Lake of the Woods
A recent population study highlights the slow, steady recovery of lake sturgeon in Lake of the Woods and the Rainy River. Fisheries managers say it’s a success story that someday will allow anglers the realistic expectation of catching 100-pound sturgeon, thanks to cleaner water, effective fishing regulations and vigilant enforcement.
in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Keith Ballard helped the Minnesota Wild limit the Chicago Blackhawks, which is a big part of the game plan. “I think with their personal … there’s more shots that become dangerous. They don’t always have to be odd-man rushes or back-door plays or stuff like that – they’ve got a lot of skill in their lineup,” Ballard said.
A September tornado has been spotted in far northern Minnesota.
Roger Wolfgram is lucky to have survived a propane explosion in September 2011 at his Wisconsin cabin.
Hospital officials have upgraded the conditions of several of the five men injured in an explosion in an ice fishing camper in northern Minnesota.
State conservation services are offering $400,000 in federal funds for drought-affected farmers to plant cover crops so that livestock might be fed and erosion controlled.