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Minnesota teacher dies while on running race along North Shore
Minnesota home of man charged in kidnapping, carving 'snitch' in teen's chest damaged in fire
Veteran big game hunter dies after elephant, felled by gunfire, collapses on him
Willmar woman sustains severe dog bite injuries
A millionaire, a hotel maid and an arrest after Inauguration
Adrian Peterson selling Twin Cities 5-bedroom home for $695,000
Zimmer to take time off from Vikings after 8th eye surgery
True Team Track: Willmar boys repeat as Class AA champions
Bradley's 3-pointer gives Celtics improbable win over Cavs
Tide takes out Gophers
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Ardyce G. Meadows
Michael Thomas Cullen
Kathryn A. Frandson
Ardella M. Solbrack
Lola M. Olson
Minnesota Opinion: Taxing charitable donations is just wrong
Letter: Book doesn't belong in classroom
Letter: Reinvest in higher education
Thomas: Will America ever learn?
Mike McFeely: For Ailes, the goal was to turn back the clock
Outdoor fee hikes approved by Minn. lawmakers
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who like to hunt and fish, drive a snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle or visit a state park can expect to pay more next...
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May 21, 2017
Always in Season: Rose-breasted grosbeaks are doubly well named
Ahem, dear reader: The subject this week is bird breasts. To be sure, the breast is not the first part to examine when trying to identify a bird....
May 21, 2017 - 4:41pm
Dokken: Pilot program to benefit Northwest Angle
There was good news this past week for people who visit the Northwest Angle when U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., announced that U.S. Customs...
May 21, 2017 - 2:44pm
Biologists trying to determine northeast Minnesota river's muskie population
In addition to placing acoustic transmitters in muskies this spring, fisheries biologists are doing an assessment of the muskie population in the St. Louis River estuary. The Minnesota and Wisconsin Departments of Natural Resources are cooperating in the population assessment. The...
May 21, 2017 - 7:35am
Every hunting camp has a practical joker
"Are you nuts?" my wise and loving wife asked with a moan of exasperation. "You're going on another hunting trip with Tim, the practical joker?"...
May 21, 2017 - 7:15am
May 20, 2017
'A way of life'
RED WING, Minn. — Whether it's hopping into a boat and fishing or sitting in a deer stand, turkey or duck blind, there is always something...
May 20, 2017 - 6:00am
May 19, 2017
Something fishy here: Shark jawbone caught in Mississippi River in northern Minnesota
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.—Joey Piskel and his dad, Joe, had quite a surprise when they were walleye fishing in the Mississippi River in northern...
May 19, 2017 - 5:00pm
May 18, 2017
Hanging in the trees -- the hammock movement
DULUTH — On a run through one of Duluth's woodsy trails the other day, I came upon a young man and woman sitting side-by-side in a bright orange hammock. The two were engaging in an emerging form of outdoor recreation in Duluth — hammocking. I had seen a few other hammockers...
May 18, 2017 - 11:27pm
Lake Bemidji lands college fishing national championship
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Lake Bemidji and the Greater Bemidji area will serve as the host for a major national fishing championship later this year....
May 18, 2017 - 5:11pm
May 17, 2017
Deer caught looking for deals at Minnesota Wal-Mart
Wadena, Minn. — Shoppers got quite the surprise at the Wadena Wal-Mart when they noticied a deer perusing the aisles. The picture above has...
May 17, 2017 - 8:12am
May 14, 2017
Sam Cook: The early trip: Lake trout, loons, life
QUETICO PROVINCIAL PARK, Ontario — We have moved away from the night fire now, down to the lakeshore. Half a moon and all of Jupiter reflect...
May 14, 2017 - 7:22am
May 12, 2017
Father and son make a rare find: Two bull moose tangled together in death
When Chris Erickson saw the eagles and the turkey vultures circling, he figured something was up. Erickson and his son Richie, 17, were paddling...
May 12, 2017 - 10:38am
May 11, 2017
Wilderness trust: Put a rock on it
We were several miles into the canoe-country wilderness of Ontario's Quetico Provincial Park last week. We'd been catching plenty of lake trout and listening to a lot of loons. Our last morning, over the breakfast fire, one of my fishing companions made a serious announcement. "I...
May 11, 2017 - 7:00pm
Plan to develop Minnesota River corridor available for review
REDWOOD FALLS — A plan that will guide Renville and Redwood counties as they promote recreational and economic opportunities in the Minnesota...
May 11, 2017 - 4:52pm
May 7, 2017
Frozen Wisconsin hunters get their turkeys the hard way
BARNES, Wis. — All Austin Winfield and Nick Lehman really wanted to do was get out of their turkey hunting blind and get warm. On this...
May 7, 2017 - 6:20am