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With few races, Minnesota primary turnout in August likely small
High court race is a Minnesota question
Eden Valley farmer elected to National Corn Growers Board
Poll: Trump trails by 6 points after DNC
Vikings & fine art come together in new stadium
Glenwood/Lowry punches ticket to Final Four
Stanley Cup to meet Stanley car in Minnesota
G/L Legion marches ahead at state
Getting it right
Stingers rebound to clobber Bucks
Judge dismisses 29 claims to late musician Prince's estate
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
ASTRO BOB: Getting stung by a 'scorpion' can be a beautiful thing
The search for a world-record lake trout
Johnson -- Haverly
Quisberg -- Larson
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
David L. Lake
Joan M. Caspers
Esther Helen Iverson
Parker: Are we all Democrats this year?
Dionne: Hillary takes the fight to Trump
Thomas: Hillary's recycled speech
Obama: Continuity we can believe in
Will: Mike Pence the pliable
The search for a world-record lake trout
TAZIN LAKE, Sask.—4th quarter. The two minute drill. The final countdown. Whatever the fishing equivalent is, we were facing it on Tazin...
11 hours 11 min ago
July 29, 2016
Cameras could be the next weapon against aquatic invasive species
WILLMAR—Kandiyohi County is proud of its lakes, and there is a group of people who want to keep those natural gems healthy and viable for...
22 hours 17 min ago
July 27, 2016
Minnesota family rescues bald eagle tangled in rope
A juvenile bald eagle in need of rescue was found in a somewhat distressing situation July 6 at the lake home of Arne Brekke on Island Lake north...
July 27, 2016 - 4:19pm
July 25, 2016
Lake Osakis latest Minnesota lake to be hit with zebra mussels
The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has confirmed zebra mussels in Lake Osakis in Todd and Douglas counties, as well as in northwestern...
July 25, 2016 - 9:41pm
Little Minnesota tackle company is leaving a big mark
BOVEY — Derek Vekich tossed a chunk of black plastic "turf" onto his office lunch table and smiled. "This," he said, "is the next big thing."...
July 25, 2016 - 3:16pm
July 19, 2016
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's episode of Northland Outdoors TV, we travel to the western Minnesota "lake that speaks" to learn about a...
July 19, 2016 - 1:58pm
July 18, 2016
Study: Hundreds of impaired waters in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Scientists have identified pollution in hundreds of additional Minnesota lakes and streams. The new update comes as the state is...
July 18, 2016 - 8:57am
Planning begins on epic Minnesota touring trail
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has entered into a partnership that will significantly expand adventure touring opportunities for...
July 18, 2016 - 8:40am
July 15, 2016
State parks’ online reservation system a welcome change for some
BUFFALO RIVER STATE PARK -- Sitting around a slightly smoking campfire, with an early July breeze rustling trees overhead, Dan Hilgert and Ryan...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
July 13, 2016
Deer populations appear on the rebound in parts of Minnesota
People are seeing lots of twin fawns with adult does this spring, a sign that recent mild winters are allowing the deer population to rebound...
July 13, 2016 - 2:40pm
July 12, 2016
Minnesota hunters now eligible for lottery for prairie chicken season permits
Hunters can apply now to be included in a lottery for one of 126 permits available for the 2016 Minnesota prairie chicken season.Applications...
July 12, 2016 - 1:49pm
Minnesota's flathead catfish record broken
The catch-and-release flathead catfish record was broken in June. Jacob Robinson of Shakopee caught and released a big cat that measured 49 inches...
July 12, 2016 - 10:07am
July 1, 2016
Minnesota prairie restorers recruit a surprising ally: cows
Records say when the first plows sliced through the great Midwestern prairie, a popping sound rang through the air like a volley of pistol shots....
July 1, 2016 - 1:26pm
Paddleboard yoga a hit for Minnesota women
Stand-up paddleboarding has grown in popularity and now can serve as both a way to enjoy the lakes area, as well as practice yoga. It didn’t...
July 1, 2016 - 11:38am
June 27, 2016
Searching for Bigfoot in northern Minnesota
Mike Hexum says he first saw Bigfoot from a homemade deer stand on Minnesota's Iron Range. He was 14 years old then, old enough for his father...
June 27, 2016 - 11:00am