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Sunday liquor sales approved by Minn. Senate, but issue not settled
Minnesota budget prediction shows slight increase in surplus
Trump's speech to Congress is a chance for a reset
Pipeline protester charged with abusing elderly mother at camp, exploiting vulnerable adult
Trump to order review of WOTUS regulations, official says
Prep Basketball: 'Jays wrap up Camden championship
Junior Hockey: 3 WarHawks in top prospect tournament
Wild score 12 seconds into overtime to beat Kings
Girls Basketball: Small stature, big talent
Trade energizes Wild as they aim for playoffs
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Melvin Clarence Woltjer
Marvin C. Woehler
Grace E. Peterson
Pinke: Find ways to wage peace
OPINION: Property rights measure would have been positive move for ND agriculture
Column: What's a family farm?
Column: The power of noticing can save lives
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
February 1, 2017
DNR deer management plan takes first steps
BEMIDJI, Minn. — Officials from the Department of Natural Resources met with Bemidji area residents Wednesday as part of a new initiative...
February 1, 2017 - 9:11pm
January 30, 2017
'It's because of the dogs'
ON THE GUNFLINT TRAIL, Minn. — To anthropomorphize is to apply human characteristics to animals. There's a lot of this that goes on during...
January 30, 2017 - 11:12pm
January 3, 2017
CWD found in two farm-raised deer north of Brainerd
ST. PAUL — Chronic wasting disease has been identified in a farmed deer herd north of Brainerd in Merrifield, the Minnesota Board of Animal Health reported Friday. The herd of 33 mule deer and 100 white-tailed deer is registered with the Board of Animal Health. Two 2-year-old...
January 3, 2017 - 9:20pm
December 6, 2016
Willmar area bird count to be Dec. 17
WILLMAR — The 55th annual Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count in the Willmar area will be held Saturday, Dec. 17. Those wishing to participate...
December 6, 2016 - 9:45am
December 5, 2016
Keeping jobs on the prairie: Clarkfield Outdoors defies odds with American-made apparel
CLARKFIELD — While politicians talk about bringing American jobs back, this small-town manufacturer has successfully fought to keep them...
December 5, 2016 - 8:30pm
November 27, 2016
Jacobs: Goldfinches lead cavalcade of winter bird species
Not many species become "bird of the week" twice in one year, but the American goldfinch is a changeling, and so it earns the dual designation....
November 27, 2016 - 1:28pm
Dokken: Portable shack serves as deer season home
There's something magical about a hunting camp in the north woods, a point that was driven home several times again during this year's deer season....
November 27, 2016 - 1:27pm
November 21, 2016
Hunter found dead near Minnesota deer stand
EMILY, Minn. — A 65-year-old hunter was found dead Saturday near a deer stand in Ross Lake Township. The St. Louis Park man was found lying...
November 21, 2016 - 1:59pm
November 17, 2016
Hunter mistakes brother for animal, fatally shoots him
An Atlanta man shot and killed his brother while on a hunting trip in South Carolina after mistaking him for an animal, media reported. Brian...
November 17, 2016 - 8:00am
New trail route around NLS gets favorable review
NEW LONDON — An alternate route for a short leg of the yet-to-be-built extension of the Glacial Lakes State Trail from New London to Sibley State Park is in the works. To make the plan work, however, the state Department of Natural Resources will need to persuade a landowner...
November 17, 2016 - 7:15am
November 16, 2016
Future of Rice Park project in Willmar is uncertain
WILLMAR — Whether updates at Rice Park will go forward is now in question as the Willmar City Council voted Tuesday to reject all bids...
November 16, 2016 - 10:14pm
November 10, 2016
Two men charged with illegally taking deer in Minnesota
ERSKINE - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is investigating reported trespassing and illegal hunting Tuesday in northwest Minnesota....
November 10, 2016 - 10:42am
November 8, 2016
One fish, two fish: Angler reels in quite the combination catch
Lucas Bye of Grand Forks caught two fish at once Nov. 5 when he landed this 17-inch walleye and 36-inch northern pike on Stump Lake. Bye said...
November 8, 2016 - 2:06pm
November 7, 2016
Minnesota man found dead of gunshot wound in deer stand
CLOQUET, Minn. -- A Cloquet man has been found dead in his deer stand from a gunshot wound.Carlton County Sheriff Kelly Lake said the 73-year-old...
November 7, 2016 - 4:44pm
November 5, 2016
'Why do we hunt?' has no simple answer as area hunters reflect on what draws them afield
The question has no easy answer, no right or wrong. The question is intensely personal: Why do you hunt? For some, it's the chance to spend time...
November 5, 2016 - 1:57pm