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Overall, EOTC fair deemed a success
VIDEO: Scenes from the East Otter Tail County Fair
DNR to stock muskellunge in Gull and Fairmont chains of lakes
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
West Fargo woman injured in Otter Tail County crash
Late rally lifts Snurdbirds over Pirates in Region 14C playoffs.
Millers top Shockers in Region 14C playoffs
Pirates jump on Esox for opening round win
Zebra mussels confirmed in East Spirit Lake in Otter Tail County; Lake Osakis in Todd and Douglas counties
Region 14C Tournament kicks off on Friday
William "Cookie" Helmbrecht
Bella Bonita Bloom
Norah Danielle Erickson
Hank Lee Engle
Ezekiel Jesse Sipe
Adaline Elise Hagen
Two OTC dairy farms honored for superior cow care
Whisk from Scratch officially opens
New retail store opens in Ottertail
New radio station offers Christian Catholic viewpoint
Helmer Companies selling publications to Forum Communications
LTE: Foster Grandparent program designed for older volunteers
Debbie's Digest: Bucket list pared down by one now
LTE:50 percent of Minnesotans protected from e-cigarette aerosols
Relay more than just a fundraiser
Debbie's Digest: Precision required
Richville plans summer fun events
Author to sign copies of latest historical book in Perham
Minnesota comedian Mitzie Calgaro still learning the ropes of her craft
Nyberg sculpture on the road to Byron from Vining
Dent Daze goes super hero style
Conservative bear hunt on tap in Minnesota
Drawing a bear license in Minnesota used to be a routine thing. A hunter usually could get a license in the state's bear lottery every year or every other year. Those days are gone—at least for the foreseeable future. Now, a hunter might have to wait three or four years to draw...
August 31, 2015 - 10:37am
August 10, 2015
MN DNR sets “conservative” deer goals
For many hunters across the state of Minnesota, the deer season will likely feel very similar to the 2014 deer season. On July 28, the Minnesota...
August 10, 2015 - 11:23am
April 21, 2015
Wild turkey hunters in five counties asked to help with avian influenza surveillance
ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- Wild turkey hunters in Kandiyohi, Pope, Meeker, Swift and Stearns counties can help determine if highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) is present in Minnesota wildlife by allowing a sample to be collected from their turkeys. “HPAI has not yet...
April 21, 2015 - 9:55am
March 11, 2015
Minnesota DNR wants to ban bear feeding
ST. PAUL -- Fresh off a legal victory over bear-feeding researcher Lynn Rogers, Minnesota wildlife officials want to outlaw feeding wild bears. Under a proposal moving through the state Legislature and supported by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, feeding...
March 11, 2015 - 10:27am
January 30, 2015
Ranchers are howling over wolf ruling
Ross Genoch walks through his small cattle herd on a cold, clear January morning near Menahga. The cows, docile and trusting, approach him expectantly. “They’re hoping for a corn cob. Well, they get treated like pets,” he says with a smile. Genoch (pronounced...
January 30, 2015 - 1:44pm
January 21, 2015
Minnesota seizes 37 guns, 28 sets of antlers in Lac qui Parle deer case
MADISON, Minn. - Charges have been filed against a number of violators following a five-year deer investigation recently completed by conservation...
January 21, 2015 - 3:11pm
December 9, 2014
Elk citation in front of TV cameraman angers Minnesota hunter
BILLINGS, Mont. -- Jim Latvala, a 65-year-old fishing guide from Two Harbors, Minn., shot a six-point bull elk while hunting with his brother...
December 9, 2014 - 9:52am
November 20, 2014
Trophy of a lifetime
Though the Boone & Crocket-scored 185-point buck that 16-year-old Malcolm Bradbury bagged with one shot on the afternoon of Nov. 10 may...
November 20, 2014 - 11:52am
November 19, 2014
Minnesota deer harvest sees a big drop so far
After the first 10 days of Minnesota’s 16-day firearms deer season, the harvest was down 23 percent overall through Monday, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Firearms hunters had taken a total of 102,168 deer through Monday, down from 133,000...
November 19, 2014 - 10:43am
November 17, 2014
Missing hunter found dead near Shelly, Minn., identified
ADA, Minn. – The Norman County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the missing hunter found dead after a brief search Saturday night. Norman County Sheriff Jeremy Thornton said Blake Larson, 25, of Nielsville, Minn., was found at about 8:54 p.m. Saturday...
November 17, 2014 - 10:08am
November 13, 2014
Deer harvest down 36 percent statewide
DULUTH, Minn. -- As expected, Minnesota's firearms deer harvest is down. Way down. After the first three days of the season, the harvest was down 36 percent statewide and 52 percent from 2013 in Northeastern Minnesota, said Leslie McInenly, big game program leader for...
November 13, 2014 - 9:31am
November 11, 2014
Man shoots self while deer hunting
CARLTON, Minn. -- A 69-year-old man died after accidentally shooting himself with his rifle at a deer stand in southwest Carlton County on Sunday morning, authorities reported. Robert Duane Peterson of Nowthen, Minn., was pronounced dead at the scene not far from the west branch...
November 11, 2014 - 9:34am
November 6, 2014
Reduced deer tags may be bad news for food shelf
Seven years ago, a program began in Minnesota to make it easier for deer hunters to contribute their extra venison to their local food shelves. The program is usually supported well by hunters in the Perham area; however, tighter deer limits tend to drastically reduce the number of...
November 6, 2014 - 2:28pm
November 3, 2014
Tribes begin two-month swan hunting season — with limitations
Hunters in parts of Minnesota and Wisconsin will begin shooting swans this weekend. Yes, swans — trumpeter and tundra swans — those large white waterfowl that are as much a symbol of grace and beauty as they are of conservation success from the brink of extinction. The...
November 3, 2014 - 10:13am
September 30, 2014
Friend heard screams as hunter was being mauled; bear found dead next day, wounded hunter recovering
SANDSTONE, Minn. - Craig Lindstrom said he heard the bloodcurdling screams from his friend Brandon Johnson in the pre-dawn darkness Saturday morning and he knew exactly what was happening. “I knew the bear was killing him,’’ Lindstrom told the News Tribune. “He was...
September 30, 2014 - 9:49am