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COGGS Now A Finalist For $100,000 Trails Grant

The cycling group COGGS (Cyclists of Gitchee Gumee Shores) has won a semi-final round for a chance at $100,000 for mountain-biking trail construction in Duluth. Now, the group is one of three finalists nationwide for the $100,000 grant offered by Bell Helmets. Voting for in the finals round will take place from May 25 to…
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Good Times At The Governor’s Fishing Opener

I had a great time fishing with Dennis Highby and Jim Regas at the Governor’s Fishing Opener on Lake Vermilion on Saturday. Those gentlemen know how to find fish and catch fish. It was a good day on Vermilion, and everyone seemed to be catching fish — including Gov. Mark Dayton and Lt. Gov. Tina…
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COGGS In Heated Semi-final Voting For Trail Funds

The cycling group COGGS (Cyclists of Gitchee Gumee Shores) has a chance to get another $100,000 for mountain-biking trail construction in Duluth, but it needs some help. COGGS is a semi-finalist for a Bell Built Grant, and voting in the semi-final round closes Sunday. The club is hoping that lots of bikers will go to…
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Minnesota Anglers Buying Licenses At Fast Pace

Sales of Minnesota fishing licenses are outstripping last year by a long shot and are running ahead of the past several years, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Minnesota’s inland fishing opener is Saturday. Sales through the weekend before opener were at 315,252, up from about 237,000 last year and about 152,000 in 2013.…
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