COVID-19

Auburn bass fishing team suspended for COVID violations

Auburn’s team is one of the country’s top-ranked programs. Several former members have gone on to compete in professional bass fishing competitions.Auburn University has suspended the school’s bass fishing team over allegations that it repeatedly violated COVID-19 policies. A memo to team members says the suspension is for the rest of this year, Al.com reported. The team violated the travel…

Message to Outdoor News readers regarding U.S. Postal Service delays

Outdoor News early this week received many phone calls from readers across the state who had not yet received their most recent edition of the newspaper. This is the result of COVID-related personnel shortages and distribution backlogs at the U.S. Postal Service in the Twin Cities, which the agency has highlighted on its website. Please know that Outdoor News regrets the delay to readers,…

New guidelines for outdoor recreation during COVID-19

(Minnesota DNR)The Minnesota DNR and Minnesota Department of Health collaborated to create new outdoor recreation guidelines for use during the COVID-19 pandemic. These guidelines apply to both recreational facilities and the public and are based on Governor Walz’s Emergency Executive Order Allowing for Safe Outdoor Recreation (EO 20-38). Following these guidelines will help protect you and your fellow Minnesotans from this health threat. You…