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Board tackles wolves, celebrates safety

The Carlton County board appears on the verge of joining the chorus against wolves.

During its committee of the whole meeting Tuesday, the board advanced a resolution that would position the county as favoring wolves being federally delisted and hunted in the state.

The board packet included a sample resolution letter from Hunters for Hunters, the group that has riled anti-wolf sentiment during a series of public meetings throughout northeastern Minnesota. The group blames wolf predation for a subpar deer hunt last November.

Board member Gary Peterson raised the issue of a resolution, and the...

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