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Special election set Aug. 22
Lawmakers advance two anti-abortion bills, but Dayton says he'll veto them
Tribal members, SD dance family among 15 charged in dealing in eagle, migratory bird trafficking
Brainerd family says final goodbyes to man who was missing for more than 2 years
Man whose boat crashed on Minnesota river found alive
Local Roundup: Halvorson repeats
RU Game: Hanson, Rudie commit to D-I schools
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Local Roundup: Willmar softball team drops pair to Tech
Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Dennis R. Erdman
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
September 26, 2016
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 12, 2016
A hidden gem for outdoors enthusiasts
Rivers and recreation go hand in hand, no matter where you are. The Vermillion River is no different. All along its length, people have been...
September 12, 2016 - 10:06am
August 30, 2016
Public invited to comment of special fishing regulations
Anglers and others can give their opinions about fishing regulations that are in place or are newly proposed on 14 lakes and three rivers. The...
August 30, 2016 - 11:11am
August 23, 2016
Mille Lacs walleye fishing season to end in two weeks
The state will close the walleye fishing season on Mille Lacs Lake Sept. 6 after exceeding a harvest limit, DNR Fisheries chief Don Pereira said...
August 23, 2016 - 8:08pm
Man goes to extremes to snag bass
In this video, Kevin Jeffrey of Grand Forks, North Dakota, swims with the fishes to land a largemouth bass tangled in the brush.
August 23, 2016 - 2:40pm
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
Little Minnesota tackle company is leaving a big mark
BOVEY — Derek Vekich tossed a chunk of black plastic "turf" onto his office lunch table and smiled. "This," he said, "is the next big thing."...
July 25, 2016 - 3:16pm
July 12, 2016
Minnesota's flathead catfish record broken
The catch-and-release flathead catfish record was broken in June. Jacob Robinson of Shakopee caught and released a big cat that measured 49 inches...
July 12, 2016 - 10:07am
June 26, 2016
Minnesotan may have tied record with 57-inch muskie
Detroit Lakes - Check out this massive muskie. It was caught Saturday by 20-year-old Andrew Slette of Hawley. He doesn't want to give away the...
June 26, 2016 - 9:33am
June 22, 2016
Muskie fishing a challenge more young Minnesota anglers are seeking
Muskellunge are not the kind of fish most would choose to introduce a first-time angler to the sport. It takes hard work, a lot of time, the...
June 22, 2016 - 10:41am
June 21, 2016
Two record reel-ins logged in state's expanded catch-and-release program
Two anglers had a big day recently when they reeled in, measured, photographed and released huge fish – one caught a lake sturgeon, the other...
June 21, 2016 - 10:22am
June 20, 2016
Bow enthusiast sets world record catch with 85-pound paddlefish
SIDNEY, Mont. — Paddlefishing has been surprisingly slow on the Montana side, especially considering North Dakota broke two records, one for...
June 20, 2016 - 8:07am