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Minneapolis man charged with felony drug possession
FDL Band buys land from counties
Library craft and book sale June 30
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Esko's Donahue fights the 100-yard war
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Eskomos earn fourth at state
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The joy of worrying
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Hitting the sauce
fond du lac follies
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In Our Own Backyard
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Ruth and Keith Reeves are always fishing for adventure
It's a summer for the ages at the Encore
Minnesota State Fair announces new foods for 2017
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Northland Nature: Toad Time Begins in Mid May
Northland couple offer a helping hand for ducks
Part II: Two important Minnesota natives call Kettle River home
Part 1: The Kettle River watershed is scenic, wild and unique
NORTHLAND NATURE: Pine siskins join other finches at the feeder
December 6, 2013
State opens public comment period for PolyMet proposed copper mine
A comprehensive environmental analysis of Minnesota's first proposed copper-nickel mine has been released for public review and input. This begins a critical phase of the environmental review process for PolyMet Mining Inc.'s revised NorthMet copper-nickel mining project and proposed...
December 6, 2013 - 10:31am
November 14, 2013
Firearms deer harvest down 8 percent from 2012
Minnesota hunters harvested 77,008 deer during the first three days of the firearms season, down 8 percent from 2012, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Leslie McInenly, DNR big game program leader, said a slightly smaller harvest over the first three...
November 14, 2013 - 2:04pm
October 20, 2013
For young Northland scuba divers, a chilly day will do
Ideally, Cody Bauer and three of his classmates from the Fond du Lac Ojibwe School wouldn't have been scuba diving in Pike Lake this weekend. "My...
October 20, 2013 - 12:00am
October 19, 2013
Northland Nature...Honey mushrooms thrive in the woods
The landscape of mid-October is an amazing scene in the Northland. Leaf colors have been a bit later than normal and the foliage show of September has lingered well into October. Though recent rains and winds have brought down many of the leaves, there are many still aglow. During...
October 19, 2013 - 1:28pm
Mahtowa native rises to the top in world of fly tying
In September, Dave Asproth, a native son of Mahtowa, tied trout flies at the 2013 International Fly Fishing Fair. Sponsored by the Federation of Fly Fishers and held in West Yellowstone, Mont., this conclave was the 23rd international conclave at which Asproth has done exhibition...
October 19, 2013 - 8:42am
October 12, 2013
Northland Nature...Early October is definitely sparrow time
Early October is an amazing time in the Northland. Most of us are struck by the scene of leaf color noted every day.
October 12, 2013 - 9:28am
October 11, 2013
Many public lands remain open to hunters during shutdown
Now that hunting season is underway, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) wants people to know which public lands remain open...
October 11, 2013 - 2:36pm
September 20, 2013
Hawk Weekend is here
The autumnal equinox (the first day of fall) happens on Sept. 22 this year. It is interesting to note that it nearly coincides with the full...
September 20, 2013 - 4:19pm
September 13, 2013
Fond du Lac cancels moose hunt
Minnesota's dwindling moose herd will get a full break this autumn after all, with the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa confirming Friday that it will not hold a moose hunt. The Fond du Lac Band joins the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Grand Portage and...
September 13, 2013 - 4:14pm
September 3, 2013
Anterless deer permit, special hunts and wolf hunting applications due midnight Thursday
Hunters who want to apply for an antlerless deer permit, special hunts or a wolf hunting or trapping license are reminded they must do so by midnight Thursday, Sept. 5. Lottery applications for deer and wolf can be made in person at any Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)...
September 3, 2013 - 2:14pm
August 22, 2013
Wildfire danger intensifies as fuels dry out in parts of Minnesota
s precipitation over the last 30 days has been at 50 percent of normal over most of Minnesota, fire managers from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are seeing an increase in fire danger and are urging people to use caution when working and recreating in dry areas. So far...
August 22, 2013 - 3:00pm
Carcass of leaping Asian carp found on Mississippi River near Winona
The carcass of a silver carp - the kind that leaps from the water when disturbed - was found recently on a dam abutment just north of Winona,...
August 22, 2013 - 1:59pm
August 16, 2013
Cloquet man's rainbow trout painting will be DNR 2014 trout stamp
CLOQUET, the SHORES OF BIG LAKE--Stuart Nelson lives in a cabin he's artfully turned into something of a dream home. He steps through a sliding...
August 16, 2013 - 5:19pm
August 15, 2013
Emerald ash borer moves north, infested tree found in Superior
SUPERIOR, Wis. -- A Chinese insect that has killed millions of trees in the eastern United States and Canada has been confirmed in Superior. City...
August 15, 2013 - 2:25pm
August 10, 2013
Northland Nature...Bladderworts flower and feed in the wetlands of August
The marvelous month of August continues to unfold. Whether it is bird migrants, spiders, butterflies, dragonflies or a whole host of other insects,...
August 10, 2013 - 9:27am