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Records published Oct. 22
Willmar high school students talk politics, want more policy discussions
Mall investors set to lose billions as retail gloom deepens
Decision nearing on highway route in wye project around Willmar, Minn.
Rail bypass funding, realignment loom large as Kandiyohi County concerns
College Volleyball: No. 3 Ridgewater strong in Crossover
From ND to the pros, Carson Wentz wins over Philly
WNBA admits big L.A. basket shouldn't have counted
NFL Previews: Vikings’ Bradford returns to Philly
Junior Hockey: Sloppy WarHawks fall to New Ulm
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
As 2017 looms, time to review your Medicare coverage
Harold L. Wieber
Paul E. Biermann
Jim Vossen letter: Viable solutions for MNsure
Corrine Nelson letter: Help the U.S. rise from its decay
Tomi Pirrotta letter: Why this voter is with Dave
Jim Van Der Pol letter: Falk supports public education
Mark McNally letter: Westrom is a friend of education
October 17, 2016
The prairie chicken is featured on Northland Outdoors TV
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, we examine the plight of the prairie chicken, which is making a comeback...
October 17, 2016 - 12:10pm
October 10, 2016
Northland Outdoors: See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, we feature northeast South Dakota veteran trapper John Almquist who for 50...
October 10, 2016 - 11:47am
September 26, 2016
Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
GRANITE FALLS - A big net is being cast for ideas on how to help the Minnesota River basin, and it is pulling in a surprisingly diverse catch....
September 26, 2016 - 8:54pm
Northland Outdoors: A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, we put a couple of shotgun experts—the Gould Brothers Exhibition Shooting...
September 26, 2016 - 2:51pm
September 21, 2016
Likely world record elk shot by Montana archer
It's not official yet and still shrouded in secrecy, but the Boone and Crockett Club posted a photo and story on its website Tuesday showing...
September 21, 2016 - 1:35pm
August 8, 2016
Northland Outdoors: Minnesota's high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, we explore the phenomenal growth of the Minnesota Clay Target League, the...
August 8, 2016 - 2:46pm
August 2, 2016
Northland Outdoors: Minnesota master sergeant takes some blind veterans on a turkey hunt
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, the term "hunting blind" takes on a whole new meaning. Host Bret Amundson...
August 2, 2016 - 5:52pm
July 30, 2016
The search for a world-record lake trout
TAZIN LAKE, Sask.—4th quarter. The two minute drill. The final countdown. Whatever the fishing equivalent is, we were facing it on Tazin...
July 30, 2016 - 12:43am
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