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July 31, 2010
Targeted conservation efforts help clean up state's namesake waterway
OLIVIA -- A couple of years ago, a group of paddlers made their way down the Minnesota River as the creeks and tributaries churned and gushed...
July 31, 2010 - 12:00am
Minnesota River offers a safe, diverse fishery
OLIVIA -- Its reputation as a dirty and polluted waterway seem to be keeping a lot of anglers away from the Minnesota River. "It's an under-utilized...
July 31, 2010 - 12:00am
July 5, 2010
DNR now enforcing 'pull the plug' law to halt spread of invasive species
SPICER -- Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officers were at the Green Lake public access in Spicer and other lakes around...
July 5, 2010 - 12:00am
June 14, 2010
Minnesotans speak with regional accents when it comes to parks and trails
WILLMAR -- Minnesotans who share a love for the state's parks and trails are voicing different ideas on how best to protect and promote them,...
June 14, 2010 - 12:00am
May 29, 2010
Spotlight on deer may put more in hunter's sights
NEW LONDON -- Local wildlife workers with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources put deer in the spotlight this spring. Area hunters could put more deer in their gun sights this autumn as a result. The wildlife workers drove designated routes and shined deer with spotlights...
May 29, 2010 - 12:00am
May 17, 2010
New London dam to be replaced this summer
NEW LONDON -- Construction is set to begin this week on a project to replace New London's Mill Pond dam. The $2.6 million project will be completed...
May 17, 2010 - 12:00am
May 8, 2010
Millions and millions of walleye
NEW LONDON -- It takes millions and millions of walleye to improve your odds of landing one. It also requires a lot of hard work by the staff...
May 8, 2010 - 12:00am
May 1, 2010
Forty years of youth firearms safety have come from this outdoors haven near Benson
BENSON -- John T. Hutchinson stepped up to a line of rifle-carrying, 11- and 12-year-old boys and girls on his land outside of Benson last Saturday,...
May 1, 2010 - 12:00am
April 15, 2010
Teen crashes into gas line, residents evacuated south of Dassel
DASSEL -- Several homes west of Lake Jennie in Collinwood Township of Meeker County were evacuated Wednesday evening after a teen driver crashed a vehicle into a natural gas line and caused the line to leak. According to Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin, emergency crews were called...
April 15, 2010 - 9:07am
April 10, 2010
Turkey prospects looking good in area
NEW LONDON -- All ears will be perked for the sounds of gobblers come Wednesday and the start of the spring wild turkey season. Hunters taking to the woods and fields for the start of the season have reason for optimism. Wild turkey numbers in the area are good. The early arrival...
April 10, 2010 - 12:00am
Testing needed to determine species of animal hit on state highway near Montevideo
MONTEVIDEO -- There are a lot of people crying wolf in Chippewa County, and they could be right. An 81-pound canine killed in a collision with...
April 10, 2010 - 12:00am
February 27, 2010
Taking down barriers to good fishing
MONTEVIDEO -- If fishing for carp and bullheads is your desire, just look for a silt-filled reservoir. These fish dominate in the poor quality...
February 27, 2010 - 12:00am
February 6, 2010
Invasive species too close
WILLMAR -- Last year's discovery that zebra mussels have infested waters only an hour's drive away has become a rallying call in Kandiyohi County. An...
February 6, 2010 - 12:00am
January 26, 2010
Minn. DNR talks trash about fish house litter
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is talking trash about anglers who leave the ice littered. People who leave behind bottles, cans, cigarette butts, or worse can be fined up to $300 and be charged for the cleanup costs. Capt. Ken Soring of Grand Rapids says...
January 26, 2010 - 10:08am
January 23, 2010
Invasive aquatic species is topic for open house
WILLMAR -- Zebra mussel infestations are less than an hour's drive away, putting Kandiyohi County lakes at risk, warns the Green Lakes Property Owners' Association. It is one of many local groups urging everyone with a concern for protecting the county's lakes to attend an open house...
January 23, 2010 - 12:00am