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  • 2015 tick forecast puts moderate disease risk on Northland

    Tuesday, May 5 at 9:53 PM

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- When spring comes, most of us think about cuddly little animals emerging from hibernation. But, un–cuddly things like ticks wake up this time of year, too. Dave Anderson brings us the tick forecast for 2015 along with tips to keep those bugs from biting.

  • Bicyclists look for support in protecting BWCA

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- In an effort to find support in protecting the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, bicyclists traveling throughout the state stopped at UMD today.

  • Nature Matters: Getting ready for MN fishing opener

    Canosia Township, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- Minnesota's fishing opener is coming up hot on the heels of beautiful weather for the Wisconsin opener this past weekend. Dave Anderson tells us if MN can rival WI come Saturday.

  • Drought drops Island Lake level drastically

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- That lack of snow this winter has all of Minnesota under a moderate drought and Island Lake north of Duluth is several feet lower than normal.

  • Voyageurs National Park closes areas around eagle nesting sites

    International Falls, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- Biologists have decided to close off several areas in Voyageurs National Park due to bald eagle nesting sites.

  • Tuesday Raising of the Roses gathering cancelled

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- Due to weather conditions, the Raising of the Roses event scheduled for Tuesday has been cancelled.

  • Lake Superior Maritime Museum hosts Earth Day celebration

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- A free earth day celebration at the Lake Superior Maritime Museum in Canal Park Saturday.

  • Grants awarded to improve Western Waterfront Trail corridor

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - A number of improvements will be made in the St. Louis River Corridor after the City of Duluth received $550,000 in grants to restore the Western Waterfront Trail corridor.

  • Washburn police warn of possible distemper cases in area

    Washburn, WI (NNCNOW.com) - Due to sightings of sick raccoons and fox in the City of Washburn, a wildlife biologist has requested testing for a confirmed diagnosis of distemper.

  • Nature Matters: Mast means food for wildlife

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- The word "mast" doesn't only deal with the part of a ship that holds up a sail. It also means the food provided by plants for wild animals. This spring, conservationists in the Upper Midwest are urging people to plant native grasses, grains, nuts, berries and fruits to provide "mast" for critters of all stripes. Dave Anderson tells us how we can help in this week's Nature Matters.