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Land donations safeguard rare species, expand recreation in Wisconsin
July 1, 2019 - 5:05am
MADISON -- The Natural Resources Board on Wednesday, June 26, accepted a 362-acre donation of Door County land that expands recreational opportunities...
Dokken: Bad as it was, boat trailer misadventure could have been much worse
June 30, 2019 - 8:38am
Trailers, I’ve concluded, are a pain. Yes, they’re handy and essential pieces of equipment, but trailers also are disasters on wheels just...
Stocking of rainbows, browns provides new opportunity around Alexandria
June 30, 2019 - 8:10am
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Douglas County is home to popular fisheries where anglers can target an abundance of bass, walleyes, northern pike and...
North Dakota Game and Fish completes deer lottery; more than 6,000 gun tags remain
June 25, 2019 - 6:33pm
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has completed its deer gun lottery, and individual results are available on the Game and...
North Dakota Game and Fish Department again plans Operation Dry Water enforcement effort
June 24, 2019 - 5:16pm
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Game and Fish Department again will participate in Operation Dry Water as part of a nationally coordinated effort...
For Tommy John, the surgery that bears his name isn't about the kids
June 24, 2019 - 4:59pm
FARGO — The professional baseball career of Tommy John was rescued in 1974 when surgeon Frank Jobe did something that was previously thought...
McFeely: Weather, Olson's late stumble shake 'Amy's Army'
June 20, 2019 - 5:22pm
CHASKA, Minn. — The sunny skies turned to clouds, which led to wind that eventually became light rain. That was followed by heavier rain and...
New arena is Eaves' legacy as he departs St. Olaf
June 19, 2019 - 5:38pm
NORTHFIELD, Minn. — For years, Mike Eaves and his wife have had a nightly ritual at their lake place in southern Minnesota. “Wine at Nine”...
For the first time, a North Dakota lake is found with zebra mussels
June 17, 2019 - 5:34pm
VALLEY CITY, N.D. — Zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lake Ashtabula near here, according to a press release from the North Dakota Department...
McFeely: Devils Lake guide wages lonely fight to keep water level high
June 2, 2019 - 5:06pm
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — Jay Breckheimer seems to be a lonely voice in the fight over Devils Lake's water.The fishing guide is an outspoken advocate...
Bison football players look out for one another — even after decades off the field
May 28, 2019 - 1:36pm
FARGO — When Fargo's Jeff McKinnon played for the Bison back in the early 1990s, he was a tough linebacker. But when a cancer diagnosis sidelined...
McFeely: MIAC presidents are profiles in cowardice
May 22, 2019 - 4:54pm
MOORHEAD - Gutless to the end, presidents of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference schools that decided to boot St. Thomas from their...
MIAC announces St. Thomas will be 'involuntarily removed' from the conference
May 22, 2019 - 11:23am
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — The University of St. Thomas will be removed from the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, the conference announced...
North Dakota Game and Fish changes record policy after walleye controversy
May 21, 2019 - 9:05pm
North Dakota Game and Fish director Terry Steinwand admits his department jumped the gun when it declared Tom Volk's lunker walleye a state record....
Host community selected for 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener
May 14, 2019 - 5:22pm
ALBERT LEA, Minn. — At the celebratory dinner for the 2019 Governor’s Fishing Opener, Gov. Tim Walz announced that next year’s event will...