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Petition signed by more than 1,700 urge school water balloon fight charges to be dropped
80K in Nazi memorabilia, guns stolen from rural Barnesville home; couple arrested
BBQ Boot Camp serves up a smokey sell-out in Fargo
Troopers from SD, Minnesota plan Interstate 90 Memorial Day weekend crackdown
Straight talk on land rent: Are landowners or renters right?
Grand Forks native scales Mount Everest, completes the Seven Summits
Texas man lands record-setting largemouth bass using rather unconventional piece of bait
Prep Softball: Gjerde does Saints' heavy lifting
Local Roundup: Area tennis players advance to 6A semifinals
Vikings still don't know if Bridgewater will ever play in NFL again
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
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
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
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
David J. Peterson
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
Five startling things Betsy Devos told (or wouldn't tell) Congress
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Dionne: The wider Trump scandal
Cartoon by Steve Benson
August 9, 2013
Signs of devastating bat disease found in two Minnesota caves
By John Myers Forum News Service A fungus that spreads a disease that’s nearly always fatal to bats has been found in two of Minnesota’s largest bat caves — the Soudan Underground Mine near Lake Vermilion in the northeast and a cave at Forestville/Mystery...
August 9, 2013 - 12:42pm
July 23, 2013
Minn. bear researcher stripped of permit allowed to appeal
By Sam Cook Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- Famed Minnesota bear researcher Lynn Rogers remains under orders to remove radio collars from bears he’s studying by the end of the month, but he will be allowed to appeal the state order. Rogers met Monday with Gov. Mark...
July 23, 2013 - 7:12am
July 9, 2013
Survey shows Minnesota’s wolf population down from 2008
By John Myers Forum News Service DULUTH -- A survey across Minnesota’s northern forest last winter showed the state has about 2,211 wolves, down some from the most recent survey in 2008. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced the revised estimate...
July 9, 2013 - 2:52pm
May 27, 2013
Black bear pays a visit to area south of Big Kandi Lake
BIG KANDIYOHI -- There's always a chance of spotting deer and other wildlife while driving along the wildlife management area south of Big...
May 27, 2013 - 10:56pm
May 14, 2013
Wind farms get pass on eagle deaths
CONVERSE COUNTY, Wyo. (AP) -- It happens about once a month here, on the barren foothills of one of America's green-energy boomtowns: A soaring...
May 14, 2013 - 7:57am
Minn. DNR: Last of 3 eagle eggs also expected to fail
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Tens of thousands of viewers have logged onto a live camera trained on an eagle’s nest in the Twin Cities, waiting for three eggs to hatch. An eagle still tended to the eggs Thursday, but the state Department of Natural Resources says it appears none of...
March 14, 2013 - 12:55pm
February 24, 2013
Kandiyohi Pheasants Forever encouraging pheasant feeding
WILLMAR — Recent winter storms and a growing snowpack are causing stress for some wildlife populations, although problems are not widespread. The Kandiyohi County chapter of Pheasants Forever is beginning an effort to encourage people to feed pheasants due to signs that some of...
February 24, 2013 - 11:32pm
February 8, 2013
Minnesota DNR debuts live eagle cam
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The recovery of the bald eagle shows how endangered species laws can work, and now a pair of the iconic birds will be help get more young people and families excited about the outdoors. Live video from a nesting pair of bald eagles is now featured on the Department...
February 8, 2013 - 7:14am
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