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DNR seeks comment on area lake management plans

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Tower area fisheries is seeking comments through Friday, March 30 on ma

Spring is coming to the northland

A nesting pair of eagles, over Birch Lake, passing each other at the bottom of a loop in their aerial courtship dance

New northern pike fishing regulations coming for fishing opener

New regulations for catching and keeping northern pike will be the most significant change anglers will see when they

March 19 is deadline for removal of ice houses up north

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officers will be reminding anglers about the upcoming deadlin

2017 fish, game and trapping licenses expire Feb. 28

Minnesota fishing, hunting and trapping licenses for 2017 expire Wednesday, Feb.

State’s moose population remains low but stable for a seventh year

Results of the 2018 moose survey indicate the moose population in northeastern Minnesota remains stable but relativel

Taking sport to the extreme: Ely’s Skustad, Johnston push to their limits at Arrowhead 135

Carl Skustad of Ely. Photo by Burgess Eberhardt
by Tom Coombe -

Should There be Hope for Our Future Forest?

I kept my eye on the horizon throughout the afternoon, watching a purple cloud line close in from the northwest.

Fun Run event hits 1,000

FULL HOUSE in the ballroom at Fortune Bay Resort and Casino for this year’s Fun Run event which drew 1,000 registrati

Teams still sought for Kubb Tournament; Games set for Saturday, February 10 during Ely Winter Festival

by David Wigdahl -

Fishing report by Captain Russ

Steve Foss of Ely took a day off from guiding to put a couple of lake trout from Burntside Lake on the table.

Getting ready for snowmobile fun

Drilling holes in the ice and setting stakes for the snowmobile trails on Shagawa Lake were John Parish, Bill Hane, a

Snowmobile safety course to be held in Tower

There will be a Tower area snowmobile safety class offered by the Minnesota DNR and the Penguins Snowmobile Club on M

MPCA proposes to deny Minntac draft water permit variance application

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency will host a public hearing and take comments about its preliminary determinati

Anonymous donor gives skis to children

SKIS FOR KIDS - Thanks to donations from the Ely Nordic Ski Club, the Central Cross Country Ski Association, and an

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