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Lake County News Chronicle
Chalk.a.Lot brings the kid out in everyone
2 dead after trees fall on Quetico campsite in storm
Blood donors needed in Two Harbors
Lake County Past: July 22
Summer girls basketball league works through successful season
Bay to Bay 10K crowns winner
Rivals top Proctor, fall to Ely
Two Harbors soccer girls head to Schwan's Cup
Two Harbors Walleye Fishing League: Week 7
Rivals take win over West Duluth
baseball and softball
Legal Learning: Gun laws and ducks
Home for the Summer: Little critters make themselves at home
Climate Column: The debate is heating up
Ask a Trooper: Law regarding railroad crossings
Ask a Trooper: License plates in Minnesota
JEREMY TODD STEVENS
EVE L. THOMPSON
BARBARA ANNE "BOBBY" SMITH
MICHAEL "BONSIE" GROSSKURTH
LAWRENCE W. "Nick" LEE
Bay Days celebration takes over Silver Bay
Lake County Past: July 15
Something for everyone at Heritage Days
Two Harbors City Band program: July 21
Annual Chalk.a.Lot Festival returns for fifth year
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: July 22
DNR Report: July 15
DNR Report: July 8
DNR Report: July 1
Legals: July 22
Legals: July 15
Legals: July 8
Legals: July 1
Legals: June 24
April 8, 2012
Minnesota panels recommend moderate increases in deer herd
Panels meeting in Tower and Floodwood this past week suggested mostly moderate increases in deer population goals for most deer permit areas in those regions, said Jeff Lightfoot, regional wildlife manager with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in Grand Rapids. The meetings,...
April 8, 2012 - 9:00am
September 29, 2011
Hunting wrap: Seasons underway; moose hunt starts soon
Bear hunt Minnesota's bear harvest stood at 1,732 bears as of last week, a little more than two weeks into the season, said Dave Garshelis, leader of Minnesota's bear project for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. About 82 percent of the bear harvest typically occurs...
September 29, 2011 - 8:00am
August 25, 2011
DNR report: Aug. 26
Dan Thomasen (Two Harbors) presented a 50-year service award to a volunteer firearm safety instructor. Annual fall training was attended, which focused on firearms and defensive tactics. Bear baiting activity is going strong with many hunters reporting strong bear activity. Boating...
August 25, 2011 - 8:00am
MN hunting seasons start soon
Minnesota's dove, rail and snipe seasons - the first small game hunting seasons of the fall - will open Thursday. The state's sandhill crane and early goose seasons open Sept. 3, followed by the small game and archery deer seasons Sept. 17. The duck season opens Sept. 24, the pheasant...
August 25, 2011 - 8:00am
August 18, 2011
DNR report: Aug. 19
North Mark Fredin (Aurora) received a call of a dead radio collared wolf on the side of the road that turned out to be a dog with a shock collar. Worked invasives/aquatic detail on the Ash River, and worked boating enforcement on Lake Kabetogama. Bear baits have been checked in the...
August 18, 2011 - 8:00am
August 4, 2011
Changes coming to fall deer hunt
Many Northeastern Minnesota deer management units for 2011 now fall under a new "hunter choice" designation, meaning that hunters can take either a buck or an antlerless deer without applying through a lottery process. That provision is among changes for the 2011 deer season announced...
August 4, 2011 - 8:00am
April 21, 2011
DNR forced to seek money in license fees
At a recent meeting of the Izaak Walton League in Duluth, Department of Natural Resources employees stood before a room full of hunters and anglers with a simple message: We need more money. Local fisheries supervisors Deserae Hendrickson and Don Schreiner were there. So was Rich...
April 21, 2011 - 10:33am
March 10, 2011
Wolves elusive, not foreign in city
What was thought of as a wolf invasion near Agate Bay in Two Harbors last week was likely a group of coyotes. Eyewitnesses took pictures of...
March 10, 2011 - 8:25am
February 3, 2011
DNR report: Feb. 4
Reports filed Sunday by conservation officers for the Minnesota DNR. Dan Thomasen (Two Harbors) worked area snowmobile trails and noted that more riders from out of the area are finally starting to show up. The numbers of shore anglers along Lake Superior is starting to increase...
February 3, 2011 - 10:41am
January 27, 2011
Deer harvest climbs 8 percent
Ideal hunting weather during the opening weekend of Minnesota's firearms deer season helped hunters harvest 207,000 deer during the 2010 season, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. It's an 8-percent increase from the 2009 harvest of 194,186 and the 13th largest...
January 27, 2011 - 8:13am
January 20, 2011
Debate looms in St. Paul on outdoors permits
Minnesotans love their fishing and hunting. The state ranks first nationally with 32 percent of its residents participating in the sports, according to the Fish and Wildlife Service. But the state's Game and Fish Fund, used to pay for fisheries and wildlife management, is dwindling,...
January 20, 2011 - 10:39am
DNR report: Jan. 21
Reports filed Sunday by conservation officers for the Minnesota DNR. Dan Thomasen (Two Harbors) worked the winter trout opener in the Cook County area with several other officers. Deep snow, slush, and cold did not deter anglers from coming out. Violations found over the weekend...
January 20, 2011 - 8:10am
December 2, 2010
DNR report: Dec. 3
Reports filed Sunday by conservation officers for the Minnesota DNR. Dan Thomasen (Two Harbors) finished up on a few outstanding cases from...
December 2, 2010 - 10:57am
Decoys deflect illegal hunting
Conservation officer Randy Hanzal had been getting more calls this fall about hunters shooting at deer from roadways. So, he loaded up his deer decoy and headed for the woods. Hanzal is a Duluth-area conservation officer for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Deer decoys...
December 2, 2010 - 10:55am
November 29, 2010
DNR report: Nov. 26
Dan Thomasen (Two Harbors) received complaints throughout the week of more baiting and illegal road hunting activities. It seems as the 2010 deer season drew to a close, hunters were more willing to do illegal things to fill their tags. Worked with neighboring officers to target road...
November 29, 2010 - 10:17am