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Korby's Connections: A big buck tale from another era


December 6, 2019

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One of the largest bucks harvested in Minnesota history came from Carlton County. The hunter was Peter Antonson. His grandson, Roy Ober, lives in Cloquet.

Well, deer rifle season has come to a close in Minnesota. For some hunters, it is the conclusion of their most cherished time of the year. Each November, these sharpshooters reminisce about numerous and bizarre stories and tales because of their uniqueness. The stories don't even have to necessarily be about hunting or searching for the elusive big buck. It could be the weather storms, or getting lost or stuck, or even unbelievable card games in the hunting shack. These are the stories, and there are new ones each year, that will be shared for generations and communities to come.

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