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Horizon Public Health recognized with 2014 County Achievement Award
County Board approves 4.1 percent tax increase for 2015
Lake Region Healthcare and Prairie Ridge announce integration agreement
Otto Bremer Foundation matching donations in Red Kettle Campaign
Growing Green: Winter bird feeding
Tigers 1-1 to start the week
Tigers go above .500 in the WCC
Storm slips up in OT
Tiger gymnasts vault over two school records
Five Cougars honored by NSCAA
Lu Nelsen: Local solutions keep rural America connected
Review: Winter Survival Kit could save lives if used while stranded
Capitol Chatter: Rural lawmakers dominate going into session
Letter: Preventing electrical fires during the holidays
Letter: Cemetery chimes will be quieted in the future
Leah Donna Hopkins
Open Houses 121314
Area Student Accomplishments 121314
Hadley Harper Wartner
Clayton Jerry Fehr
Stevens County farmland value increases slowing
November 20, 2014
County approves DNR land purchase in Framnas Township
MORRIS – Despite lingering dissatisfaction with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the Stevens County Board of Commissioners voted 4 to 1 to approve the purchase of about 133 acres of land in Framnas Township adjacent to the Benson Wildlife Management Area. Commissioner...
news / government
November 20, 2014 - 5:52pm
November 12, 2014
Lower deer harvest so far
Minnesota hunters registered 54,000 deer during the first three days of firearms deer season, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Final numbers from the weekend show that the number of deer registered dropped 30,000 from 2013. So far this year, including...
news / outdoors
November 12, 2014 - 3:23pm
March 28, 2014
DNR, MDHA hold listening session on deer concerns
Deer hunters in west central Minnesota called for a shortened hunting season and restrictions on killing young bucks to help build up Minnesota’s dwindling deer population. Representatives with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the MDHA joined about 50 hunters...
news / outdoors
March 28, 2014 - 4:36pm
Bald eagles on spring migration back to Minnesota
DNR News Release Bald eagles are migrating back to Minnesota and may be seen in large numbers across parts of the state over the next few weeks, according to the Department of Natural Resources. “Ice is breaking up along the rivers, so it’s definitely time for folks to keep...
news / outdoors
March 28, 2014 - 9:19am
September 5, 2013
Brady Cardwell honored by Minnesota DNR for conservation project
ST. PAUL -- Morris Area High School student Brady Cardwell was recognized by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources for demonstrating initiative, leadership, creativity and achievement in the conservation and wise use of natural and agricultural resources. Cardwell was presented...
news / local
September 5, 2013 - 12:04pm
January 25, 2013
DNR releases details of employee discharged for wrongful access of driver's license data
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) employee that was discharged for wrongful access to driver's license and motor vehicle records was viewing the data during off-duty hours without a job-related reason to do so. John A. Hunt was discharged Jan. 11, 2013 from the...
January 25, 2013 - 1:43pm
January 9, 2013
REMINDER: Spring turkey hunting applications accepted through Friday
Hunters older than 17 who want to hunt during the first four seasons of Minnesota's 2013 spring wild turkey hunt have until Friday, Jan. 11, to apply for a permit, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Youth hunters 17 and younger can purchase a permit...
January 9, 2013 - 11:21am
Warmer weather could mean ice dangers
With several days of temperatures hovering above and below freezing, 32°F, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is reminding everyone not to let their guard down when traveling out on a frozen lake, river or pond. With days of warmer than normal temperatures, it doesn't...
January 9, 2013 - 11:18am
December 20, 2012
Fish shelter identification required
Ice conditions on Minnesota waterways may vary, but all fish shelters must have proper identification, according to conservation officers with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). DNR reminds ice anglers and others that shelters placed on the ice of Minnesota waters...
December 20, 2012 - 3:06pm
December 18, 2012
DNR urges snowmobile safety
Recent snowfall will likely bring out more Minnesota snowmobilers and that means there's an increased chance of an accident, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). There were six snowmobile-related deaths in Minnesota during the 2012 snowmobile sea...
December 18, 2012 - 11:30am
DNR issues ice warning for aerated lakes
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) warns ice anglers, snowmobilers, skiers and other outdoor enthusiasts to use caution when going onto any lake covered or partially covered with ice, especially those that feature aeration systems. "Open water areas created by aeration...
December 18, 2012 - 11:29am
November 22, 2012
Bighead carp caught in Lake Pepin
A 47-pound bighead carp was caught in a seine net by commercial fishermen on Nov. 16, in Lake Pepin near Frontenac, according to the Minnesota...
November 22, 2012 - 4:37pm
November 21, 2012
Apply for spring turkey hunt
Hunters older than 17 who want to hunt during the first four seasons of Minnesota's 2013 spring wild turkey hunt have until Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, to apply for a permit, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Youth hunters 17 and younger can purchase a permit...
November 21, 2012 - 4:44pm
Early wolf season concludes, Late season begins Nov. 24
Hunters registered 147 wolves during the early portion of Minnesota's first wolf season that ended Nov. 18; 53 fewer than the statewide harvest target, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The wolf harvest trend closely mirrored the deer harvest trend....
November 21, 2012 - 4:40pm
Preliminary 2012 firearm deer harvest numbers down
Minnesota hunters harvested 151,400 deer so far during the 2012 early firearm season, according to preliminary numbers announced Wednesday by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The late 3B season in southeastern Minnesota remains open through Sunday, Nov. 25. Overall,...
November 21, 2012 - 4:39pm