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May 5, 2011

Outdoor News Lake Mille Lacs Ice Out Winner Announced

Ice-out for Mille Lacs Lake officially occurred this past Sunday, May 1st, early in the morning according to the Mille Lacs Lake Messenger and the Minnesota Climatology Group. The $250 Outdoor News Ice-Out Promotion winner is Steve Lawrence of Aitkin who correctly guessed Sunday morning’s ice-out at 6am. March 2011 was below normal and a

MN: Groups support new CWA plan from EPA

Would restore protections to nation’s wetlands, streams Washington – Federal Clean Water Act guidance offered last week by the Environmental Protection Agency has reopened a fissure between those hoping to strengthen protections for streams and wetlands, and others who say the guidance will slow development and infringe on property rights. A 60-day comment period on

MN: Struggles continue for turkey hunters

Madelia, Minn. – Weather-wise, April was a bummer. There was little sun and lots of cold. Some rain and snow, too. Turkey hunters felt the effects. Through May 2, the end of the spring D turkey season, hunters had killed 6,456 birds. At the same time last year – the fourth consecutive year with a

MN: Cuffs and Collars Issue: 18

District 1 – Baudette area CO Larry Milbridge (Warroad) attended annual training at Camp Ripley. An illegal fire was investigated, with charges pending. CO Jeff Birchem (Baudette) checked sturgeon anglers on the Rainy River and monitored ATV activity. The Wildlife Division was assisted with a sharp-tailed grouse survey. CO Birchem also investigated a trespass complaint

MN: Calendar of Events Issue: 18

Banquets/Fundraisers. Aug. 5: McGregor Chapter MDHA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., McGregor Community Center. For more info call Bob Dreger, 218-768-4079. Outdoor Media • Ron Schara’s Minnesota Bound, Saturdays at noon, Sunday at 10:30 on KARE 11, KTTC in Rochester, KBJR in Duluth, KVLY in Fargo and KEYC in Mankato. • Outdoor Talk Radio with Tim Lesmeister and

CO: Craig poacher sentenced

CRAIG, Colo. – A man from Craig has pleaded no contest to willful destruction of wildlife – a Class 5 felony – after an extensive investigation by Colorado Division of Wildlife officers revealed his part in a large poaching case. Floyd Gutierrez, 63, was ordered to pay nearly $4,000 in fines and court costs by

WI: Cuffs and Collars Issue: 9

District 6 – Eau Claire area Warden Adam Hanna, of Neillsville, investigated 21 complaints in March relating to taxidermy activities, coyote hunting, littering, septic disposal, and deer violations. Wardens Hanna and Barry Fetting, of Marshfield, investigated a fatal snowmobile crash that occurred in Clark County in March during the early morning hours. The victim veered

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