Lake of the Sunset Glow

Soudan Underground Mine

Soudan Mine Headframe The Soudan Underground Mine State Park is one of many unique and fascinating attractions you will find in the Lake Vermilion area. You can tour 2 sites underground here, as well as above ground exhibits. And as a bonus…you don’t even need a Minnesota State Park sticker to get in! The first underground… Read more »

Lake Vermilion resort dog thrives despite hearing loss

This story comes to us courtesy of Ed Tausk of Vermilion Dam Lodge: Bella, Ed’s 3 year old yellow Labrador Retriever, has had a difficult and amazing life. As a pup, Bella was a favorite of the guests and staff. She picked up commands quickly and was using her natural talent as a retriever for grouse and… Read more »

Ice Out!

As the days get steadily warmer and the snow dwindles, thoughts turn to “soft” water activities like fishing and boating.  In the meantime, however, we need to get through this period of the year where the ice is melting.  There are many factors that contribute to the rate of melting, but I will not get… Read more »


As author/editor of this blog, I would like to start by sharing a little about my first experiences with Lake Vermilion.  I came to the Lake as the result of a devastating event (for a 16 year old).  Near the end of my 10th grade year, the parents of my best friend announced that they… Read more »

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