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According to the calendar, spring arrives Saturday, but out in our area bogs, the spruce grouse have been thinking spring for a while now. It’s actually a bit earlier than usual, since the … more
REGIONAL— As the snow steadily disappears from the North Country weeks ahead of normal, it’s apparent that the impact of this winter’s la Niña was much less than expected. La … more
A few nighttime inquiries preceded the appearance of a barred owl in the yard on a recent morning. “Who-cooks-for-you?” is the distinctive vocalization of this mid-sized owl, which is … more
Camping is an activity that instantly reminds me of summer. Warm weather, eating loads of junk food, the smell of sunscreen and bug spray; the list goes on and on. Never in my wildest dreams did I … more
ELY – More than a dozen area youth recently participated in a two-day snowmobile safety training class sponsored by the Ely Igloo Snowmobile Club.Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the class was … more
Two decades ago I decided to identify every wildflower that grows on our forty acres of northern Minnesota woods. It seemed unmindful, even disrespectful, to be ignorant of the names of all those … more
REGIONAL— Preliminary results of a new study by the Department of Natural Resources, find that deer across Minnesota, including in St. Louis County, are showing the presence of neonicotinoid … more
REGIONAL—March has come in like a lamb, and that’s more good news for the region’s deer herd, which is experiencing one of its easiest winters in years. While the mid-February cold … more
REGIONAL—The Department of Natural Resources is reminding anglers that the deadline to remove permanent fish houses from Minnesota lakes is coming up. Although the coldest spell of winter … more
Randy and Julie Grahn were surprised during the recent cold snap to have a regular visitor in their backyard— a bobcat. While normally pretty secretive, this cat appeared perfectly comfortable … more
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