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City Council to consider five new police vehicles
Records published June 29
Schools and students published June 29, 2017
Lost driver's license invalidated when state issues replacement
Stingers Notebook: McCorkle's return and record chasing
Tyus Jones says new teammate Jimmy Butler adds toughness to team
Local Roundup: Flaig stars in Willmar Legion victory
Stingers: Larks' Beyer flies higher
Kepler, Mejia power Twins past Red Sox
Stephen Colbert announces a week of 'Late Show' episodes from Russia
Sandy Hook families urge NBC to drop Megyn Kelly's Alex Jones interview
20 new and returning TV shows that you should check out this summer
'Bachelor in Paradise' production halted, show in question after alleged 'misconduct' on set
'Big Fish' a lovely piece of Americana at The Barn in Willmar
Pedal for Project Impact 2017: Local cyclists ride for a reason
Exhibit documents Willmar festival
Studio Hop 2017 continues today
'Sweet Land the Musical': Rural debut is tonight where movie was made
'Red, White and Tuna': Comedy opens tonight at Little Theatre in New London
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Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
Apple TV may be getting Amazon video app this fall
WCT Sports Show: Three things we've learned
U.S. appeals court blocks release of Guantanamo Bay force-feeding videos
WCT Sports Show: Top 10 Basketball Games of the Year
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June 26, 2017
Minn. DNR fee increases take effect July 1
ST. PAUL — It's going to cost a few more dollars to enter Minnesota state parks and to register snowmobiles and ATVs in the state as of...
June 26, 2017 - 3:41pm
June 25, 2017
Red Lake fishing trip offers mixed bag of fish from shore on the Red Lake River
RED LAKE, Minn.—The wind was howling—again—and rain a couple of days earlier likely had made the backroads muddy and treacherous....
June 25, 2017 - 2:54pm
Brad Dokken: Fishing a game of expectations
I took a walk to an off-the-beaten-path fishing hole the other day and lost track of the number of fish I landed when the count climbed into...
June 25, 2017 - 12:51pm
Good fishing is just part of the package in this Quetico adventure
QUETICO PROVINCIAL PARK — After dinner, we shuffle down the sand beach to the point, carrying our little camp chairs. It's time. Time to...
June 25, 2017 - 6:15am
June 11, 2017
Wisconsin angler prefers hooking salmon than prized Superior lake trout
SAXON, Wis. — Greg Massoglia's gaze swept across Lake Superior on this June morning, and he liked what he saw. Not another boat in sight....
June 11, 2017 - 7:15am
June 4, 2017
Minnow matriarch: For 36 years, Sue Chalstrom always kept her fishing customers happy
DULUTH, Minn. — Those early days owning a bait shop were touch-and-go for Sue Chalstrom. She and her husband, John, had just bought their...
June 4, 2017 - 3:15pm
Brad Dokken: Dayton signs outdoors legislation
Muzzleloader hunters in Minnesota will be able to use magnifying scopes on their guns, blaze pink will be allowed for hunters in the field, and...
June 4, 2017 - 2:13pm
May 25, 2017
Texas man lands record-setting largemouth bass using a chicken McNugget as bait
DALLAS - After Matthew McNellis and his girlfriend tried every lure in their tackle box and still came up emptyhanded, they figured they'd try...
May 25, 2017 - 5:12pm
May 21, 2017
Dokken: Pilot program to benefit Northwest Angle
There was good news this past week for people who visit the Northwest Angle when U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., announced that U.S. Customs...
May 21, 2017 - 2:44pm
Biologists trying to determine northeast Minnesota river's muskie population
In addition to placing acoustic transmitters in muskies this spring, fisheries biologists are doing an assessment of the muskie population in the St. Louis River estuary. The Minnesota and Wisconsin Departments of Natural Resources are cooperating in the population assessment. The...
May 21, 2017 - 7:35am
Study to reveal where St. Louis River muskies roam, feed
As muskies go, he was a beautiful specimen. A big male, 46 inches long. His day was about to change. Already he was lying belly-up in a wooden...
May 21, 2017 - 7:22am
Every hunting camp has a practical joker
"Are you nuts?" my wise and loving wife asked with a moan of exasperation. "You're going on another hunting trip with Tim, the practical joker?"...
May 21, 2017 - 7:15am
May 20, 2017
Island Lake gives up 30-inch walleye on opening weekend
DULUTH — Island Lake is known for its standard 11- and 12-inch walleyes. But David Salo, an Island Lake resident, caught a walleye this...
May 20, 2017 - 3:55pm
'A way of life'
RED WING, Minn. — Whether it's hopping into a boat and fishing or sitting in a deer stand, turkey or duck blind, there is always something...
May 20, 2017 - 6:00am
May 19, 2017
Something fishy here: Shark jawbone caught in Mississippi River in northern Minnesota
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.—Joey Piskel and his dad, Joe, had quite a surprise when they were walleye fishing in the Mississippi River in northern...
May 19, 2017 - 5:00pm