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Bemidji teen dies after collapsing at ballgame
Two dead after shooting in Grand Forks, N.D.
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota Senate changes with the times
Hire or buy from Kandiyohi County CEO entrepreneurs
CEO program completes successful first year
Prep Baseball: Wildcats pitch way into 3AA semifinals
Amateur Baseball: Sawatzky wins pitchers’ duel as Rockets down Bullfrogs
Prep Softball: KMS needs loser’s bracket run
MLB: Twins jump on Red Sox early, win third straight
Boys Tennis: Cards' Hovland, Corneil reach 2AA semifinals
Jon Leuze’s work wins People’s Choice Award in Willmar, Minn.
New London, Minn., native Brady Toops on (off) ABC’s ‘The Bachelorette’
Norway Lake Township’s oldest living man, 91, to star in Sunburg, Minnesota, Syttende Mai parade
Syttende Mai celebrations in west central Minnesota
Artaria String Quartet performs in Dawson, Minn.
Abrams joins ACMC urgent care department
American Family agent Hern earns certification
State electrical group honors Gatewood for industry service
Two from Whitcomb Brothers Grain attend conference
Rice Hospital nurses honored for making a difference in patient lives
Pamela "Pam" Kay (Cooper) Soltis
Alma O. Lopez
Finnley M. Thomes
Craig "Slim" Schuler
Janice L. Bergquist
Aurand — Elfritz
Boike — Williamson
Hennes — Tepfer
Gregory — McDonald
Video: Rain, thunder halt Area 6 Special Olympics track
Cartoon by Chris Britt
Minnesota Opinion: Legilsature frustration goes across the state
Letter: Questions for Willmar council member Ron Christianson
Letter: 'Recall Ron' stand was inappropriately placed
Editorial: Memorial Day has a very real purpose
April 30, 2011
Prime hunting land is target for 'no net gain' debate in west central Minnesota
LAKE JOHANNA TOWNSHIP, POPE COUNTY -- Kurt Nelson has 80 acres of land in the southeast corner of Pope County that are the kind often touted...
outdoors / region
April 30, 2011 - 7:50am
January 8, 2011
Tough winter taking toll on wildlife
WILLMAR -- Area wildlife groups and many individuals are contemplating whether to begin feeding wildlife to help see them through a difficult winter. There's no doubt the growing snowpack, last week's freezing rain, and steady, below-average temperatures are taking a toll on area...
outdoors / local / region
January 8, 2011 - 12:00am
August 7, 2010
Wildlife addition retraces our outdoor heritage
LAKE LILLIAN -- The first surveyors in southern Kandiyohi County scribbled in their notes that they could not take 100 steps in any direction...
August 7, 2010 - 12:00am
July 31, 2010
Youth trap shoot being offered
WILLMAR -- A cooperative effort by local sports and conservation groups is making possible a "youth trap shoot'' from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 7 at the Willmar Trap Club site on Highway 40 near the county brush site. The event will feature trap shooting and archery and other...
outdoors / region
July 31, 2010 - 12:00am
January 11, 2010
Snow, cold also hard on wildlife
WILLMAR -- This winter's growing snowpack and spate of subzero temperatures is not record-setting, but it is putting stress on wildlife populations...
news / local / region
January 11, 2010 - 12:00am
January 2, 2010
Show us the money
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County will see quite a bit of the Outdoor Heritage Amendment money in the next year. In the first round of grants from the Conservation Partners Legacy grants, three projects will be funded to restore native habitat and purchase land. The CPL is the first of...
January 2, 2010 - 12:00am
October 24, 2009
Late harvest has made for a slow start to waterfowl, pheasant seasons
WILLMAR -- Area hunters are hoping for better days ahead after experiencing disappointing starts to both the waterfowl and pheasant seasons. "Pretty fair at best,'' said Minnesota Conservation Officer Ed Picht, Montevideo area, of the limited hunting success he's witnessed over the...
outdoors / local / region
October 24, 2009 - 12:00am
July 18, 2009
Eager for the cackle of pheasants?
MONTEVIDEO -- Pheasant hunters eager to hear the cackle of their favorite game bird might want to listen first for the bellow of grazing cattle. Wildlife managers are increasingly seeing the value of bringing cattle back to the landscape of western Minnesota. Hooved animals are important...
news / outdoors
July 18, 2009 - 12:00am
July 3, 2009
Meet a Farm Bill biologist
Just what does a Farm Bill biologist do? Jason Beckler has the answer. "The primary purpose is to work with landowner, help them understand all the programs and options that they have," he said. Beckler, who is Pheasant Forever's new Farm Bill biologist in Renville County, deals...
July 3, 2009 - 12:00am