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They say in every cloud there’s a silver lining, and that certainly holds true this summer, as the abundant rain in June and early July have yielded a wild foods bonanza. If you’ve got the … more
LAKE VERMILION— A federal court order has put efforts to control cormorant numbers on Lake Vermilion and elsewhere in the U.S. on hold until the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) can better document … more
VERMILION RESERVATION—Can a horse help to heal your soul? It can, says Rhonda Snow, if you let it guide you. For the past decade, a growing herd of rare Lac La Croix horses has led Snow down a … more
Am I crazy? That was the thought that kept running through my mind recently as I carefully picked my way through tangled alder and floating muskeg on just another of what I like to call my “blank … more
REGIONAL—With the conclusion of five years of litigation over various aspects of the St. Louis County School District’s 2009 restructuring plan, those who led the effort under the banner of the … more
REGIONAL— There are two things that every experienced angler up here will agree on: there are plenty of area lakes chock full of fish, and with the right approach, you should be able to catch your … more
I once threw a boot at a male woodcock. I’m not proud of it, but it was an act of desperation. It was many years ago, and my wife Jodi and I were part of a tree planting crew somewhere near … more
SOUDAN— Despite the apparent deaths of hundreds of bats at the Soudan Mine from the effects of white-nose syndrome this winter, state park officials here remain hopeful that the kind of mass … more
hile winter can be slow to give up its grip here in the North Country, when the maple sap starts flowing we know it’s only a matter of time. It’s an exciting time of year, one that always focuses … more
LOST LAKE—Sometimes, at least for me, a visit to old trees helps to keep things in perspective. We view the world from the vantage point of a small, fragile, albeit admittedly clever, primate that … more
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