Some State Park, DNR Fees To Rise Modestly Starting Saturday

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds state park visitors, snowmobilers and ATV riders that modest fee increases will go into effect on Saturday. However, the cost of fishing and hunting licenses, including deer licenses, won’t increase until 2018. One-day state park vehicle permits will increase from $5 to $7 and year-round vehicle permits will increase…
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Nice Fish From The St. Louis River

Dave Nelson, president of the Twin Ports Walleye Association, caught this 30 1/2-inch walleye Wednesday night during TPWA league action on the St. Louis River. He released the fish. Fishing has been excellent across the region over the past several days. Check the Duluth News Tribune’s online Nice Fish gallery for more happy anglers and…
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Wisconsin Hunter Hopes To Raise Money For Stem-Cell Transplant

Friends of Don Christensen, of Webster, Wis., will gather at noon Saturday at Tony’s Riverside in Spooner for a fundraiser for Christensen. He hopes to raise enough money for a second trip to Panama, where in 2015 he received a stem-cell transplant to combat the effects of multiple sclerosis. The first transplant was a success, Christensen says,…
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Looking For A Doggone Good Hike?

This Saturday, the Superior Hiking Trail Association will hold a 6.4-mile “Doggie Hike” from the Fox Farm Road to the Rossini Road.  Leashed, friendly dogs are welcome to join hikers on this walk along the West Branch of the Knife River and past several beaver ponds. Meet at 10 a.m. at the Rossini Road trailhead…
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Team Doherty Wins City Auto Glass Walleye Classic

Dan and Jake Doherty of Hibbing reeled in a tournament-record 15.28 pounds of walleyes to win the 12th annual City Auto Glass Walleye Classic held Saturday on Lake Vermilion. Their catch included a tournament-record 10-pound, 2-ounce walleye. The two anglers took home first-place prize money of $12,500. Jonathan Neisen of Woodbury, Minn., and Mike Neisen of…
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