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July 23, 2012
Jeanette and David Stottrup enrolled 60 acres in the Reinvest in Minnesota Riparian Buffer Easement program to protect water quality on Battle Creek and provide wildlife habitat on their land west of Litchfield. (Submitted photo)
Funds available to protect riparian lands in Minn.
July 23, 2012 - 12:00am
July 20, 2012
Requirements by law for boaters
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
Zebra mussels, an invasive species that continue to threaten Minnesota lakes, are pictured next a U.S. quarter in this undated photo. Tribune photo
Citizen discovers what is thought to be zebra mussel in Lake Minnewaska
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
July 13, 2012
DNR lengthens wolf hunt period
July 13, 2012 - 10:00am
July 12, 2012
This June 13, 2012, photo shows Asian carp jumping from the Illinois river as scientists aboard a research boat activates an electric current near Havana, Ill. Scientists at a network of field stations on the Mississippi and Illinois rivers are using electric currents to stun fish so they can be scooped up and examined. Researchers have been monitoring fish populations on the rivers for many years and now are looking for evidence that native species are being affected by the arrival of invasive Asian car...
Research remains murky on danger of Asian carp invasion
July 12, 2012 - 1:46am
July 7, 2012
Sibley Park Naturalist Melissa Mackedanz, from left, helps Ryan Thompson, 11, of New London, Reed Thompson, 13, of New London, and Jameson Block, 10, of Arizona, learn about paddling a canoe Friday during the Sibley State Park educational program "Paddle in the Park." Advance registration is required for this program that includes all equipment needed for the training. The next session is July 14 at the state park in rural New London. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Paddling a canoe at Minn.'s Sibley State Park
July 7, 2012 - 12:00am
June 18, 2012
Comment sought on Chippewa River bank stabilization project near Watson, Minn.
June 18, 2012 - 12:00am
June 16, 2012
Increase in water-related fatalities so far this year in Minnesota attributed to warm weather earlier
June 16, 2012 - 12:00am
Residents drive their decorated boats around the lake on July 4, 2010, for an Independence Day boat parade on Eagle Lake. Tribune file photo by Ron Adams
Kandiyohi County: 'Where the lakes begin'
June 16, 2012 - 12:00am
May 24, 2012
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May 24, 2012 - 8:33am
May 15, 2012
Fisheries biologist to talk about low head dam removal, fishing
May 15, 2012 - 12:00am
May 14, 2012
Earl Olson, left, and Roscoe Berg, both of Willmar fish from shore Sunday at the Ringo Lake fishing piers. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Reports abound of happy anglers in west central Minn.
May 14, 2012 - 12:00am
April 30, 2012
Nick Rutledge, 9, of New London, ties a trilene fishing knot Saturday with a little help from Mike Oleson of Spicer. Rutledge was attending the Little Crow Anglers Youth Fishing Clinic at Prairie Meadows Learning Center in Spicer. The annual fishing event offers children ages 6 to 12 the opportunity to learn the basics of fishing. Tribune photo by Ron Adamsplay button
Getting down to basics
April 30, 2012 - 12:00am
April 24, 2012
Increase in license fees closer for hunters, anglers but not yet law
April 24, 2012 - 12:00am
April 19, 2012
Shane Steinbeisser of Kandiyohi spends time Wednesday afternoon fishing from a spot underneath the Nest Lake bridge near New London. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Fishing under the bridge in New London, Minn.
April 19, 2012 - 12:00am