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Minnesota budget prediction shows slight increase in surplus
Trump's speech to Congress is a chance for a reset
Pipeline protester charged with abusing elderly mother at camp, exploiting vulnerable adult
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'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
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October 29, 2011
Walter Scott: Remember there are good times to leave the binoculars at home
Most shots with a bow are taken at thirty yards or less. If a hunter is desperate, or the biggest buck they have ever seen, some people will take a shot out to 40 yards. Anything beyond that is pushing one's luck to unacceptable levels. Sunday morning, I planned to hunt for just...
October 29, 2011 - 12:00am
October 22, 2011
Walter Scott: Man and wife, enjoying nature together
The days are getting shorter and the temperatures are just beginning to cool. I should be in the mood to go bow hunting. When temperatures are warm during the day and do not get very cool at night, deer move to feed only during the wee hours of the morning. The decreasing number of...
October 22, 2011 - 12:59am
July 24, 2010
Designing a dock over and over again
The nice thing about owning a private lake is being able to do whatever a person wants to do whenever they want to do it. The disadvantage of a private lake is the person that wants something done is the same person that has to do it. As soon as our lake was built, I knew we would...
July 24, 2010 - 12:00am
September 5, 2009
Abuse from creatures in the outdoors
ast week, my wife and I made a quick trip to Louisiana to help my eldest son prepare his house for sale. It was one of those "how hard could it be?" times when we thought we would work on tidying up a few things taking a day or two and spending the rest of the week visiting friends...
September 5, 2009 - 12:00am
July 25, 2009
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
July 25, 2009 - 12:00am
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
July 25, 2009 - 12:00am
June 3, 2009
Starbuck man dies after broadside crash on Hwy. 29
STARBUCK -- An 82-year-old man died Tuesday after a broadside collision on state Highway 29 near Starbuck ejected him from his vehicle, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Walter G. Larson of Starbuck died Tuesday at St. Cloud Hospital after the 1991 Chevrolet pickup he was...
June 3, 2009 - 12:00am
January 10, 2009
Antler traps attract more than deer
During the late winter and early spring, we spend a lot of time walking about the timber and pasture looking for antlers the deer have recently lost. Last year, I heard about an antler trap. The deer go in, knock off their antlers, and I could come pick them up at my leisure. It...
January 10, 2009 - 12:00am
December 27, 2008
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Dec. 27
A Benson man has been arrested and charged for allegedly threatening to kill a Willmar woman and her son and burn down their house. Victor Walter Stiehm, 23, was arraigned Friday in Eighth District Court. Judge Michael Thompson set unconditional bond at $50,000. Conditional bail...
December 27, 2008 - 12:00am
November 1, 2008
Proposed bow hunt long time in coming
met Bart several years ago while on a duck hunt in Southern Louisiana. He owns and guides the Chein Noir Farms Guide Service. Bart is the kind of guy a person feels has been a friend for years after only knowing him a few hours. We had a great hunt, great food and time to visit...
November 1, 2008 - 12:00am
September 27, 2008
Practice, just in case
Bow season is just around the corner (in Iowa). I only mention this for those bow hunters that have been procrastinating worse than I have. A good person practices with their bow year 'round. There are silhouette competitions that make great preparation. There are indoor shoots...
September 27, 2008 - 12:00am
June 4, 2008
Mondale says he's backing Obama
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Former Vice President Walter Mondale says he now supports Barack Obama for president. Mondale, who's a Democratic superdelegate, had backed Hillary Rodham Clinton. But Mondale told WCCO-AM on Wednesday that Obama is now the party's nominee, and he supports the...
June 4, 2008 - 12:00pm