ST. PAUL -- Opinions remain sharply divided about whether Minnesota should allow wolf hunts, and Tuesday night a state lawmaker also questioned whether state officials are doing a good job of managing wolves.
Hunters in Duluth’s city bow hunt for deer registered 26 percent fewer deer last fall than the average in the hunt’s previous eight years, according to the Arrowhead Bowhunters Alliance. The nonprofit group conducts the hunt under contract with the city.
NISSWA, Minn. - The organizers of the 2014 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener have landed the Gear Daddies, recording artists behind the “Billy’s Live Bait” album, to headline a free community picnic scheduled for May 9 in downtown Nisswa.
Rudy Hummel knows something about the importance of a good place to sleep. The Hermantown youth, who has been sleeping outside since June 7, is using his outdoor sleeping streak to raise money for Western Lake Superior Habitat for Humanity.
NEW YORK/MILWAUKEE - A deadly blast of arctic air shattered decades-old temperature records as it enveloped the eastern United States on Tuesday, snarling air, road and rail travel, driving energy prices higher and overwhelming shelters for homeless people.
A couple of weird things happened with this column last week. For one thing, the drawing got turned sideways, so the white-breasted nuthatch wasn’t climbing head first down a tree trunk, as nuthatches do, Instead, it had its beak in the air, a rather odd posture for a nuthatch, as some of you took the trouble to tell me. Thanks for pointing it out.
Forty cow moose in northwest North Dakota will be sporting some pricey new neckwear later this winter when the state Game and Fish Department and the University of Mary in Bismarck team up to fit the animals with GPS collars.
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