Showing posts from March, 2014

Doctor, you did it, we have a pulse!

OK- I realize it doesn't look like much, but the North Shore finally has a heartbeat after a looooong winter. It has been a little frustrating watching conditions: Lots of fits and starts due to the crazy weather patterns, snow, ice dams and the like; but we're starting to see definite signs that things are moving. It's likely going to be a long road yet, so we'll just have to keep an eye on things, but at least the first signs are there. What it's going to take now is a good week to ten days of stable weather with lots of sun to get things really moving. And you don't necessarily need all of that time to be above freezing (although that certainly helps). What really helps during the early stages is something we have a lot of: Pine and fir trees. Yes, you read that right... I know, there are a lot of you out there that think we're nuts already with all the seemingly oddball stuff we post, but it's true. Well, not that we're nuts - mostly... b

HWY 61 Steelhead window decals

Our "steelhead 61" stickers are hot off the press and ready for your windows.   Click here to purchase . These are sized at 3.5" x 3.5" and have an easy split-back liner for quick application.  One thing to note, try to apply on a warmed surface if you want to increase the adhesive life.  40°f is an ideal minimum application temperature.  This time of year it can be tough to find 40°f, but  nothing a hair dryer or heat gun can't take care of. A bit on the decal, it is an original © copyrighted design created for us and donated by our friends at Big Idea.  Thanks guys!  All the profits from the sale of these window decals, and everything at our online shop as well, go right back into supporting our mission. For those not aware, Minnesota Steelheader is a registered non-profit MN organization.  We do not have the "501c charitable classification" that many larger non-profit organizations have and at this point don't care to have the class