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Anglers who fish Mille Lacs Lake during the 2012 season will be able to keep walleye less than 17 inches in length, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. This is a change from last year’s regulation that allowed keeping of walleye less than 18 inches. The 17- to 28-inch protected slot regulation is [...]

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The 4th annual Cambridge Firefighters Relief Association Gun Raffle and Spaghetti feed will be held Saturday, Feb. 4 at the Cambridge Armed Forces Readiness Center on Co. rd. 70. Drawing at 9 p.m., $5.00 Donation per ticket Gun Raffle List 1. Mossberg Tactical —.22 cal. or $125 Cash 2. Savage 93 —.17HMR or $125 Cash 3. Traditions [...]

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Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge invites you to attend their annual Winterfest celebration on Saturday, February 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This FREE family event offers an exciting day of outdoor activities celebrating winter and focusing on how both wildlife and people manage to thrive in Minnesota’s months of snow and cold temperatures. Outdoor [...]

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DEER HARVEST DECLINES 7 PERCENT First-time youth turkey hunters, ages 12 to 17, have the chance to go afield this spring and learn from an experienced National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) volunteer, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Applications, maps and general information for the wild turkey hunt are available online at [...]

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MDHA’s Hunting Heritage Legacy Award recognizes MDHA chapters for outstanding activity in their local community. Recently, the MDHA board of directors recognized the Isanti County Chapter at the “Monarch Buck Award” level which is the highest level of achievement. Believing that the best way to secure our hunting heritage starts at the grassroots, MDHA encourages [...]

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DNR Release: Twelve expanded permit areas will offer wild turkey hunters more flexibility and opportunity when they apply for the 2012 spring wild turkey hunt. “Wild turkey permit areas have been consolidated into 12 new, larger areas from 77 smaller ones,” said Steve Merchant, DNR wildlife population and regulation program manager. “While Minnesota’s overall turkey [...]

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DNR Releases: With nearly 500,000 firearms deer hunters in the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is encouraging hunters to purchase their licenses early to avoid long lines and any system issues associated with the high sales volume. Minnesota’s 2011 firearms deer season begins Saturday, Nov. 5. Deer licenses can be purchased for [...]

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