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Buddy Bench designed to help students advocate for themselves
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Wadena opens Christmas season with Nativity lighting
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Three Wolverines place in top four at Kaatz Memorial
Wolves overcome Wolverines 4-2
Ross, Wolverines topple Thunder 76-60
Tigers stop Blue Devils 3-0
Bowling scores - Dec. 1 edition
Diana Lynn Aker
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
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Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
Friendly Rider Ridership increasing as new service added
Wadena restaurant owners open restaurant in Perham
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Winter reading program begins Jan. 2
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'Book as Art'
Wadena Christmas Festival is Saturday
Christmas Rum Cake
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Life expectancy for person with advanced dementia hard to predict
Clergy View: What a difference a day can make
Area students win Northern Co-op Foundation scholarships
Your letters - Dec. 1 edition
What's the difference between careless and reckless driving?
Good news in the battle of the bulge
Veterans retired pay can be used in divorce, separation
Veeder: Feeding cows memorable in so many ways
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
Minnesota deer facts
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
November 14, 2013
Firearms deer harvest down eight percent from 2012
Firearms deer harvest down 8 percent from 2012 Minnesota hunters harvested 77,008 deer during the first three days of the firearms season, down 8 percent from 2012, according to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Leslie McInenly, DNR big game program leader,...
November 14, 2013 - 1:21pm
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
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 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
April 4, 2013
Three hunters charged in South Dakota lion killing
MITCHELL, S.D. -- Two area men are among three hunters charged with illegally using dogs to tree and kill a mountain lion Feb. 1 in Pennington County. The female lion had two kittens, one of which later died. The other is now in a zoo. The lion was shot about three miles south of...
April 4, 2013 - 8:43am
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 20, 2011 - 1:45pm
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
Weather slows down deer hunt
The Minnesota firearm deer hunting opener was blown off course this weekend by a southerly gale that greatly limited success. One of the better...
November 13, 2011 - 11:36am