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PIKE RIVER— A strong walleye run and a lower-than-average egg quota this year allowed Tower area DNR fisheries staff to wrap up egg-stripping operations in just four days. Hatchery manager Jeff … more
LAKE VERMILION— Fond du Lac band members had tallied a total of 288.6 pounds of walleye during five nights of netting and spearing here, and that may be their season tally depending on the weather. … more
It’s the busy season for chipmunks in the North Country. With our early spring, the chipmunks have been out and about for the past couple weeks, and that means they’re restocking their pantries … more
LAKE VERMILION—Department of Natural Resources fisheries staff are emphasizing the positive findings in the latest test netting data here. The catch rate for most species was down, in some cases … more
PIKE RIVER— The walleyes are running at the Pike River Hatchery, although DNR fisheries staff hadn’t begun stripping eggs as of mid-week. A cool-down early in the week kept the run from reaching … more
HUNGRY JACK LAKE— Members of the Gunflint Trail Volunteer Fire Department are no strangers to rescue calls, but Monday was the first time they’d been called to rescue a moose. In this case, … more
It’s April. Have you fed your neighborhood gray jays? It very well may be an important question, based on the findings of one of the longest-running studies of this notable North Country … more
REGIONAL—State and federal officials say the fungus that has nearly wiped out bat populations in the eastern United States over the past decade has taken a firm grip on Minnesota. That’s based on … more
REGIONAL— A third straight mild winter bodes well for the northern St. Louis County deer herd and, most likely, for deer hunters this fall. With the snow down to several inches of hard crust and … more
ELEPHANT LAKE—The creative early history of the snowmobile industry was on full display Saturday as lovers of vintage snow machines gathered for the annual Antique and Classic Snowmobile Race at … more
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