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Superior Hero Tales: Minnesota DNR Staff

July 8, 2020 DNR = Decent, (k)Nowledgeable, Reliable  We see our relationship with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) like a good marriage — it’s on solid ground, but there are, and always will be, issues. Our dealings with individual DNR employees are almost always fruitful and enjoyable.  Sometimes their efforts are well beyond the call of their […]

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A Split (Rock) Decision

July 8, 2020 For the past few years, the Superior Hiking Trail Association has worked to build a new bridge over the Split Rock River on the SHT, just outside the boundaries of the Split Rock Lighthouse State Park. The SHTA’s Board of Directors recently voted not to build this bridge. SHT users can continue […]

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SHTA Launches New ‘Trail Stewardship Team’ Effort

July 8, 2020 This spring, the SHTA launched a new volunteer effort we’re calling “Trail Stewardship Teams” which aims to augment and build upon the efforts of our trail adopters to ensure the SHT gets the love it deserves. These teams have been tasked with lopping and trail clearing, but we hope to help them […]

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SHTA Welcomes Lisa Luokkala as Executive Director

July 1, 2020 The Superior Hiking Trail Association (SHTA) is pleased to announce Lisa Luokkala has been hired to lead the Association’s efforts as executive director.  Lisa and her furry friend on the SHT in Duluth. Lisa will join and lead the SHTA’s staff after serving as Senior Parks Planner for the City of Duluth […]

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A Trail for All to Enjoy

June 5, 2020 Since his tragic death, we have mourned the loss of George Floyd. His killing reminds us of the depth of racism and injustice in our country and in our state. It saddens us and, frankly, maddens us.   A mural in honor of George Floyd by artists Xena Goldman, Cadex Herrera, Greta McLain, […]

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