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The John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon is set to begin Sunday at East High School.
Saturday, January, 25, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Rudy Hummel knows something about the importance of a good place to sleep. The Hermantown youth, who has been sleeping outside since June 7, is using his outdoor sleeping streak to raise money for Western Lake Superior Habitat for Humanity.
Wednesday, January, 22, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Jennifer Julsrud is proposing a plan to strike a compromise between development of the site of the former elementary school and neighbors’ concerns.
Monday, January, 20, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Duluth’s David Evans cruises the Duluth waterfront in his white van, scanning white ice and white snow for white owls.
Sunday, January, 12, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - None
Light. In the north country we like daylight hours when we can accomplish our tasks. We take walks, plant our gardens and enjoy outdoor activities.
Wednesday, December, 11, 2013 - For the Budgeteer News - Budgeteer
Duluth firefighters rescued a long-eared owl early Monday morning that apparently had flown into a second-story window in downtown Duluth, said Peggy Farr of Wildwoods, a nonprofit wildlife rehabilitation organization in Duluth.
Tuesday, December, 10, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
With Minnesota’s firearms deer season in progress, it’s a good idea to be out of the woods if you aren’t deer hunting. But Duluth has plenty of trails to explore. Try the Amity Creek/Spur Trail in East Duluth, a 1.7-mile spur off the main trail between Vermilion Road and Skyline Parkway at Hawk Ridge. For directions, go to shta.org and click on “Trail,” then “Duluth Trail Sections.”
Sunday, November, 10, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Outdoors
Ah! Migration .… What a wonderful time to watch birds! Duluth is on a major migration corridor, with the north shore of Lake Superior funneling birds right through town, much to the delight of the many bird watchers who flock to Hawk Ridge and Park Point from all over.
Saturday, November, 09, 2013 - For the Budgeteer News - Budgeteer
Peregrine falcons, the swiftest species on the planet, once ruled the skies of North America. Ambushing their quarry with speed and stealth, peregrines hunt at speeds of over 200 miles per hour. These pinnacle predators seem invulnerable.
Tuesday, November, 05, 2013 - For the Budgeteer News - Budgeteer
As an At Large city councilor, I have worked hard for 12 years to represent all Duluth citizens. I am a champion of neighborhood issues, a watchdog of questionable expenses and a defender of open government. I look for efficiencies in programs, cringe at excessive government debt and query the economic impact of each piece of legislation.
Friday, October, 25, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
It’s 4:45 a.m. on June 1, and after parking along the Portage River in northern St. Louis County, I am trudging through a small bog on my way to a show.
Tuesday, October, 15, 2013 - For the Budgeteer News - Budgeteer
While the big push of migrating raptors already has occurred, October is a good time to visit Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory in Duluth to see larger raptors such as goshawks and bald eagles. The main overlook, one mile east of Glenwood Street on Skyline Parkway, also is a nice vantage point for observing the remaining fall color. It’s all free.
Sunday, October, 13, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Outdoors
The days are getting shorter, the air is crisp, and the leaves are starting to change. Yes folks, fall is arriving in the Northland.
Monday, October, 07, 2013 - For the Budgeteer News - Budgeteer
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa stocked 294 fingerling lake sturgeon in the St. Louis River on Monday as part of a continuing effort to re-establish the species where it once occurred naturally. The band also stocked nearly 200 sturgeon fingerlings in the Cloquet River just upstream from its confluence with the St. Louis River on Aug. 5.
Sunday, October, 06, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Outdoors
Beverly Godfrey column: Every fall, there are days when orange leaves contrast with the bright blue sky. Trees cast mottled shadows on the sweet-smelling ground. A dry, warm wind rises up and whispers that summer is ending.
Saturday, October, 05, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Saturday, October, 05, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - None
During the months of September and October, Duluth is home to one of the top raptor universities in world. Don’t worry — there is no written homework.
Friday, October, 04, 2013 - For the Budgeteer News - Budgeteer
Duluth’s Sharaku “Shark” Kishida has been named to the 12-member B.A.S.S. Minnesota State Team after taking 10th place at the 2013 B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Tournament of Champions, held Sept. 5-6 on the Mississippi River at Winona, Minn. Kishida, 38, is a member of the Duluth Bass Club. He is fishing and marine supervisor at Gander Mountain in Duluth.
Sunday, September, 29, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Outdoors
News Tribune, Sept. 26, 1973
Thursday, September, 26, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Today is the final day of Hawk Weekend at Hawk Ridge in Duluth. If you’re in the neighborhood, swing up (one mile east of Glenwood Street on Skyline Parkway). Watch hawks, see banded hawks in the hand and watch them be released. Learn to identify some common hawks. Then take a hike on one of several trails at Hawk Ridge. It’s all free.
Sunday, September, 22, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Outdoors