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January 19, 2006

Red Lake Band, DNR: Fishery is in great shape

By Joe Albert Staff Writer Bemidji, Minn. – While Red Lake supports what officials call a surplus of spawning-sized walleyes, both the DNR and Red Lake Band of Chippewa plan to play it safe in terms of allowable harvest, at least right away. The state will allow anglers to harvest 108,000 pounds of walleyes between


Jan. 21: Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza, 12 noon-3 p.m., Gull Lake. For more info call Bob Slaybaugh, 1-800-950-9461. Jan. 22: Annual Isanti KC Family Ice Fishing Contest, 1-3 p.m., Green Lake, Hwy 47 & 95. For more info call Ron, 763-444-4240. Jan. 29: United Northern Sportsmen’s Annual Ice Fishing Contest, 12:30-3:30 p.m., Island Lake,

Drawdown on Swan Lake progressing very slowly

By Joe Albert Staff Writer Nicollet, Minn. — While water isn’t flowing out of Swan Lake as fast as officials hoped, it is progressing nonetheless. The water’s going down about one-quarter inch per day, and is down in total about 7.5 inches. “We were a little discouraged by the flow progress of the drawdown,” said

Planned sale of U.P. land stirs controversy

By Kurt Krueger Correspondent Paulding, Mich. — Controversy is brewing over a power company’s plan to sell 7,300 acres of back land surrounding six flowages in the Upper Peninsula to a development firm – including nearly 2,000 acres at Bond Falls near Paulding. Officials with the Upper Peninsula Power Co. and its parent company, Wisconsin

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