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Bygones for Feb. 24, 2017
Giants Ridge moving to private management
Capitol Chatter: 2018 Minnesota governor race already crowded
Calif. pawn shops specialize in the rare Oscar coming through door
Woman pleads guilty in beheading death of Hibbing man
st louis county
Cirrus shipments grew in 2016
Uber, Lyft in Duluth in April at earliest
Presidential permit needed for Enbridge pipeline expansion
Report: Boundary Waters nets $77 million from summer visitors
Buzz Frenzy offers focused Facebook marketing
College men's hockey: Northland contingent keys UMD's win over Miami
Bulldog Hockey Blog Postgame: Special teams prove pivotal for Bulldogs in 4-3 win over Miami
Today's prep girls hockey playoff game
Prep report: Grand Rapids' Hamling hits 2,000 in victory
New on DVD: Releases cover everything from war to beasts this week
'Brown Girls' puts women of color front and center
La La Love it or not? Local musical-theater circles weigh in on Oscar frontrunner
Things to Do for Feb. 24, 2017
Dave and Louise Gartzke
Happy 91st Birthday, Walter!
MAXINE AUDREY (PATZER) JORDAHL
JULIE CLARA MOLLER SANFORD, M.D.
AUDREY JOYCE VAN WAVE
JACK B. RAY
Reader's View: Parking law doesn't work in Gary-New Duluth
Reader's View: Statement of support for Muslims appreciated
Local View: Putting price on carbon a bipartisan climate solution
Other View: Curb cell use while driving
Other View: Real ID bills deserve passage
MN DNR Weekly Report for Feb. 21, 2017
Houston's fishing report
Sam Cook column: 'Boat show' a mirror of life in the North
Deer planning meetings coming to Duluth, Mountain Iron
Through Readers' Eyes
Pets of the Week
Faces for Feb. 12, 2017
January 3, 2017
New walleye regulations to take effect on Lake Vermilion
Anglers on Lake Vermilion, near Tower and Cook, will see new walleye regulations in effect as of March 1, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Tuesday. Under the new regulations, anglers on Lake Vermilion will be able to keep walleyes up to 20 inches long, with...
January 3, 2017 - 5:01pm
December 8, 2016
Section of Willard Munger trail to close for repairs
Parts of the Willard Munger State Trail in Duluth will be closed for repairs beginning next week. Crews will be working to replace three large culverts on the western Duluth section of the trail, between Grand Avenue and Becks Road. This section of the trail will be rerouted to the...
December 8, 2016 - 6:07pm
November 29, 2016
Wisconsin buck harvest up from 2015
Wisconsin deer hunters shot considerably more bucks during the state's recent nine-day firearms deer season, but about the same number of deer overall as in 2015. That was the report Tuesday from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, which said preliminary registration figures...
November 29, 2016 - 12:07pm
September 9, 2016
Wolf attacks on hunting dogs rise in Wisconsin
Wildlife officials say a record number of bear hounds have been killed by wolves in Wisconsin this year, and they're urging hunters to be on the lookout this bear season. Officials have confirmed 29 hunting dogs being trained for the bear season have been killed by wolves so far...
September 9, 2016 - 10:31pm
August 23, 2016
PolyMet opponents want law judge hearings
Duluth residents critical of the proposed PolyMet copper mine are asking the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to call in an administrative law judge to oversee independent hearings on the company's application for a mining permit. Critics of the copper mine's pollution potential...
August 23, 2016 - 2:12pm
August 9, 2016
Walleye quota reached on Mille Lacs, but catch-and-release season will stay open
The most recent Mille Lacs Lake walleye harvest estimate indicates that anglers have surpassed the state's 2016 walleye quota, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The state, however, will not close the catch-and-release walleye season at this time, DNR officials...
August 9, 2016 - 1:11pm
July 10, 2016
More fawns, more deer being seen by wildlife officials
People are seeing lots of twin fawns with adult does this spring, a sign that recent mild winters are allowing the deer population to rebound somewhat across Northeastern Minnesota. "The deer came through in great shape," said Chris Balzer, Department of Natural Resources area wildlife...
July 10, 2016 - 2:11pm
March 28, 2016
Minnesota DNR seeks bonding money to fix state park buildings, roads
When most Minnesotans think of state parks, they envision waterfalls and hiking trails and campgrounds. But behind all of those natural wonders...
March 28, 2016 - 3:26pm
March 17, 2016
Public meeting set on PolyMet permits
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will host a public information meeting April 19 in Aurora on PolyMet Mining's expected application for a state mining permit. The meeting, set to be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the Mesabi East High School, is the first step in the DNR's...
March 17, 2016 - 6:33pm
March 11, 2016
Changes coming to Minnesota state parks' campsite reservation system
All campsites at Minnesota state parks soon will be available for advance reservations under changes the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Friday. The changes in the state's campsite reservation system will be phased in beginning May 3, said Erika Rivers, director...
March 11, 2016 - 2:20pm
March 2, 2016
Mining exploration leases approved by Minnesota Executive Council
Three mining companies looking for gold, silver, copper and other valuable metals in northern Minnesota were awarded exclusive rights to prospect on state-owned tracts thanks to action by top state officials Wednesday. The state's Executive Council voted 4-1 to approve the so-called...
March 2, 2016 - 3:05pm
February 27, 2016
Hog Island proposal raises contamination concerns
The state of Wisconsin is taking a second look at a site that was cleaned up as part of efforts to restore the most polluted waters in the Great Lakes. Despite cleanup efforts, there’s concern about remaining contamination around Hog Island in Superior. In 2005, about 44,000 cubic...
February 27, 2016 - 11:00pm
Minnesota DNR may stop stocking lake trout on big lake
Last year, fisheries officials with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources proposed ending decades of lake trout stocking in Minnesota...
February 27, 2016 - 10:54pm
Brule River fall steelhead run up from recent years
After lower runs of steelhead the past few falls, Wisconsin’s Brule River bounced back to a run of 5,660 steelhead in the fall of 2015. The...
February 27, 2016 - 10:52pm
Outdoors Notes for Feb. 28
W.J. McCabe Chapter of the Izaak Walton League, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Hartley Nature Center, 3001 Woodland Ave. Topic: Pollinators and front-yard gardening. Free. Superior Hiking Trail guided snowshoe hike, 10 a.m. Saturday, Kingsbury Creek to Grand Avenue Chalet at Spirit Mountain....
February 27, 2016 - 10:50pm