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  • Beaver Bay Starts New Trailhead Construction Site

    Thursday, Aug 7 at 11:35 AM

    Duluth, MN(NNCNOW.com) -- It was a project ten years in the making! The city of Silver Bay is celebrating the start of a construction site for the new Beaver Bay Trailhead and Wayside Rest.

  • Good Samaritan assists after sailboat capsizes on Lake Superior

    Marathon, ON (NNCNOW) - On Sunday, officers from the Marathon detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call regarding a sailboat that had capsized at the east end of Peninsula Harbour on Lake Superior.

  • BWCA rescuers recount frightening early morning rescue

    Crane Lake, MN (NNCNOW.com) - "One had this huge black eye and the other one was sitting there with an injured leg and the other lady was underneath a tree," said Lori Sanborn of Handberg's Marina.

  • Nature Matters: Get The Lead Out For Loons

    The loon, with its haunting call, is Minnesota's state bird and is also respected by outdoors people in Wisconsin and Michigan. But, the loon faces danger every time it dives to get food from the bottoms of Northland lakes. Forgotten lead sinkers are a ticking time bomb for the black and white water birds. Dave Anderson tells us how we can help in this week's Nature Matters.

  • Bigger walleyes are projected for the coming years in Wisconsin

    Madison, WI (NNCNOW.com) - The number of Wisconsin lakes stocked with larger walleye will skyrocket in the next two years as the state harnesses a $12 million funding plan to boost walleye populations statewide, according to the Wisconsin DNR.

  • DNR steps up aquatic invasive species patrol

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is ramping up enforcement this weekend after a high-rate of aquatic invasive species has been found on boats on inland lakes.

  • Peak Strawberry Picking time in the Northland

    Iron River, WI (NNCNOW.com)--- It's peak picking season for strawberries, and the owners of Johnson's Berry Patch say the berries are ripe, red and juicy.

  • Portion of Voyageurs National Park closed for flood damage assessment

    International Falls, (NNCNOW.com) - Due to recent high water levels within the park, all of the park's Backcountry trails, campsites, day use sites and boat rentals have been closed.

  • IRRRB and Minnesota DNR partnership bolsters trout fishing

    Eveleth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - A change fisheries management in Kinney Pit Lake near Buhl and a partnership with the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB) are returning rainbow trout fishing to High Lake near Ely.