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Do the Minnesota Vikings hate birds?
Probably not. But Minnesota Public Radio reports that some bird watchers are concerned about all that glass in the plans for their new football station. Birds, as anyone who has windows knows, don't a...
5/17/13 at 5:16 PM Satellite Sapsucker 5/14/13 at 9:47 AM
Smelt fisher 5/10/13 at 1:28 PM
Legacy funding debate splits urban and rural senators
By Don Davis Rural and urban Minnesota senators battled Wednesday night about how to divide outdoors and arts program funding. Rural senators won, but just barely. Sen. Scott Newman, R-Hutchinson, sai...
5/15/13 at 8:26 PM Legislative notebook: Monday deadline ready to fall 4/28/12 at 10:47 PM
Update: Negotiators agree to raise hunting, fishing fees 4/27/12 at 6:05 PM
Still time to register for Hawk Ridge Birdathon
It isn't too late to register to participate in the 27th annual Hawk Ridge Birdathon, which will be held this Saturday, May 18. The object is to count as many bird species as you can within the 24-hou...
5/15/13 at 1:06 PM Sales of Minnesota fishing licenses down significantly 5/14/13 at 4:54 PM
Steelheaders finding fish in streams near Duluth 5/14/13 at 1:47 PM
Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, Winter Visitor...
12/28/12 at 7:41 AM
A local reason to follow the Olympics
Some sports fans find it difficult to generate interest in an event unless they have some sort of connection. For those having trouble sparking an interest in the 2012 Olympics, heres a reason for you...
8/2/12 at 2:31 PM
Saving the tundra by controlling snow geese
Some of you may have seen today's article about snow goose populations in North America in The Daily Republic. While light goose overpopulation certainly isn't a new problem as a conservation has been...
3/14/12 at 8:48 AM Ice Conditions for Southeast S.D. Jan. 2 1/2/12 at 2:13 PM
Gray wolves to be delisted 12/22/11 at 11:04 AM
A Renewing Place
Can you feel your mind, body and soul relaxing? This is Outlaw Ranch, and it will do that to you if you arent paying attention. I am fortunate in that Outlaw is only a 20 minute drive from my hom...
11/3/10 at 8:00 PM
Pheasant hunting tips
According to a DNR wildlife research biologist, pheasants follow a schedule as routine as your daily commute to and from work. Understanding the pheasant's daily movements can increase your odds of fl...
9/16/10 at 8:50 AM Ruffed Grouse Numbers Up in MN, Hunter Numbers Down 9/15/10 at 10:36 AM
DNR hires a new grouse specialist 9/14/10 at 8:30 AM
The thrill of the hunt
Well, it's opening weekend of deer hunting season for all those slug hunters out there, and here I sit in my cozy little house trying to get some work done. Years ago, when I was growing up on the far...
11/7/09 at 3:10 AM