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December 16, 2014
Dike West Park sledding hill closed for winter as crews construct new pump station
FARGO – A favorite sledding spot near downtown will be closed this winter, leaving one other hill operated by the Fargo Parks District to accommodate the city’s sledding enthusiasts. The closure of the sledding hill at Dike West Park, due to construction by the city of...
December 16, 2014 - 9:35pm
Leier: The lure of ice fishing keeps growing stronger
West Fargo - When I think of what good ice fishing means, I have to approach it from two different time sets. In one set, I think of myself as a young kid in LaMoure in the 1980s, ice fishing with my dad. We’d spend our time sitting on 5-gallon buckets and even straw bales, fighting...
December 16, 2014 - 4:08pm
December 12, 2014
Modified machines no longer allowed on Minnesota snowmobile trails
BAUDETTE, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds snowmobilers that only snowmobiles can operate on the state’s 22,000 miles of trails. Due to a change this year in the way a snowmobile is legally defined, certain vehicles are no longer allowed on the state...
December 12, 2014 - 9:46pm
December 9, 2014
Leier: It’s not easy keeping up with cavalcade of fall outdoors data
West Fargo - Most years there’s no shortage of attention grabbers in late fall, with deer season coming and going and the wrap-up of fall sports and harvest, as well as the early stages of the holidays. Such concentration of activity sometimes prevents us from keeping up with an...
December 9, 2014 - 9:58pm
December 8, 2014
Elk citation in front of TV cameraman angers Minnesota hunter
BILLINGS, Mont. – Jim Latvala, a 65-year-old fishing guide from Two Harbors, Minn., shot a six-point bull elk while hunting with his brother on the opening day of the Montana season. “It was the first time we actually got to hunt together, and me taking this bull, we were...
December 8, 2014 - 9:46pm
Areavoices: Here's what you need to know about ice house regulations in ND
Winter anglers are reminded that any fish house left unoccupied on North Dakota waters must be made out of materials that will allow it to float.
December 8, 2014 - 11:19am
December 3, 2014
Family rescues young loon who couldn't fly from lake near Park Rapids
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. - Two young girls and their family helped rescue a young loon last week in danger of freezing to the ice on Hubbard County’s Upper Bottle Lake near Park Rapids. Juvenile loons are routinely abandoned by their parents and fly to a southern location with other...
December 3, 2014 - 8:48pm
Facebook pressure cracks the case of the stolen ND hunting dog
NORTONVILLE, N.D. – Chris Gourde was hunting here Saturday with his dog Radar when she ran onto a road and was picked up by a passing dark blue SUV. That’s the story Kathy Rust, Radar’s co-owner and breeder, posted to Facebook on Sunday afternoon. Since then, the post has...
December 3, 2014 - 9:25am
Leier: Overall ice fishing outlook appears solid
West Fargo - November for many outdoorsmen and women is a gradual transition from October’s ducks and geese into deer and late-season pheasant hunting. But this year, the second week of November came with near-record cold and early ice that signaled dread for those who lament long...
December 3, 2014 - 12:00am
November 26, 2014
Warm and cold weather mix creates dangerous ice conditions in Minn.
ST. PAUL – Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials are warning parents a mix of warm and cold weather this season has created a serious danger in the ice over bodies of water in the state. Parents are urged to keep an eye on children who are visiting friends and...
November 26, 2014 - 9:11am
November 25, 2014
15-year-old nabs rare Piebald deer
PERHAM, Minn. – What started out as a typical day out in the woods for 15-year-old Cierra Olson ended up being anything but. The Perham hunter waited out a couple of cold, slow hours that afternoon of Nov. 9, seeing nothing from her grandfather’s deer stand, when suddenly, in...
November 25, 2014 - 12:00am
November 24, 2014
Federal agency investigates illegal moose shooting in Minnesota
FOSSTON, Minn. - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking information on the illegal killing of a moose shot during the Minnesota deer season on a federal waterfowl production area near Fosston. In a news release, the service said the moose was shot and left to lie “a few...
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November 24, 2014 - 7:49pm
Meetings WHAT: North Dakota Game and Fish Department District 1 advisory board meeting for the counties of Divide, McKenzie and Williams WHEN: 7 p.m., Nov. 24 WHERE: Watford City Civic Center CONTACT: Rick Pokrzywinski at (701) 770-2736 or Jason Leiseth at (701) 586-3714 WHAT:...
November 24, 2014 - 12:00am
November 20, 2014
Resorters, anglers accuse DNR of ignoring 'walleye heritage
ST. PAUL – Has the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources violated the state constitution in how it regulates fishing for the state’s most popular fish on one of the state’s most popular lakes? That’s the question three Minnesota appellate judges are weighing after...
November 20, 2014 - 8:39pm
November 19, 2014
Leier: Proposed changes prompt questions
West Fargo - Every fall, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department advisory board meetings, which typically start the day after deer gun season ends, are a forum to talk deer hunting. This year, with a new proposal for distributing deer licenses on the table for 2015, no doubt that...
November 19, 2014 - 12:00am