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February 6, 2013
Minn. cancels moose hunting as population plummets
February 6, 2013 - 11:44am
September 26, 2012
Yellow Medicine County to continue coyote bounty
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
September 21, 2012
LeRoy Dahlke/Tribune photo
Inside Scoop blog: Wildlife manager saying goodbye to career made just for him in Willmar area
September 21, 2012 - 8:51am
May 19, 2012
Paddlers complete their river trip at the public landing in Vicksburg County Park across from the ''Big Eddy." It is one of the area's most popular fishing destinations. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has reached a purchase option agreement with private landowners that could expand shoreline fishing opportunities a short distance downstream of the Big Eddy. Tribune file photo
DNR hopes to acquire land adjacent to Vicksburg Park
May 19, 2012 - 12:00am
April 30, 2011
Kurt Nelson has an agreement to sell about 75 acres of land in Lake Johanna Township of Pope County to Pheasants Forever, which wants to transfer it to the state of Minnesota. The property contains fens, wetlands, an oak- covered esker ridge and the county's only designated trout stream cuts through a corner of it. 
(Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Prime hunting land is target for 'no net gain' debate in west central Minnesota
April 30, 2011 - 7:50am
February 5, 2011
Having right attitude about winter weather
February 5, 2011 - 12:00am
January 8, 2011
A wild turkey hunts for food alongside a railroad bed earlier this week. A growing snow pack that has been hardened by a freezing rain and the below-normal temperatures experienced so far are making this a difficult winter for wildlife. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Tough winter taking toll on wildlife
January 8, 2011 - 12:00am
December 18, 2010
This is the first time in more than 40 years that it is possible to hunt geese at the Lac qui Parle refuge. The December hunt at the refuge is being looked at as a learning experience, but hunters have praised the expanded opportunity it represents. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Lac qui Parle Refuge in December
December 18, 2010 - 12:00am
October 16, 2010
Scheduling a day to do nothing
October 16, 2010 - 12:00am
October 9, 2010
With age comes wisdom
October 9, 2010 - 12:00am
The property includes this 75-foot tall overlook of the Lac qui Parle River. The view looks over the Lac qui Parle County Park and the pioneer cemetery preserved in the park. Many of the graves in the small cemetery are those of children who died in a diphtheria epidemic in the 1870's. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Park looks to expand
October 9, 2010 - 12:00am
October 2, 2010
A little exercise outdoors doesn't hurt
October 2, 2010 - 12:00am
A bald eagle sits in a dog kennel after being removed from the shore of Long Lake near Willmar Saturday. Deputies from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office transported the eagle to town and employees from the Raptor Center picked up the bird Sunday. Submitted photo
Willmar man provides help to sick bald eagle
October 2, 2010 - 12:00am
August 7, 2010
Wayne Coil, son of the late Marvin and Violet Coil, and his wife Sue unveil a marker to commemorate the dedication of land for the new acquisition to the Big Kandi WPA near Lake Lillian July 26. They were joined by other members of the Coil family. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Wildlife addition retraces our outdoor heritage
August 7, 2010 - 12:00am
July 24, 2010
Lake Hassel, north of Benson on state Highway 29, is a 706-acre shallow lake that was designated as a wildlife lake by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in May 1986. Tribune photo by T.J. Bartelt
Designated wildlife lakes managed to provide habitat for ducks, geese
July 24, 2010 - 12:00am