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Minnesota woman snags trophy buck while hunting for first time
ITASCA STATE PARK, Minn. — Teresa Head dreamed the buck before she shot him. The dream came to her the night before the mother of three shot...
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October 25, 2016
Renville County parks to close to motor vehicles in winter
OLIVIA — Renville County will close the gates Monday at its county parks. The parks are closed to motor vehicles through the winter season, but they remain open for visitors. The Renville County parks department reminds park users that day use activities are allowed through...
October 25, 2016 - 8:37pm
October 24, 2016
New chalet set to open at destination northern Minnesota ski resort
BIWABIK — The ski shop at Giants Ridge was in cheerful disarray in mid-October, a month or more before the first skiers were expected...
October 24, 2016 - 1:08pm
October 17, 2016
Court of Appeals upholds dismissal of poaching charges
ST. PAUL — It is unlawful for law enforcement to place a tracking device on a vehicle without a search warrant, the Minnesota Court of...
October 17, 2016 - 8:20pm
October 15, 2016
It's a banner apple crop this year for Pennock grower
It's the time of year Randy Huisinga enjoys most. "Busy, busy," he says as he takes a hearty bite from an oversize apple and bounds toward the...
October 15, 2016 - 5:00am
October 8, 2016
Reviving the tradition: Montevideo gun range opens
MONTEVIDEO - Jim Sable saw the challenge in Plymouth in 2001, and in response launched a high school sporting clay league that counted 10,361...
October 8, 2016 - 7:57am
October 6, 2016
Mouse infestation causing headaches in Minnesota lakes country
An influx of outdoor mice has area homeowners on the verge of mouse madness. Mouse traps and mouse bait have been selling at record levels, exterminators...
October 6, 2016 - 3:11pm
The colors of fall are upon us
It's starting to look a little like fall. According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Fall Color Finder, the yellow/orange leaf...
October 6, 2016 - 12:00am
October 4, 2016
Bull moose meanders through Minnesota family's picnic
The Eckels family picnic with friends at Lester Park Sunday afternoon included a visit from a bull moose that gave a few snorts and, at one point,...
October 4, 2016 - 8:26am
October 3, 2016
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
Bass Pro Shops said Monday it will acquire Cabela's Inc. for $5.5 billion, combining two meccas for outdoor enthusiasts, even as the deal may...
October 3, 2016 - 11:45pm
September 28, 2016
Ely named one of 'World's Best Towns for Outdoor Thrills'
ELY, Minn. — Ely has been named one of National Geographic's "World's Best Towns for Outdoor Thrills," along with other outdoor destinations...
September 28, 2016 - 7:12pm
September 27, 2016
Abandoned Minnesota mine shaft becomes a bass hideout
CROSBY —An underwater abandoned mine shaft in the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area is a large mouth bass haven and hideout. The timber...
September 27, 2016 - 2:44pm
September 26, 2016
Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
GRANITE FALLS - A big net is being cast for ideas on how to help the Minnesota River basin, and it is pulling in a surprisingly diverse catch....
September 26, 2016 - 8:54pm
September 19, 2016
Champion waterfowl caller gets his edge in the off season
NEW LONDON - Success in the waterfowl blind starts months before the season opens. Just ask Mike Benjamin. He makes a practice of watching and...
September 19, 2016 - 1:58pm
September 16, 2016
Leaf-chasing in Minnesota: Yellow means go
Behold, the yellow leaf. For some, that is an indication that fall has sprung — according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
September 16, 2016 - 10:35am