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County Timber Auction Raises Nearly $1.3 Million

It Was the First Timber Auction of the Year

DULUTH, Minn.-The St. Louis County Land and Minerals Department held its first timber auction of the year raising nearly $1.3 million. They sold 18 timber contracts to small and mid-sized logging companies, along with larger mills. They now have the right to harvest, remove. and sell trees from within the designated boundaries of their contract. These contracts are generally good…