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Migrant caravan swells to more than 5,000 as group marches toward US
Crosslake forum is Tuesday at school
Trump plans to pull out of nuclear weapons pact with Russia
Trump: Republicans planning tax cuts for middle-income earners before November
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Losing Hides for Habitat would have been a shame
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What's Up Outdoors: Mountains, and an elk hunt, are calling my name
Just keep swimming: Octogenarian keeps up cold water aquatics started in her youth
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Let's not talk about sex, baby: Fargo locals who identify as asexual open up about the 'invisible orientation'
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October 12, 2018
Austin to host 2019 Minnesota Governor's Pheasant Hunting Opener
LUVERNE, Minn. -- The city of Austin will host the 2019 Minnesota Governor's Pheasant Hunting Opener. The announcement was made Friday evening...
October 12, 2018 - 9:38pm
Agreement saves deer hides program in Minnesota
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn.—It took some last-minute wrangling, but the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association's popular Hides for Habitat program...
October 12, 2018 - 7:25pm
October 11, 2018
Zebra mussels discovered in another Otter Tail County lake
ST. PAUL -- Zebra mussels have been confirmed in Walker Lake near Ottertail, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Thursday, Oct....
October 11, 2018 - 2:09pm
Big Island Autumn Trek
The Rollie Johnson Natural and Recreational Area is a series of two small and one large island known locally as "Big Island." These islands are...
October 11, 2018 - 9:00am
October 10, 2018
Shooting through stereotypes: Women's Mentored Hunt part of governor's pheasant opener
LUVERNE, Minn. — Katie Hemme hasn't hunted since she was in college, and even then, the only things she tried to shoot were raccoons or...
October 10, 2018 - 7:46am
October 9, 2018
DNR says invasive zebra mussels found in Minneapolis’ Bde Maka Ska
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the presence of invasive zebra mussels in Bde Maka Ska (formerly Lake...
October 9, 2018 - 9:37am
October 8, 2018
2017 small game hunter survey results released
Small game license sales were down about four percent in 2017 compared to the previous year, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural...
October 8, 2018 - 6:00am
October 7, 2018
Outdoor Notes for Oct. 7
Deer hunt by persons with disabilities at Rice Lake NWR will limit public access Oct. 11-14 The Rice Lake National Wildlife Refuge in McGregor will be holding its annual deer hunt by persons with disabilities Oct. 11-14.
October 7, 2018 - 11:30am
Pheasant numbers up, but not like good old days
DULUTH — The news across the pheasant range is pretty good for 2018 — numbers up in Minnesota, South Dakota and Iowa and stable in North Dakota — with seasons underway in coming weeks. Numbers are still down from peak levels a decade ago, but high enough to offer...
October 7, 2018 - 8:28am
October 6, 2018
What's Up Outdoors: Last chance for open water fishing
It looks like if you want to get in on some last chance fishing you will have to bundle up, but it will probably be worth it. The walleyes on Gull Lake have been on fire and the crappie bite has been getting better every day, the only bad part is doing it with gloves on.
October 6, 2018 - 10:30am
October 3, 2018
Minnesota's wolf population remains stable
Minnesota's wolf population estimate was 2,655 wolves and 465 wolf packs during the winter of 2017-2018 within Minnesota's wolf range, an estimate...
October 3, 2018 - 6:00am
October 2, 2018
The colors of autumn are reflected in a pond Saturday, Sept. 29, at Mille Lacs Kathio State Park near Onamia. Central Minnesota leaf color is...
October 2, 2018 - 4:00pm
October 1, 2018
DNR confirms zebra mussels in Otter Tail County lake
ST. PAUL -- Round Lake in Otter Tail County is the latest body of water in Minnesota to have zebra mussels. The Minnesota Department of Natural...
October 1, 2018 - 2:15pm
September 30, 2018
Outdoor Notes for Sept. 30
Aeration system in use in Nisswa Lake An aeration system will be in use through March 31 in Lake Nisswa. It will be located at 5159 Nisswa Ave. (former Nisswa Marine site). The purpose of the system is to protect permanent dock installations from ice damage. The system being used...
September 30, 2018 - 9:30am
Carrol Henderson, Minnesota's wildlife champion, retiring
You might not recognize the name Carrol Henderson, but if you appreciate wildlife in Minnesota, you will probably want to thank him. Henderson,...
September 30, 2018 - 6:00am