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VOYAGEURS NATIONAL PARK -- When they aren’t identifying record large trees in the forest, Thomas Gable and Austin Homkes’ day job is wolf research, trying to untangle the complex, mostly unknown relationship between wolves and beaver in Voyageurs National Park. They live-trap wolves and place GPS collars on them in the early spring and then follow the packs around from April to October, checking out exactly what wolves eat.
DULUTH, Minn. — Another 618 waterways in Minnesota — both lakes and segments of streams — are being added to the state list of officially impaired waters for specific problems, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency said Wednesday, Oct. 12. The PCA updates the list every two years and reports to the federal government on progress being made cleaning up the state's waterways — things like mercury contamination, excess phosphorus and nitrogen; fish habitat; and sedimentation.
DULUTH, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings will play the Cleveland Browns in London on Oct. 29 and bar owners in rural St. Louis County say they want in on the action. Vikings game days are traditionally big days for watering holes across the county, but the game at Twickenham Stadium will start at 2:30 p.m. London time — 8:30 a.m. Minnesota time.
DULUTH, Minn. — A 22-year-old Duluth man died of an apparent overdose earlier this week, apparently after taking prescription drugs he stole at knifepoint from the eastern Duluth CVS Pharmacy on Monday, May 15. Duluth police on Thursday, May 18, confirmed that Deion Desmond Running was found dead in his apartment at 623 N. First Ave. E. on Tuesday afternoon. Police were called to the apartment Tuesday just after 1 p.m. on reports of a body being found.
Court documents released Tuesday revealed the name of the victim in Friday’s shooting in Cloquet. John F. Korby, 36, of Cloquet, died from multiple gunshots, including one to his head. The incident was reported just before 9 a.m. Friday on the 1700 block of Wolf Ridge Road on the Fond du Lac Reservation, according to Cloquet police.