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Over the past several weeks I have received a few insect identification questions that resulted in the Six-spotted tiger beetle. Most often when I am writing about or discussing insects, I’m doing so to inform you on the status and prevention measures for Emerald Ash Borer, Spotted Wing Dros…

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There are over 2,900 described species in the milkweed family. Minnesota is home to 14 native milkweeds, all of which are herbaceous perennials. In the summer of 2020, a vining milkweed was discovered along the Lake Wobegon Trail by a University of Minnesota Extension Master Naturalist. Thou…

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Grillmasters insist that just about everything tastes a little better when cooked over a flame. Even though grilling often is reserved for lunch or dinner, there’s something to be said about preparing breakfast on those hot grates as well.

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A tornado hits the Vasaloppet trails on July 3, 1985 flattening, twisting and tangling an area three miles long and a half-mile wide.

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With Minnesota’s 2021 spring turkey hunting season entering its final weeks, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds firearms turkey hunters who have an unused tag from an earlier hunt period that they can participate in the final hunt period Wednesday, May 19, through Monday, …

Obituaries

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Linda Mary Thomas, died on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. She was 74 y…

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Russell “Russ” Eugene Nelson, of Mora, died at Sandstone Healt…

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Edwin Del Fuller died surrounded by family on Thursday, May 27…

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A private graveside funeral for Dave Blum, who passed away in …

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