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Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate
Rural Maynard family escapes burning home
Tim Huber's attorney argues lack of probable cause in seeking dismissal of murder indictment
Confusion on procedure takes new Willmar position off council table
Relay for Life Kandiyohi County
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
KRA revs up after weather delays
Roundup: VFW I heads into playoffs on hot streak
Sano breaks slump, leads Twins to victory
Stingers' rally fall short in loss to La Crosse
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Lippert -- Marcus
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Doty — St. Aubin
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Evelyn "Evie" M. Mulder
Robert J. Swanberg
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
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
June 15, 2016
Minnesotan hooks 55-inch monster muskie
When Mike Anderson hooked the fish, he was hoping it was a walleye. But he quickly figured out he had something a lot bigger than a walleye on...
June 15, 2016 - 3:09pm
Litchfield anglers have big day as Fishing Challenge raises $250K
A record number of teams, 134, fished Gull Lake near Brainerd on June 4 during the eighth annual Minnesota Fishing Challenge, a multi-species...
June 15, 2016 - 10:52am
May 18, 2016
Quick Tip: Increase your hook percentage during a slow bite
Guide Eric Holm shows us a trick he uses to get a better hook set on fish that bite short. He came up with the trick after losing too many fish....
May 18, 2016 - 11:10am
May 15, 2016
Fishermen brave the cold for opener
Sunrise often marks the transitory time of predatory gamefish in Minnesota. When walleyes, which are primarily nocturnal move away from the light...
May 15, 2016 - 11:39pm
May 14, 2016
Wanna be a fishing guide? It's a demanding gig
Maybe the thought has crossed your mind. You love fishing. You’re good at catching fish. Why not do it all the time and become a guide? Think...
May 14, 2016 - 11:14am
May 11, 2016
Annual women's fishing tourney to be held June 4 on Lake Osakis
Women Anglers of Minnesota has announced its 39th annual women’s fishing tournament will be held June 4 at Lake Osakis. The multi-species fundraising...
May 11, 2016 - 2:01pm
May 10, 2016
McGregor High School football coach to host Gov. Dayton on Saturday’s fishing opener
ST. PAUL — McGregor resident and angler Bob Staska will host Gov. Mark Dayton at the 2016 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener on Big Sandy Lake in McGregor Saturday. Staska is principal and head football coach at McGregor High School, where he has worked since 2002, and spends...
May 10, 2016 - 11:46pm
May 6, 2016
Fishing opener: Spring will make anglers forget lousy ice fishing season
SPICER — The 2015-16 ice fishing season saw late ice, early ice-out, relatively low fishing pressure and not a lot of success stories. This...
May 6, 2016 - 4:46pm
April 26, 2016
For those seeking trophy fish, the Minnesota River offers innumerable options
Anglers know the Minnesota River for its trophy channel and flathead catfish, and its walleye and white bass. These are its most targeted game...
April 26, 2016 - 10:42am
April 22, 2016
The Spicer Strain: Walleyes may be better able to reproduce on own when stocked in area waters
Just like there are advantages to buying local foods, fisheries managers in Minnesota are also realizing there may be benefits to local genetics...
April 22, 2016 - 2:34pm