Game and Fish Men Here with Nets

Fish & Game men netting walleye at the Pike river Hatchery, circa—1912.

State Fish and Game men lifting nets on the Pike River, circa 1912.


SATURDAY, MAY 14, 2016 — Today, in honor of the cold and snowy fishing opener, we are posting two items from our files. The first, a story from The Tower Weekly News, discusses the State of Minnesota’s efforts to harvest walleye spawn from the Pike River — a practice which was, locally, very controversial. The second, a 1912 photograph, depicts state Fish and Game commission… [Read More]

Greenwood residents approve up to $5,000 to host 40th anniversary party in August

About 40 Greenwood Township residents gathered at 8:15 p.m. on Tuesday to conduct the township’s annual meeting. This meeting, unlike regular town Board of Supervisors meeting, is the people’s meeting…. [Read More]

Greenwood voters choose Tahija, Beihoffer and Drobac in township election

TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2018 — Greenwood Township annual meeting moderator Mike Indihar announced the winners of today’s township election at the conclusion of the annual meeting. All three seats up… [Read More]

Vermilion Boat and Outing Company

The tourism business rapidly developed on Lake Vermilion during the last years of the 19th century and the early decades of the 20th. The allure of Lake Vermilion and… [Read More]

Additional February City of Tower briefs

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2018 — The Tower City Council met in a special session, Tuesday, February 20 to complete its business soliciting bids for demolition work at the Tower marina…. [Read More]


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