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Local officials urge legislators to move on transportation
A bear on Duluth visit
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Prep Softball Roundup: Alexandria sweeps doubleheader from Willmar
Boys Tennis Roundup: Cardinals collect 11th win
Prep golf: Tuesday's results
Prep Baseball Roundup: Willmar drops two to Alexandria
Prairie Winds Concert Band sets concerts Sunday in Willmar, Minnesota
Christian School to stage ‘Little Women’ at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, Minnesota
‘Picasso at the Lapin Agile’ now on stage at Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minnesota
Ridgewater college choir concert slated for Tuesday in Willmar, Minnesota
West Central Singers’ ‘Bedtime Stories’ concerts this weekend
Entrepreneurial trade show slated May 20 in Willmar
A&W Furniture is named Retailer of the Year
Guptill earns certified clerk designation
Jennie-O Turkey Store promotes Venenga to deli brand manager
Lungren joins Heritage Bank as ag lender
Joyce L. Finstrom
Oscar T. Christiansen
Gordon "Gordy" T. Savoie
Lucille Josephine Carlson
Spring blossoms in orchard
For once, Willmar High School Grand March in warm sunshine
Video: Art students at the Willmar ALC
Satre — Paz
Ridler — Gustafson
Editorial: Erhardt’s fowl joke was very poor move
Letter: Ron Christianson, you work for us
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Be wise with state surplus
Commentary: Unruly Britannia
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