Conservation Officer Scott Staples (Carlton) worked on finishing cases from the firearms deer season.

Assistance was given to other area agencies after a blizzard hit the area. Several stranded motorists were checked on to make sure they were OK.

A call was received Thanksgiving morning reporting a dog had found two fresh turkey carcasses that were breasted out in the Moose Lake area. Even though it was Thanksgiving, they were taken out of season so an investigation is underway. Anyone with information is asked to call Turn in Poachers at 800-652-9093.

CO Jacob Willis (Brookston) wrapped up some leftover cases from the firearms deer season and saw a significant drop in the number of people out and about in rural areas.

Assistance was given to local agencies during the recent winter storm event in the Duluth area.

Enforcement action was taken for ATV and licensing violations. A reminder to everyone to make sure you renew snowmobile registration before venturing out now that the season is suddenly upon us.

CO Jeff Humphrey (Cromwell) followed up on deer-season investigations and reports and prepped equipment for the winter season.

CO Dustie Speldrich (Willow River) spent the past week following up on investigations from the deer season. She answered muzzleloader-hunting questions and completed reports.