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Law suit against the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to be announced Thursday
A Minneapolis attorney has scheduled a news conference at the State Capitol Building in St. Paul tomorrow to announce a law suit against the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, according to a n...
4/23/14 at 2:58 PM St. Louis River hustles through Jay Cooke State Park 4/19/14 at 2:20 PM
Spring or not, the turkey mating game goes on 4/16/14 at 12:42 PM
Still lots of ice on the big northern Minnesota lakes
With the May 10 Minnesota walleye opener less than three weeks away, the lingering question among anglers and others with an interest in the big event is whether the ice is going to be off the lakes b...
4/23/14 at 12:33 PM Rare bird visitor to UMC marks a first for Polk County 4/16/14 at 11:47 AM
'Mostly clear' in GF forecast for overnight lunar eclipse 4/14/14 at 12:08 PM
WMA camping restrictions
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will continue to implement camping restrictions on some wildlife management areas in western North Dakota and along Lake Sakakawea. Overnight camping is proh...
4/22/14 at 1:44 PM ND Archery in Schools state tournament results 4/21/14 at 4:17 PM
snow goose migration update 4/15/14 at 12:21 PM
The undercover search for sheds
After writing in my last blog about looking for deer antlers in the grove on the family farm south of Worthington, my nephews hatched a plan to expand the search area to one of the Wildlife Management...
4/3/14 at 8:32 PM The thrill of the hunt 11/7/09 at 3:10 AM
Sunday Drive in the Wallowa Valley
The story behind the painting, Sunday Drive in the Wallowa Valley, by Steve Henderson: Last week we talked about theLand of Chief Joseph, a view of the patrarchal, Nez Perce mountain in Oregon's Wa...
2/24/14 at 7:18 PM The Land of Chief Joseph 2/17/14 at 4:45 PM
Photos at the Red
Ken Freiss took these photos this week at the Red River in Fargo. ...
1/8/14 at 10:57 AM
"-30-" is the way we old-school journalists used to let our editors know we were at the end of our story. We wrote our stories on these curious devices known as "typewriters." They were pretty neat. ...
11/20/13 at 5:23 PM Gone South 11/16/13 at 12:52 PM
Twin Cities oasis 11/14/13 at 5:58 PM
It's Holiday Time
Holiday Message If we all could take a minute away from personal attacks, maybe we could focus...even for a second...on something much more important. I would like to take this time, to focus on somet...
11/12/13 at 5:12 PM I Admit It...Men Mess It Up! 12/26/12 at 2:47 PM
The View From The Edge of Fargo 9/4/12 at 3:54 PM
Learning to Shoot Zombies
I learned to shoot over the weekend, with the help of my colleague, Logan Adams. While I'm not sure if I ever hit the target with the larger guns (that's larger in physical size, not um, bullet size),...
6/26/13 at 10:00 AM Update: Do Foxes Climb Trees? 12/30/09 at 4:18 AM
Holy Carp and Other Fish Tails 6/23/09 at 12:00 AM
Legislative notebook: Farmers want clarification
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey Farmers are not sure how much more they will be taxed after the Democratic-controlled Legislature adopted a $2 billion tax increase. It appears that farmers will pay ...
5/21/13 at 1:12 AM Legacy funding debate splits urban and rural senators 5/15/13 at 8:26 PM
Legislative notebook: Monday deadline ready to fall 4/28/12 at 10:47 PM
I guess it's only fair. I have acquired a few life birds "in the mail," as it is said, I suppose it's only fitting that some would be taken away in the same fashion. The posting on the ABA's blog two...
5/7/13 at 3:00 PM Icing, and things that fly 4/10/13 at 3:52 PM
Swans, yes, but which ones? 4/8/13 at 1:42 PM
A polar explorer’s legacy may be as first to inspire action
WILLMAR We know Will Steeger as a modern-day polar explorer who earns a place in history for impressive firsts. He led the first confirmed expedition to the North Pole by dogsled without re-supply i...
12/6/12 at 6:42 PM Hunters harvest 17 anterless deer during special muzzleloader hunt in Sibley State Park 11/29/12 at 1:00 AM
Measuring a hunt's success by the smiles 10/30/12 at 6:06 PM
Who knew the catfish were SO BIG!
I recently had the opportunity to go catfishing with the infamous Jason Mitchell for his television show Jason Mitchell Outdoors. As a not-so-avid fisher-(wo)man, I was very nervous about our quest fo...
8/3/12 at 8:45 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
Areavoices Digest #81 - Tatted Lace and more
Happy soon-to-be 4th of July everyone! When you're not out barbecuing or watching fireworks, be sure to check out some of our newest and hottest blogs on Areavoices, including a brand-new-to-our-plat...
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Areavoices Digest #61 1/25/12 at 3:26 PM