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Nimblewill Nomad is poised to soon enter the BWCAW

I caught up with Nimblewill Nomad yesterday on the phone and he was in Tower, MN.  He planned to walk up to Ely and possibly beyond today.  My thanks go to Steve Piragis from Piragis Northwoods Company for helping Eb out in your area! So, in just a couple of days he’ll be tackling what […]

NCT and trail communities threatened by ND floodwaters

Floodwaters are raging in the Sheyenne River valley of eastern North Dakota affecting the North Country Trail and several trail communities.  Especially hard hit are the communities of Valley City, which is where our 2009 annual conference will be held this summer, and at Clausen Lake Dam by Kathryn which is an anchor point for […]

Catching up with NCT thru-hiker “Nimblewill Nomad”

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of meeting up with NCT thru-hiker M.J. Eberhart, a.k.a. Nimblewill Nomad, out on the NCT by Lake George, MN.  Joining us were Itasca Moraine Chapter volunteer Darrel Rodekuhr of Walker; NCTA member and Northwoods Press reporter Judy Merrit of Nevis; Lakeland Public TV reporter Jenny Day from Bemidji; and videographer/editor […]