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GOP scrambling for health bill votes after ultimatum from Trump
Ms. Simplicity: Gift-giving during a health crisis
New London man charged with stalking
Intersections in Willmar railroad bypass corridor to be studied this spring
Benson Schools develops facilities plan, HVAC cost estimates expected next month
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Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
Flyers keep Wild in check as Minnesota woes continue
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'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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November 2, 2016
Deer beginning to move as Minnesota opener approaches
With Minnesota’s firearms deer opener just days away, hunters are beginning to see some deer movement in the woods. “It had been really slow...
November 2, 2016 - 1:50pm
May 15, 2016
Fishermen brave the cold for opener
Sunrise often marks the transitory time of predatory gamefish in Minnesota. When walleyes, which are primarily nocturnal move away from the light...
May 15, 2016 - 11:39pm
May 6, 2016
Fishing opener: Spring will make anglers forget lousy ice fishing season
SPICER — The 2015-16 ice fishing season saw late ice, early ice-out, relatively low fishing pressure and not a lot of success stories. This...
May 6, 2016 - 4:46pm
August 9, 2013
Minnesota's waterfowl season will open Sept. 21
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's waterfowl season will open Sept. 21. The opener is one day earlier than 2012 and the earliest since 1945. The season continues for 60 days under a north, central and southern zone structure with different season dates for each zone. Paul Telander, the...
August 9, 2013 - 9:10am
September 27, 2012
Inside Scoop blog: Early waterfowl opener proves a good one in region
September 27, 2012 - 8:41am
April 17, 2012
Mother's Day weekend walleye opener?
ST. PAUL -- Walleye and northern pike may be safe until Mother's Day weekend after all, if discussion in a Senate committee Monday is any indication, Members of the Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee Monday expressed no support for moving the fishing opener to May...
April 17, 2012 - 12:00am
None for Dayton but 52 birds harvested during Governor's Pheasant Opener
MONTEVIDEO -- House Speaker Kurt Zellers bagged the rooster, but Gov.
October 17, 2011 - 12:00am
October 15, 2011
No bird for Dayton during Governor's Pheasant Opener
MONTEVIDEO - House Speaker Kurt Zellers bagged the rooster, but Governor Mark Dayton fired plenty of zingers as he inaugurated the first Governor's...
October 15, 2011 - 6:20pm
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
Anglers find their way for first day of season
WILLMAR -- Trucks, boats, and fishing rods are a common sight throughout Minnesota as the opening day of the 2011 fishing season has many hitting...
May 14, 2011 - 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
October 9, 2010
2010 waterfowl season opener was spotty at best
WILLMAR -- The 2010 waterfowl season got off to a "spotty'' start at best, and to no one's surprise. "Odd'' is how Leroy Dahlke, wildlife manager with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources described the opener in Kandiyohi County. Overall, he said waterfowl hunters reported...
October 9, 2010 - 12:00am
May 17, 2010
Fish 'spooked' in a T-shirt opener
Little seemed normal for the 2010 walleye opener at the halfway point in May. A bright sun hovered over calm waters and the mercury nudged 70. Sunburn,...
May 17, 2010 - 12:00am
May 15, 2010
A big day for fishermen
May 15, 2010 - 12:00am
May 8, 2010
Fishing's tug has made Olivia angler a lifelong keeper
OLIVIA -- Maybe his tendency to put big fish back into the water can be tracked back to the time he upset his dad. Marlin Hanson of Olivia remembers...
May 8, 2010 - 12:00am