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John Chalstrom (left) helps bowhunter Don Bloom of Duluth weigh the bear he shot

Hunters keep Duluth area bear-meat processor busy

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DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — John Chalstrom peered into the bed of Don Bloom's pickup Thursday evening to look at the bear. Bloom, a Duluth bow hunter, had taken it just a couple of hours earlier.


It was a warm, muggy evening at Chalstrom's Bait & Tackle north of Duluth. Bloom had brought his bear to be registered — and weighed.

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