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Big second half lifts Royals past Raptors
Woodbury girls roll past East Ridge
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East Ridge goes 1-1
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Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
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New Life Academy musical 'Singin' in the Rain' set to make a splash
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Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
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December 8, 2017
Vehicle venison: A roadkill philosophy
A Duluth, Minn., man I know was returning from the Twin Cities recently when he came upon a car pulled off to the side of Interstate 35. The...
December 8, 2017 - 7:32am
October 23, 2017
Viewpoint: Adapting to a changing climate
I'll never forget the time that I got lost running on the trails at Jay Cooke State Park in the pouring rain. My friends and I were up north for a 1980s-style girls weekend camping trip (more on that another time) and I was training for my second Grandma's Marathon. Early in the morning,...
October 23, 2017 - 8:00am
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 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
September 16, 2017
Volunteers plant 350 trees at Belwin's athletic fields
AFTON, Minn. — On Aug. 22, more than 60 volunteers planted 350 trees at Belwin Conservancy's Lucy Winton Bell Athletic Fields. The trees...
September 16, 2017 - 8:00pm
September 6, 2017
'It lurched out of the water': Second bite attack of summer reported at MN lake
One moment, Paige Dougherty of Hermantown was sitting on her family's Island Lake dock Sunday afternoon, dangling her feet in the water. The...
September 6, 2017 - 8:21am
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
August 3, 2017
In search of big fish: Cottage Grove man travels country with Northwoods Angling
The close-knit nature of the fishing community helped unite four people three years ago with one objective: To catch the biggest fish possible....
August 3, 2017 - 10:38am
July 6, 2017
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
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
May 4, 2017
Litter-free since 2015: Woodbury man is on a mission to keep parks clean
David Freeman is on a mission to keep the east metro litter free. Between his full-time job as a machinist and a part-time retail job, the 26-year-old...
May 4, 2017 - 9:26am
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