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Monday's weather for Duluth and the Northland: Cool and rainy Memorial Day
Wolf center in Ely to expand
Tennis, track facilities planned in West Duluth
'These young men ... deserve to be remembered'
Bygones for May 25
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New Goodwill store for Kenwood in Duluth; Superior store to move
Baby clothes made in Duluth with social cause in mind
Dermatologists in short supply
Two area credit unions head toward merger
New dermatology clinic in the Twin Ports aims to ease doctor shortage
Making tracks at Proctor Speedway
Prep summaries and playoff schedule
Foreman awaits call from Hall
NBA: James’ triple-double gives Cavs win in OT
Reader's View: Grant would greatly benefit local bike trails
Reader's View: Vitamin D story shines a bright light on racism
Reader's View: Smaller class sizes will improve education
Reader's View: Photo shows the growing ills of modern society
Reader's View: Raising the age for tobacco purchase could backfire
Faces & Names: Depardieu eyes role in Netflix’s French ‘House of Cards’
Faces & Names: Holmes creator’s estate sues Miramax
Faces & Names: Olsen twins not in ‘Full House’ sequel
Faces & Names: TLC pulls ‘19 Kids’ amid revelations
Faces & Names: Gyllenhaal, 37, told she’s ‘too old’ to play 55-year-old’s lover
Spuds a plenty in the Northland
Horoscopes for May 25
Horoscopes for May 24
Horoscopes for May 23
LIVING SMART: 10 tips to extend the life of home appliances
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
Going with the flow on remote Northland river
Couple plans canoe trip to the Arctic Ocean
Northland fishing contests
Do it: The warbler walk
Five Questions: Denfeld graduating senior already has history of helping women
Helping Out for May 24, 2015
YourSports: Cloquet wins Minnesota Class 3A state championship
YourSports: North Shore Wrestling Club celebrates 2014-15 season
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April 22, 2015
Nearly 60 Wisconsin DNR employees receive layoff notices amid talk of budget cuts
Fifty-seven employees of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources began receiving formal notices this week that they might face layoff as part of Gov. Scott Walker's budget for the next two fiscal years. DNR spokesman Bill Cosh said that of that number, 27 employees are in...
April 22, 2015 - 12:37pm
April 19, 2015
Counting walleyes on the St. Louis River
Like a couple of great blue herons on the hunt, Anna Varian and Aaron Nelson peered with purpose into the St. Louis River on Wednesday morning. Armed with long-handled dip nets, they were poised to snatch any walleye they saw. They had some help. They were riding the bow of a Department...
outdoors / fishing
April 19, 2015 - 8:22am
Ask a conservation officer: Spearfishing rules focus on safety
Q: As an avid fisherman and scuba diver I’m interested in spearfishing rough fish. Can I use a rebreather? Can I even have a speargun onboard while angling? What do I need to be aware of? A: Taking rough fish with a spring gun, compressed air gun or rubber-powered spear gun, (also...
outdoors / fishing
April 19, 2015 - 12:01am
April 18, 2015
Wolves trapped after attacks on dogs in Duluth, Two Harbors area
Fifteen wolves have been trapped and killed in Minnesota in the past four months in response to verified reports of attacks on domestic animals. A federal court order in December took wolf management away from states and placed it back under federal control, ending state hunting...
April 18, 2015 - 8:07pm
April 15, 2015
Dayton, DNR want more money for state forests
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton wants to spend more money on the state’s forests to help bolster the forest products industry and boost forest health in the face of invasive species and climate change. Dayton’s administration on Wednesday unveiled a proposal to add $2 million annually...
news / politics
April 15, 2015 - 5:40pm
April 9, 2015
Group camp to open at Lake Bemidji State Park
BEMIDJI, Minn. — Up to 50 people can soon stay at a new group camp at Lake Bemidji State Park just outside of town. With five electric hookups for RVs and a large tenting area, the facility is the first of its kind in Minnesota state parks, according to the Department of Natural...
April 9, 2015 - 7:54pm
Minnesota DNR warns about use of drones near wildfires
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has requested that operators of unmanned aircraft stay at least five miles away from wildfires to create a safe environment for firefighting aircraft and crew. The DNR, in a release Thursday, said they use helicopters and...
April 9, 2015 - 5:32pm
April 8, 2015
State champion jack pine falls to mine expansion on Iron Range
A stately jack pine growing in a yard in Mountain Iron’s shrinking Parkville neighborhood was proclaimed the state champion of its species...
news / iron range
April 8, 2015 - 10:20pm
April 5, 2015
Some Minnesota deer hunters dissatisfied with goal-setting process
Some deer hunters who served on citizen panels to advise the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on deer population goals say they’re disappointed with the process. They feel hunters were underrepresented on the panels and that the framework of the process unfairly constrained...
outdoors / hunting
April 5, 2015 - 9:57am
Ask a conservation officer: Killing wolves OK only when human life is endangered
Q: I saw a wolf in my yard sniffing around near my chicken coop. Is there any action I can take to protect my pets or livestock with these predators around? A: Due to a recent federal court decision, gray wolves were placed back under the management of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...
April 5, 2015 - 12:11am
April 3, 2015
New firefighting airplanes helping Minnesota DNR combat outbreak of wildfires
PRINCETON, Minn. -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ fleet of wildfire-combating airplanes has grown this year, and not a moment too soon. Dozens of wildfires in the past two days have had local and regional firefighters in full alert across the state. Ron Stoffel,...
April 3, 2015 - 8:52pm
April 2, 2015
Dayton proposes budget to improve fish, wildlife management
Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday proposed a budget to enhance the state's management of fish and wildlife, recreation programs and enforcement efforts. The proposal would improve fisheries population surveys, create more forest wildlife habitat, help landowners improve grassland and...
April 2, 2015 - 10:25pm
Panels make deer population recommendations in Northeastern Minnesota
Citizen advisory panels convened by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in Northeastern Minnesota have recommended a range of deer population goals, from no change in some units to 50 percent increases in others, as part of a statewide effort to reassess deer population...
April 2, 2015 - 10:18am
NRRI hunts for long-eared bat roosts
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has pumped $20 million into the effort to study and find a cure for white-nose syndrome since the fungus was first found to be killing bats in 2006. Now, state resource agencies and research institutions also are getting involved. The University...
April 2, 2015 - 9:00am
April 1, 2015
Northern long-eared bat gets threatened status
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Wednesday said it will protect the northern long-eared bat as a threatened species under the federal Endangered Species Act. Their populations have already plummeted in several eastern states because of a killer fungus called white-nose syndrome,...
April 1, 2015 - 10:35pm