in summer?" Another quickly corrected him that summer doesn't start technically until June 20th this year.   T…
Local Photographer Captures A Spectacular Northern Lights Display
We were told that we had a pretty good chance at viewing the dancing Northern Lights in the Northland.  There were to be very active last evening into the early hours this morning. One local photographer, Tim Mlodozyniec caught the phenomenon beautifully and gave me permission to share with tho…
Multiple Lightning Strikes Cause Damage In The Northland
It started with the the usual question to my husband, "Was that thunder?"  After we stepped outside to peer up at the sky the answer was obvious.  The rumble of thunder and the strikes of lightning were many before the rain actually hit.  My phone lit up with warnings from the three source…
Can You Guess Where In the Northland Cathy Kates Is?
While my husband were out and about this weekend I was admiring the day and realized that I had been to this area before and never took in the beauty around me.  Living in the Northland we take for granted what some people travel miles and miles to see.  But, maybe you're just uber busy and can't ge…
One Movie That Got the Northern MN Accent Right [VIDEO]
Recently it was announced that a TV show was going to based off of the 1996 movie "Fargo."  It kind of made me cringe, because since that movie everyone thinks that Minnesotans talk like they do on Fargo.   It's not true.   Yes, maybe a little, but the…
Monday Brings More Construction Projects On Northland Roads
Driving home from Minneapolis this afternoon, I was so happy that I was not driving south on I-35.  While construction did limit us to one lane at times, it didn't cause much if any delay.  Those people traveling south, on the other hand, were pretty much sitting still beginning around Sandstone.  I…

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