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Law enforcement urges peace during pipeline protests
How will it end? Experts weigh in on possible outcomes of Dakota Access Pipeline protest
Fire at California loft party kills 9, higher death toll feared
Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
Toriumi's hat trick powers WarHawks
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
October 15, 2011
Governor, pheasant hunters take to Monte area fields today
MONTEVIDEO -- Gov. Mark Dayton will open Minnesota's pheasant season today with all of the fanfare previously reserved only for the start of...
October 15, 2011 - 12:00am
October 14, 2011
Montevideo, Minn., ready to roll out a grass carpet for Governor's Pheasant Opener
MONTEVIDEO -- Mayor Debra Lee Fader has lots of experience at welcoming hunters to Montevideo. She and her husband, Brad, own the Sportsmen...
October 14, 2011 - 9:00am
October 4, 2011
Montevideo aims big this pheasant season
MONTEVIDEO -- As certain as the colors change in autumn, so too do the faces dropping in at DJ's Sporting Goods in Montevideo. There's always...
October 4, 2011 - 12:00am
August 23, 2011
Pheasant numbers in west central Minnesota decline due to wet June, harsh winter
NEW LONDON -- Pheasant hunters in west central Minnesota will find fewer birds to chase this season, based on the annual, roadside counts conducted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in early August. "Disappointing'' but expected, is how Jeff Miller, assistant wildlife...
August 23, 2011 - 2:10pm
August 11, 2011
First annual Minn. Governor's Pheasant Opener to be held in Montevideo
MONTEVIDEO -- Governor Mark Dayton will break new ground by hosting the first Governor's Pheasant Opener, and will be doing so in Montevideo, his office announced on Thursday. "This is going to be a good thing for the community and a great thing for the state,'' said Dennis Larson,...
August 11, 2011 - 2:58pm
May 14, 2011
Olson Lake making a comeback in west central Minn.
RAYMOND -- Olson Lake is a 124-acre, shallow water lake that was once a waterfowl hunter's Mecca and could be soon again. It's part of a 450-acre...
May 14, 2011 - 8:00am
March 12, 2011
Hunting and fishing license proposals to be discussed Tuesday in Willmar
WILLMAR -- The Little Crow Anglers will sponsor an informational meeting and question and answer session with agents of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building in Willmar. The purpose of the...
March 12, 2011 - 12:36am
February 26, 2011
DNR seeks license fee hike to stop downward funding slide
SPICER -- It will cost more to put walleyes in the boat or pheasants and ducks in the bag, if the state Legislature approves license fee increases...
February 26, 2011 - 12:00am
January 8, 2011
The endless hunt of never-ending coyotes
ost hunting seasons have a start and ending date. Coyote hunting is one of the few continuous open seasons. The reason for this is a never-ending supply of what some consider a scourge upon the earth and many others consider to be a fine game animal. They are not so great to eat....
January 8, 2011 - 12:00am
December 18, 2010
Shoot everything that comes by
Iowa has a law unique to a few states that allows any person in a hunting party to shoot as many deer as the entire group has unused tags. If ten hunters each have a tag for a deer, each person can shoot one or one person can fill all ten tags. In the nature of hunting, the second...
December 18, 2010 - 12:00am
December 11, 2010
Buck fever's tough, even for beginners
For the past few years, the grandsons have been part of the deer hunting party but have not been able to fully participate. Trevor, who is now ten years old, carried a 20-gauge last year, but was only allowed to have a bullet at certain times. I am sure it gives a child the Barney...
December 11, 2010 - 12:00am
December 4, 2010
Hunting Works in rural Minnesota
WILLMAR -- A hunter's heart can be found in the great outdoors, usually right after he or she has left lots of greenbacks in the great indoors. The...
December 4, 2010 - 12:00am
While hunting is hard, thinking about it is easy
he weather on Sunday morning was supposed to be in the low 40s, clear, and calm. It wasn't. If I could be as wrong as often as the weatherman and still keep my job, I would have it made. Sunday morning was cloudy, windy and the temperature was around 20 degrees. By the time I realized...
December 4, 2010 - 12:00am
November 27, 2010
Getting wet, cold still worth it all
Work really cuts into the time a person can spend on important things such as hunting. The deer are not running nearly as much as the rut slows down. I did not have time to go hunting again until last Sunday. Several good hunting days were wasted on making a living. A light mist...
November 27, 2010 - 12:00am
November 20, 2010
You don't always get the deer you want
Whether it be old friends, or new, there is nothing like getting together to go hunting. Vince and I had sent several email messages and talked a couple of times before he arrived to go hunting. He had just over a week's vacation and a lot of determination to get one of our tasty...
November 20, 2010 - 12:00am