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Sunday, February 25th, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

July 23, 2004

Bemidji, Minn. Responding to concern about a high white-tailed deer population in and around Bemidji State Game Refuge, the Minnesota DNR has decided to open the entire refuge this November to firearms deer hunting.

A six-square-mile portion of the refuge was open to firearms hunting during the 2003 firearms season. One citizen recommendation was to make the refuge archery-only, but the DNR’s Steve Caron said that harvest wouldn’t effectively address the overpopulation problem. Jim Breyen, the DNR’s Northwest Region Wildlife supervisor, said hunters who choose to hunt the refuge […]

Bemidji, Minn. Responding to concern about a high white-tailed deer population in and around Bemidji State Game Refuge, the Minnesota DNR has decided to open the entire refuge this November to firearms deer hunting. Read More »

St. Paul The 2004 Annual Pheasants Forever National Golf Tournament will be held Aug. 9 at the Stillwater Country Club in Stillwater, Minn.

The festivities will begin at 1 p.m. with a shotgun start; an auction and banquet will follow the tournament. Four-person teams will take part, and organizations are encouraged to sponsor a hole. Gift certificate prizes will be awarded to the top four teams, based on a minimum 32-team field. For more information on the tourney

St. Paul The 2004 Annual Pheasants Forever National Golf Tournament will be held Aug. 9 at the Stillwater Country Club in Stillwater, Minn. Read More »

Duluth, Minn. A man drowned in the St. Louis River near the public fishing dock in Duluth. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Department identified the victim as Bruce Allen Schneider, 49, of Duluth. Authorities said Schneider’s body was recovered by divers

Duluth, Minn. A man drowned in the St. Louis River near the public fishing dock in Duluth. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Department identified the victim as Bruce Allen Schneider, 49, of Duluth. Authorities said Schneider’s body was recovered by divers Read More »

St. Paul Conservation-minded motorists have driven proceeds from the sale of Critical Habitat License Plates over the $10 million mark. More than 100,000 loon and deer license plates are traveling Minnesota’s roads and highways.

Proceeds from the $30 annual contribution are helping protect and manage critical habitat across the state. License plate dollars have so far purchased more than 3,100 acres of critical lands, like islands and lakeshore. Some of the acres have been established as wildlife management areas. Nongame species also are benefactors. Sales of the plates have

St. Paul Conservation-minded motorists have driven proceeds from the sale of Critical Habitat License Plates over the $10 million mark. More than 100,000 loon and deer license plates are traveling Minnesota’s roads and highways. Read More »

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