Mea Culpa

  We walked today, picking fall flowers, dried seed pods and colorful leaves. Chattering like a busy chipmunk, she found pretty rocks in the gravel, drew line after line for us to race from, and marveled at the troops of soldier mushrooms. It was more a meander than a walk, but definitions matter not to […]

A Hurricane of Support

(Published in the September 5th Warroad Pioneer) Something beautiful happened at The Angle this past weekend, this whole past summer, in fact. Our little one-room school house was in need, and people showed up en masse to donate and volunteer. Thanks to District 690 and construction company NW Angle Services, the building finally got a […]

The School Supply Drive Results Are In

  (Published in the Aug 15th Warroad Pioneer) I’m excited to be able to announce that through the multiple efforts around Angle Days, our small community raised nearly $900 for the Angle Inlet School supply drive. Working with long-time teacher Linda LaMie, we identified a list of seven key needs for the coming school year. […]

Angle Days Filled with Friendly Competition

One-Room Schoolhouse to Benefit The fifth annual Angle Days and the 32nd annual Chili Cookoff is in the books at the Northwest Angle. People of all ages came out to enjoy the near-perfect weather and a variety of events held across the Angle mainland. The Northwest Angle Edge Rider’s snowmobile club kicked off the weekend […]

Press Release: Angle Days Summer Festival Returns August 4-6

The residents of the Northwest Angle would like to invite you to attend Angle Days, “the Top of the Nation’s Summer Celebration.” This small community, called simply “The Angle” by locals, now has a new northernmost icon and this year Angle Days will focus in part on celebrating the new icon’s designation. It’s the fifth […]

Deb Butler Retires, Closes Island Passenger Service

As one of the lake’s only female Captains, Deb Butler initially faced a lot of challenges when she took over Island Passenger Service. But she thrived by making the job her own. Now she’s hanging up her captain’s hat and reminiscing about the many memories she made along the way.