STAFF BLOG EH? PLUS Balsam bough-nanza
Did you ever wonder where all those Christmas wreaths come from? Well, the Northlands forest is the easy answer. In Minnesota alone, about 1,700 tons of balsam boughs are harvested each autumn, usuall... Posted on 12/17/13 at 11:00 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Notebook: More Indian scholarships available
By Don Davis
More American Indian college students may receive scholarships under a new Minnesota budget that began this month.
Commissioner Larry Pogemiller of the state Office of Higher Education sa... Posted on 7/15/13 at 4:10 PM
WESTERN WISCONSIN SPORTS Boy Scouts, outdoor groups a winning combination
You might think handing a kid a saw or a large pruning shears would be asking for trouble.
Instead, it might be the action that opens the childs eyes to all that is magical about the outdoors.
On Satu... Posted on 10/25/11 at 9:57 AM
Today is the final day of the first Arrowhead Ice Fishing and Winter Show at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. The show includes manufacturers’ and retailers’ displays of ice-fishing and winter gear, ice-fishing pros offering seminars, and simulated ice-fishing to catch tagged lake trout good for merchandise prizes.
Deep snow and deep cold already are pushing northern Minnesota’s white-tailed deer into mid-winter patterns. They’re seeking cover in conifers and, along the North Shore, probably will be moving down from the ridges to where snow is less deep, biologists say.
The company that wants to dig a massive iron ore mine in northern Wisconsin probably won’t need an air pollution permit for the bulk sampling operation that is to take place before actual mining begins, the state Department of Natural Resources said this week.
Eight Hispanic hunters who were accused of being illegal residents during last year's deer season have filed a federal lawsuit accusing the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources of racially profiling them.
The deer harvest was down 17 percent from last year in northern Minnesota during the 16-day firearms deer season, according to preliminary figures from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The season ended Nov. 24.
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