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During marathon session, Republicans pass legislation bringing health care changes
'What you can do is limitless'
Council approves funding capital projects
New UWS scholarship supports Native American students
South Range man charged with fifth OWI after hit-and-run
Spartan girls come close again
Packers pick up pace for Falcons after McCarthy move
No. 1-ranked Bison shut down Colgate to roll into FCS semifinals
UWS hockey teams notch wins
Spartans ice the Eskomos
Legislature trying to take away powers
Among my biggest disappointments in politics
When life isn't a bummer --EMDASH-- not really
Jesus knows what it means to be human
No country for white men?
A hot-pink statement
DCHS board eliminates director
Tony Tracy's final shows at DCHS
Bong Center collects gifts for Veterans Home
UWS band take audience 'Over Wild Solitude'
Google rolls out demo for Poplar teen's app
Library fun in the runup to the holidays
Actors sought for 'The Dealership' TV pilot
ABC's 'The Great Christmas Light Fight' films at Bentleyville. Episode to air next year.
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December 7, 2018
Mountain lion found dead near Nimrod in north-central Minnesota
NIMROD, Minn. -- An adult male mountain lion was found Friday morning near Nimrod, believed to have been hit by a vehicle. The cat weighed 142...
December 7, 2018 - 6:52pm
December 5, 2018
Chronic wasting disease possibly found in wild deer in southeast Minnesota
A wild deer shot Nov. 17 southeast Minnesota’s Houston County has been identified as presumptive positive for chronic wasting disease, the Department of Natural Resources said Wednesday, Dec. 5. Official confirmation will come later this week. The hunter has been notified, and the...
December 5, 2018 - 8:56pm
December 4, 2018
Strong northern Minn. public support for bringing elk back
DULUTH — The prospect of restoring elk to eastern Minnesota forests has strong, across-the-board public support in the region, according to...
December 4, 2018 - 4:11pm
December 2, 2018
Duluth ice fishing show starts Friday as sport remains red hot
DULUTH — Looking for a new ice auger — electric, gas, propane or battery — but still have some questions? The sixth annual Arrowhead Ice...
December 2, 2018 - 6:00am
November 27, 2018
DNR seeks information on illegal elk shootings
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Bureau of Law Enforcement (DNR) is investigating two illegal elk shootings in Monroe and Jackson counties that occurred during the nine-day gun-deer season. An adult bull elk was shot and killed after being misidentified by a man who was...
November 27, 2018 - 8:36am
November 26, 2018
A November surprise at Jay Cooke State Park
In the Northland, we are blessed with many sites that give us a break from development and a taste of the wild scene. Whether it is the national...
November 26, 2018 - 11:08am
Ice safety 101: 'Ice is never 100 percent safe'
Every year, authorities tell Minnesotans: "Ice is never 100 percent safe." Every year, someone is hurt or killed on the ice. Since 2007, at least...
November 26, 2018 - 11:06am
November 20, 2018
Minnesota deer harvest down, Wisconsin up
Northeastern Minnesota's firearms deer season turned out to be less successful than anticipated, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
November 20, 2018 - 4:40pm
November 19, 2018
Northern pike caught months earlier now holds Minnesota record
A Woodbury, Minn., angler owns a state record when his 45¼- inch northern pike he caught on the Rainy River earlier this year bested a fish...
November 19, 2018 - 2:51pm
November 18, 2018
Cross country ski enthusiasts get new home at base of Duluth’s Spirit Mountain
DULUTH — When Olympic gold medalist Jessie Diggins visited Duluth earlier this month she may have inspired a future generation of Nordic ski...
November 18, 2018 - 6:00am
November 17, 2018
Wisconsin deer hunt tradition continues: Approaching a half century, Finstad family deer camp mixes fun, success
GORDON, Wis. — There are close to 60 sets of deer antlers in the Finstad family deer camp south of town, more than one for every year there’s...
November 17, 2018 - 5:10pm
November 16, 2018
Be aware of trespass laws when hunting
With the upcoming deer hunting season, hunters and rural landowners should be aware of Wisconsin's trespass law. According to the law, hunters...
November 16, 2018 - 8:17am
Wisconsin bear harvest down 11 percent
Wisconsin's black bear harvest was down 11 percent this fall compared to last year, according to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Hunters harvested 3,685 black bear this fall, which is down from 4,136 last year. Scott Walter, a large carnivore specialist with the DNR,...
November 16, 2018 - 8:16am
Hunter success high during Wisconsin's first managed elk hunt
Following more than 22 years of elk management and reintroduction efforts, 2018 marked Wisconsin's first managed elk hunt in state history. Not...
November 16, 2018 - 8:05am
Prospects better for Wisconsin firearms deer season
It won't be the good old days of northwestern Wisconsin deer hunting, like way back in the early 2000s when hunters harvested more than 15,000...
November 16, 2018 - 7:57am