DNR Announces Tighter Walleye Regulations On Mille Lacs Lake

As predicted, anglers on Mille Lacs Lake will see tightened walleye regulations this summer in an effort to keep the walleye catch within prescribed safe-harvest levels. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Wednesday that Mille Lacs Lake anglers will be able to keep one walleye from 19 to 21 inches long or one over…
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Wisconsin Man Headed For Stem-cell Transplant In Panama

Don Christensen will board a plane Thursday morning for a flight that he hopes will change his life. Christensen, of Webster, Wis., suffers from multiple sclerosis. He and two personal attendants will fly to Panama, where he is scheduled to receive a stem-cell transplant. The transplants have proven effective in reducing the symptoms associated with…
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Town Bird

I was finishing up at another assignment on Friday when I pulled up to the intersection of 11th Avenue South and Minnesota Avenue on Duluth’s Park Point. As I approached the intersection, I looked ahead and saw a brownish bird standing in the street. At first, I assumed it was a hen mallard because mallards…
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Tightened Walleye Regulations To Continue On Upper Red Lake

Beginning on Minnesota‚Äôs fishing opener, May 9, walleye regulations on Upper Red Lake will be more restrictive than past open water seasons, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The daily bag and possession limit will be two walleyes, and anglers must immediately release all walleyes 17 to 26 inches long. Only one walleye…
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Deer-population Goal Recommendations Available, Comment Welcome

Citizen advisory panels convened by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in Northeastern Minnesota have recommended a range of deer population goals, from no change in some units to 50 percent increases in others, as part of a statewide effort to reassess deer population goals. Those recommendations were made public on the Minnesota Department of…
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