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Census: More than half of Minnesota's counties lost residents in 2017
Grandson arrested for murder in deaths of couple called pillars of Minn. town
Jane Freeman, wife of state's first Democratic Gov. Orville Freeman and mother of Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman, dies at 96
Judge tells Twin Cities cop 'I am a Ramsey County judge,' gets DUI anyway
Spending bill has money for BWCAW land purchase
Stocks tumble in biggest weekly decline since 2016
'Looks lame anyway': Elon Musk just deleted Facebook pages of Tesla, SpaceX - on a dare.
Fewer tourists are visiting the US under Trump. Canadians didn't get the memo.
It's easy to hate Facebook, but it's much tougher to quit
Extension offers farmer finance course
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'Dogs do it again: Swaney’s overtime game-winner sends UMD into region final
NCAA BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Top-seeded Kansas holds off Clemson to advance to Elite Eight
Timberwolves rally to edge Knicks
NCAA HOCKEY TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Air Force to play Minnesota Duluth for trip to Frozen Four
Minnesota United still looking for returns on loan players
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Ice-out proceeding in advance of Brule River steelhead opener
Deer feeding bans continue in 16 Minnesota counties
Rare lynx sighting highlights a day on the ice
New business creating custom duck calls with pets' ashes
MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - March 20, 2018
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Clergy View: Contrasting Cries
A barber tried for years to cut an autistic boy's hair. Then they had a breakthrough.
No, the pope did not convince Stephen Hawking to believe in God on his deathbed
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DuShon Monique Brown, actress who starred in 'Chicago Fire,' dead at 49
CNN chief calls Fox News 'propaganda machine,' and Hannity responds
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November 17, 2017
Former Crow Wing County Sheriff Dick Ross dies
Dick Ross, who dedicated 42 years of his life to law enforcement, including 12 as the Crow Wing County sheriff, died Wednesday night at St. Cloud...
November 17, 2017 - 8:54am
September 24, 2017
What's Up Outdoors: New friends through a shared love of fishing
So, as a fishing guide you get to meet a lot of people from all over the country. You get to know all of them a little bit through your conversations...
September 24, 2017 - 5:00am
August 6, 2017
Dokken: Lindner workshop to focus on fishing careers
As one of the most recognizable people in the fishing industry, Al Lindner says the idea for a fishing careers workshop sprouted last August...
August 6, 2017 - 9:09am
June 7, 2017
MN Fishing Challenge teams raise more than $250,000
A harsh weather forecast dissipated the day before Saturday's ninth annual Minnesota Fishing Challenge and wonderful early summer weather greeted...
June 7, 2017 - 11:00am
May 9, 2017
Reader Opinion: User pays
I have been fortunate enough to make my living in the sport fishing industry my entire life. I have fished all over this great nation of ours. I am convinced Minnesota has the best multi-species fishing in the country. Our DNR is asking for a $3 increase for a fishing license to make...
May 9, 2017 - 8:31am
April 14, 2017
Reader Opinion: State sanctioned balderdash
The DNR Commissioner has been here to gin up support for fee increases. He recently brought Al Lindner to the Brainerd Dispatch to make the pitch. Al Lindner said a $3 license increase is not huge, and I agree. To a point. As much as I admire Al and all that he and his family have...
April 14, 2017 - 8:40am
April 8, 2017
Al Lindner, DNR make the case for fee increases
An impending budget crunch at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources could threaten state government support for outdoor recreation unless...
April 8, 2017 - 4:05am
October 13, 2016
Legendary fishing guides reunite: Nisswa Guides League
The Norway Center at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa was abuzz with fish stories and laughter Sunday, Oct. 9. What else would you expect when 20 current...
October 13, 2016 - 2:41pm
July 24, 2015
[VIDEO] AnglingBuzz: Topwater Tactics for River Musky
Topwater lures move slowly across the surface, kicking up a ruckus that attracts and infuriates muskies. They allow big fish plenty...
July 24, 2015 - 11:41am
July 11, 2015
AnglingBuzz: Largemouth Bass - Key weed types attract the most fish
The best weed types provide sufficient cover to attract bass and baitfish, while still allowing big fish sufficient room to move. Cabbage,...
July 11, 2015 - 1:00pm
July 9, 2015
AnglingBuzz: Countdown to suspended crappies in summer
Believe it or not, crappies are fairly predictable and easy to catch throughout the summer months if you understand their behavior. After...
July 9, 2015 - 2:37pm
AnglingBuzz: Musky location strategies in summer
To find muskies, first zero in on the best seasonal habitat. Then check a variety of structure and cover options - points, humps,...
July 9, 2015 - 2:22pm
July 5, 2015
AnglingBuzz: Topwater tactics for Smallmouth Bass
When bass are tentative yet feeding near the surface, twitching prop baits interspersed with frequent pauses drives bass wild! Bass...
July 5, 2015 - 6:59pm
July 3, 2015
AnglingBuzz: The Walleye - Mayfly connection
While April showers bring May flowers, names can be deceiving. Mayflies, for example, are usually most abundant throughout the northern states...
July 3, 2015 - 10:03am
June 26, 2015
AnglingBuzz Video: Walleye - Live bait rigging for early summer success
Live bait rigging with leeches or nightcrawlers excels for fishing the edges of deep mid-lake structures. Coupled with precise boat control,...
June 26, 2015 - 10:30am