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DNR wolf specialist Dan Stark on Minnesota's inaugural wolf hunt

The early season for Minnesota's first regulated wolf hunt has closed with nearly 150 wolves killed.

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New Ranger named for Gunflint District

The Superior National Forest announced that Nancy S. Larson will be the new district ranger for the Gunflint Ranger District in Grand Marais.

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Wolf trapping begins Saturday

Minnesota's first regulated wolf hunt moves into a new phase Saturday when sport trappers will be allowed to try their luck for the first time since the region's wolves came off the endangered

Superintendent Beth Schwarz

Superintendent talks about future of tech at ISD166

Technology looms large on the horizon for ISD166. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Beth Schwarz about tech, budgets and new vehicles.

Meteorologist Carol Christenson

For the time being -- nice weather

Nice weather for the next couple of day, then turning cooler. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Carol Christenson about late November as well as weird fall tornadoes.

Sen. Tom Bakk

Sen. Bakk looks toward 2013 legislative session

The Minnesota Legislature is back in the hands of the DFL. District 3 Sen. Tom Bakk is the new Senate Majority Leader. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sen.

Kimber Wraalstad

Hospital faces fiscal cliff losses

If the country goes over the fiscal cliff at the end of the year, it will take a substantial chunk of Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center with it.

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Wolf season part one ends

The first half of Minnesota's inaugural wolf hunt closed Sunday, Nov. 18, with fewer than 150 wolves killed, according to Department of Natural Resources numbers.

Wolf pack - photo by John Vucetich

Surplus wolf hunting licenses go on sale Monday, November 19

Applicants not selected in this year’s early or late season wolf license lottery can purchase a surplus hunting or trapping license on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at noon on Mo