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10/28/2022
New direction needed at DNR Dick Ellis Candidate for governor Tim Michels indicated in October that if elected he would break up the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to serve 1) business and 2 ) the hunting and fishing, or sporting community. “It’s not my opinion that the DNR is broken,” Michels said. “It’s what I hear everywhere I go.” Better days. John and Jim Ellis with a memorable opening mornin...
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Warden Wire: Paddleboarders need life jackets; 1/3 of 2012 boating deaths involved smaller crafts

Five out of 16 boating deaths this year involved small paddle-type boats; 13 victims not wearing life jackets

Conservation Warden Amie Egstad has been greeted with dropped jaws, bugged-out eyes and various reactions diplomatically classified as honest skepticism. Yet, the Bayfield-based warden whose beat includes Lake Superior is quoting the law when she tells the growing legion of enthusiastic stand-up paddleboarders they need their life jackets. “... everyone thinks I am nuts when I tell them they need to have a life jacket on their person or on the board,” Egstad says. READ MORE

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