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Man found dead under television at Minnesota home
Woman, five children rescued from Alexandria townhome fire
Truck hits State Patrol car, injuring trooper, then drives off
Willmar teen gets probation, community service for bomb threat
AgweekTV: Sweet crops
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
February 6, 2013
Minn. cancels moose hunting as population plummets
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota canceled the state’s 2013 and future moose hunting seasons Wednesday, citing a “precipitous” decline in the moose population. By Steve Karnowski Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota canceled the state’s 2013 and future moose hunting...
February 6, 2013 - 11:44am
September 26, 2012
Yellow Medicine County to continue coyote bounty
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
September 21, 2012
Inside Scoop blog: Wildlife manager saying goodbye to career made just for him in Willmar area
September 21, 2012 - 8:51am
May 19, 2012
DNR hopes to acquire land adjacent to Vicksburg Park
OLIVIA -- Recreational opportunities in the area of Vicksburg County Park on the Minnesota River could soon be expanded. The Minnesota Department...
May 19, 2012 - 12:00am
April 30, 2011
Prime hunting land is target for 'no net gain' debate in west central Minnesota
LAKE JOHANNA TOWNSHIP, POPE COUNTY -- Kurt Nelson has 80 acres of land in the southeast corner of Pope County that are the kind often touted...
April 30, 2011 - 7:50am
February 5, 2011
Having right attitude about winter weather
ne thing about livestock, be it good or bad, is they make a person get outside even when one would rather not. Today, there is a raging blizzard going on. Given a choice, I would rather rest by the fire and watch the snow blow by. Since I have assorted animals depending on me for...
February 5, 2011 - 12:00am
January 8, 2011
Tough winter taking toll on wildlife
WILLMAR -- Area wildlife groups and many individuals are contemplating whether to begin feeding wildlife to help see them through a difficult...
January 8, 2011 - 12:00am
December 18, 2010
Lac qui Parle Refuge in December
WATSON -- Hunting geese in December takes some adjustment and, as we discovered, some cooperation from Mother Nature. For the first time ever,...
December 18, 2010 - 12:00am
October 16, 2010
Scheduling a day to do nothing
If a person is going to have a day when they are going to accomplish nothing constructive, it has to be planned. Usually, we have the "to do" list that contains everything from building fence or cutting firewood to mowing the lawn. My wife suggested we have a day of just doing what...
October 16, 2010 - 12:00am
October 9, 2010
With age comes wisdom
There was a time in my life, I did things the hard way just for the entertainment value of it. I had a herd of Charolais cattle that were both wild and mean. It took a good horse and several hours of hard riding to bring them in. This, I thought at the time, was fun. After several...
October 9, 2010 - 12:00am
Park looks to expand
DAWSON -- Lac qui Parle County's only park is getting discovered for all the right reasons. "You can come down here any day of the week and...
October 9, 2010 - 12:00am
October 2, 2010
A little exercise outdoors doesn't hurt
My son, Damon, suggested we go cut firewood Friday evening. To me, cutting firewood is one of those activities that can be greatly enjoyed for a half hour or so. After that, it is more like work than getting outside to enjoy a little fresh air and exercise. Fortunately, I got busy...
October 2, 2010 - 12:00am
Willmar man provides help to sick bald eagle
WILLMAR -- In Chuck Grunwald's mind, it was something he had to do. An avid fisherman plying the shallows of Long Lake, Grunwald didn't get...
October 2, 2010 - 12:00am
August 7, 2010
Wildlife addition retraces our outdoor heritage
LAKE LILLIAN -- The first surveyors in southern Kandiyohi County scribbled in their notes that they could not take 100 steps in any direction...
August 7, 2010 - 12:00am
July 24, 2010
Designated wildlife lakes managed to provide habitat for ducks, geese
Lakes are for fishing and boating, right? Not always. Forty-four lakes in the state of Minnesota are Designated Wildlife Lakes. While they...
July 24, 2010 - 12:00am