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BRAINERD, Minn.— In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, we feature northeast South Dakota veteran trapper John Almquist who for 50 years, regardless of the weather conditions, has walked his prairie trapline, not for the money, but to connect with the outdoors on a very personal basis. And join the crew as they travel to the southwestern Minnesota town of Hendricks to see how Bank Brewing Co., a successful private craft beer business, is working to preserve quality wildlife management areas and create new, premiere wildlife habitat by serving up beer.
MINNEAPOLIS --It is a month before the presidential election and not all Minnesota Democrats are fully behind Hillary Clinton. Minnesotans embraced U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders when picking a presidential favorite last March, and on Tuesday, Oct. 4, he asked those supporters to back his former rival. But he did not win over everyone during Minneapolis and Duluth visits. Recent University of Minnesota Duluth graduate Josh Muhich, 23, captured what likely brought out most of the Duluth crowd Tuesday night.
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, we put a couple of shotgun experts—the Gould Brothers Exhibition Shooting Team—to the test by introducing them to mourning dove hunting in Minnesota. And the crew also visits the Kicking Bear outdoors camp for kids in West Salem. Wis. See it all in this weekend's episode of "Northland Outdoors TV." Northland Outdoors TV debuted on Fox Sports North and many other local ABC affiliates across North Dakota in July. The show is hosted by veteran outdoors radio host Brett Amundson.
ST. JOSEPH, Minn. - A funeral service for Jacob Wetterling, the boy abducted and killed in 1989, is set for 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 25. The St. Joseph boy's disappearance was unsolved until this month, when his killer confessed in court. Click here for the live stream of the funeral from St. Benedict in St. Joseph.
BRAINERD, Minn. — In this week’s Northland Outdoors TV episode, we explore the phenomenal growth of the Minnesota Clay Target League, the fastest growing high school sport in the state...
BRAINERD, Minn. — In this week’s Northland Outdoors TV episode, the term “hunting blind” takes on a whole new meaning. Host Bret Amundson and the crew follow Master Sgt. Eric...
BRAINERD, Minn. -- In this week’s Northland Outdoors TV episode, host Bret Amundson and the crew visited Saskatchewan’s great Tazin Lake to catch a world record lake trout. At this...
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton was hospitalized Sunday night after fainting while speaking at an event in Woodbury, his office announced.
ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- A man found dead Tuesday east of St. Cloud has been identified as a central Minnesota resident missing since December.
ST. PAUL -- President Barack Obama will visit St. Paul Wednesday, not Minneapolis like the White House earlier announced. Obama plans to announce "a new competition encouraging investments to create jobs and restore infrastructure as part of the President’s Year of Action," a Sunday White House announcement said. The president will discuss transportation and transit issues, a source confirmed Saturday. The event is to begin in downtown St. Paul's Union Depot at 2 p.m. The public may get a limited number of tickets that will be handed out beginning Monday at 10 a.m.