Opening the cabin for the summer in Minnesota means work — and more memories — for Ely photographer Steve Foss.
Several weeks in to the inaugural managed hunt seasons in Minnesota and Wisconsin, hunters have killed about 300 wolves; about 200 in Minnesota. But with a much smaller wolf population in Wisconsin, hunters there have killed a higher percentage of the state’s wolves.
When more than 60 loggers drove their loaded rigs through downtown Duluth to protest weight limits on interstate highways, several candidates for Congress reacted.
Rep. Bachmann’s allegation that federal agencies are being infiltrated with Muslim extremists aiming to bring down the government has been met with bipartisan criticism.
A new rebate offered by Minnesota Power, combined with federal incentives, drops the price of Minnesota-made residential solar electric systems to under $10,000.
When U.S. Rep. brought his message of personal liberty to St. Cloud, he spoke of freedom. A young couple in the crowd felt the love.
The state’s Department of Natural Resources has not enforced a law that forbids fences across the Sauk River in central Minnesota. It is a misdemeanor to obstruct public waters, but farmers continue to run fences between pasture land divided by the river. The fences, sometimes electric or barbed wire, pose a serious risk to canoeists and kayakers.
Group tries to encourage farmers to remove fences from the Sauk River.
Canoe enthusiasts Todd Foster and Scott Miller will pack a collapsible ladder when they leave today for their 125-mile paddle from Lake Osakis to the Mississippi River.
The pair plans to use it to scale some of the fences blocking their path down the Sauk River. According to Foster, farmers and landowners use the barriers to prevent cattle from leaving their lands.
Mankato’s Muslim residents now have a new mosque to call home.