The sun sets nears it's southern winter boundary on the left hand side of the fog horn before it begins it's trek back northward. We welcome the day the sun set on the right hand side of the breakwall lighthouse, because then we know that spring isn't far off.
Two Harbors, Minnesota has an annual "Heritage Days " event the weekend after the 4th of July . The fire department uses the event as a fund raiser and provides an excellent all you can eat pancake breakfast of eggs, sausage and of coarse pancakes.
The jury is still out on this blue butterfly. The debate is weather it is a "northern" or a "Karner" Blue butterfly. If it is a Karner it is one of the first ones found north of Duluth, Minnesota. This one was found 20 miles north of Two Harbors, Minnesota at McNair Crossing.