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Mayor's budget includes increase in Willmar tax levy
Granite Falls Hospital to establish clinic next year
Judge rejects Huber's bid to dismiss murder charges
Records published Sept. 1
Families apologize after more sex abuse details surface against dead Minnesota teacher, spouse
Ridgewater volleyball team rolls to 5-0
Indians complete sweep of Twins
Willmar offense comes alive in second half, downs Eagles
Cards fall to Rocori
Willmar loses early lead in loss to Marshall
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Nicholas J. Walter, Jr.
Alan G. Person
M. Keith Straight
Victoria "Vicki" Lee
Cartoon by Ken Catalino for Sept. 1
Thomas: Trump wants an oath to America
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich for Sept. 1
Dionne: Do Trump's white men really want problems fixed?
Will: A 'slush fund' by any other name
August 31, 2016
Healthy outlook for Minnesota bear hunt
Minnesota’s bear population appears to be on the increase, Department of Natural Resources officials say, and the state has issued a few more...
11 hours 32 min ago
Go green for early goose hunt
Without a doubt, the night air is feeling cooler and drier and is signaling that fall is in the air. Another sure sign of the transition to fall...
16 hours 50 min ago
August 30, 2016
Public invited to comment of special fishing regulations
Anglers and others can give their opinions about fishing regulations that are in place or are newly proposed on 14 lakes and three rivers. The...
August 30, 2016 - 11:11am
August 26, 2016
Minnesota DNR reports two more cases of starry stonewort
BEMIDJI—The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources have discovered two new cases of the invasive species starry stonewort in Beltrami County....
August 26, 2016 - 2:29pm
August 23, 2016
Mille Lacs walleye fishing season to end in two weeks
The state will close the walleye fishing season on Mille Lacs Lake Sept. 6 after exceeding a harvest limit, DNR Fisheries chief Don Pereira said...
August 23, 2016 - 8:08pm
Bringing back the prairie
SPICER—With 500 acres of land in need of continual maintenance, there will be plenty of projects for volunteers to work on during a one-day...
August 23, 2016 - 7:00pm
Man goes to extremes to snag bass
In this video, Kevin Jeffrey of Grand Forks, North Dakota, swims with the fishes to land a largemouth bass tangled in the brush.
August 23, 2016 - 2:40pm
August 18, 2016
Zebra mussels found in Detroit Lake
DETROIT LAKES--Zebra mussels have been found in Detroit Lake. DNR invasive species staff confirmed two juvenile zebra mussels and two adults...
August 18, 2016 - 4:11pm
DNR proposes changes to 48 trout stream designations
Portions of 48 streams with the cold, clear water needed to support trout populations would get stronger protection as newly designated trout...
August 18, 2016 - 1:46pm
DNR seeks designs for Minnesota’s 2017 pheasant stamp
Wildlife artists can submit entries for the 2017 Minnesota Pheasant Stamp from Sept. 5 to 4 p.m. Sept. 16. The pheasant stamp validation for...
August 18, 2016 - 10:17am
August 15, 2016
Albino deer spotted near Minnesota town with regular fawns
An albino deer was pictured recently with fawns just east of Upper Mission Lake, north of Merrifield. It’s rare to see an albino deer in the...
August 15, 2016 - 1:47pm
Three young girls look to clean regional lake one zebra mussel at a time
Three 10-year-old girls visiting the Alexandria area have big dreams this summer. After hearing about recent zebra mussel infestations, Margaret...
August 15, 2016 - 1:43pm
August 11, 2016
Zebra mussels confirmed in five Minnesota lakes
The Department of Natural Resources has confirmed five new reports of zebra mussels in central Minnesota lakes.Infested waters signs have been...
August 11, 2016 - 3:22pm
August 8, 2016
Northland Outdoors: Minnesota's high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, we explore the phenomenal growth of the Minnesota Clay Target League, the...
August 8, 2016 - 2:46pm
August 5, 2016
Here’s a breakdown of permit area designations for Minnesota deer hunters
Minnesota deer numbers are on the rebound after two mild winters and several years of conservative hunting regulations. The slight increase in...
August 5, 2016 - 12:41pm