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Federal Reserve president answers economy questions in Grand Forks
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Region's school districts, high school leagues have guidelines in place for playing of anthem
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PATT RALL COLUMN: Timely notice can help with attendance
Around the Arts, September 17
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Making a correct call on the Becida Barred Owl
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Extended fall weather on the water
American Painted Lady butterflies migrate through area
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall in the perennial garden
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AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
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Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
Conserving estate money no excuse for risking elder's health
November 3, 2016
Deer stands not allowed overnight on WMAs
ST. PAUL -- With the Minnesota firearms deer season beginning Saturday, hunters are reminded that deer stands cannot be left overnight on state wildlife management areas. “Leaving stands overnight on these public lands is a fairly common violation,” said Capt. Jon Paurus, education...
November 3, 2016 - 7:47pm
Hunters take 113 deer at Camp Ripley
ST. PAUL -- Archers took 113 deer during this year’s bow hunts at Camp Ripley Military Reservation near Little Falls. There were 2,995 permits issued, with 2,270 hunters participating. Participation and harvest declined this year since bonus permits weren’t allowed, and the harvest...
November 3, 2016 - 7:46pm
October 28, 2016
On the Mark
Jacob Brewer shot both a doe and a four-point buck during the opening morning of Lake Bemidji State Park's Youth Hunt, which was held from Oct....
October 28, 2016 - 2:28pm
October 19, 2016
Grand Portage, Bois Forte bands seeking to take moose this fall
The Grand Portage and Bois Forte bands of Lake Superior Chippewa have asked the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to allow the bands...
October 19, 2016 - 2:04pm
October 17, 2016
Deer hunters encouraged to buy licenses early
ST. PAUL -- With nearly 500,000 firearms deer hunters in the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources encourages hunters to purchase their licenses early to avoid long lines and any potential system issues associated with the high sales volume.The 2016 Minnesota firearms...
October 17, 2016 - 8:12pm
October 9, 2016
‘Make your own duck call’ class set
BEMIDJI -- BSU’s Beaver Engineering and Design Club will host a “Make your own duck call” event from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, as well as Oct. 18 and Oct. 25 in Bridgeman Hall, Woods Lab 126 on the BSU campus.During a session, club members will train and assist the participants through...
October 9, 2016 - 2:06pm
October 5, 2016
Fond du Lac Band reports 18 moose taken so far in hunt
Hunters with the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa have taken 18 bull moose in the band's moose hunt this fall, according to the Band's...
October 5, 2016 - 3:32pm
September 29, 2016
Lake Bemidji State Park youth, muzzleloader hunts
BEMIDJI -- There is one permit available for this year’s youth hunt, Oct. 21-23 (mandatory orientation Thursday, Oct. 20). Youth must be between 12 and 15 years old and accompanied by adult mentor at all times. Hunt is either-sex, bag limit is two. Youth must have Firearms Safety...
September 29, 2016 - 5:52pm
September 12, 2016
Reminder: No whole deer carcasses allowed to enter Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Hunters who harvest deer outside the state are reminded that whole deer carcasses are no longer allowed to be brought into Minnesota from anywhere in North America.This new restriction that includes all members of the deer family (deer, elk, moose and caribou) is an effort...
September 12, 2016 - 4:56pm
September 6, 2016
Minnesota pheasant counts up 29 percent
Another mild winter and good nesting season in Minnesota's pheasant range combined to increase Minnesota's roadside pheasant index by 29 percent...
September 6, 2016 - 1:55pm
June 30, 2016
City schedules 2 archery deer hunts for fall
BEMIDJI -- The city of Bemidji is now accepting applications for permits to participate in two special white-tailed deer archery hunts within the city, according to a release Thursday. The hunts will follow the regular Minnesota deer archery season, which runs Sept. 17 through Dec....
June 30, 2016 - 7:01pm
February 25, 2016
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Bear permits for Leech Lake area; deer permit changes; tracking elk in NW Minnesota
Comments wanted on bear permit units near Leech LakeST. PAUL -- People can give input on a plan by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to change the boundaries of several bear permit units in the Leech Lake area. The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Tribal Government requested...
February 25, 2016 - 7:51pm
December 17, 2015
Minnesota DNR: Increased deer kill indicates deer population recovering
DULUTH, Minn. -- Success varied widely across Minnesota during the state's recent firearms deer hunt, but state wildlife officials say the increased deer kill indicates the deer population is beginning to rebound. "Overall, people were happier than last year," said Dave Olfelt, regional...
December 17, 2015 - 2:50pm
November 12, 2015
Deer harvest increases in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Preliminary firearms deer harvest numbers for the opening weekend through Monday in Minnesota was 68,401, up 6.3 percent from last...
November 12, 2015 - 7:45pm
November 5, 2015
Minnesota Deer Facts
Deer: The animal Adult female white-tailed deer weigh about 145 lbs., and males weigh about 170 lbs. The biggest white-tailed deer ever recorded in Minnesota was a 500-pound buck. A whitetail’s home range is about a square mile. Deer hunting There are nearly...
November 5, 2015 - 8:10pm