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'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
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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
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
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 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
October 8, 2017
Challenging pheasant season expected in Minnesota, ND, SD
DULUTH, Minn. — Minnesota. Down. South Dakota. Down. North Dakota. Down. Iowa. Down. The numbers don't lie. By the numbers, hunters are...
October 8, 2017 - 8:04am
September 29, 2017
Wildside column: Flowing rivers inspire thoughts of connections
My paternal grandfather was a tall guy who grew up in upstate New York and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He coached me in fishing for trout...
September 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
August 25, 2017
Minn. DNR to open two new campgrounds at state parks
ST. PAUL — The new $7.4 million Minneiska campground at Whitewater State Park — featuring 40 sites with electrical hookups, four non-electric...
August 25, 2017 - 9:16am
August 11, 2017
Water quality remains a Minnesota problem. State launches effort to make improvements.
ST. PAUL—The governor called for making the Minnesota River "fishable and swimmable" within 10 years. That was then-Minnesota Gov. Arne...
August 11, 2017 - 11:35am
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
No room for Gov. Dayton at the inn, but plenty of room for fish
ST. PAUL — innesota Gov. Mark Dayton could not land a motel room for his Saturday, July 9 fishing trip, but he hopes to reel in a bass....
July 6, 2017 - 7:25pm
June 26, 2017
Minn. DNR fee increases take effect July 1
ST. PAUL — It's going to cost a few more dollars to enter Minnesota state parks and to register snowmobiles and ATVs in the state as of...
June 26, 2017 - 3:41pm
May 23, 2017
Outdoor fee hikes approved by Minn. lawmakers
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who like to hunt and fish, drive a snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle or visit a state park can expect to pay more...
May 23, 2017 - 8:56am
March 30, 2017
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
ST. PAUL—Environmental legislation going through the Minnesota Legislature could face trouble if it reaches Gov. Mark Dayton. The Democratic...
March 30, 2017 - 10:23am
March 19, 2017
Outdoor groups urge Minn. lawmakers to approve fee increases
DULUTH, Minn.—The time is now to increase hunting and fishing license fees, says a coalition of Minnesota hunting, fishing and environmental...
March 19, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 16, 2017
Volunteers help restore Vermillion River, raise rainbow trout for upcoming season
Area volunteers and local high school students are helping prepare for the upcoming trout fishing season through restoration and education programs...
March 16, 2017 - 9:30am
March 13, 2017
Early season signs are everywhere
WILLMAR, Minn. — Amy Rager spotted the first drops of sap seeping from a wound on the sugar maple tree on her Chippewa County farm, and...
March 13, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 12, 2017
A helping hand for ducks
CANOSIA WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA, Minn. — On a 12-degree March morning, Rich Staffon loaded gear into a sled behind his four-wheeler....
March 12, 2017 - 12:00pm