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September 20, 2017
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
September 20, 2017 - 9:00am
April 23, 2017
Ron Malone, back, and Dick Malone, right, hosted retired Minnesota Vikings head football coach and active sportsman Bud Grant on a turkey hunt April 13 west of Wadena. The 90-year-old Grant shot a 22.5 pound tom turkey with a 10.5 inch beard.  Mike Grant, who accompanied his father to the Wadena area, shot a 7.5 inch bearded turkey the same day. Photo provided
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
April 23, 2017 - 11:51am
April 14, 2017
Shotgun and bowhunting for the magnificent wild turkey is currently underway in Minnesota. Adult male birds are called "Toms" and are the most prized quarry. Hunters can also take younger male birds, called "Jakes." Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
April 14, 2017 - 5:00pm
January 5, 2017
Chronic Wasting Disease has been identified in a farmed deer herd near Merrifield, the Minnesota Board of Animal Health reported Friday. The herd of 33 mule deer and 100 white-tailed deer is registered with the Board of Animal Health. Two, 2-year-old female deer were slaughtered on the farm and both tested positive for CWD. The deer showed no clinical signs of illness. Illustration
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
January 5, 2017 - 11:25am
November 19, 2016
Brandon Peterson, Wadena, shot an eight point buck Nov. 6. Submitted photo.
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
November 19, 2016 - 12:10am
November 5, 2016
Minnesota deer facts
November 5, 2016 - 8:15am
September 19, 2016
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
September 19, 2016 - 12:10am
September 9, 2016
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
September 9, 2016 - 9:06am
September 5, 2016
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
September 5, 2016 - 8:15am
September 3, 2016
Pheasant hunters enjoyed a 41 percent harvest increase in 2015 over 2014 according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The waterfowl harvest was stable and the ruffed grouse harvest dropped 11 percent. Photo by Brian Hansel/Wadena Pioneer Journal
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
September 3, 2016 - 12:10am
August 14, 2016
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
August 14, 2016 - 12:10am
July 17, 2016
Ruffie drumming counts up in Minnesota
July 17, 2016 - 8:15am
November 11, 2015
Hunters register 68,401 deer during first weekend
November 11, 2015 - 10:16am
November 9, 2015
Kasey Buising of Deer Creek dropped a 503-pound black bear in mid-October while hunting three miles east of Deer Creek.
Trophy bear taken near Deer Creek
November 9, 2015 - 12:10am
November 8, 2015
Getting a shot at an elusive whitetail deer will be the goal of hundreds of thousands of deer hunters across Minnesota when the firearms deer hunting season begins Nov. 7.
Firearm season promises to be more productive
November 8, 2015 - 12:10am