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Last week, I wrote about how it is almost the middle of August, and now the middle of August is gone. Last week, I wrote about how I haven’t tackled cleaning my garage. That task is still not complete. However, it’s still August, and I have hoped that I can get everything accomplished before…

Sports

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HIBBING — Heading into Bud Light Season Championship Night at Hibbing Raceway, multiple classes had yet to determine a Track Champion on the year which added some extra intrigue to the evening’s program. The WISSOTA Midwest Modifieds, WISSOTA Pure Stocks, and WISSOTA Super Stocks were all up…

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After reading the above title, even though some of you are probably thinking of The New Kids On The Block (NKOTB), the late 1980s through ‘90s “boy band” that has of late seen a popularity resurgence, by replacing “block” with “dock,” this column’s purpose is more in the woods and water real…

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For decades upon decades there have been many lures that have come and gone. Thousands as a matter of fact, and some darn good ones, came off the shelves and disappeared into tackle boxes all over the country. Some of the different styles of artificial baits continue to transform from their …

Obituaries

Joseph Krofel Jr., age 67, of Cohasset, MN passed away Monday,…

Opinion

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The search is on in earnest. What began as a sporadic, poorly funded (if at all), and shot-in-the-dark search for alien life by a few astronomers and scientists who in some cases kissed their grants good-bye because of their interest has now become a multibillion dollar enterprise by governm…

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Last Sunday’s Reminisce column touched on the story about Minnesota’s current record muskellunge, caught in 1957. Fishing guide Art Lyons caught it just off the shores of High Banks Resort. It took nearly two hours to land the muskie, which officially weighed 54 pounds. And it took nearly 20…

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