Reports From The Front

     A couple of interesting things emerged from this week’s reports from Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officers on Monday. At least a couple of officers reported hearing of timber wolves that seemed too bold about approaching domestic dogs. If you live in the woods, it might be a good idea to keep…
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Deer Migration

     Marilyn Persch called the News Tribune to report a deer migration of sorts that she and her husband witnessed on Saturday morning, Feb. 9. The Persches lived on Spirit Cove, on the St. Louis River. Saturday, they saw a "herd of about 40 deer" move from the mainland out toward one of the…
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Photos In The Cold

    A few of us were talking the other day about taking pictures outdoors in winter. I thought I’d pass on a couple of tips. One thing I have seen video and still photographers do is to tape one of those chemical hand warmers (the little packets often used by deer hunters and ice…
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The Boat Show

    Duluth’s annual Boat, Sports and Travel Show opens in a week (Feb. 13) at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. I’ll be there opening night to check out the action and write a story for the following day’s paper. If you’re there, say hello.     It’s almost surprising to me that in the era of…
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Back From The Woods

    Just back from three days of winter camping and lake trout fishing by dog team out of Ely. Mushers now have trails established all the way to Ottertrack Lake from the Moose Lake public landing and from Snowbank Lake into Thomas Lake. That will be good news for those who want to get…
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