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Huge chunks of ice and trees crash over Middle Falls on the Gooseberry River dur
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Huge chunks of ice and trees crash over Middle Falls on the Gooseberry River during ice out on Friday, April 11, 2014, at Gooseberry Falls State Park northeast of Two Harbors, Minn.

'Ice out' awes Gooseberry River park visitors

TWO HARBORS — With thunder and rage and couch-sized chunks of ice, the Gooseberry River shook off the bulk of its winter mantle Friday afternoon — to the delight of awestruck visitors...
by Andrew Krueger

DNR accepting comments on proposed Minnesota hunting rules

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting comments through 4:30 p.m. on Monday, May 12, on a proposal to make permanent a number of temporary hunting rules that have been in place for at least one hunting season. ...
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

With license, teens can hunt tom turkeys for entire season

This year for the first time, youth age 17 and younger can hunt the entire Minnesota spring turkey season or until they harvest a turkey and they can choose any location open to turkey hunting, the Minnesota Department of Natural...
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
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Historic find: Tiny Minnesota museum's canoe estimated to be 1,000-years-old

April 11 (Reuters) - For 46 years, a canoe thought to date to the 1700s sat in the back of a display case as a minor exhibit at a small museum run by a volunteer historical group in Minnesota. But this week, archaeologists who...
Kevin Murphy