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WDC students among more than 7,000 at FCCLA national conference
Wolden receives Jack Murray Award from CGMC
Courts - July 30 edition
Sgt. Grabow pleads guilty to speeding
New laws effective Aug. 1
Ballpark dedication: New home for Shockers
Calling all cagers: Summer basketball camp
Miller posts fastest time in Smokin' Hot 5K
August is a crunch month for MLB and NFL players
Blazers topple three Hi-10 foes for Region 14C berth
Rev. Elmer Edward Linen
Richard "Rich" Gregory
Block Party: Attendees flock to Wesley lawn for food, fun
NJPA breaks ground on new office building
Pixel Perfect Photography and Design opens in Verndale
Employment Resource Center opens Wadena office
TCHC welcomes Dylan Folkestad to Henning clinic
Verndale Straw Hat and Sunbonnet Days slated for July 31-Aug. 2
Jacob directs agricultural extension work in Wadena
The Wissmann Family in concert Aug. 9
Pig 'N' Wing Challenge is Saturday
Military brass band to perform Sunday
Birth announcements - July 23 edition
Church briefs - July 30 edition
Local students graduate from Bemidji State University
Zucchini Summer Salad
Local students selected to University of Minnesota Twin Cities Dean's List
Your letters - July 30 edition
Your Letters - July 30 edition
Can passengers ride in moving campers?
VA expands disability benefits for Air Force personnel exposed to contaminated C-123 aircraft
Sun has benefits but too much can lead to cancer
Aquatic invasive species: more than just zebra mussels
Goose hunting begins Aug. 8 in west-central Minnesota
Ruffed grouse counts similar to a year ago
July 22, 2015
Second confirmed case of avian influenza reported in wild birds
A second confirmed case of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been reported in a wild bird. A chickadee recovered in Ramsey County and delivered on June 10 to a wildlife rehabilitation center later tested positive for avian influenza. "Since spring, the Minnesota Department...
News / state
July 22, 2015 - 12:10am
City approves bike trail improvements
A portion of Leaf River Recreational Trail will be widened utilizing grant money from the Department of Natural Resources. The city of Wadena...
News / local
June 22, 2015 - 12:08am
June 16, 2015
Court drops appeals to DNR decisions in R.D. Offutt irrigation, well applications
Potato producer R.D.
News / state
June 16, 2015 - 12:08am
June 6, 2015
DNR reminds people to be aware of bears
Wildlife managers remind homeowners who live near bear habitat to be bear-aware and check their property for food sources that could attract bears. Allowing bears to forage for food in a yard can present dangers to bears and people, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural...
June 6, 2015 - 12:10am
May 15, 2015
DNR lifts burning restrictions because of rain
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources lifted burning restrictions Thursday in numerous Minnesota counties due to decreased fire danger because of precipitation and green-up. This means burning permits will be available for burning of vegetative materials. Although the...
May 15, 2015 - 11:23am
February 3, 2015
DNR conservation officers seize 37 guns, 28 sets of antlers
Charges have been filed against a number of violators following a five-year deer investigation recently completed by conservation officers with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. On Oct.
outdoors / hunting
February 3, 2015 - 12:08am
December 17, 2014
DNR awards $5.7 million in habitat grants to conservation groups
The Department of Natural Resources has awarded 46 conservation grants to various organizations and entities for restoring, enhancing and protecting habitat in Minnesota. This latest round of habitat funding comes from the agency's Conservation Partners Legacy (CPL) grant program,...
outdoors / environment
December 17, 2014 - 12:00am
November 22, 2014
Don't be dead wrong: Ice is not safe right now
Ice is forming on some lakes, rivers and ponds around Minnesota, but DNR conservation officers warn it is too early to venture out. "The thin...
November 22, 2014 - 12:00am
August 7, 2014
DNR eyes purchase of Wadena County forest land
In northern Wadena County, the potatoes meet the pines. Looking to curb the conversion from forest to irrigated agriculture, the Minnesota...
News / region
August 7, 2014 - 11:41am
April 11, 2014
Burning restrictions to take effect Monday in central Minnesota
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will place burning restrictions over the central part of the state beginning April 14 because fire danger is expected to rapidly increase as winds pick up and snow continues to melt. These counties will be included in the...
News / region
April 11, 2014 - 8:11am
DNR appoints Erik Thorson as Park Rapids area wildlife supervisor
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced the appointment of Erik Thorson as Park Rapids area wildlife supervisor. Thorson had been serving as the Park Rapids acting area wildlife supervisor for several months. Thorson began his career with the DNR in 2001 as a private...
outdoors / hunting
April 11, 2014 - 7:59am
July 29, 2013
Walk-in hunting sites added in Becker, Douglas, Otter Tail
Hunters heading to western and south-central Minnesota will have access to an additional 6,083 acres of hunting land this fall as the Walk-In Access program grows to more than 20,000 acres and the number of counties increases from 19 to 28. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
July 29, 2013 - 9:38am
January 21, 2013
Helicopters to count deer in many areas of Minnesota
Pending suitable snow cover, low-flying helicopters will be conducting whitetail deer population surveys from January through March in northwestern, central and southeastern Minnesota. "Good wildlife management decisions are based on good science," said Lou Cornicelli, wildlife research...
January 21, 2013 - 10:46am