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Man killed in Wisconsin rollover identified
3 injured in Iron River crash
Man hospitalized after fight in Morgan Park
Bat study focuses on nesting trees in Northland as deadly disease spreads
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St. Cloud-based Heater Rental Services expands to Duluth
Property transactions for July 27
Bankruptcies for July 27
Northland Constructors grows its base
Jimmy John’s joins lineup at Miller Hill Mall
It’s official: Hockey Day coming to Bayfront
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Huskies sweep Thunder Bay
12-time champ Bich takes a break from Brewhouse
Reader's View: As a councilor, Anderson will solve problems
Reader's View: We have truly become a depraved people
Local View: The five freedoms give us hope for a more-humane food system
Our View: Create food buses; then really use them
2 days, 2 festivals: Country, Christian music fans have full plate this weekend in Duluth
Best Bets: ‘Avenue Q’ features puppets for grown-ups
Best Bets: Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra season-ending concert
Best Bets: Brandi Carlile plays Big Top Chautauqua
Best Bets: Ringo Deathstar performs at Pizza Luce
LET'S EAT: Fried Zucchini Pasta
Horoscopes for July 30
Violet Days: Summer School Outfit Revisited
Horoscopes for July 29
BRUCE WALLIS: Gazpacho - cold soup for a hot summer day
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
Nice Fish Gallery for 2015
DNR announces another conservative deer season
Renaming lakes in the land of 10,000 lakes
MN DNR Weekly Report for July 27, 2015
Ask the Conservation Officer for July 26
Design student revamps cardboard signs to help Chicago’s homeless stand out
Spring 2015 Dean's Lists
Your Sports: Duluth Jaxx U15 summer team wins Battle for the Bear tournament
Through Readers' Eyes for July 26, 2015
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BRADLEY SCOTT AUNE
Leroy D. Siegle
MIRIAM M. PETERSON
Barbara Anne Vedder
Marie Stolan is 90
Drechsler Thank You
Happy 80th Birthday to Tom Annear!
Schloer 50th Wedding Anniversary
Edward and Susan Knudsen
June 28, 2015
Duluth seeks state grant to expand Hartley Park
The city of Duluth has applied for a state conservation grant to buy nearly 20 acres of undeveloped woods adjacent to Hartley Park from the Duluth...
June 28, 2015 - 7:06am
Sturgeon stocking pays off in St. Louis River
The sturgeon that Jason Kahler of Superior and his friends have caught on the St. Louis River this spring are almost certainly the result of stocking efforts that began on the river in 1983. The 60¼-inch sturgeon that Kahler caught was likely from one of those early stockings, said...
outdoors / fishing
June 28, 2015 - 12:03am
June 25, 2015
Head of targeted Wisconsin DNR science bureau departing
The director of a Wisconsin science office facing severe budget cuts after riling Republicans with research on topics such as climate change has confirmed that he is retiring, with some predicting additional departures. Jack Sullivan, 62, said this week he has been told not to...
June 25, 2015 - 8:50pm
June 24, 2015
Minnesota DNR announces effort to curb BWIs
ST. PAUL — In an effort to curb alcohol-related boating accidents and deaths, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and other public safety agencies in the state will ramp up patrols for intoxicated boaters Friday through Sunday. The amplified enforcement efforts are...
June 24, 2015 - 1:14pm
PolyMet report ready for review
State and federal agencies have finished answering tens of thousands of public comments on the proposed PolyMet copper mine project and have finished writing the massive environmental review document. The so-called Preliminary Final Environmental Impact Statement is being burned...
June 24, 2015 - 12:45am
June 23, 2015
DNR set for mineral lease auction
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is getting ready to hold another auction of state mineral leases — plots of northern Minnesota land mining companies can bid on to explore for copper, nickel, gold and other valuable metals. The DNR plans to offer 199 units across...
June 23, 2015 - 9:17am
June 21, 2015
Ask a conservation officer: Use anal fin to identify salmon, trout
Q: I’m new to fishing on Lake Superior this year, and I’ve heard that salmon and steelhead, for which there is not an open season, can look very similar. How do I tell them apart? A: Depending on the time of year and the size of the fish, these two species can look similar to...
outdoors / fishing
June 21, 2015 - 12:05am
June 19, 2015
Groups appeal DNR decision on Northshore mine expansion
Three environmental groups have filed an appeal of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' decision not to conduct a full-fledged environmental impact statement on the expansion of the Peter Mitchell taconite iron ore mine near Babbitt. The groups are asking the Minnesota...
June 19, 2015 - 12:35am
June 14, 2015
Ask a conservation officer: Register watercraft at DMV offices
Q: I purchased a “new-to-me” watercraft, and need to register it. How do I go about this? A: You can bring your bill of sale and registration card to the local DMV office where you obtain a driver’s license. Watercraft registration must be transferred into the name of the new...
June 14, 2015 - 12:11am
June 12, 2015
Wisconsin’s wolf numbers grow, but hunt in doubt
Wisconsin’s population of wolves grew by about 13 percent in the past year, a state Department of Natural Resources official said this week. The first increase in the estimated population since hunting and trapping became legal again in 2012 indicates that the population can be...
June 12, 2015 - 11:33pm
June 11, 2015
Jay Cooke State Park turns 100
JAY COOKE STATE PARK — One hundred years ago the company that eventually became Minnesota Power decided it didn't need 2,350 acres of land...
June 11, 2015 - 10:05pm
June 9, 2015
PolyMet environmental review decision still months away
State and federal regulators did not meet their goal to have a revised environmental review document on the proposed PolyMet copper mine near...
News / iron range
June 9, 2015 - 8:59pm
DNR sets higher deer population goals for most areas
Minnesota wildlife managers will work to increase deer numbers across much of northern and north central Minnesota under new population goals announced Tuesday by the state Department of Natural Resources. The DNR released its long-term deer goal for 40 of the state's 128 deer-management...
June 9, 2015 - 8:57pm
June 7, 2015
Ask a conservation officer: Burning permits required when snow isn’t on ground
Q: I have a bunch of brush and wood scraps to get rid of in my yard. Can I burn them now that the grass is green, and do I need to get a permit? A: Burning permits are required anytime there is less than three inches of snow on the ground. You can obtain a burning permit from a local...
June 7, 2015 - 12:00am
June 4, 2015
Firefighters-in-training learn to battle wildland blazes
GRAND RAPIDS — Even though the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources gave most of the state a "low" fire danger rating Wednesday, more...
June 4, 2015 - 8:21am