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Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum undergoes name change
Nine salmonella cases linked to newly hatched poultry
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Tops among nation's youth: 11-year-old Sladek wins at Illinois golf tourney
15U Babe Ruth: Pitching committee leads Osakis past Long Prairie
Girls track: Alex's historic season honored
Track: Osakis programs chock-full of honorees
Softball: Alex recognizes state tourney run
Paint your world purple
'River' presents a tribute to female songwriters
Fourth of July, Lightning Creek concerts set for next week
The Fourth of July: The price of freedom
Engaged - Berglin and Wood
Births - June 21-27, 2016
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Births - June 17, 2016
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Mike Frisch: Planer boards for more fish this summer
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
Warren V. Meissner
Elizabeth J. Heegaard
Keith Dale McCoy
Robert "Bob" Carlisle
James "Jim" Dittberner
LETTER: Why steal flowers from graves?
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LETTER: Let the truth be known
COMMENTARY: Bridges, not walls, foster peace and security as refugees arrive
COMMENTARY: Celebrate our independence this Fourth of July
GARDENING TIPS: Plant a Patriotic Centerpiece for the Fourth of July
FSA county committee nomination period is open
Producers should file crop certification report
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Fischer named executive director at Ecumen Bethany Community
Echo Press earns five awards in national contest
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
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April 20, 2016
Franken fights to preserve historic duck stamp program
U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minnesota, is urging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to preserve the historic “duck stamp” program, which is an annual stamp that waterfowl hunters in Minnesota and across the country purchase each season. Every year there’s a contest for artists to...
April 20, 2016 - 12:00am
August 17, 2013
DNR seeks designs for Minnesota's 2014 migratory waterfowl stamp
Wildlife artists can submit entries for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) 2014 waterfowl stamp from Monday, Aug. 19, through 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30. The Canada goose is the only eligible species for depiction on the 2014 Minnesota Waterfowl Stamp. Other waterfowl...
August 17, 2013 - 3:19pm
September 26, 2012
Waterfowl hunters reminded to avoid spreading invasive species
With the hunting season upon us, it's waterfowl hunters' turn to help stop aquatic hitchhikers, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Hunters must take steps to avoid inadvertently transporting aquatic invasive species during the hunting season.
News / state
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
August 6, 2012
DNR seeks designs for Minnesota's 2013 migratory waterfowl stamp
Wildlife artists can submit entries for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) 2013 waterfowl stamp from Monday, Aug 20, through 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31. The northern pintail is the only eligible species for depiction on the 2013 Minnesota Waterfowl Stamp. Other waterfowl...
August 6, 2012 - 10:27am
August 5, 2012
60-day, three-zone waterfowl season will open Sept. 22
Waterfowl hunters in southern Minnesota will have additional late season hunting opportunities under a new three-zone, 60-day season announced today by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Last year, the DNR split the state into two hunting zones with different season...
August 5, 2012 - 11:19am
July 31, 2012
Waterfowl hunters and harvest increase from 2010
Minnesota hunters bagged more ducks and Canada geese in 2011 than in 2010 and more waterfowl hunters took to the field, too, reversing a downward trend, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). "The results are in and the numbers moved in a good direction,"...
July 31, 2012 - 3:20pm
July 23, 2012
Applications for September mentored waterfowl hunt due soon
Youth who want to experience waterfowl hunting for the first time can apply by Monday, Aug. 13, to be one 80 participants in this year's mentored youth waterfowl hunt on Saturday, Sept.
July 23, 2012 - 4:02pm
November 8, 2011
DNR investigating swan deaths
Every fall, officials with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources warn waterfowl hunters to avoid mistakenly shooting trumpeter swans. Notices are printed in Minnesota's waterfowl hunting regulations and warning signs are posted on some lakes frequented by swans. Despite...
November 8, 2011 - 2:15pm
September 25, 2011
DNR question of the week: Who decides hunting dates, limits?
Editor's note: The following "question of the week" is provided by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resouces (DNR). Question: How does Minnesota decide the date for the waterfowl opener, season length and bag limit? Answer: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, with input...
September 25, 2011 - 2:39pm
September 19, 2011
Dry conditions may create challenges for waterfowl hunters
In spite of abnormally wet conditions earlier this year, waterfowl hunters may find access to lakes and wetlands challenging in some areas this fall. "Some hunters may be surprised by water levels, especially at the very shallow sites," said Ken Varland, area wildlife supervisor...
September 19, 2011 - 2:34pm
July 30, 2011
Pheasants Forever adds 185-acre parcel of habitat near Sunburg
Pheasants Forever and partners have added a 185-acre parcel of quality wildlife habitat to the Randall Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) near Sunburg, Minnesota. The Johnson/Foley Memorial Build a Wildlife Area project adds acres that will be open to public hunting and recreation....
News / region
July 30, 2011 - 4:53pm
July 24, 2010
'Turn In Poachers' program has amazing year, many changes
2010 has been an amazing year for Turn In Poachers (TIP) with 679 TIP calls resulting in 499 cases being started and 114 arrests, according to TIP leaders. The arrests are mainly for deer and fish violations, but also include arrests for waterfowl, small game, turkey and recreational...
July 24, 2010 - 11:21am
October 1, 2008
Peterson helps waterfowl flourish
Praising his lifetime of support, a national waterfowl preservation group honored Alexandria businessman Maynard "Bud" Peterson last week. Ducks Unlimited bestowed Peterson - owner of Pete's County Market - with a stone memorial last Thursday at the Runestone Waterfowl Production...
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am