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Video: Minnesota hunter encounters wolf pack
County Highway Engineering team awarded best in class from MnDOT
Crow Wing County Board: Supports creation of wildlife management area
'Star Wars' arrives
Bowling Scores - Dec. 15, 2017
Dance: Revolution takes third in Aitkin
Boys Hockey: Lightning lose three games
Crosslake archer takes 26th
Football: Schindel named MVP for Patriots
Jerome "Joe" Hines
George E. Schwagerl
Adult & Teen Challenge Choir to sing at Swanburg church
Famous people you didn’t know had Minnesota ties
Grace United Methodist to present Christmas cantata
Chef's Hat: Turn to comfort foods for that busy time of year
3 things for better health - Dec. 12
Letter to the editor: Money and politics
Letter to the editor: U.S. flag reminder
Letter to the editor: Losing Laposky is huge loss
Letter to the editor: The old lamplighter
Opinion: How to have a merry Christmas
letters to the editor
Elmer and Val Stephan
Births - Nov. 26, 2017
September 3, 2017
Always in Season: Migration central to all bird life
Not all birds migrate, and those that do don't all migrate in the same way. Yet migration is a central fact in the life of many birds —...
September 3, 2017 - 3:12pm
August 26, 2017
Be careful - yellow jacket season has arrived
It was a beautiful late-summer evening, and we were grilling up some venison brats and sitting down to enjoy a cookout on the deck washed down with a couple of cold Samuel Adams Octoberfests. The arrival of Sam's Octoberfest is an anticipated event on the calendar because it's yet...
August 26, 2017 - 8:02pm
August 20, 2017
DNR's iconic state fair exhibit educates, entertains visitors
A wide range of educational displays, exhibits, presentations along with music and entertainment highlight the Minnesota Department of Natural...
August 20, 2017 - 9:00am
August 19, 2017
Hackensack: Donations sought to repair Birch Lake fishing pier
Ask anyone in town - the Hackensack fishing pier attracts thousands of visitors a year for the weekly kids fishing tournament alone, not to mention...
August 19, 2017 - 6:00am
August 13, 2017
Brad Dokken: New border crossing system goes online in Northwest Angle
Visitors traveling to the Northwest Angle now have another, more convenient option for checking back into the U.S. As Lake of the Woods Tourism...
August 13, 2017 - 7:30am
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Hummingbirds appear in the garden
GRAND FORKS — Last week, I kept company with hummingbirds. It was accidental, really. The hummingbirds happened to be where I was —...
August 13, 2017 - 7:15am
Most Minnesota small-game hunter numbers fall again
DULUTH — The number of Minnesota small-game hunters dropped last fall compared to 2015, continuing a steady trend, the Minnesota Department...
August 13, 2017 - 6:00am
August 6, 2017
Birding: The American coot is no 'odd duck'
American coots hang out with ducks, and so it is tempting to describe the coot as an odd duck. But the coot is not a duck at all but a member...
August 6, 2017 - 4:01pm
DNR expands Minn. deer season opportunities
Deer hunters across most of northwest Minnesota will have more opportunities this fall, the Department of Natural Resources said this week in...
August 6, 2017 - 11:10am
Dokken: Lindner workshop to focus on fishing careers
As one of the most recognizable people in the fishing industry, Al Lindner says the idea for a fishing careers workshop sprouted last August...
August 6, 2017 - 9:09am
The iconic symbol of the wilderness
RED WING, Minn. — Minnesota's state bird, the common loon, is considered a symbol of wilderness. Its unique call, heard day or night,...
August 6, 2017 - 7:25am
August 3, 2017
'Bee Atlas' aims to promote healthy bee populations
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Kevin Williams pointed at a large white strip in central California on a map of the United States. The strip, in contrast...
August 3, 2017 - 10:25am
July 30, 2017
PHOTO: Mirror image
Looking all the world like a they're looking into a mirror an adult pileated woodpecker and a juvenille strike mirror poses of each other on...
July 30, 2017 - 12:30pm
July 29, 2017
Pelican produces big fish
Chad Burback, Pine River, caught a 29 ½-inch walleye while fishing Wednesday morning, July 19, on Pelican Lake using a split minnow lure. Burback...
July 29, 2017 - 8:00am
July 23, 2017
Conservation Officer reports for July 23
District 9 - Brainerd area CO Bob Mlynar (Aitkin) worked angling, boating, AIS, and ATV activity. The officer will be trying to locate an individual...
July 23, 2017 - 5:30am