Don’t forget — deadline is 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, to enter the News Tribune’s Great Venison Sausage Contest. A panel of judges will gather at the News Tribune on Wednesday to taste-test entries and select winners. Gift certificates at local outdoor shops will be awarded to winners. Get your ready-to-eat venison sausage and snack sticks to us by 5 p.m. Tuesday. We’ll have separate categories for amateur and commercial entries. If you’re a winner, and you’re willing, we’ll share your recipe with our readers. Mail to or drop off your samples at Duluth News Tribune, 424 W. First St., Duluth, MN 55802. Questions? Call us at (218) 723-5322.