Let’s Kill Us Some Wolves! Nasty, Smelly Varmints: And That’s Just the Legislators!

Jan 27

Let’s Kill Us Some Wolves! Nasty, Smelly Varmints: And That’s Just the Legislators!

We are going to start teaching the gray wolf who’s boss around here, and, dang it, we have a mighty good reason: We are pent-up. Yes, I’m afraid that’s what it boils down to: An official of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources kicked off a chorus of “we are so pent-up we are about to burst” demands for wolf-killing when he told...

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SNOWIES

Jan 23

SNOWIES

  This fantastic portrait of a Snowy Owl was taken by Grand Marais MN photographer Paul Sundberg the other day. Paul encountered the Snowy as he walked down to the Lake Superior shore in Grand Marais, where he regularly captures great shots and recently caught giant icy waves crashing on the breakwater. You can see all of Paul’s work, and the other Snowy...

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Wolf Dines at the Drive Thru: North Shore Tales

Mar 25

Wolf Dines at the Drive Thru: North Shore Tales

We were driving down Hwy. 61 from Grand Marais for a day of skiing at Lutsen on Thursday when we noticed a Minnesota State Trooper parked off the side of the road, taking pictures of something in the woods. As we passed the scene, I got a glimpse of something big and bushy and gray. We turned around at the next driveway and went back. Trooper Leah Carpenter had drawn...

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