A long-eared owl rescued by firefighters from a second-story window ledge in downtown Duluth on Monday died overnight from head trauma, according to a spokesman for Wildwoods, a wildlife rehabilitation organization in Duluth.
The deadline is 5 p.m. today to enter the News Tribune’s Great Venison Sausage Contest.
The Duluth City Council took the first step toward establishing a trail for all-terrain vehicles west of Cody Street Monday night, when it voted 8-1 authorizing city staff to study its feasibility.RELATED CONTENT
Duluth Area Horse Trail Alliance, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Blue Max, 6139 Lavaque Road. Guest speaker: Janeen Kleffman of radio’s “All Things Equine” on winter horse camping.
“A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water.” Carl Reiner
Jan. 1 — Opening of stream trout and lake trout season on inland lakes entirely within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
Haul out the snowshoes and get into the woods. But be warned — in this deep snow, it’s easy to tip over. Once you go over, you’re floundering, and righting yourself can be difficult. Consider taking along a pair of ski poles or trekking poles. They can help keep you from tipping over and can help you get up if you fall.
Recent snows will retard ice formation on most lakes, according to Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials. The agency is encouraging people to limit their ice travel.
Looking for a holiday gift for a hunter, hiker, angler or adventurer? A host of Northland retailers offer 36 ideas for gifts for outdoor enthusiasts.RELATED CONTENT
- Steger Chicks mukluks
- Helinox Chair
- Soto Pocket Torch
- Ion Electric Ice Auger
- Carhartt’s canvas duck dog bed
- Helly Hansen Lifa top
- Santa on a fat bike
- Warm Skin All Weather Guard
- Craft AB Siberian Jacket
- Frost River cutting board
- Darn Tough sock
- Kondos Outdoors Three-Pocket Guide Pack
- Duck Dynasty hoodie
- Growler Pack
- Frost River Sojourn Pack
Slush. It’s the word that ice-anglers, snowmobilers, winter campers and backcountry cross-country skiers dread.RELATED CONTENT
It has been more than a decade since people were free to ride all-terrain vehicles on public trails in Duluth, but one city councilor is out to change that.RELATED CONTENT
The Department of Natural Resources released preliminary data today that shows hunters killed 226,582 deer, down from 243,739 deer last year.
For some residents of Cook County, the 2-mile snowmobile route proposed by the U.S. Forest Service is a no-brainer — a safe, direct link for cabin owners on McFarland Lake to the fish-rich waters of South Fowl Lake on the Canadian border.RELATED CONTENT