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A curious deer seemed to be asking a visitor, "What are you doing in my neighborhood?" A proposed land acquisition in Hubbard County is home to many rare flora and fauna, the DNR says. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

County helps reclaim wilderness through approval of DNR acquisition near Kabekona Lake

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A "magical place" of pristine forestland south of Kabekona Lake, with an estimated value of $1 million, will be sold to the Minnesota Trust for Public Land for scientific research and aquatic management.


The 440-acre tract will eventually be resold to the Department of Natural Resources as its steward in perpetuity. The initial sale is expected to close at the end of this month.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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