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Wall Street again marks new highs in post-election run
Litchfield police officer facing DWI charges
Holiday Express rolls through Kandiyohi County
Discipline key to farmers' financial success
Trump's labor pick sends early warning sign to worker advocates
Tough night on ice
Morris/CA boys down Lakers in OT
Card slow, then stop, St. Cloud Tech
LQPV rebounds in second half, wins in OT
Cards warm up for Classic with win over Rocori
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Enid Evangeline Martell Olson
Cheryl (Cheri) Rae Downs Holgerson
Henry "Hank" Weseman
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
July 25, 2016
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, host Bret Amundson and the crew visited Saskatchewan's great Tazin Lake to...
July 25, 2016 - 6:36pm
July 19, 2016
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's episode of Northland Outdoors TV, we travel to the western Minnesota "lake that speaks" to learn about a...
July 19, 2016 - 1:58pm
June 3, 2016
Among her favorite things
"Raindrops on roses whiskers on kittens'' is the first line of My Favorite Things from The Sound of Music. This rose on a damp Friday morning...
June 3, 2016 - 1:13pm
April 8, 2016
Minnesota DNR reverses live bait ban at Mille Lacs Lake
MILLE LACS LAKE — Walleye anglers on Mille Lacs Lake will be able to use live bait this summer after all. In a surprising turnabout, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Thursday reversed its position on the use of live bait announced last month. Under regulations released...
April 8, 2016 - 12:18am
April 5, 2016
Bear hunting license applications open through May 6
ST. PAUL (Forum News Service) — Applications for Minnesota bear hunting licenses are being accepted now through May 6, wherever Minnesota hunting and fishing license are sold, online at mndnr.gov/buyalicense and by telephone at 888-665-4236. A total of 3,850 licenses are available...
April 5, 2016 - 5:30am
March 11, 2016
This weekend's 'Minnesota Bound' to feature siblings from Renville
Tune in to this Sunday’s edition of Ron Schara’s “Minnesota Bound’’ on KARE 11 for the chance to see two of this area’s best ice...
March 11, 2016 - 7:36pm
January 1, 2016
Video: Dawn 2016 over Foot Lake
A rose and orange sunrise over Foot Lake in Willmar on Jan. 1, 2016, as captured from the Ridgewater College parking lot east. Official sunrise...
January 1, 2016 - 9:30am
October 18, 2015
Slide show: If you seek a colorful place look about you
The fall of 2015 has been one to bottle and save: warm, colorful and with the exception of a few windy days splendid for outdoor activities....
October 18, 2015 - 11:44am
September 16, 2015
Slide Show: Dogs, deer and ducks at 33rd Prairie Pothole Day
The 33rd annual Prairie Pothole Day at Stoney Ridge Farm, west of New London, annually attracts 3,000-plus visitors. Activities celebrate the...
September 16, 2015 - 8:35am
September 7, 2015
Slide Show: Ending summer at Lake Andrew in Sibley State Park
With the temperature at 86 Sunday afternoon of Labor Day weekend, Lake Andrew provided relief and plenty of fun. A late afternoon downpour dropped...
September 7, 2015 - 8:12am
May 8, 2014
Let’s Go Fishing readies for 13th year
WILLMAR — Governor Mark Dayton and the legions of anglers who will open the 2014 fishing season this weekend aren’t the only the ones eager to get back on the water. Let’s Go Fishing is preparing to launch its 13th year in coming weeks. More than 2,200 volunteers dedicate their...
May 8, 2014 - 11:37pm
Anglers catch all they need to know at new Fish Minnesota website
ST. PAUL — If reading through a 92-page book of regulations is not the homework you want to do before the fishing opener, try this: Minnesota fishing regulations and other helpful information are now available on a new mobile-friendly, easy-to-use Minnesota Department of Natural...
May 8, 2014 - 11:28pm
November 16, 2013
After more than a generation defining what a state park naturalist should be, Dick Clayton prepares to pass torch
For more than a generation, Dick Clayton has defined for us what a park naturalist should be. Soon, it will be someone else’s turn. Dick...
November 16, 2013 - 1:01am
November 8, 2013
Thousands of Minnesota hunters prepare for deer opener
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Thousands of blaze-orange-clad Minnesotans are preparing to head to their favorite spot in search of deer as the shotgun season opens. The season starts on Saturday, but festivities to mark the opening weekend are underway. Gov. Mark Dayton was...
November 8, 2013 - 8:58am
July 1, 2013
Video: Kandiyohi County hosts prairie summit, where state’s strategy to save prairie is well underway
SPICER — If Minnesota is to be successful in saving its disappearing prairie and grasslands, we’ll know it first in Kandiyohi County. The...
July 1, 2013 - 8:59am