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OFF Backyard Pretreat Backyard Control Product Review
Last week the mosquitoes were so bad in our backyard that we were forced into the house.   We couldn't spend more than 30 seconds outdoors without at least 1 mosquito bite.  More than a few minutes outside, and we were doing a rendition of riverdance trying to swat the bugs.   I decided action neede…
Portion of Duluth’s Lakewalk Temporarily Closed for Repairs
With Grandma's Marathon this Saturday you may have friends and family visiting from out of town.  You should be aware that a portion of the Lakewalk in Duluth will be closed for repairs on Tuesday, June 18. It should only be for the day.  Here's the details and exact location.
Did You Know You Need an Agate Picking Permit in Carlton County?
As a child growing up in Wrenshall I did a lot of agate picking.  My parents started me out at the young age of three, agate picking in the various gravel pits in our area.  I'm not sure if a permit was needed then, but as I was checking out the Carlton County Transportation website, …
Tent Camping Versus RV Camping [PHOTOS]
This Memorial Day weekend, Cathy and I both went camping to separate locations.  My family decided to join some friends and go camp in the rustic northwoods.  Cathy and her husband went and parked their RV in a casino parking lot.  Ok, so it's a "campground."&nb…

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