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2014 Columns

A good waterfowl opener was expected, 9/29/14

Make lifelong memories; take a kid small-game hunting, 9/22/14

Pheasant population up slightly; habitat loss still poses biggest threat, 9/15/14

DNR, conservationists celebrate 50th designated wildlife lake; this one in McLeod County, 9/8/14

Small game hunter survey results released, 9/1/14

DNR seeks designs for MN's 2015 pheasant stamp, 8/25/14

Deer and wolf lottery application deadline is Thursday, Sept. 4, 8/18/14

Friends of Wright County Sportsmen to host banquet Aug. 18, 8/11/14

Trap shooting club facilities can grow through DNR grant program, 8/4/14

Conservation deer season set; hunting licenses go on sale August 1, 7/28/14

Now is the time to take a hunter safety course, 7/21/14

Too many boaters not following aquatic invasive species laws, 7/14/14

Ruffed grouse counts see increase, possibly signaling uptrend, 7/7/14

DNR reminds those bowfishing for carp to plan for carcass disposal, 6/30/14

DNR warning: Waters dangerously high and fast, 6/23/14

The 32nd annual Howard Lake GND Fishing Tournament is Saturday, 6/16/14

Bears in suburbs: DNR says leave them alone unless they're a threat, 6/9/14

ATV riders can explore Minnesota trails for free, 6/2/14

Fawns born in May: Leave them alone, 5/26/14

Statewide bass season opens Sat., May 24, 5/19/14

Public input helps balance fishing today and in future generations, 5/12/14

Metro walleye fishing depends on planned stocking, 5/5/14

Want to go fishing? DNR has a license to fit, 4/28/14

With a license, teens can hunt toms for entire turkey season, 4/21/14

Burning restrictions to take effect today (Monday) in central Minnesota, 4/14/14

Pelicans on annual spring migration to Minnesota, 4/7/14

Mille Lacs walleye regulations to stay the same, 3/31/14

Cold weather does not mean strong ice, 3/24/14

McLeod County 28th annual Pheasants Forever Spring Banquet March 22, 3/17/14

Annual youth wood duck building day coming up Sat., March 15, 3/10/14

Iceshelters need to be off lakes before midnight tonight, 3/3/14

DNR eagle camera goes live with streaming video from metro nest, 2/24/14

Women's mentored turkey hunt applications due Tuesday, 2/17/14

Firearms safety training offered at Watertown Rod and Gun Club, 2/10/14

Howard Lake Fishing Derby coming up Saturday, 2/3/14

New DNR plan aims to get Mille Lacs back on track, 1/27/14

DNR aim is satisfied deer hunters, healthy deer herd, 1/20/14

Grassroots allies work together to keep grass on land, 1/13/14

Minnesotans age 16 or older fish free with kids Jan. 18-20, 1/6/14

2010-2013 Columns

DNR advances work to protect lands, waters, and species in 2013, 12/30/13

DNR: Warning, ice is not strong enough for vehicles, 12/23/13

Spearing restrictions lifted on Sugar Lake in Wright County, 12/16/13

Best start to winter recreation season since 2010, 12/9/13

5 years later: a promise of cleaner water, 12/2/13

DNR reminder: ice is not safe right now, 11/25/13

Firearms deer harvest down 8 percent from 2012, 11/18/13

DNR anticipates good deer hunting season for 2013, 11/11/13

Top 10 list of MN hunting violations, 11/4/13

Hunters urged to review trespass law, ask landowners first, 10/28/13

New open water duck hunt; safety is a successful hunt, 10/21/13

Blaze orange safety requirement reduces hunting accidents, 10/14/13

No hunting on federal lands during shutdown, 10/7/13

Youth 15 and younger no longer need free small game license, 9/30/13

Waterfowl season opened up Saturday, 9/23/13

MN's pheasant index down 29 percent from 2012, 9/16/13

Roadside wildlife counts to be released today, 9/9/13

More small game hunters go afield in 2012; pheasant, duck harvests up, 9/2/13

DNR updates state list of endangered, threatened, special concern species, 8/26/13

Deer licenses now on sale; lottery applications due Sept. 5, 8/19/13

MN DNR announces fall duck and goose seasons, 8/12/13

MN fishing and hunting licenses go mobile, 8/5/13

Walk-In Access adds 6,000 acres, 7/29/13

Breeding duck numbers improved, Canada goose population declines, 7/22/13

Minnesota's wolf population remains strong, 7/15/13

Summer visitors reminded to review AIS laws before traveling, 7/8/13

Historic flooding in area, 7/1/13

New video about groundwater available online, 6/24/13

GND Fishing Contest in Howard Lake Saturday, 6/17/13

DNR urges ATV enthusiasts to brush up on safety, 6/10/13

GND Fishing Contest in Howard Lake is coming up fast, 6/3/13

Take a kid fishing and fish free June 7-9, 5/27/13

Mayer's Stanley Heldt one of three safety instructors honored by the DNR, 5/20/13

DNR reminds boaters to take precautions against aquatic invaders, 5/13/13

Super 7 for the fishing opener, 5/6/13

DNR advises checking status of boat ramps, campgrounds, roads, and trails before traveling, 4/29/13

No wild deer test positive for CWD, 4/22/13

DNR encourages homeowners to complete necessary open burning, 4/15/13

Lessons learned from the 2012 ice fishing season, 4/8/13

Second chance to help MN's wildlife, 4/1/13

Mille Lacs Lake regulations changed to boost walleye population, 3/25/13

Walk-In Access program accepting applications, 3/18/13

Melting snowpack won't help drought; spring floods predicted, 3/11/13

Deadly winter on the ice, 3/4/13

Ice fishing shelter removal dates approaching, 2/25/13

Conceal and carry class at Waverly Gun Club starts today, 2/18/13

2012 was a bad year for poachers, 2/11/13

The 67th annual Howard Lake Fishing Derby is Saturday, 2/4/13

Waverly Gun Club firearms safety class registration is Feb. 4, 1/28/13

2012: A good season for waterfowlers, 1/21/13

Warmer weather could mean ice dangers, 1/14/13

DNR to launch pioneering moose mortality research project, 1/7/13

Fish shelter identification required, 12/31/12

DNR urges snowmobile safety, 12/24/12

Snow does not mean safe ice, 12/17/12

Snowmobile safety class to be offered in Winsted, 12/10/12

DNR reminds hunters to not throw away unused either-sex permits, 12/3/12

Unseasonably warm weather, cold water can be dangerous to late season boaters, 11/26/12

Snowmobile safety class to be offered by the Winsted Sportsmen's Club, 11/19/12

DNR hires new big game program leader, 11/12/12

DNR removes burning and campfire restrictions throughout Minnesota, 11/5/12

Deer hunters encouraged to buy license early, 10/29/12

New Prairie Plan takes aim at rebuilding grasslands, wetlands, 10/22/12

School is out, youth deer hunting season is in, 10/15/12

Central duck zone reopened Saturday, 10/8/12

Duck season off to a good start; split season closures in central and south duck zones start today, 10/1/12

Good duck opener was expected; preseason license sales up, 9/24/12

Small game hunting big opportunity for new hunters, 9/17/12

Minnesota's pheasant index up 68 percent from 2011, 9/10/12

Pheasant harvest low in 2011, grouse and ducks steady, 9/3/12

DNR encourages hunters to apply early for deer permits, wolf licenses, 8/27/12

Youth Conservation Field day at Gopher Campfire Saturday, 8/20/12

Deer licenses now on sale; lottery applications due Sept. 6, 8/13/12

Waterfowl hunters and harvest increase from 2010, 8/6/12

Applications for Sept. mentored waterfowl hunt due Aug. 13, 7/30/12

U of M to survey deer hunters on bovine TB management, 7/23/12

Record heat may be contributing to fish kills in Minnesota lakes, 7/16/12

Fines doubled July 1 for violating aquatic invasive species laws, 7/9/12

Boaters asked to slow down, use caution on lakes and rivers during Fourth of July Holiday week, 7/2/12

State agencies release reports on status of state's wetlands, 6/25/12

HL GND Fishing Contest coming up this Saturday, 6/18/12

DNR updates list of waters infested with aquatic invasive species, 6/11/12

Angler hundres of fish over the legal limit faces fines, 6/4/12

Howard Lake GND Fishing Contest coming up June 23, 5/28/12

DNR fisheries marking walleye fry to evaluate stocking levels, 5/21/12

DNR reminds anglers of fishing regulation changes for 2012, 5/14/12

Super seven for the fishing opener, 5/7/12

DNR lifted burning restrictions in 13 metro area counties, 4/30/12

Radio tagged loons returning to Minnesota, 4/23/12

New walleye regulation at Mille Lacs Lake, 4/16/12

Aquatic plant removal may require permits, 4/9/12

Youth wood duck box building day successful, 4/2/12

Ice is off Howard Lake, 3/26/12

Youth wood duck building day is Saturday, 3/19/12

DNR to reassess deer population goals, 3/12/12

McLeod County Pheasants Forever spring banquet will be March 24, 3/5/12

Ice fishing shelter removal dates fast approaching; ice conditions are deteriorating, 2/27/12

Proposal to raise the fee of fishing and hunting licenses, 2/20/12

Hennepin County has banned all cars, trucks, and SUVs from all of its bodies of water, 2/13/12

Howard Lake Fishing Derby is Saturday, 2/6/12

DNR releases proposal for wolf harvest season this fall, 1/30/12

Fewest fish houses on south-central MN lakes in 35 years, 1/23/12

DNR launches new prevention efforts in 2012 to slow spread of aquatic invasive species, 1/16/12

Ice safety – when is ice safe?, 1/9/12

DNR urges caution with fires; burning permits now required, 1/2/12

Howard Lake 66th annual fishing derby set for Feb. 11, 12/26/11

Spring turkey hunting applications accepted through Jan. 13, 12/19/11

Winsted Sportsmen's Club to sponsor youth snowmobile training, 12/12/11

DNR offers tips for safer snowmobiling, 12/5/11

DNR warns parents of ice danger to children, 11/28/11

Better weather, Friday holiday increase second weekend deer harvest, 11/21/11

Help wild turkeys stay wild, 11/14/11

Mille Lacs walleye population lower than expected, 11/7/11

DNR expects good season for MN deer hunters, 10/31/11

Waterfowl hunting success still a good bet as cooler weather moves in, 10/24/11

It's the time of year for battling bucks, 10/17/11

Pheasant season opens Saturday, 10/10/11

Best opener in years, 10/3/11

Dry conditions may cause challenges for waterfowl hunters, 9/26/11

This is a great year to start hunting grouse, 9/19/11

Minnesota's pheasant index falls 64 percent from 2010, 9/12/11

Deadline is Thursday for deer permit lottery areas, 9/5/11

Pelican Lake shoreline protected with Legacy Amendment acquisition, 8/29/11

Hunting seasons to open soon, 8/22/11

Gopher Campfire Youth Conservation Field Day Aug. 27, 8/15/11

DNR ramps up aquatic invasive species inspections, 8/8/11

Deer licenses go on sale today, 8/1/11

More keeper walleye to be allowed on Mille Lacs; hunting deadlines approaching fast, 7/25/11

Firearms class at Watertown Rod and Gun Club suspended, 7/18/11

State shutdown means no TIP line, 7/11/11

Waverly Daze Fishing Contest is Saturday, 7/4/11

Firearm Class to begin at Watertown Rod and Gun Club, 6/27/11

GND Fishing Contest is Saturday at Howard Lake, 6/20/11

New law aimed at slowing the spread of aquatic invasive species, 6/13/11

Catch some fun on Take-A-Kid fishing weekend June 10-12, 6/6/11

GND Fishing Contest coming up in Howard Lake June 25, 5/30/11

Early season anglers face cold water danger, 5/23/11

Spring cleaning begins on Minnesota's lakes and rivers, 5/16/11

The Super Seven lakes for the fishing opener, 5/9/11

Mille Lacs walleye slot unchanged; northern pike adjusted, 5/2/11

Buy a walleye stamp, support stocking, 4/25/11

Ice out is here, 4/18/11

Crow River/Winsted Ducks Unlimited banquet April 18, 4/11/11

Sign up now for a firearms safety hunter education class, 4/4/11

Winsted Sportsmen's Club hog roast is Saturday, 3/28/11

Meeting set to review hunting and fishing license options and fees in Hutchinson, 3/21/11

Carver County Youth Wood Duck Box Building Day March 19 in Mayer, 3/14/11

DNR seeking nominations for new waterfowl hunting focus group, 3/7/11

Ice fishing shelter removal dates approaching, 2/28/11

Spring light goose hunting begins March 1, 2/21/11

Minnesotans age 16 or older fish free with kids, 2/14/11

Conservation grants available for local groups, 2/7/11

Howard Lake fishing derby coming up, 1/31/11

Wright County PF Chapter spends $1 million, 1/24/11

Dutch Lake ice fishing contest Saturday, 1/17/11

Spring turkey hunting application deadline is Friday, 1/10/11

Where can I get ice thickness info?, 1/3/11

Smith Lake enhancement drawdown begins, 12/27/10

DNR aims to boost waterfowl populations through new approaches, 12/20/10

Drive safely this snowmobile season, 12/13/10

Ice over is here, 12/6/10

Be aware of thin ice this time of year, 11/29/10

DNR reminds parents of ice danger to children, 11/22/10

Deer hunters have a good opening weekend, 11/15/10

First Camp Ripley bow hunt shows good results, 11/8/10

First time in the woods, 11/1/10

From the Dakotas – pheasants, ducks, and skunks, 10/25/10

Increased deer activity raises risk of deer/car collisions, 10/18/10

Pheasant season opens Saturday, 10/11/10

Staying safe in a duck boat, 10/4/10

MN waterfowl season opens Saturday, 9/27/10

Expect an early crop harvest, 9/20/10

MN pheasant index remains unchanged from 2009, 9/13/10

Doe permit deadline is Thursday, 9/6/10

Apply by Sept. 9 to harvest anterless deer in lottery, 8/30/10

Groundwater sampling underway in Carver and McLeod, 8/23/10

Expect a wet fall this year, 8/16/10

Set your fall calendars now, 8/9/10

The 2010 hunting and trapping regulations handbook is now available, 8/2/10

DNR offers water safety tips for summer, 7/26/10

DNR announces special youth deer season, 7/19/10

Mosquitoes and big sunfish, 7/12/10

State's breeding duck, goose numbers unchanged from last year, 7/5/10

Trapper education courses are now forming, 6/28/10

Howard Lake GND Fishing Contest Saturday, 6/21/10

Sunfish bite is still on, 6/14/10

The Howard Lake GND fishing contest is Sat., June 26, 6/7/10

The sunfish are now spawning, 5/31/10

The weather was great, the fishing wasn't, 5/24/10

The fishing opener was here, 5/17/10

Super seven local lakes for the fishing opener, 5/10/10

More information on Pelican Lake, 5/3/10

DNR adds more open burning restrictions, 4/26/10

Pelican Lake – ducks, fish, or both, 4/19/10

Ducks Unlimited banquet Tuesday, 4/12/10

Ice out on Howard Lake was Thursday, 4/5/10

Ice out could happen this week, 3/29/10

Flooding on the Crow, 3/22/10

Youth wood duck box building day, 3/15/10

Skunks, coyotes, and deer, 3/8/10

Ice houses need to be off the lakes, 3/1/10

Final 2009 MN deer harvest numbers released, 2/22/10

Thanks for the turkeys, 2/15/10

64th annual HL Fishing Derby is Saturday, 2/8/10

Plenty of ice fishing contests coming up, 2/1/10

DNR reminds taxpayers to donate to help wildlife, 1/25/10

Pheasants Forever is staying busy, 1/18/10

Should we feed the pheasants?, 1/11/10

Travel on area lakes is tricky, 1/4/10

2009 Columns

DNR reminder: fish shelter identification required, 12/28/09

DNR encourages snowmobilers to drive safely this season, 12/21/09

Pheasant hunting or Facebook, 12/14/09

Early ice and late season pheasants, 12/7/09

First hunt – a Thanksgiving Day to remember, 11/30/09

A great time to be thankful, 11/23/09

2009 Minnesota firearms deer hunting facts and figures, 11/16/09

Hunters urged to STOP for survival, 11/9/09

Youth pheasant hunts and the deer opener, 11/2/09

Hip boots and waders are required, 10/26/09

DNR warns: be ready for deer on the road, 10/19/09

Local duck hunting was better than expected, 10/12/09

The pheasant opener is Saturday, 10/5/09

Grouse offer an easy start to hunting, 9/28/09

Smith Lake designated as wildlife management lake, 9/21/09

Pheasant roadside count declines for 2009, 9/14/09

Winsted Ducks Unlimited Banquet Sept. 15, 9/7/09

Dove season offers easy introduction to hunting, 8/31/09

Rainbow Sportsmen's Club will host annual Fall Shoot Sept. 13, 8/24/09

Visit the DNR exhibit at the 2009 Minnesota State Fair, 8/17/09

Minnesota waterfowl season dates and limits announced, 8/10/09

Don't let either-sex deer permit deadline sneak up on you, 8/3/09

Aug. 14 deadline approaching for 2009 Camp Ripley archery hunts, 7/27/09

Now is the time to take a hunter safety course, 7/20/09

Minnesota breeding duck numbers decline, 7/13/09

Youth deer hunts offer exciting opportunities for new hunters, 7/6/09

It's nesting season, so delay roadside mowing until Aug. 1, 6/29/09

Howard Lake GND fishing contest this Saturday, 6/22/09

Fishing Lake Minnetonka, 6/15/09

The sunfish are spawning and the days are getting longer, 6/8/09

HL GND fishing contest coming up, 6/1/09

The all new walleye stamp is here, 5/25/09

Walleye, sunfish, and morels, 5/18/09

Howard Lake Watershed Alliance to have focus session, 5/11/09

The Super Seven for the fishing opener, 5/4/09

Only 13 days to go, 4/27/09

Lake Mary Ice Out contest winners announced, 4/20/09

Official ice out will be this week on area lakes, 4/13/09

McLeod County PF banquet April 18, 4/6/09

Trapshooting just around the corner, 3/30/09

Winsted Sportsmen's Club annual hog roast April 4, 3/23/09

Sometimes it takes a long time to get here, 3/16/09

2009 fishing licenses, walleye stamp now on sale, 3/9/09

Snow goose season opened Sunday, 3/2/09

Howard Lake fishing derby winners 2009, 2/23/09

A trip down the crow, 2/16/09

63rd annual Howard Lake Fishing Derby this Sat. 2/9/09

Minnesota hunters harvest fewer deer in 2009 2/2/09

Temporary hunting rules to become permanent 1/26/09

Cold weather will impact local wildlife 1/19/09

Area lakes fishing report 1/12/09

Cordless drill can help determine ice thickness 1/5/09

2008 Columns

Waconia conservation club is new formula for hunting, angling, and conservation success, 12/29/08

Remembering an old friend – Harlan Yager, 12/22/08

DNR warns about ice danger after skater fatality, 12/15/08

Snowmobile trails not yet ready for riding; ice not safe, 12/8/08

DNR reminds parents of ice danger for children, 12/1/08

Montrose Ducks Unlimited to host fundraising event Dec. 4, 11/24/08

Firearms deer season off to slow start, 11/17/08

Minnesota votes YES on Clean Water, Land, and Legacy Amendment, 11/10/08

Firearms deer season opens Saturday, 11/3/08

Deer hunters encouraged to buy license early, 10/27/08

Pheasant season off to a slow start, 10/20/08

It's time to help your special place, 10/13/08

Winterizing your motors and boats; pennies now, or dollars in the spring, 10/6/08

Hutchinson resident named 2009 pheasant stamp contest winner, 9/29/08

Childhood hunting experiences create lasting memories, 9/22/08

Pheasant population remains at 10-year average despite drop in index, 9/15/08

Gov. Pawlenty proclaims Sept. 15-21 Hunting Heritage Week, 9/8/08

DNR to discuss Smith Lake management Oct. 8, 9/1/08

Mother Nature most likely solution to cormorant problem on area lakes, 8/25/08

The history and future of Minnesota's shoreland management, 8/18/08

Now is the time to plan for 2008 deer license options, 8/11/08

Ducks Unlimited applauds decision to maintain the 'Holy Grail' of conservation, 8/4/08

Bird die-off in Meeker County, 7/28/08

DNR, local Pheasants Forever chapters offer youths new hunt opportunity, 7/21/08

Spring estimate shows Lake Mille Lacs walleye population is healthy, 7/14/08

The DNR offers water safety tips for summer, 7/7/08

Howard Lake GND fishing contest winners, 6/30/08

Minnesota breeding duck numbers increase, 6/23/08

The sunfish spawn is on in the area, 6/16/08

Howard Lake GND fishing contest June 21, 6/9/08

Take a kid fishing weeking coming up, 6/2/08

The hunt for morel mushrooms, 5/26/08

A cold opener for fishing, 5/19/08

Lake Mary 2008 ice out contest winners, 5/12/08

The Super '7' lakes for the fishing opener, 5/5/08

2008 fishing opener just two weeks away, 4/28/08

Ice-out should be this weekend, 4/21/08

Litchfield wetland management district to begin prescribed spring burning, 4/14/08

The 2008 fishing openers are right around the corner, 4/7/08

Last chance to complete winter clean-up, 3/31/08

Free hunting and fishing expo in Silver Lake, 3/24/08

The geese are now flying, 3/17/08

Firearms safety training courses filling fast, 3/10/08

Ducks Unlimited banquet April 8, 3/3/08

LP Sportsmen's Club to host firearm safety class, 2/25/08

Conservation fishing license proposed, 2/18/08

2007 fishing and shelter licenses good until April 30, 2008, 2/11/08

CROW is awarded 319 funds, 2/4/08

Howard Lake Fishing Derby is Feb. 9, 1/28/08

Waverly Ice Festival Saturday, 1/21/08

2007 hunting season was a good one, 1/14/08

Wright County Chapter of Pheasants Forever corn giveaway, 1/7/08

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2007 Columns

Archery fun league coming to Lester Prairie, 12/31/07

A holiday tradition, 12/24/07

Snow and slush on lakes creating unsafe ice conditions, 12/17/07

A fish story? But Bub says it's true!, 12/10/07

The DNR warns of thin ice danger, 12/3/07

The hunting season is not over just yet, 11/26/07

Local deer hunt slower than normal, 11/19/07

Local deer reports from the area are low, 11/12/07

I already got my deer for the season, 11/5/07

Deer hunters encouraged to buy license early, 10/29/07

The glory days, 10/22/07

Conceal/carry classes this week at Waverly Gun Club, 10/15/07

Wind, rain, lightning, and hail, 10/8/07

Waterfowl hunters reminded to avoid spreading invasive species, 10/1/07

Waterfowl season opens Saturday, 9/24/07

DNR continues to reduce barriers to hunting participaion, 9/17/07

Pheasant count remains at highest level in two decades, 9/10/07

Donated deer to be processed at no cost to hunters this year, 9/3/07

People should mind their manners while enjoying MN's outdoors, 8/27/07

Apply now for either-sex deer permits, 8/20/07

Minnesota increases limit for upcoming waterfowl season, 8/13/07

Climate or just the weather?, 8/6/07

Black powder shoot at Waverly, 7/30/07

New state park may come to Lake Vermilion, 7/23/07

Lake Ann annual meeting Saturday, 7/16/07

Facts about the history of Lake Ann, 7/9/07

Copper joins the family, 7/2/07

Taking a look at Lake Ann, 6/25/07

Howard Lake GND fishing contest Saturday, 6/18/07

The sunfish are biting, 6/11/07

Think twice before rescuing fawns or other baby animals, 6/4/07

Nesting habitat and weather factors significantly influence fall pheasant populations, 5/28/07

No walleyes or morels, but we caught five anglers, 5/21/07

Cold water shock danger to early season anglers, 5/14/07

Super seven for the fishing opener, 5/7/07

Looking for a place to fish? Let the DNR help, 4/30/07

A look at one little backyard bunny, 4/23/07

Take a kid fishing and pass the tradition, 4/16/07

DNR asks ATVers to ride with caution, care, 4/9/07

Spring fire restrictions to begin today, 4/2/07

Open burning restrictions to begin soon, 3/26/07

Trumpeter swans die from lead poisoning near Annandale, 3/19/07

The South Fork of the Crow River may be designated as canoe route, 3/12/07

Winter finally came back, spring just around the corner, 3/5/07

Fish houses need to be removed this week, 2/26/07

No new CRPs for two years, 2/19/07

The bitter, bitter cold is here, 2/12/07

Ice fishing season finally takes off, 2/5/07

ABC employee finishes second at ice fishing tourney, 1/29/07

See if you are the best angler at ice fishing tourney, 1/22/07

It hasn’t been the season I was hoping for, 1/15/07

A new year with some new promises to keep?, 1/8/07

Safety is the best gift of all for young hunters, 1/1/07

2006 Columns

Minnesota pheasant hunting season ends Jan. 1, 12/25/06

Oat Field Photos, Spring through Fall 2006

Committee looks at nontoxic shot regulations, 12/18/06

Ice thickness on area lakes vary, 12/11/06

It finally could be the year local ice anglers have been waiting for, 12/4/06

It has been a great fall!, 11/27/06

Another strong deer hunting season, 11/20/06

Taking care of your venison, 11/6/06

Firearms deer hunt opens Saturday, 10/30/06

Pheasant season opens with success, 10/23/06

Gone hunting in North Dakota, 10/16/06

Pheasant season opens Saturday, 10/09/06

Case the gun, and get out the fishing pole, 10/02/06

Duck season opens Sat., Sept. 30, 09/25/0

Local pheasant hunt should be excellent, 09/18/06

Canoeing the South Fork of the Crow River, 09/11/06

From Miesville to Mille Lacs, 09/4/06

Waterfowl regulations supplement available online, 08/28/06

Permits available for special deer hunts, 08/21/06

Sowing oats – from planting to harvest, 08/14/06

Become a Crow River volunteer, 08/7/06

103 days later and ready for harvest, 07/31/06

Your lake, our lakes: Do we need to reforest our lakeshores?, 07/24/06

Plan now to share the outdoors, 07/17/06

Evolution of angler ethics, 07/10/06

Breeding duck numbers decline, 07/3/06

Sowing oats and safety tips for summer, 06/26/06

Howard Lake GND Fishing Contest Saturday, 06/19/06

DNR asks landowners to give wildlife a break, 06/12/06

DNR's Take a Kid Fishing Weekend set for June 9-11, 06/05/06

Safe Wheelin' Weekend set for June 2-4, 05/29/06

Cold, rain, and wind, 05/22/06

Turkeys and morels, 05/15/06

A super seven for the fishing opener, 05/08/06

April showers bring May flowers, 05/01/06

It's not too late, 04/24/06

Hunt safely this turkey season, 04/17/06

Ice off has arrived on area lakes, 04/10/06

Overwhelmed and overloaded, 04/03/06

Round Lake to get improvements, 03/27/06

OHV users to check trail conditions, 03/20/06

What a night!, 03/13/06

Spring is almost here, 03/6/06

Great time to think about the Crow, 02/27/06

2006 Howard Lake Ice Fishing winners, 02/20/06

2006 spring light goose hunting begins March 1, 02/13/06

Ice fishing activity picks up - so do break-ins, 01/23/06

Marginal ice – marginal winter, 01/16/06

Strange year for ice, 01/02/06