STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS WITH BRAD DOKKEN Seven-year-old lands a fish tale to remember
Young Evan Hansen was fishing Devils Lake with his grandparents, Glenn and Bridgie Hansen of Grand Forks, on Sunday night when he hooked into a fish tale none of them will soon forget.
As Bridgie tel... Posted on 8/2/12 at 10:04 AM
The onset of cold weather has some people champing at the bit for ice fishing. For the past few weeks, my news feed on Facebook has been filled with “Friend” photos showing ice fishing gear neatly organized, rods stringed up with new line and tackle boxes arranged to perfection, not a single jig out of place.
Steve Foss has lived in Ely, Minn., for more than a decade, and as a nature photographer and avid outdoorsman, he’s been within 20 feet of timber wolves and had similar close encounters with deer and moose. But until Tuesday morning, the former Grand Forks resident had never seen a lynx.
Pronghorn antelope aren’t supposed to be roaming the wilds of northern Minnesota, but someone apparently forgot to tell the doe that showed up last weekend near Thorhult, Minn., in Beltrami County just north of the Red Lake Indian Reservation.
Last Sunday, I wrote about Jake’s disappointment when Options Interstate Resource Center for Independent Living in East Grand Forks had to cancel its 18th annual deer hunt for people with disabilities, which had been scheduled for Oct. 10-12 at Rydell National Wildlife Refuge near Erskine, Minn.
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