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Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, February 20 and Wednesday, February 21
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Fan buses available for girls state hockey game tomorrow
Intense on table tennis
Girls hockey: An end to the opening-round exit
Gould named CLC performer of the week
Boys basketball: Osakis wins second straight Prairie title
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
Rose Cummings (Mom of Pat Gustafson)
Mike Frisch: A one-two punch for perch
Northeast's Minnesota moose population remains low but stable
Is feeding the ducks helping or hurting them?
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
Albert takes a position with the DNR
Dorothy M. Arne
DiAnn E. Bakke
Rollin "Rollie" Berglund
Lilian "Lill" Brezina
1918: School bus crash caused 'severe nervous shock'
IN THE KNOW: Shootings need long-term solution
LETTER: Is government trying to disarm the public?
LETTER: Where do elected leaders stand on gun control?
EDITORIAL: Alexandria should raise tobacco age to 21
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Conservation plan pays farmers
Alexandria J.C. Penney store to close
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
Adding some kick to downtown: Martial arts studio moves into new location, expands classes
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
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February 11, 2013
Program offers women turkey hunting adventure
First-time adult women turkey hunters have the chance to step afield this spring and learn from an experienced National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) volunteer. Women are encouraged to sign-up with an adult friend or family member for an on-the-ground adventure in wild turkey hunting....
February 11, 2013 - 2:42pm
February 8, 2013
Gun supporters say 'assault' rifles are like hunting rifles
ST. PAUL -- So-called assault weapons are nothing more than fancy hunting rifles, gun supporters told a Minnesota House committee Wednesday. A federal ban on the guns that expired in 2004 did not work, Chris Rager of the National Rifle Association told the House public safety co...
February 8, 2013 - 12:00am
February 7, 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.
February 7, 2013 - 7:16am
February 3, 2013
Program promotes youth turkey hunting
First-time youth turkey hunters ages 12 to 17 have the chance to go afield this spring and learn from an experienced National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) volunteer. "Youth turkey hunters and their guardians will learn life-long outdoor skills and how to be a responsible hunter,"...
February 3, 2013 - 2:39pm
February 2, 2013
DNR reports safe hunting year in Minnesota
Minnesota hunters played it safe in 2012 with only one fatality and 19 injuries reported, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). DNR safety officials credit the state's long-running hunter education program as the primary reason. "While one injury or...
February 2, 2013 - 12:36pm
January 31, 2013
Despite extreme cold, DNR successfully launches moose research project
The North Shore's penchant for dishing out harsh winter weather hasn't deterred Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) wildlife researchers from fitting high-tech GPS collars on 31 moose to help answer why Minnesota's moose population continues to decline. "We started the...
January 31, 2013 - 9:37am
January 28, 2013
Minnesota deer harvest declines 4 percent in 2012
Minnesota hunters harvested 184,649 deer during the 2012 season, down 4 percent from 2011, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The decline reflects the fact that hunters had fewer chances to harvest antlerless deer because the 2012 season was designed...
January 28, 2013 - 12:35pm
January 14, 2013
2012: A good season for waterfowlers
As Minnesota waterfowl experts begin planning for the 2013 hunting season they are pleased with a memorable 2012. An earlier season opener, regulation changes that created more opportunity and some timely help from Mother Nature all combined to make 2012 a noteworthy season. "We...
January 14, 2013 - 10:53am
January 8, 2013
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 8, 2013 - 3:37pm
January 3, 2013
State wolf hunting and trapping season to close today
Minnesota's first-ever wolf season will close at the end of shooting and trapping hours on Thursday, Jan. 3. As of Jan. 2, 181 wolves had been registered in the late season northwest wolf zone out of a target harvest of 187. The northwest zone was the last of three management zones...
January 3, 2013 - 7:00am
December 13, 2012
East-central zone closes to wolf hunting and trapping Dec. 14
Wolf hunting and trapping in the east-central zone will close for the remainder of the late season at the end of shooting and trapping hours on Friday, Dec. 14, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The northwest and northeast zones remain open through...
December 13, 2012 - 3:39pm
December 10, 2012
Turkey stamp contest entries accepted Dec. 13-28
Artists wishing to enter the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) 2013 wild turkey stamp contest must submit their entries beginning at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13, and ending at 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 28. The eastern wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo silvestris) must be...
December 10, 2012 - 2:09pm
November 26, 2012
Online tool helps hunters, wildlife watchers
Hunters and wildlife watchers can glean a wealth of information about Minnesota's 1,400 wildlife management areas (WMA) on the Minnesota Department Natural Resources (DNR) website at www.mndnr.gov/wmas. "We are well into the suite of fall hunting seasons that we enjoy in Minnesota...
November 26, 2012 - 12:34pm
November 24, 2012
Early wolf season concludes; late season begins today
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 24, 2012 - 12:29pm
DNR announces northwestern Minnesota furbearer and late season wolf registration stations
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds northwestern Minnesota fur trappers and wolf hunters to register their pelts between late November and early January at one of several furbearer registration stations. At the following locations, furbearers (all species)...
November 24, 2012 - 11:20am