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UW-Extension Commercial Fruit Production School Starts January 27

This Commercial Fruit Production School is for existing producers wanting to improve their operation and for beginning producers looking to start a successful fruit business. The series involve six intensive sessions that are intended to provide you with an understanding of production and marketing of tree fruits, bush fruits, strawberries, raspberries, and grapes

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UW Extension Provides FREE Classes in Climate Change Adaptations for Agriculture

Growing up in Wrenshall gave me the opportunity to learn a lot about agriculture through friends like the Laveau family.  Dairy, crops, livestock of all kinds and I loved having "chores".  I'm sure they thought I was nuts!  If you are a farmer, agriculture producer or involved in local agriculture business you may be interested in a presentation on agricultural adaptation for climate change in the northland.   It's free of charge and will give you valuable info to help in the success of your livelihood.

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Hunters Save Locked Buck — And Then It Does Something Amazing [VIDEO]

In case you missed it, these guys came across two bucks that were tangled up from fighting. One is already dead, while the other is still alive and fighting. Once they got the pair unlocked, what the live buck did next was kind of remarkable.

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Five Highlights of My Life in 2013 By Cathy Kates

Every year I am grateful for people that come into my life, the ability to attend amazing events and that I have the opportunity for a little downtime and fun with my family. It's hard to narrow them down to just five, but as I look back at 2013 these are some of my favorites.  Even the simplest of time spent with family should be considered a highlight.  Hopefully this blog helps you ponder your life and appreciate all that you experienced too!

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Shore of Lake Superior
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Three New Information Kiosks on Duluth’s Lakewalk are the First of Their Kind, with More to Come

You will soon find new additions to the Lakewalk in Duluth.  The Friends of the Lakewalk, in partnership with the City of Duluth,will start by installing three new information kiosks, with more to come.  You don't have to be a tourist to appreciate information about things we have come to take for granted in our city.

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Missed me! - Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
Missed me! - Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
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DNR Claims Minnesota Firearms Deer Harvest Down This Year

Across the state of Minnesota, preliminary numbers are showing that the deer harvest is down this year when compared to last year.

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Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images
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DNR Seeks Comments On Grand Marais Area Lake and Stream Management Plans

Outdoor enthusiasts and the general public interested in learning about or commenting on Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) strategies for managing Grand Marais area lakes and streams have until Jan. 3 to ask questions or submit comments.  Let your voice be heard.

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Get Rid of Your Bagged Leaves for Free with The City of Duluth

You were wondering what to do with those bags of leaves sitting behind your house.  I know just the thing to do with them and it's free!  Plus, you'll be helping to secure a beautiful rose garden for residents and tourists to enjoy next summer.

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WI Dept of Health Urges Hunters To Use Precautions Against “Significantly Larger Tick Population” this Fall

When we think of "tick season,"  we often think of spring or summer.  However, the Wisconsin Department of Health is reminding hunters that tick bites and the illnesses that accompany them can happen in the fall too.  Officials are urging hunters to use precautions before heading out into the woods.

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Visitors and Residents of Park Point: Do Not Feed the Roaming Wild Foxes

I hadn't realized it was a no-no to feed wild animals.  Where I live there are TONS of deer and I was afraid they weren't getting enough to eat, so I bought corn and started to feed them.  Well, I quickly found out it was a frowned upon and even worse, they were not good at sharing.  YIKES!  Now, the City of Duluth is asking residents on Park Point to not feed the foxes that have been roaming the peninsula for quite some time.  Here's why.

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Hearty Hunter 's Stew from Taste of Home
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Taste of Home’s Hearty Hunter’s Stew Recipe is an Incentive to Shoot the Thirty Pointer

Several people have been out getting their deer stands ready for the hunting season anticipating the 30 pointer.  Here's a 5-star recipe from Taste of Home that may help in the incentive department.  (Even if you get skunked, you can use a chuck roast and still have an awesome meal!)

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2013 Courage Center Shoot For Fun Surpasses Goal

September 7th was the date of the annual "Shoot For Fun" event that benefits the Courage Center.   This year over $160,000 was raised for Courage Kenny  - Northland's recreation and sports programming.  Not only did it raise a lot of money, but it was a blast!  Literally.

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