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Board holds off on wolf resolution

The Carlton County board pumped the brakes on a resolution lending support for delisting the gray wolf as a federally endangered species during its meeting Tuesday. The proposed resolution would have featured letters sent to federal legislators, including Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith and Rep. Pete Stauber.

Instead, the board tabled the resolution until its 4 p.m. meeting Feb. 26. The proposed letter requests a return to state management of the wolf.

Fewer deer sightings and harvests in northeastern Minnesota during November’s deer hunt have led to outcry that wolves are rampantly thinnin...