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December 7, 2017
Olsen brothers both bag 10-point deer
Clay Olsen, left, and Coy Olsen, of the Debs area, each shot a 10-point deer during the 2017 hunting season.
December 7, 2017 - 7:15am
November 24, 2017
Sausage puts tasty cap on deer season
PULASKI TOWNSHIP, N.D. — Things are hopping on this crisp November afternoon as members of the Duray and Kasprick hunting clan get together...
November 24, 2017 - 10:00am
November 19, 2017
Retired DNR conservation officer makes case for copper bullets during deer hunting trip with his daughter
ROOSEVELT, Minn.—There are few things as rewarding in hunting as getting to spend time in a deer stand with a son or a daughter. Talking...
November 19, 2017 - 5:01am
November 14, 2017
Monster white-tailed deer, called a 'legend,' taken in northern ND
BOWBELLS, N.D.—It was the buck of a lifetime. No doubt about that. Kyle Hass of Bowbells harvested a monster of a non-typical white-tailed...
November 14, 2017 - 8:48pm
November 8, 2017
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Of deer, ice and gadgets
The first weekend of the rifle deer season is behind us, with a good opening weekend for many hunters in the Bemidji area. Snow on the ground...
November 8, 2017 - 7:30am
November 5, 2017
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Some fun jokes for the Deer Camp
It's that time of year. The deer are supposed to be plentiful so you will probably get your deer early and have lots of time to sit around and...
November 5, 2017 - 8:21am
November 3, 2017
Minn. DNR on the hunt for deer disease evidence this weekend
BRAINERD, Minn.—The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources plans an unprecedented dragnet of staff this deer opener weekend in north-central Minnesota to catch signs of chronic wasting disease. The effort follows the discovery of a CWD-positive deer at a deer farm in Merrifield...
November 3, 2017 - 6:59pm
November 1, 2017
From identifying scat to songbirds, Minnesota call center answers questions from the field
BRAINERD, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources boosted its call center hours for curious Minnesotans spending time in...
November 1, 2017 - 2:31pm
October 28, 2017
AREA DEER OPENER PREVIEW: Deer numbers up throughout region
PARK RAPIDS — Year-in and year-out, some of the best deer hunting in Minnesota can be found in the Park Rapids area. A terrain that features...
October 28, 2017 - 9:09pm
2017 DEER OPENER: Officials say 'fantastic' deer season ahead
BEMIDJI—Protecting antlerless deer is a key ingredient to successfully managing a population but, if you want to see the numbers increase,...
October 28, 2017 - 8:57pm
October 27, 2017
DEER SEASON NOTEBOOK: CWD testing a focus in parts of Minnesota
BEMIDJI, Minn. — Testing deer for chronic wasting disease will be a focus for Department of Natural Resources staff in several permit areas...
October 27, 2017 - 8:06pm
All signs point to a good deer season in Minnesota, the DNR says
BEMIDJI, Minn. — John Williams likes to use a pendulum analogy when talking about deer populations in northwest Minnesota, and right now,...
October 27, 2017 - 8:02pm
July 6, 2017
Archery deer hunts within Bemidji city limits to return in fall
BEMIDJI -- The city of Bemidji is now accepting applications for permits to participate in two special, white tailed deer archery hunts within...
July 6, 2017 - 6:48pm
February 12, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
I often wonder what my children will remember about deer hunting as they grow older with families of their own. Will they recall with fondness...
February 12, 2017 - 7:12am
November 13, 2016
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Wanted: More hunters are needed
The late Aldo Leopold, considered to be the father of modern day wildlife management, wrote in his essay "Thinking Like a Mountain" about the...
November 13, 2016 - 6:20am