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Woman sues after bite from St. Paul police dog searching for burglary suspect
Franken announces resignation from U.S. Senate
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Farmington wrestlers tune-up for Minnesota Christmas Tournament
Farmington girls' basketball dominates to start season
Farmington girls' hockey are winners of seven in a row
Tigers ready to meet high expectations
Farmington, Rosemount hockey teams chosen for Minnesota Wild Youth Hockey spotlight game
Community celebrates Patriotic Day
Tough talk out in the open: Authors in Farmington share stories of living in Minnesota as minorities
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Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
Plenty to see and spray: Farmington Fire Department holds open house
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Joe Atkins Viewpoint: Is Amazon Coming to Dakota County?
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November 1, 2017
From identifying scat to songbirds, Minnesota call center answers questions from the field
BRAINERD, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources boosted its call center hours for curious Minnesotans spending time in...
November 1, 2017 - 2:31pm
October 27, 2017
Proposed late-season deer hunt in southeastern Minnesota will not occur
A late-season antlerless only deer hunt proposed for three southeastern Minnesota permit areas with deer populations significantly above goal...
October 27, 2017 - 9:09am
October 12, 2017
Students clear out invasives; replace with native plants
Hastings High School students in Joe Beattie's field biology class spent the morning Wednesday, Oct. 4, at Vermillion River Linear Park putting...
October 12, 2017 - 10:13am
September 27, 2017
Now is the time to rid your house of bats
An undeserving reputation has surrounded Midwestern bats thanks to their tropical cousins that feed on the blood of livestock and wildlife. Of...
September 27, 2017 - 9:07am
August 26, 2017
Be careful - yellow jacket season has arrived
It was a beautiful late-summer evening, and we were grilling up some venison brats and sitting down to enjoy a cookout on the deck washed down with a couple of cold Samuel Adams Octoberfests. The arrival of Sam's Octoberfest is an anticipated event on the calendar because it's yet...
August 26, 2017 - 8:02pm
August 6, 2017
A symbol of wilderness
Minnesota's state bird, the common loon, is considered a symbol of wilderness. Its unique call, heard day or night, signals the return of summer...
August 6, 2017 - 8:00am
July 10, 2017
Timber rattlesnake finds its way to Red Wing resident's front steps
Walking down your front steps is an uneventful activity, but when a rattlesnake impedes the path, that quickly changes. That was the case for...
July 10, 2017 - 4:42pm
Stabilizing the river bank, restoring the trout habitat
Runners and walkers who relish in fitness outdoors and chose to interact with nature on city park trails will find one stretch of Vermillion...
July 10, 2017 - 8:00am
May 26, 2017
Where the buffalo roam
A herd of bison stampeded onto the prairie during Belwin Conservancy's bison release Saturday, May 20. The annual event is in its ninth year...
May 26, 2017 - 10:17am
November 7, 2016
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS TV: Embrace winter’s majesty on this sled dog trek into Minnesota’s backcountry
BRAINERD, Minn. — For many in the Northland there is no better way to enjoy the beauty of winter than spending the day behind a team of working...
November 7, 2016 - 1:49pm
October 31, 2016
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Midwest hunters are playing an integral role in the management of the excessive snow geese population
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's "Northland Outdoors TV" episode, travel with our crew as they head to the prairies and farmlands of North...
October 31, 2016 - 11:29am
October 25, 2016
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith has announced there will be another Free Park Friday over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Smith...
October 25, 2016 - 1:00pm
October 24, 2016
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
BRAINERD, Minn.—Wild rice is as synonymous with Minnesota cuisine as lakes are to the state's reputation. Wild rice has been used as a...
October 24, 2016 - 12:15pm
October 17, 2016
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, we examine the plight of the prairie chicken, which is making a comeback...
October 17, 2016 - 12:04pm
October 10, 2016
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
BRAINERD, Minn.— In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, we feature northeast South Dakota veteran trapper John Almquist who for 50 years,...
October 10, 2016 - 11:41am