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Mille Lacs walleye fishing season to end in two weeks


May 31, 2016
The DNR is committed to developing its first statewide deer management plan. (AREA VOICES)
DNR wants more voices at table in setting deer management goals
May 31, 2016 - 8:02am
May 24, 2016
Minnesota state parks seeing record number of campers
May 24, 2016 - 12:47pm
May 22, 2016
New playground equipment being installed at Minnegasco Park is for children ages 2-5. Work began last week and is expected to be complete before Memorial Day weekend there and at two other parks in Willmar. Installation is scheduled to begin in July at three more Willmar parks. (SHELBY LINDRUD | TRIBUNE)
New ways to play soon available in several Willmar parks
May 22, 2016 - 11:25pm
May 19, 2016
A grouping of zebra mussels. (TRIBUNE FILE)
When it comes to invasive species fight, 'unsuspecting boaters' don't cut it
May 19, 2016 - 10:48am
May 18, 2016
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Quick Tip: Increase your hook percentage during a slow bite
May 18, 2016 - 11:10am
May 15, 2016
Mark Lindstrand of Willmar fishes at sunrise Saturday on Ringo Lake for his 16th consecutive fishing opener. (DAN WALLERT | TRIBUNE)
Fishermen brave the cold for opener
May 15, 2016 - 11:39pm
May 14, 2016
Robby Ott of Cloquet holds a walleye he caught while fishing the Rainy River. Ott has been guiding for 25 years. (SUBMITTED)
Wanna be a fishing guide? It's a demanding gig
May 14, 2016 - 11:14am
May 12, 2016
Al Skaar, left, of Alexandria and Dick Dyke were all smiles with a stringer of walleyes they caught on Lake Chippewa near Brandon during the Minnesota opener in 1975. (COURTESY PHOTO)
As opener nears, a look back at how fishing has changed over time
May 12, 2016 - 8:22am
May 11, 2016
Annual women's fishing tourney to be held June 4 on Lake Osakis
May 11, 2016 - 2:01pm
May 6, 2016
Fishing opener: Spring will make anglers forget lousy ice fishing season
May 6, 2016 - 4:46pm
May 4, 2016
Outdoors projects receive Minnesota Senate OK
May 4, 2016 - 5:30am
May 2, 2016
A wolverine.
First wolverine confirmed in N.D. since 1800s; none seen in Minn. since 1899
May 2, 2016 - 12:06pm
April 29, 2016
Willmar Trap Team members Jordan Freiberg, left, and Addy Dekraai, both in the eighth grade, were named to the 2015 Academics In Marksmanship All-State Team. Freiberg also was selected to the 2015 Minnesota Trapshooting Association All-State Sub-Junior First Team. (PHOTOS BY RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Willmar's trapshooting team grows in numbers and talent
April 29, 2016 - 1:58pm
April 26, 2016
A buck that drowned Sept. 6 in Tulaby Lake. A Moorhead man has been charged in the case. (SUBMITTED)
Prosecution suspended in case of Minnesotan accused of chasing deer with pontoon
April 26, 2016 - 7:55am
April 22, 2016
Brad Carlson with the Spicer fisheries crew holds a walleye netted during a previous year’s spawning run. (TRIBUNE FILE PHOTOS)
The Spicer Strain: Walleyes may be better able to reproduce on own when stocked in area waters
April 22, 2016 - 2:34pm