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Beware Of Jumping Worms In Soil, Gardening Mulch, Not To Be Used As Bait

As if we don’t have enough to deal with, Covid-19, riots, hurricanes, wildfires, MURDER HORNETS, now this. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is cautioning gardeners and anglers to be on the lookout for invasive jumping worms. These destructive worms can quickly degrade soils and damage garden plants and lawns. “Jumping worms are a relatively new invasive species in Minnesota …

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DNR Sets Two Confiscated Hunting, Fishing Equipment Auctions For This Fall

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has scheduled two public auctions of confiscated fishing, hunting and trapping equipment. The auctions, which will be held online at www.hillerauction.com, include 501 firearms, 71 bows and a variety of other equipment. All of the equipment was confiscated following serious game and fish violations. A tentative list of the equipment included in the first auction is available. …

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Brother Louie Became A Hit On This Date 8/19/1973

The Stories entered the US charts on this date in 1973 with a cover of Hot Chocolate’s “Brother Louie”. It made it to Number One in the US and UK, top 10 in France and Canada.  It’s a great song, but somehow some covers take it to a new high.  For  instance, Bert Heering the lead vocalist of the Hair-Metal …

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No Gophers This Fall, Big Ten Postpones Football Until Spring 2021

The dominoes continue to fall. The Big Ten announced Tuesday it has postponed fall sports, including football, due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. The conference will attempt to hold competitions in spring 2021. “The mental and physical health and welfare of our student-athletes has been at the center of every decision we have made regarding the ability to proceed …

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Not Business As Usual Concert In Deerwood

The Deerwood Summer Fest is not going to be business as usual this year! The events that have framed this summer time event have been sacked because of the virus. The Deerwood Civic and Commerce group has worked out a plan to salvage some summer fun with in the confines of the Covid restrictions. Here are the details of this …

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