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Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
Keep or dump MNsure, or is there an alternative?
Grand jury indicts Allwine on first-degree murder
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
Agriculture funding bills prioritize new Minnesota crops
State Basketball: CMCS rebounds in consolation bracket
Bears sign QB Sanchez to one-year deal
Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
Flyers keep Wild in check as Minnesota woes continue
Boys basketball: 'Jays leave feeling blue
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Ruth O. Jones
John E. Vold
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
March 21, 2017
Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs Lake
ST. PAUL - Catch-and-release only regulations needed to rebuild Mille Lacs Lake's walleye population will again be in effect when anglers hit...
March 21, 2017 - 11:13am
March 19, 2017
Some Wis. river anglers prefer using flies for the stream's big steelheads
DULUTH, Minn.—When steelhead season opens Saturday, March 25, on Wisconsin's lower Brule River, it's safe to say a lot of anglers will...
March 19, 2017 - 10:00am
March 18, 2017
Invasive silver carp found in St. Croix River for first time
PRESCOTT, Wis. — For the first time, an invasive silver carp has been captured in the St. Croix River. The carp, one of several invasive species...
March 18, 2017 - 3:20pm
March 5, 2017
Conservation advocacy born from immersion in outdoors
DULUTH — Even when he was very young, Dave Zentner realized that he needed to be outdoors. He was growing up in rural South Dakota, and...
March 5, 2017 - 4:43pm
Minn. pike regs stay same for 2017
ST. PAUL — Plans to improve Minnesota's northern pike fishery with a system of zones and changes to bag limits and size limits has been...
March 5, 2017 - 8:01am
February 26, 2017
Ted Takasaki offers walleye tips and techniques
Ted Takasaki is one of North America's foremost authorities on walleyes and how to catch them. A native of Chatsworth, Ill., a small farm town...
February 26, 2017 - 3:10pm
February 25, 2017
DNR staff highlight need for Minn. license fee increase
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn.—A small audience gathered Thursday night in Thief River Falls to hear area and regional staff from the Minnesota...
February 25, 2017 - 10:17am
February 20, 2017
Willmar to host DNR license fee meeting Tuesday
WILLMAR - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will host an informational meeting Tuesday in Willmar to discuss Gov. Mark Dayton's...
February 20, 2017 - 12:11pm
February 19, 2017
Cook: 'Boat Show' a mirror of life in the North
I'm standing next to a replica of a massive Alberta non-typical whitetail deer, and people are coming by to visit. They have come to opening...
February 19, 2017 - 1:35pm
Dokken:Fee hike for hunting, fishing licenses faces uphill battle in Minn.
How do you feel about spending more money for hunting and fishing licenses in Minnesota? That question promises to come up a fair bit over the...
February 19, 2017 - 12:28pm
Kamloops rainbows and coho salmon provide early-morning action near the French River
FRENCH RIVER, Minn. — Against the pink wash of the pre-dawn sky, an angler stood motionless near the mouth of the French River on Monday....
February 19, 2017 - 11:27am
February 12, 2017
Ice Castle Tournament pulls in 2,200 on Lac qui Parle Lake
WATSON — Record-breaking temperatures helped attract approximately 2,200 anglers to Lac qui Parle Lake for the fourth annual Ice Castle...
February 12, 2017 - 8:11pm
February 1, 2017
DNR officials to discuss hunting and fishing license proposals
WATSON — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will host an informational meeting and question-and-answer session to discuss Governor Mark Dayton's proposed increases to hunting and fishing license fees. The meeting will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Lac...
February 1, 2017 - 10:53pm
December 23, 2016
Historical Society donates fishing tug to Knife River
KNIFE RIVER — A historical landmark paying homage to the North Shore's once-thriving commercial fishing industry began its journey Wednesday...
December 23, 2016 - 9:13am
November 8, 2016
One fish, two fish: Angler reels in quite the combination catch
Lucas Bye of Grand Forks caught two fish at once Nov. 5 when he landed this 17-inch walleye and 36-inch northern pike on Stump Lake. Bye said...
November 8, 2016 - 2:06pm