Anglers, home owners diverge on invasives; Last Place ‘Public Nuisance'; Deer attack

Plan to shield lakes from invasives draws fire

Star Tribune: “Angry boaters and anglers fought Thursday to defend their longstanding unfettered access to Minnesota lakes in light of controversial measures urged by lakeshore homeowners that would push regulation of public boat launches to a new level.”

Duluth deems Last Place on Earth a ‘nuisance’

“The city of Duluth has served a “Notice of Public Nuisance” on the Last Place on Earth and its owner, Jim Carlson, claiming the Superior Street establishment is creating a substantial deterioration of the public safety, use and enjoyment of the historic downtown district,” reports the Duluth News Tribune.

New Ulm’s Ali Bernard loses Olympic wrestling match to Swede

“Ali Bernard’s Olympic experience ended quickly Thursday as she lost her opening match to Jenny Fransson of Sweden, then watched as Fransson was eliminated in the next round of the 72-kilogram class in women’s wrestling,” writes the Mankato Free Press.

Does Pawlenty have what it takes to be vice president?

“Governors typically want a running mate who has experience getting things done in Congress or has national security credentials — not Pawlenty’s strong points,” writes the Pioneer Press.

Number of corporate boards Pawlenty currently serves on: 7 (Star Tribune).

Minn. consumers warned about fresh cilantro (KARE11)

Rocks tell story of early inhabitants

Lake County News: “A Minnesota archaeologist may have found proof of human life in the Superior National Forest more than 10,000 years ago.”

Counterfeit cash hits garage sales

KARE11: “Counterfeit cash is showing up at area garage sales. Complaints are coming in from Elk River and St. Cloud. It happened over the weekend at a couple of homes.”

Waterspout puts on a show on Lake Superior off Park Point

Duluth News Tribune: “Duluth residents and visitors who happened to look out over Lake Superior just after 11 a.m. Thursday glimpsed a rare sight: a waterspout roping its way toward Park Point.” Photo

Survey: Minnesota, North Dakota will be among best places to live in 2032

Forum of Fargo Moorhead: “Twenty years from now, cars will fly, your iPhone will double as your au pair, and the ‘Spiderman’ trilogy with be on its 12th reboot. And Minnesota and North Dakota will be among the top five states to live in.”

Aggressive deer attacks Minnesota farmer, but the buck stopped there

“I was going out to finish spraying the soybeans,” Mark Christenson told the Pioneer Press. “I stepped out a side door, and we saw each other, and he started coming closer.”

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