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Legislators drop increased penalties for highway protesters in exchange for ban on undocumented immigrant driver's licenses
UPDATE: At least 19 dead in blast at Ariana Grande concert in British arena
State senator's father dies, but she's at work keeping one-vote majority for GOP
Minnesota budget talks go on behind closed doors, as legislators plan to work past midnight deadline to get work done
Trump asked intelligence chiefs to push back against FBI collusion probe after Comey revealed its existence
Baseball: Wildcats split but clinch
Local Roundup: Litchfield tennis team heading back to state
True Team Track: Willmar boys repeat as Class AA champions
Curry hits 36 as Golden State advances to NBA finals
Richard Pitino's message to Minnesota: 'We can really take the next step'
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Lisa Rierson Axelson
Michel H. Hinrichsen
Michael Thomas Cullen
Richard G. Black
Minnesota Opinion: Taxing charitable donations is just wrong
Letter: Book doesn't belong in classroom
Letter: Reinvest in higher education
Thomas: Will America ever learn?
Mike McFeely: For Ailes, the goal was to turn back the clock
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
May 18, 2017
Lake Bemidji lands college fishing national championship
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Lake Bemidji and the Greater Bemidji area will serve as the host for a major national fishing championship later this year....
May 18, 2017 - 5:11pm
May 14, 2017
Sam Cook: The early trip: Lake trout, loons, life
QUETICO PROVINCIAL PARK, Ontario — We have moved away from the night fire now, down to the lakeshore. Half a moon and all of Jupiter reflect...
May 14, 2017 - 7:22am
Brad Dokken: Outdoors fares well, overall, during North Dakota legislative session
GRAND FORKS — Now that he's had a few days to look back on the 2017 North Dakota legislative session, the director of the North Dakota...
May 14, 2017 - 6:10am
May 13, 2017
On Fish Lake and beyond, Minnesota's fishing season came with fillets in skillets
ON FISH LAKE, NORTH OF DULUTH — Andrew Frielund already had caught one walleye before he showed up early Saturday morning for the Fredenberg...
May 13, 2017 - 4:57pm
May 11, 2017
Anticipation builds for Minnesota fishing opener
If Spiderman was a fisherman, his walleye senses would be absolutely tingling with anticipation at the prospect of wetting a line Saturday. It's...
May 11, 2017 - 8:23pm
May 10, 2017
DNR goes into fishing opener with 25 enforcement positions unfilled
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Alexandria conservation officer Mitch Lawler will drop his boat into the water for the Minnesota fishing opener Saturday...
May 10, 2017 - 12:47pm
Let's Go Fishing launches big season
SPICER — Let's Go Fishing launched its 15th season in a big way this week, and appropriately so. The Willmar chapter has already seen a...
May 10, 2017 - 5:15am
May 7, 2017
Stage set for good Minnesota walleye opener
The ice went out early, walleyes have spawned, and the stage is set for a great Minnesota fishing opener. Come 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 13, walleyes...
May 7, 2017 - 6:15am