I found Lake Country Journal appealing for its focus on folks who live and vacation in the lakes region of Minnesota, with an emphasis on outdoor activity. Owning a cabin on Northstar Lake north of Grand Rapids, I could identify with the audience. It just so happens my first story also included cycling!
Finding the Lost 40 – Aug/Sept 2017
A bicycle ride in the north country near our cabin is all the more fun with a destination – the Lost 40 Scientific and Natural Area, with a trail through old growth pines up to 250 years old.
A Tale of Two Trails – Oct/Nov 2018
Lake Country residents are fortunate to have two scenic trails in our own backyard: Paul Bunyan and Heartland trails.
Great Northern Radio Show – Oct/Nov 2018
Aaron Brown brings music, humor, storytelling and local flavor to auditoriums and radio audiences across Northern Minnesota several times a year.
Bright Lights, Warm Hearts – Dec/Jan 2019
The annual Canadian Pacific Holiday Train trek through northern Minnesota spreads joy and raises funds for local communities.
Vasaloppet USA – Feb/March 2019
Mora, Minnesota, residents welcome cross-country skiers into their homes and in the streets during the city’s traditional winter event.
Friendship Forged on Skis – Feb/March 2019
For twenty-six years and counting, these two women have plied the cross-country ski trails on their annual trip up the North Shore and other Minnesota destinations.
(FYI, this just happens to be me and my good friend Susan Schultze)