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Prep boys hockey: Luverne skates away from Worthington
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The pageantry of it all
Looking Back: 1964 - Armour helps Worthington hit employment high
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Cottonwood game and fish league, among others, will benefit from the small grants program
WORTHINGTON -- It was at the foundation of my thought process as I was working out the details of the Conservation Partners Program. This small grant program is part of the greater funding that is now available as a result of the passing of dedicated funding in Minnesota. As a...
outdoors / sports / columns
March 20, 2009 - 12:28am
March 5, 2009
Moeller has perfected the art of duck call making
WORTHINGTON -- What does being born and raised for 75 years in the same location next to the bubbling waters of Kanaranzie get you? The answer is a true appreciation for wildlife and all things that come from Mother Nature. This is Don Moeller's world, and he took a few minutes...
March 5, 2009 - 7:07pm
January 9, 2009
Shoreline ordinances need update in coming months
WORTHINGTON -- Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. When I look out over a wetland full of birds and ducks, I see an example of nature's beauty. Others will look at the same thing, and see waste ground that is incapable of making a profit. The same type of scenario takes place...
January 9, 2009 - 1:05am
September 10, 2008
I love carp
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
September 5, 2008
Letter: No need to hunt doves
Scott Rall notes that critics of shooting doves complain that doves are used for mere target practice, yet still fails to see why killing these inoffensive birds is controversial ("Dove season marks the beginning of the fall hunting season," Aug. 29). Minnesota had a tradition of...
September 5, 2008 - 12:00am
August 15, 2008
Column: Ideas being tested to control carp population
WORTHINGTON -- Last week, I shared my views about what I thought about the common carp and how it made its way into almost every body of water in North America. Carp are here to stay and the only thing that can be done to limit their devastating effects is to try to control their...
August 15, 2008 - 12:00am
August 1, 2008
Algae attacking Lake Okabena, area lakes
WORTHINGTON -- When August rolls around, some very undesirable odors start to show on and around our area lakes. This smell can drive you far away from the water if it is intense enough. The smell I am referring to is the smell of dead and decaying algae that starts to accumulate...
August 1, 2008 - 12:00am
July 25, 2008
Heavy rain may not affect pheasant reproduction this season
WORTHINGTON -- Summer continues to race by, with the first of August just around the corner. Summer was kind of disappointing this year because of the fact that we didn't really have any in June. All it did was rain for the last part of May and much of June. Summer, by most descriptions...
July 25, 2008 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
The bobolink is a fascinating bird king of the grassland
WORTHINGTON -- A few years back I was out shooting sporting clay at the Horse Barn and Hunt Club in Lakefield, and as I was walking around the course I saw a most interesting bird. I asked the owner operator, Brent Rossow, just what kind of bird it was and he informed me that the...
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am
July 11, 2008
Wetland Restoration Easement Program to offer attractive payments
WORTHINGTON -- The old saying that "the pen is mightier than the sword" just might have some new meaning in this modern day when it comes to the task of conservation. As you might know, I am very involved with the local chapter of Pheasants Forever. This habitat organization has...
July 11, 2008 - 12:00am
June 20, 2008
Scenic byways provide views of Minnesota's beauty
WORTHINGTON -- Spending time in the outdoors can be different things to different people. Some will say that the typical activities would include camping, fishing or hunting. There is also hiking, climbing and swimming and the list goes on and on. There is one activity that I have...
June 20, 2008 - 12:00am
April 25, 2008
With warm weather approaching, crappie fishing heats up in area lakes
WORTHINGTON -- The ice is finally gone and the open-water fishing season is here. It's about time. Spring time means crappies. These abundant pan fish make up the majority of the fish that get eaten in April and May. I love crappie fishing. The main reason is that this early...
April 25, 2008 - 12:00am