Outdoors

Remember to Only Bring Approved Firewood Into State Lands
Some of the best times in the summer are spent sitting around a campfire with your family and friends.  While it's a great, relaxing time, it's also important to make sure you are burning approved firewood to avoid spreading forest pests such as emerald ash borer, gypsy moth and oak w…
In Your Opinion, What Am I Missing In My Tackle Box ?
Recently while out on the pontoon with friends fishing I snapped my line, yes with a dang fish on it.  We needed to fix my line and my husband asked me to get some sinkers out of my tackle box.  When I opened my tackle box I was surprised to find basically nothing. "This is all I …
Shooting Range Grants Available Through Minnesota DNR
The Minnesota DNR has announced another round of grants available to develop and improve shooting ranges throughout the state.  There is now $1.2 million in grant funds available, with grants requiring a match from the applicant organization.
Gypsy Moth Spraying Begins Monday In Douglas County
Get ready for some loud, low flying planes.  Douglas County Officials have announced that the aerial spraying to slow the spread of Gypsy moths will begin Monday morning as early as 6:00 am.  Actual times could vary with the weather forecast.
Learn to Grow Better Roses at Rose Fest 2017
Ever wondered what the best roses for the Twin Ports area are, how to prune them right, or protect them from our Minnesota winters?  You can this weekend, and for free.  The Lake Superior Rose Society was started in 1966 and their expert Rosarians have it all down to a science...
Top 5 Things to Check out at Hermantown Summerfest
It's offcially summer so it's time once again for the annual Hermantown Summerfest.  Getting a little bigger every year, it starts on Wednesday and runs through Sunday with events for the entire family.
Here are my top 5 picks to check out this week:
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