Willmar To Host Class For Aquatic Invasive Species Detectors; Chance To Join Network Protecting Our Waters

WILLMAR – Not being the kind of guy who is willing to throw up his hands and say ‘there’s nothing we can do’ about Aquatic Invasive Species, Mark Johnson went back to school. He attended a one-day workshop and completed a self-paced, online course to become an AIS Detector as offered by the Minnesota Aquatic…
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Deer Plan Meeting Only Attracts A Dozen In Willmar

WILLMAR -Willmar was host to one of the first of some 35 open-house meetings to be held across the state on the new deer management plan. The meeting on Tuesday evening attracted only a dozen citizens to the Minnesota Department of Transportation headquarters in Willmar, where it was held.  Department of Natural Resource workers from…
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Local Sage Offers His Best Guess: Green Lake Will Be Ice Free For Fishing Opener

SPICER – We only have to look back at 2013 to know just how long the ice can stick around. The winter ice cover on Green Lake held on until Thursday, May 8 that year, or just a little more than a day before the fishing opener. Will Green Lake be ice free when it…
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Shed Find Leads 12-Year-Old From New London On Pursuit Of Trophy Buck

Come the fall hunting season, 12-year-old Kaden Iverson of New London will know what celebrities endure when paparozzi watch their every move. Because just like paparozzi, you can bet there will be lots of hunters watching his every move in hopes of learning where he is going to be hunting. Ever since Brett Blocker told…
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Change Is Around The Bend For Chippewa River Project

MONTEVIDEO – Not long after Kylene Olson was hired to be the first director of the newly-created Chippewa River Watershed Project, a group of landowners showed up at the Chippewa County board of commissioners meeting. “They asked ‘what on earth they thought they were doing by starting this watershed project,’ ’’ said Olson. They felt…
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