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52lb beaver caught in 1945 $868 today
Dec 11, 2020 10:24 ET

52-pound beaver trapped near here: A 52-pound beaver, one of the largest ever seen in this community, was trapped in Sugar Bush Lake recently, and the pelt sold to a Detroit Lakes dealer for $60 (that translates to $868 in 2020 dollars). The animal was brought here by the Lotvola brothers who live near Strawberry Lake.