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Peterson to run again in Minnesota’s 7th District
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UMM photography project to be featured on Postcards
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MAHACA takes fourth in WCC, two take titles
UMM stays perfect in UMAC play
Cougars split in first UMAC weekend at home
Morris/C-A edged by Perham
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Talking it over: Life in a small town
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Letter: Jeff Backer is off to a good start in the House
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Letter: Is Rep. Jeff Backer waving the white flag on transportation?
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February 21, 2013
Carp fighters hook invasion solutions
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans fighting Asian carp think they may have temporary and permanent ways to slow the advance of the voracious eater. Organizations at a Wednesday Asian carp summit hosted by Gov. Mark Dayton and U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar agreed they would try to convince boaters...
news / government
February 21, 2013 - 9:06am
February 18, 2013
Growing Green: True Blue Gradening
I’m sure you’ve heard me say it before, I LOVE BLUE IN THE GARDEN. True blue plants are hard to come by. Most plants described as blue are actually shades of purple from eggplant to lilac. Because it is so hard to find, blue can be used to create a different and unusual effect...
news / education
February 18, 2013 - 2:51pm
February 6, 2013
Moose population drops dramatically; hunting season will not open
A recently completed aerial survey of moose in northeastern Minnesota indicates the rate of population decline has accelerated dramatically. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today that the northeast population declined 35 percent from last year. Since...
February 6, 2013 - 11:18am
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 11, 2013
Ducks Landing Soon- Minnesota Jr. Duck Stamp Contest
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is now accepting entries for the 2013 Minnesota Junior Duck Stamp Contest, which is administered by Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge. Entries must be postmarked by March 15, 2013. The Federal Junior Duck Stamp Program is a dynamic educational...
January 11, 2013 - 6:09am
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
Swan Lake fishermen reminded to avoid research farm
Fishermen planning to try their luck on Swan Lake, north of Morris, are reminded to use the public access for the lake and avoid the Swan Lake Research Farm property. The farm is leased by the USDA-ARS North Central Soil Conservation Research Laboratory and research is conducted...
December 20, 2012 - 4:52am
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