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Does Dayton talk to farmers enough?
KRA fined for Willmar fireworks incident
Willmar convenience store robbery suspect pleads not guilty
Soybean plantings to rise in 2017, corn to fall
USDA closes offices in five states after anonymous threats
Cardinals open season with shutout loss
Willmar loses early lead in loss to Marshall
Cards fall to Rocori
Willmar offense comes alive in second half, downs Eagles
Updated: Bridgewater out for season with dislocated knee, torn ACL
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Charles "Chuck" Green
Victoria "Vicki" Lee
Steven Warren Sachs
Letter: Day of reckoning is near
Letter: Governor should call special session
Marcus: Obliging a donor is not necessarily criminal
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
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
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