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Rock Ridge 18U’s begin the year with a sweep

SILVER BAY — The Rock Ridge 18U softball team kicked off their first summer schedule this past week, making the trek to Silver Bay for a doubleheader. The team picked up a pair of wins to start off the season, winning by scores of 13-8 and then 7-2. Trailing 8-4 heading into the top of the seventh, 18U head coach Boyd Carlbom took his team aside and said they needed...
SILVER BAY, MN
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Charlene E. Rolando

Charlene E. Rolando, 91, of Silver Bay, passed into the Lord’s hands on Monday May 16, 2022, at Global Point Senior Living in Golden Valley, Minnesota. Charlene was born August 11, 1930 daughter of Charles and Irene (Christian) Pregl in Chicago, Illinois. As a child she moved to Ely, Minnesota where she graduated from Ely High School in 1948.
SILVER BAY, MN
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New to camping? What you should know

Interest in the outdoors continues to climb—camping has significantly increased in popularity over the past few years. That means lots of people spending time outdoors, maybe for the first time. A recent. shared the story of a group of women who set up camp in the Boundary Waters when...
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Replanting a resilient forest in the ashes of the Greenwood Fire

A white pine sapling recently planted by crews working with the Nature Conservancy in the ground Thursday, May 26, 2022 on state forest land near Isabella, Minn. Crews working with the Nature Conservancy were in the area replanting areas impacted by the 2021 Greenwood Fire. Derek Montgomery for MPR News.
ISABELLA, MN
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DNR seeks comments on Finland area fisheries management plans

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources invites anglers and others to comment through Friday, July 15, on fisheries management plans for several lakes in the Finland fisheries work area. In Cook County, the Four Mile Lake plan will include an update of fisheries information and a review of sampling frequency....
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Prepare for a Safe Boating Year During National Safe Boating Week

DULUTH, MN – This week is National Safe Boating Week and a good time to make sure your boat is ready before heading out on the water. While some necessary equipment may be different for those out on Lake Superior compared to an inland lake or on a river such as navigation tools and lights, some equipment will be similar such as life jackets and fire extinguishers. Being prepared by knowing what you need and where it is on the boat will lead to a safe and fun boating experience.
DULUTH, MN
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Greenwood Fire closure lifted

Greenwood Fire closure lifted | U.S. Forest Service. On Monday afternoon, the U.S. Forest Service announced that it will be lifting the Greenwood Fire Closure, which has been in place since August. This announcement does not include the McDougal Lake Campground and Trail. "The closure was left in place over...
LAKE COUNTY, MN
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Greenwood Fire closure area lifted, McDougal Lake area remains closed

DULUTH, MN-- The Greenwood Fire closure, in place since August of last year, has been lifted. “The closure was left in place over the winter season to allow for weakened, dead or dying trees to fall and uproot naturally with minimal impacts to the public,” said Ellen Bogardus-Szymaniak, District Ranger in Tofte.
DULUTH, MN
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