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Records published April 25
Special election set Aug. 22
Lawmakers advance two anti-abortion bills, but Dayton says he'll veto them
Tribal members, SD dance family among 15 charged in dealing in eagle, migratory bird trafficking
Brainerd family says final goodbyes to man who was missing for more than 2 years
Local Roundup: Halvorson repeats
RU Game: Hanson, Rudie commit to D-I schools
Vote for the WCT Game of the Week
Local Roundup: Willmar softball team drops pair to Tech
Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Dennis R. Erdman
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
April 9, 2017
Turkey season outlooks looking good
DULUTH — With a relatively early spring and most snow now gone in Minnesota's turkey-hunting range, turkey hunters are optimistic about...
April 9, 2017 - 6:00am
April 8, 2017
Al Lindner, DNR make the case for fee increases
ST. PAUL — An impending budget crunch at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources could threaten state government support for outdoor...
April 8, 2017 - 3:36pm
April 6, 2017
Increased outdoors fees in Minnesota needed, Landwehr says
BEMIDJI, Minn.-- Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr is making rounds across the state to discuss potential fee...
April 6, 2017 - 8:43am
April 2, 2017
Minnesota Legislature so far cool to outdoor fee increases
ST. PAUL — Despite lobbying by a coalition of Minnesota outdoors and environmental groups, Minnesota legislators have so far not included...
April 2, 2017 - 4:18pm
March 17, 2017
SD seeking more successful deer hunts
PIERRE, S.D. — With the development of a statewide management plan, finding a deer may become easier for East River hunters. For the first...
March 17, 2017 - 6:17pm
March 15, 2017
'Trophy' film tackles African hunting and conservation
AUSTIN, Texas -- The new documentary "Trophy" opens in a sprawling corner of South Africa run by John Hume, who is praised by some as protecting...
March 15, 2017 - 4:50pm
March 12, 2017
Cutting-edge crossbow: The Ravin crossbow, built in Superior, is getting rave reviews
SUPERIOR, Wis. — Neal Kregamaki peered intently through the sights of a freshly assembled Ravin crossbow on Wednesday morning. Kregamaki,...
March 12, 2017 - 2:29pm
March 7, 2017
Letter: Draw the line at hunting wolves
I am tired of politicians putting the health of our Minnesota wildlife in jeopardy. Too many times, politicians have let special interest groups...
March 7, 2017 - 11:49am
March 5, 2017
Conservation advocacy born from immersion in outdoors
DULUTH — Even when he was very young, Dave Zentner realized that he needed to be outdoors. He was growing up in rural South Dakota, and...
March 5, 2017 - 4:43pm
March 4, 2017
Enrollment period for Walk-In Access Program now open
WILLMAR — The enrollment period for entering lands in the Walk-In Access Program is now open and will continue through April 28. The Walk-In Access Program is a voluntary option that provides public hunting opportunities on private lands. Landowners who enroll land are compensated...
March 4, 2017 - 5:49am
February 27, 2017
OPINION: Property rights measure would have been positive move for ND agriculture
If you live in the city, no one can walk into your home and use the bathroom. People can't pitch a tent and spend the night in your yard. But the acres owned by farmers and ranchers in North Dakota have no such protections. The agricultural industry in North Dakota, like almost all...
February 27, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 25, 2017
DNR staff highlight need for Minn. license fee increase
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn.—A small audience gathered Thursday night in Thief River Falls to hear area and regional staff from the Minnesota...
February 25, 2017 - 10:17am
February 20, 2017
Willmar to host DNR license fee meeting Tuesday
WILLMAR - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will host an informational meeting Tuesday in Willmar to discuss Gov. Mark Dayton's...
February 20, 2017 - 12:11pm
February 19, 2017
Cook: 'Boat Show' a mirror of life in the North
I'm standing next to a replica of a massive Alberta non-typical whitetail deer, and people are coming by to visit. They have come to opening...
February 19, 2017 - 1:35pm
Dokken:Fee hike for hunting, fishing licenses faces uphill battle in Minn.
How do you feel about spending more money for hunting and fishing licenses in Minnesota? That question promises to come up a fair bit over the...
February 19, 2017 - 12:28pm