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LAKE VERMILION— High water and ferocious insects may have played a role in reducing loon reproduction this year on Lake Vermilion, according to organizers of the lake’s annual loon count. … more
SOUDAN— Could bacteria in ancient water found deep in the Soudan Mine yield a cure for a disease that threatens to wipe out entire bat populations in North America? That’s the question … more
REGIONAL— With a week or so to go before tent caterpillars complete their leaf-munching stage, it now appears that the worms will leave only spotty defoliation in their wake this year. … more
REGIONAL— Wildlife researchers hoping to learn more about the causes behind the decline of moose in northeastern Minnesota were frustrated last year when a number of moose mothers abandoned their … more
The return of the white pelican to our region is another in a long line of wildlife success stories, one made possible by the 1970s banning of DDT and the growing respect that Americans now exhibit … more
REGIONAL—Sunshine and the warmest temperatures of the year so far greeted anglers for last Saturday’s fishing opener, which helped make up for the lack of open water on many area lakes. And … more
SOUDAN— There’s good news to report on the status of the hibernating bat population in the Soudan Mine. The latest test results collected from bats at the mine all came back negative for the … more
REGIONAL—Anyone concerned about deer management in northeastern Minnesota will have the opportunity to sound off at a listening session on Tuesday, April 1, in Virginia. The event, scheduled for … more
REGIONAL—With more subzero temperatures forecast for the weekend, and well over two feet of snow remaining on the ground across the North Country, the winter of 2013-14 is looking increasingly grim … more
It’s that time of year again, when the blue jays can drive bird-feeding enthusiasts to distraction. I don’t know about your neck of the woods, but at our house, the blue jay population seems to … more