His Mission Is Getting Minnesota Veterans Outdoors

Steven James was sitting in his deer hunting stand last fall when he glanced at the message on his mobile phone. “One of my soldiers became a statistic,’’ said James. The news of the suicide one day before Veteran’s Day did more than startle James. It motivated him. “I kind of made the effort to…
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Prayers For The Prairie: Photojournalist Calls Attention To Soil Erosion In Western Minnesota

People from Wisconsin have asked him: What is it? His Minnesota neighbors never need to ask. Their reaction is almost always: “Wow that is really beautiful, but it is really sad.’’ John White has been receiving a lot of comments in the last two years to the photographs in his exhibit called the “Art of…
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Wildlife Beating The Clock As Spring Activity Evident In West Central Minnesota

Amy Rager spotted the first drops of sap seeping from a wound on the sugar maple on her Chippewa County farm home, and was in disbelief. It was the last week of January. As the director of the University of Minnesota Extension’s Master Naturalist program, she keeps an eye on the natural progression of seasons…
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CWD Poses Very Serious Threat, Hunters Need To Unite Not Argue, Says DNR’s Big Game Leader

MONTEVIDEO – Hunters need to be unified if Minnesota is going to be successful in preventing chronic wasting disease from infecting the deer herd, Adam Murkowski, big game program leader for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, told an audience at the deer plan management meeting in Montevideo on Monday. He expressed his concerns about…
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Area Deer Hunters Want Quality Over Quantity At Montevideo Deer Management Meeting

MONTEVIDEO – The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is gathering public comments to prepare a deer management plan with the pledge it will include the first ever, statewide harvest goal. And when area residents had their opportunity to provide input on the plan in  Montevideo on Monday, not one word was raised about setting a…
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