Skip to main content
Target raises minimum hourly wage to $11, pledges $15 by end of 2020
Sealed bids draw attention: Popularity of silent auctions rises in some areas
Masked gunman rampages through Nashville church; usher uses personal weapon to subdue shooter
In showings of protest and solidarity, NFL teams respond to Trump's criticisms
White House expands travel ban, restricting visitors from eight countries
Brian Murphy: Case Keenum's career day lets Vikings fans breathe easy
Vikings best Tampa Bay 34-17
GOLF: Thomas wins $10 million bonus as FedExCup champion
NASCAR: Kyle Busch wins ISM Connect 300 in New Hampshire
Shipley: In show of unity, Vikings stand together on anthem issue
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
September 24, 2017
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....
14 hours 54 min ago
Brad Dokken: Accidents shed light on tree stand safety
September is Tree Stand Safety Awareness Month, and while September days are numbered, the importance of being safe in a tree stand doesn't end...
18 hours 31 min ago
From on the air to on the water
WILLIAMS, Minn.—Curt Quesnell barely has a chance to get his boat up on plane before he reaches one of his favorite Lake of the Woods fishing...
19 hours 30 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...
September 24, 2017 - 7:12am
September 23, 2017
READER PHOTO: Double deer
Reader Del Lyren sent in this photo of two deer in his backyard in Bemidji on Friday. Send in your photos to firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 23, 2017 - 7:37pm
Voice for the rivers: 'Waterway Jay' quits his job to paddle Minn.'s 4,500 miles of water trail
JORDAN, Minn. — Jay Gustafson quit the job he loved and hit the trail. We should say trails, as in Minnesota's water trails. He intends...
September 23, 2017 - 10:13am
September 21, 2017
Green to gold: Fall color season moves into area
BEMIDJI—Friday is the first official day of Autumn according to the calendar, but it's felt like fall for several weeks already around...
September 21, 2017 - 5:33pm
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
September 10, 2017
Star of the North Trail project awaits Minn. environmental review
Several miles of an extensive, multi-use trail system being developed in Beltrami Island State Forest will be available to grouse hunters and...
September 10, 2017 - 4:36pm
Brad Dokken: Muzzleloader mishap could have been much worse
Hunter Dosch knows he's fortunate to only have 10 stitches in his right index finger and some cuts on his arms and a gash on one knee. It could...
September 10, 2017 - 2:32pm
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