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Madhatters honors three area high school seniors for receiving scholarships
Family of shooting victim in far western Minnesota calls it a "prank gone wrong"
Ferguson arrested for possession of child pornography
Living History: Enget will retire in 2008, murder in New York Mills
Lewis Wins 25th annual Great American Think-Off
Shockers upend Pelican Rapids, stop Huntersville
Wadena Legion stomps Walker
Busy start to summer for Wadena-DC Babe Ruth Baseball
Wadena Legion takes second at Perham Tournament
Senior Woods finishes WDC golf career with unlikely trip to state
James "JJ" Wilcox
Operation Roundup grants awarded to local non-profits
Tri-County Health Care Auxiliary elects new leaders
Tri-County Health Care president/CEO to rappel off high rise for fundraiser
West Central Telephone membership elects two new directors
Redig joins Tri-County Health Care as emergency specialist
Entertainment briefs - June 22 edition
Wadena County Fair draws a crowd
Z and Greg will perform June 15 at the library
Entertainment briefs - June 15 edition
New York Mills author releases memoir
Birth announcements - June 22 edition
Caramel Apples with Bacon
Ridgewater College announces spring semester 2017 dean's list
Local students named to MSU- Moorhead's Dean's List
Newspapers still top choice for news
VA ID card wait time unknown
What are the road rules for skaters and rollerbladers?
Your letters - June 15 edition
CBO proposes to eliminate seven VA compensable disabilities
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
November 13, 2013
Quick actions rescue three waterfowl hunters
Quick actions by a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) conservation officer and a lakeshore owner may have saved the lives of three duck hunters recently. Conservation Officer Rick Reller of Buffalo was on routine patrol checking waterfowl hunters on Swartout Lake...
November 13, 2013 - 9:02am
November 6, 2013
Firearms deer hunting season begins Saturday
The firearms deer hunting season begins Saturday over most of Minnesota and Greg Henderson, a Department of Natural Resources technician in the...
November 6, 2013 - 8:23am
October 22, 2013
Safety is essential in open water duck hunting
New rules for the 2013 waterfowl season now allow hunters to hunt on open water for migratory waterfowl on a few selected bodies of water including portions of the Mississippi River, Lake Pepin, Lake of the Woods, Mille Lacs Lake and Lake Superior. Open water hunting is new to...
October 22, 2013 - 3:05pm
October 16, 2013
Free License Eligibility card available to Minnesota’s disabled veterans
By David Anderson Minnesota resident veterans with 100 percent service-connected permanent disability can apply for a free eli-gibility card that allows them to re-ceive a free small game and either-sex deer hunting license each year. “Disabled veterans will no longer have to...
October 16, 2013 - 9:01am
October 11, 2013
FWS reopens Waterfowl Production Areas across country
By Brad Dokken Forum News Service Just in time for Saturday’s North Dakota’s pheasant opener, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Friday afternoon that it was immediately reopening federal Waterfowl Production Areas across the country. The decision means...
October 11, 2013 - 9:58pm
August 9, 2013
Waterfowl season kicks off Sept. 21; early goose hunting begins Sept. 1
Minnesota’s waterfowl season will open a half-hour before sunrise on Sept. 21 and continue for 60 days under a north, central and southern zone structure with different season dates for each zone, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). This is the same...
August 9, 2013 - 6:05am
August 5, 2013
Ruffed grouse counts down in Minnesota
Ruffed grouse drumming counts were down across most of the bird’s range, according to the annual survey conducted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). “This decrease was not unexpected because the ruffed grouse population is still in the declining phase...
August 5, 2013 - 3:21pm
Minnesota to offer fewer wolf licenses
With Minnesota’s estimated wolf population down about 25 percent from last year, Department of Natural Resources officials will allow fewer wolf hunting and trapping licenses this fall, the agency announced Monday. The DNR has set the statewide target harvest of wolves at...
August 5, 2013 - 3:15pm
August 27, 2012
No application needed for 2012 fall turkey hunt
Starting this year, Minnesota turkey hunters may purchase a license over the counter to hunt the fall season wherever hunting and fishing licenses are sold, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. No lottery application will be necessary.
August 27, 2012 - 5:20pm
One of those real diversions is fast approaching
There are polite diversions in life, and then there are the real ones. Speaking for those who enjoy hunting, we are closing in on the real ones. The September goose hunting season is fast approaching, and flight and feeding patterns are being noticed. The information is being docketed...
August 27, 2012 - 5:20pm
March 31, 2012
DNR to offer limited moose hunt this fall
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced Tuesday that it will offer a limited bulls-only hunting season this fall. Eleven of the of the 87 available permits will be offered first to hunters who were selected in last year's lottery but opted not to hunt because...
March 31, 2012 - 3:33pm
November 22, 2011
Deer numbers could be matter of perception
How good or how bad the 2011 firearm deer hunting season was for folks in central Minnesota is still in question. With official figures still on the way, the perception of many is that the deer migrated to some other state. Department of Natural Resources Assistant Wildlife Manager...
November 22, 2011 - 1:43pm
November 20, 2011
The adventures of a rookie deer hunter
With everyone carrying guns, we were like desperadoes headed to hold up a train as I and the guys who were taking me hunting crunched through the predawn darkness on the way to our respective tree stands. Here I was, headed out for my first deer hunting experience with these native...
November 20, 2011 - 2:02pm
November 13, 2011
Fergus Falls man attacked by deer
A Fergus Falls man is a little stiff and sore, but thankful to be alive after a buck charged and threw him to the ground during a hunt near his farm. Don Stock is lucky he can laugh about the deer that did not get away. Stock remembers exactly what happened. He and the rest of the...
November 13, 2011 - 11:41am
Still hunting at 85
Gail Johnson, of Verndale, is still hunting at the ripe young age of 85. He hunted this year with his sons, Harold Johnson of Staples, David...
November 13, 2011 - 11:40am