IT'S SIMPLY GRAND! Tasty treats on Turkey Day in Grand Forks
Will you be visiting Greater Grand Forks over the Thanksgiving holiday and are looking for a great dinner, or do you live here and don't feel like cooking? Whatever the reason we have some delicious d... Posted on 11/18/13 at 11:13 AM
STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS WITH BRAD DOKKEN Odds and ends to start the week
A few nuggets for this first day of April:
Hunting can be a pricey sport, to be sure, but the winning bidder spent a whopping $75,000 for a North Dakota bighorn sheep tag March 23 at the Midwest Chap... Posted on 4/1/13 at 9:33 AM
THE NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND deadline is hours away for moose-elk-bighorn sheep
North Dakotas 2013 moose, elk and bighorn sheep proclamation is finalized and applications are available at the State Game and Fish Departments website. The deadline for applying is March 27.
A total... Posted on 3/27/13 at 8:00 AM
GREATER GRAND FORKS YOUNG PROFESSIONALS Viva Grand Forks!
I recently went to Las Vegas! Of course I had a wonderful time seeing the shows, lights, gambling, and of course the oddballs who hang on the strip, but one thing I was very disappointed with was the ... Posted on 1/25/13 at 1:59 PM
GRAND FORKS GOURMET 'Classic Cafe Menu' at the Blue Moose Through Mid-December
The Blue Moose in East Grand Forks is featuring a "classic cafe menu" until December 12, but don't worry if you're a regular, the entire main menu is still on, too.
A few days ago, a friend and I tri... Posted on 11/16/12 at 3:48 PM
Minnesota’s dwindling moose herd has a year off from human hunters in 2013, but that doesn’t mean life for the big north woods critters is a walk in the park. Moose are still being hit hard by disease, injury and parasites, and they are still prey for four-legged hunters that don’t need licenses.
The Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has canceled its moose hunt this fall. The band announced last month that it would issue 21 permits for a bulls-only moose hunt in October on lands where it holds treaty rights.
Within days of finishing a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources effort to capture 49 moose calves and fit them with GPS transmitter collars, 22 of the newborns already have died, most killed by black bears and wolves.
The Minnesota DNR has started the second phase of its ambitious study to determine why the state's moose population is declining so rapidly. In a $1.2 million study earlier this winter, researchers attached high-tech GPS collars to adult moose. Last week, they began collaring newborn moose calves.
The moose had hung around town for about 10 weeks in the winter and early spring. Authorities believed they had finally shooed her out of town for good about two weeks ago. However, she showed up inside the city limits again this week, on Tuesday and Thursday.
A moose is no longer on the loose in town here. After spending about 10 weeks in the city limits, entertaining residents and frustrating authorities, the moose has moved — or, more accurately, been pushed — out of town.
Researchers using GPS trackers and transmitters to find out what's causing the decline of northeastern Minnesota's moose population are getting some early results that show wolves are to blame for some of the deaths.
After a dramatic drop in the moose population from last year to this year, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Wednesday that it will not offer a hunting season this fall or consider future seasons until the population recovers.
There won’t be a moose season this fall in northeast Minnesota, the Department of Natural Resources announced today. Based on results from a recent aerial survey, moose populations in the northeast have accelerated dramatically, the DNR said.
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