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Willmar man charged with indecent exposure at the library
5 injured in Stearns County accident
Minnesota man pleads guilty in birthday shooting case
Former Willmar officer one of the agents justified in fatal shooting of MN sex offender, prosecutor says
Marriage licenses for Kandiyohi County published Oct. 22
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Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
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Jim Vossen letter: Viable solutions for MNsure
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Tomi Pirrotta letter: Why this voter is with Dave
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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