The Proctor/Hermantown girl's hockey team made some noise last year at the state tournament finishing in fourth place. At their recent holiday tournament, the Mirage claimed the Schwan Cup Gold Division Title. This year, the Mirage are after more.
The IRRRB may move ahead with privatizing management of Giants Ridge at its Tuesday meeting. Commissioner Mark Phillips wrote a letter to board members recommending that as the best move to consolidate management and hopeully increase revenue.
For the first time, the Minnesota DNR is working on a statewide deer management plan. Before, it's been managed through deer permit areas. One official says it's a "big picture" plan that will leave the resource better than it currently is.