Please stop and take a selfie photo, next year when the trails are open. We like people to ride the Miller Black Bear Trails and share their photos.
Our next Club meeting and ride is this coming Saturday at 9am at the Ironton Legion 232 4th Street. This will be our last Club meeting and ride for the season. We are riding the Pine Center trails. After the ride we can stop at JR’s Junction and have a burger.
Have you seen our selfie station? Our Club now has a selfie station on the Miller Black Bear trails. Next time you are riding the trails stop and take a picture. It is located at the first picnic area on the south end of our trail system.
Our trail group has been busy working on the trail expansion and building a bridge over a wetland area. You can see several pictures on our Facebook page. Great job guys!
Please see the attached Newspaper Article. The Town Hall was in September but we still can complete the survey using the link below.
Crow Wing County Comprehensive Plan (arcgis.com)
Pledge of Allegiance
Approve September Club Minutes
Treasurer report – Denise
Trail Expansion – Dave, Russ & Andy
Trail improvements – Russ
ATV Minnesota’s Fall Ride & Rally
Crow Wing County to update the comp plan – Ken
Cole Lake Cabin
Sue Sasse, our Club secretary, will be sending you all Club emails and notices from our Club email address – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our next Club meeting and ride is Saturday, September 9th, at 9 am. This is our annual Club picnic. Our Club will provide burgers, brats, buns, chips & bottled water. Please bring a dish to share and a lawn chair. We are meeting at the Cole Lake cabin shelter, take County Road 30 from Ironton to the Old Manganese Road sign and turn left, follow the dirt road back to the blue fire number 19807. Your family and friends are welcome to join us. Guided rides will leave by 10 am, to the area trails and we will have lunch at 1 pm.
Dale Carry has resigned from the executive board. We appreciate the many years he served on the board and all work he did on our trails; Dale has been a great volunteer!
Andy and the trail expansion committee have been working on the new Miller Black Bear trails and the new trail additions look great. Thank you for all the work you guys are doing.
Mark your calendars for the Central Lakes ATV Club charity ride “4-wheelin for Kids with Cancer” on September 16th, at the Miller Black Bear Section 6 main trailhead area at 10 am. We will have more information to share at the Club meeting.
Crow Wing County would like to replace the Cole Lake cabin shelter with 16×20 pavilion with tables & benches.
Approve August Club Minutes
Treasurer Report – Denise
New Trail Update – Andy
Cole Lake Cabin / New Shelter -Ken
Kids for Cancer Ride – Andy
Club Bylaws Update – Ken & Board Members
Explore Minnesota Ride – Andy
Adjourn 10 am
Our next Club meeting is August 12th at 8 am, Ironton Legion, 232 4th Street. We are meeting at 8 am instead of 9 am to attend the “Riding with Rory Suicide Awareness/Prevention Ride” on time.
Our Club collected $3,150.00 for the Because of Brandon ATV Charity ride!
Coleton Wille represented CIRR with a Class B win at the Crow Wing County Fair Baja Rally!
Please support our Club Business Members:
The Deerstand, Deerwood True Value, Crosby Courier, RPM of Emily, Central Fence, Motor N More, Roth RV, Spalding House, Woodtick Inn, Deerwood Bank, Muzzle Blast Media, Town Tavern, Autosmith, Mid Minnesota FCU, Brothers Motorsports, Cuyuna Regional Medical Center, Ironton Legion, Cuyuna Brewing Company, Rainy Day Gutters, Dunmiers Bar & Grill, Deerwood Legion, Taconite Canteen, Red Threads, Anthony Koop – Coldwell Banker’s Crown Realtors, Cuyuna Lakes Chamber, Ascend North Adventures, American Family Insurance T. Tobin & Associates, Super One, Up North Painting, Range Disposal.
Pledge of Allegiance
Approve Club Board Minutes
Explore MN August 19th
Crow Wing County Fair
MBB New Trail Progress
Because of Brandon Recap
Music in the Park Recap
Raffle Tickets for ATVMN Ride and Rally
4 Wheeln’ for Kids with Cancer Sept. 16th
Board Meeting Recap
Adjourn 9 am
Our Club is hosting our 5th Annual Because of Brandon ATV Charity Ride this Saturday, July 22nd at 9 am. We will meet at the Cole Lake Cabin Shelter Trailhead. Take County Road 30 to Old Manganese Road and turn left, follow the dirt road back to the Blue Fire number 19807.
Because of Brandon is a fund raiser in memory of Brandon Houge, a young man from Ironton, who passed away from complications of Juvenile Diabetes. All proceeds provide financial assistance to area residents with type 1 diabetes. I have invited Crow Wing County Commissioner, Doug Houge, and Representatives from the Cuyuna Regional Medical Center to speak.
Guided rides will leave at 10 am to the area trails and our Club will provide a free lunch at 1 pm, with fresh made sandwiches from Super One, chips, dessert tray with bars, cookies and bottled water.
Please come join us and raise some funds for this great cause. Bring a lawn chair, invite your friends and family. You don’t have to ride to make a donation.
Our next Club meeting is July 8th, 9 am at the Ironton Legion 232 4th Street. We are riding the Blind Lake to Hill City trails, bring some snacks and beverages for the ride we will stop in Hill City and get a burger.
We are riding in the July 4th Crosby Ironton parade; we will get our line up number by the Legion. The parade starts at 11 am come early. (Please see previous parade post) You can decorate your machine as patriotic as you like. There is no throwing candy allowed from your machine. There will be some walkers from the club handing out candy. After the parade everyone is invited to Robert & Denise Wille house for a potluck, 23889 County Road 31 Deerwood. Please bring a side dish and a lawn chair. If you have visiting family and friends, they are welcome to join. There is a detour on Highway 210 and County Roads 31, please watch for the signs. You can turn on 2nd Ave NE and 8th St NE to get around it.
Our Club hosted an ATV Safety Training on June 17th, 23 kids passed the class and 23 instructors and helpers came to help, it was a fun day. Thank you everyone that came to help. Jenny made a nice slide video and posted it on our Club Facebook page and the Crosby Courier was there and took pictures, there are several color pictures in the paper.
The Trail Expansion Crew has started adding the new trails to the Miller Black Bear trail area. Once again our club is hosting a Charity Ride for Because of Brandon on July 22nd. We are raising money for Juvenile Diabetes, the event will start at the Cole Lake cabin shelter trailhead at 9 am. I’m inviting people from the Cuyuna Regional Medical Center to speak; guided rides will leave by 10 am and we will come back around 1pm for lunch. Our club provides a free lunch for everyone. I will be away from my computer for a few days now.
Please support our club business members.
The Deerstand, Deerwood True Value, Crosby Courier, RPM of Emily, Central Fence, Motor N More, Roth RV, Spalding House, Woodtick Inn, Deerwood Bank, Muzzle Blast Media, Town Tavern, Autosmith, Mid Minnesota FCU, Brothers Motorsports, Cuyuna Regional Center Ironton Legion, Cuyuna Brewing Company, Rainy Day Gutters, Dunmiers Bar & Grill, Deerwood Legion, Taconite Canteen, Red Threads, Anthony Koop – Coldwell Banker’s Crown Realtors.
Happy Independence Day everyone.
Pledge of Allegiance
Approve Club Board Minutes
Treasures Report – Denise
Recent Trail Work – Andy & Russ
Selfie Station – Andy
Because of Brandon July 22 – Ken
Music in the Park – Jenny
Crow Wing County Fair – Andy
Adjourn 10 am
Our Club is not having a meeting this month; we are riding with the Over the Hills Gang ATV Club’s – Pork & Ride. Meet us at the Fifty Lakes Bar & Bottle Shop at 9:30 am, it is located at 40430 Co Rd 3, Fifty Lakes. If you are coming from the Crosby area head north on Highway 6 to Emily, turn left at the Holiday Gas Station on County Road 1, travel west to the Fifty Lakes Bar & Bottle Shop, it will be on your left. Please come a little early, Perry May is guiding our ride at 10 am. Bring snacks & beverages for the ride. We will stop at the Log Cabin in Emily later in the afternoon. There will be a food truck, raffle tickets and Club t-shirts available. This is their Club fund raiser; raffle ticket drawing is at 5 pm. The weather forecast looks very good for Saturday.Our Club sponsored a flowerpot for the city of Ironton with Ironton Hospitality. On Memorial Day, Sandi & I helped place the pots on Main Street and planted flowers. Our pot is on the corner by High Wheel Confectionery, next to the Ironton Legion. The flowerpot has a sign stating that it was sponsored by the CIRR ATV Club. The event went very well. I posted pictures on our club Facebook page and the Crosby Courier took a group photo.
Our Club is hosting an ATV Youth Safety Training on Saturday, June 17th at the Ironton Legion. The class starts at 8:30 am and we need volunteers to help set up the riding course, please come early.Please welcome our new Club members Kim Gallant, Christina Launer and Business members; Super One Crosby and American Family Insurance Baxter and Mike Schoney Up-North Painting. Thank you for joining us.
Thank you to Tom Simon, for all the years you served on our board.We collect our Club dues in May. If you have not sent them, you renew them online or you can mail them to our Club address: Cuyuna Iron Range Riders, PO Box 301 Crosby, MN 65441-0301. Individuals are $15.00, Family are $20.00, and Business are $50.00. Please make your check payable to the club. If you have already paid please disregard this. Thank you for being part our growing Club!
Please support our Business members.The Deerstand, Deerwood True Value, Crosby Courier, RPM of Emily, Central Fence, Motors N More, Roth RV, Spalding House, Woodtick Inn, Deerwood Bank,Muzzle Blast Media, Town Tavern, Autosmith, Mid Minnesota FCU, Brothers Motorsports, Cuyuna Regional Center Ironton Legion, Cuyuna Brewing Company,Rainy Day Gutters, Dunmiers Bar & Grill, Deerwood Legion, Taconite Canteen, Red Threads, Anthony Koop – Coldwell Banker’s Crown Realtors, Ascend North Adventures, Super One Crosby, American Family Insurance Baxter and Up-North Painting
Our Club meeting and ride is this coming Saturday at 9 am. Please note the time change; we start at 9 am through the riding season, so we can get out to the trails earlier. We are riding the Fort Ripley Trails; they are nice, easy trails. We are going to park at the Fair Grounds. Bring some snacks for the ride and we are planning on stopping for a burger.
Please welcome our new club members Gary Myhre, Randy & Patty Brunn, Mike Steiner, and our new business member, Acsend North Adventures.
We collect our club dues this month. If you recently joined or joined after last September your membership is good for this year. Yearly memberships are $15.00 for Individual Memberships, Family are $20.00, and Business Memberships are $50.00. Business Memberships will be listed in our three trail kiosks, website and listed in all of our emails.
You can pay at the Club meeting or renew online at https://cuyunaironrangeriders.com/join-2/ or mail it to our club address: Cuyuna Iron Range Riders, PO Box 301, Crosby, MN 56441-0301. Make your check payable to the Cuyuna Iron Range Riders ATV club.
A big thank you to everyone for clearing our trails on April 29th, from that ice storm last December. Also, to the guys that were out last Saturday replacing signposts, installing new trails signs and picking up trash. You guys did a great job!
Aubrey Koop from the Cuyuna Lakes Chamber is joining us to discuss joining the Chamber and sponsoring Music in the Parks. Ascend North Adventures/Braden Callenius is joining to tell us about his new business.
Our Club is hosting ATV Youth Safety Training June 17th, the class will start at 8:30 at the Ironton Legion. Contact Dave Larson for more information. email@example.com.
We are having Club Elections this month for Board Members; Vice President, Treasurer, and one Board Member. The Board terms are two years. Andy Suchla has been nominated for Vice President, Denise Wille for Treasurer and Board position nominees are Tom Simon, Steve Geil, and Joe Horgen.
Thank you everyone for being our Club and Business Members! We have a great group.
Pledge of Allegiance
Approve April Club & Board Minutes
Treasures Report – Denise
Cuyuna Lakes Chamber – Aubrey Koop
Acsent North Adventures – Braden Callenius
Sponor Flower Pot in the City of Ironton – Ken
Miller Black Bear Trail Ride – Andy Russ & Heidi
Club Elections – Ken