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Finding workers in southwestern Minnesota an economic challenge as need for diversity in workforce grows
Is the deer duel in St. Paul over? Chronic wasting disease unites DNR, Board of Animal Health
Cost an obstacle for body camera usage in Fargo-Moorhead area
White Earth Reservation receives state grant to fight 'food desert' problem with food truck
Tales from the 'Trailer Park': Randy and Mr. Lahey of the ‘Trailer Park Boys’ come to Bemidji
SHIPLEY: In show of unity, Vikings stand together on anthem issue
NOWACKI: Keenum quiets critics in Vikings victory
Lynx rally after awful start but lose 85-84 in Game 1 of WNBA Finals
Sam Cook: Damp weather, lots of foliage slow grouse opener
Twins power past terrible Tigers
David W. O'Brien
James E. Daman
Raymond Jon Kraskey
Richard "Dick" Greenwood
PATT RALL COLUMN: Louie did not go gentle into that good night: Remembering Louis Marchand
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Schools need all of our help for 100 percent grad rate
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Oh, what a delight to teach history today!
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Traditional knowledge and science: A new form of justice
EVAN HAZARD: Threescore and Ten: Tuna and "dirty rice?"
Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
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
Looking at levels: New management plan possibly to come to Rabideau Lake
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: When is a police shooting justified?
Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
Conserving estate money no excuse for risking elder's health
Opinion: Alarm over decline in U.S. government spending for ag research
Sam Cook: Damp weather, lots of foliage slow grouse opener
This is not how opening day of grouse season is supposed to be. It isn't supposed to be dark and dreary, still dripping from overnight rain....
2 hours 3 min ago
More hunters in Minnesota, Wisconsin turning to crossbows
DULUTH, Minn. — Crossbow use by deer hunters continues to grow in both Minnesota and Wisconsin, outdoor retailers say. Both states have...
13 hours 17 min ago
September 21, 2017
She was walking her therapy dog. Ten feet away, a hunter took aim.
"Today my dog, my partner, was killed at point blank," the message began. On Monday, Valley Calderoni and Markie Blackburn, colleagues from an...
September 21, 2017 - 8:00am
September 17, 2017
Dry conditions greet waterfowl hunters across Minn., ND
Barring a drastic change in weather patterns, dry conditions will play into hunting strategies this fall for duck and goose hunters, especially...
September 17, 2017 - 5:49pm
In the early season, hunters reach out for information
DULUTH, Minn. — The blaze-orange telegraph lines are humming. Hunters, talking to hunters. The first call the other day came in at 7:25...
September 17, 2017 - 4:44pm
Working toward a better deer herd
It's a big challenge — crafting a formal plan to manage Minnesota's diverse deer herd. That's what wildlife officials with the Minnesota...
September 17, 2017 - 3:38pm
'You gotta go on': 40 years later, Minnesota man reflects on tragic morning
DULUTH, Minn. — Jerry Kern used to hunt deer at a camp north of Island Lake. But after what happened on this date 40 years ago, Kern no...
September 17, 2017 - 7:09am
September 15, 2017
DNR seeks oversight committee members
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is taking applications through Sept. 25 for 12 people to service on the DNR's Fisheries Oversight and Wildlife Oversight committees. Appointees will review the DNR's annual Game and Fish Fund Report in detail and, after...
September 15, 2017 - 3:58pm
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Change your tactics when fall comes
Summer wasn't quite ready to give up its grasp on the Bemidji area with temperatures reaching the 80s again this past week, maybe for the last time this year. Temperatures will dip cooler again this weekend, just in time for the 2017 Archery Deer opener on Saturday, Sept. 16. The...
September 15, 2017 - 6:44am
September 14, 2017
Outdoors notebook: Shakopee artist wins duck stamp contest
Shakopee artist wins duck stamp contest ST. PAUL—A painting of a white-winged scoter by Shakopee artist Mark Thone will be featured on...
September 14, 2017 - 1:12pm
September 10, 2017
Numbers point to favorable ruffed grouse season in Minn.
By the numbers, at least, ruffed grouse hunters in Minnesota should be in for one of their best seasons in years. Spring drumming counts in the...
September 10, 2017 - 11:34am
DNR: Minnesota bear harvest down a bit, and that's good
DULUTH — Minnesota's bear harvest is down from last year, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. But some bear guides...
September 10, 2017 - 6:30am
September 3, 2017
Farm Bill's CRP provisions will have impact on pheasants, ducks
As pheasant and duck hunters prepare for their upcoming seasons, they'll do so knowing that their success depends in part on policies hashed...
September 3, 2017 - 12:03pm
August 28, 2017
Deer feeding ban expands into northern Minnesota
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Monday, Aug. 28, it is expanding its total ban on deer feeding into 11 new...
August 28, 2017 - 5:40pm
August 27, 2017
Cook: Hunters can sense a change in the air
You can feel the change coming over the land. It's subtle, but all the signs are there. The dog has a little more spunk in her gait on the cool...
August 27, 2017 - 7:33am