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October 21, 2013
Return of hunting jacket — cash and wallet intact — proves ‘still good people in the world’
CLARA CITY — The phone call came four years after Owen Schipnewski’s favorite hunting jacket flew out of the back of his pickup truck. The...
October 21, 2013 - 4:08am
November 2, 2012
Deer hunters preparing to take to the fields
NEW LONDON -- Hunters are looking forward to the opening of the deer firearm season on Saturday with lots of optimism, and they should. Anecdotal...
November 2, 2012 - 12:00am
April 9, 2012
The hunting party
April 9, 2012 - 12:00am
October 29, 2011
Finding pheasants tougher this year
By Sam Cook Northland Outdoors MADISON, Minn. -- We knew what we were up against when we heard the neighboring farmer's report after picking 72 acres of corn. "I picked the whole South Farm," Stan Patzer had said, "and I didn't see one pheasant." Gary Larson and I were at his...
October 29, 2011 - 12:00am
October 22, 2011
Willmar dog trainer guides governor's party
By Tom Cherveny firstname.lastname@example.org LAC QUI PARLE -- Working his dogs to flush ringtails is nothing new for Paul Johannes. Doing so on behalf...
October 22, 2011 - 12:50am
Getting birds was a bonus
By Tom Cherveny email@example.com They were keeping score at the Governor's Pheasant Opener, and at the end of the day it added up to 52...
October 22, 2011 - 12:46am
October 19, 2011
Game wardens report increase in trespassing calls
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) -- Conservation officers with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources are reporting an increase in complaints from landowners about hunters trespassing on their property. Minnesota's small game, waterfowl, and archery deer seasons are already under...
October 19, 2011 - 1:13pm
Man not seriously hurt in S.D. hunting accident
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) -- Authorities say a hunter was shot in the face, arms and legs with pellets in an accident in northeast South Dakota's Faulk County. Game, Fish and Parks officials did not immediately identify the 69-year-old man from out of state. Conservation officer Tim McCurdy...
October 19, 2011 - 12:11pm
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...
April 30, 2011 - 7:50am
December 18, 2010
Lac qui Parle Refuge in December
WATSON -- Hunting geese in December takes some adjustment and, as we discovered, some cooperation from Mother Nature. For the first time ever,...
December 18, 2010 - 12:00am
November 20, 2010
Good hunting produces good-luck stories for many this season
MONTEVIDEO -- "I'd rather be lucky than good," says Darren Augeson of Montevideo. Augeson had both luck and some good, old-fashioned preseason...
November 20, 2010 - 12:00am
November 6, 2010
'King Buck' has taken all his luck
LAKE LILLIAN -- Brad Karl is returning to the hunting spot that put him in the record books. Karl, of Hutchinson, said earlier this week that...
November 6, 2010 - 12:00am
How 'bout them deer?
WILLMAR -- Less corn and more deer add up to great prospects for deer hunters taking to the field for the opening of the 2010 firearm season today. "We expect it to be a bigger harvest," said Jeff Miller, assistant wildlife manager with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
November 6, 2010 - 12:00am
Two changes to keep in mind
The new phone-in registration system and a new regulation prohibiting the cross-tagging of bucks are changes that hunters should be aware of this season, said Jeff Miller, assistant wildlife manager with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in New London. While hunters may...
November 6, 2010 - 12:00am
September 25, 2010
Portions of Marsh Lake islands to be closed for waterfowl hunting
MARSH LAKE -- Waterfowl hunters are being advised that portions of islands in Marsh Lake will be closed during the waterfowl season as a precaution to prevent the possible spread of Newcastle disease. The islands are located in a nonmotorized zone of the lake, which is near Appleton...
September 25, 2010 - 12:00am