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Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
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Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
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On The Street
April 12, 2013
Spring or not, a turkey's gobble beckons
I can't be the only one who feels like Minnesota's spring turkey season has snuck up on us this year. My anticipation level usually reaches...
April 12, 2013 - 12:00am
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
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
December 16, 2012
Are turkeys moving to urban areas?
Editor's note: The following is the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' Question of the Week: Q: It seems like you see more and more wild turkeys these days near urban areas. Is this just cyclical, or has their population shifted? A: Turkeys are another species of wildlife...
December 16, 2012 - 4:13pm
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 22, 2012
Department of Commerce reminds Thanksgiving cooks - fry that turkey with caution!
The Minnesota Department of Commerce urges family chefs to use caution when frying turkeys this Thanksgiving. Each holiday season, fire related insurance claims skyrocket. As one might expect, grease and oil fires from turkey fryers play a large role in creating this spike. In fact,...
November 22, 2012 - 7:03am
July 29, 2012
No application necessary for 2012 fall turkey hunt
Starting this year, Minnesota turkey hunters may purchase a license over-the-counter to hunt the fall season wherever hunting and fishing licenses are sold, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. No lottery application will be necessary.
July 29, 2012 - 9:09am
June 12, 2012
Spring turkey harvest in Minnesota up in 2012; third highest ever
Preliminary harvest numbers show that the 2012 spring turkey harvest of 11,324 is the third-highest ever, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). "Minnesota's turkey population largely has rebounded from the severe winter of 2010-2011 and last year's cold,...
June 12, 2012 - 11:05am
May 4, 2012
Photo of the Week: A turkey to remember
Jody Dahlseid of Alexandria contributed this photo of her daughter, Maddy Dahlseid, who shot her first turkey last week. It weighed 25 lbs. and...
May 4, 2012 - 12:00am
April 21, 2012
Campaign helps teens meet toms during spring wild turkey season
Getting more adults to take young wild turkey hunters into the field is the goal of a $10,000 grant from the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Grant funds were used to create a 30-second radio promotional spot and purchase...
April 21, 2012 - 11:22am
January 28, 2012
Rookie turkey hunters can apply to learn with mentors
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, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Applications, maps and general information for...
January 28, 2012 - 10:09am
December 23, 2011
Wickluff wins YMCA Turkey Day 5K
Gabriel Wickluff won the first-ever YMCA Turkey Day 5K. The 18-year-old finished in a time of 19:03, eight seconds ahead of Tom Prentice. Andy Gunderson rounded out the top three finishers in the race. Almost 200 runners and walkers participated in the face, which started at the...
December 23, 2011 - 12:00am
December 19, 2011
Turkey stamp contest entries now being accepted
Artists wishing to enter the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) 2013 wild turkey stamp contest may submit their entries between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. through Friday, December 30. The eastern wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo silvestris) must be the primary focus of the design. A...
December 19, 2011 - 12:25pm
December 18, 2011
Turkey permit areas consolidated in Minnesota
Twelve expanded permit areas will offer wild turkey hunters more flexibility and opportunity when they apply for the 2012 spring wild turkey hunt, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said. "Wild turkey permit areas have been consolidated into 12 new, larger areas...
December 18, 2011 - 3:44pm
Scholarships available to students pursuing careers in turkey industry
The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association is offering its 2012 Ranelius Scholarship Program, designed to encourage students enrolled in a post-secondary educational institution in Minnesota to prepare for a career in some phase of the turkey industry. A total of $5,000 is available...
December 18, 2011 - 12:37pm