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John Myers

John Myers

Outdoors reporter

John Myers reports on the outdoors, natural resources and the environment for the Duluth News Tribune. He's been at the News Tribune since 1986, reporting a variety of topics, including eight years covering state and national government at the state Capitol in St. Paul. He's also covered the environment, mining, forest fires, climate, weather, crime, science, local government and general news. You can reach him at

The new rules quietly went into effect when U.S. residents couldn't get into Canada.
Fawns are likely OK, even if they look abandoned.
Anglers without boats had plenty of action on Wild Rice Lake Reservoir near Duluth.
Ranier residents sandbagging homes and cabins as lakes and rivers flood over their banks.
Only larger, deeper lakes in the Arrowhead still have ice.
Rainy River watershed has seen rapid snowmelt, record rains in recent weeks.
Duncan patrols the woods and waters around Duluth.
Call ahead to make sure your opening-day destination lake is free of ice.