Tag: hunting

R & J Deer Camp Interviews

Listen back to the interviews from our first ever R & J Deer Camp, which was broadcast live from the Twin Valley Liquor Store and hosted by R & J News Director Mark Askelson. Brad Boman – Deep Roots Land Service Greg Henderson – Detroit Lakes Area Assistant Wildlife Manager Chris Lee – Norman County…
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November 9, 2022 0

Cow Shot in Norman County During Opening Weekend of Deer Season

Twin Valley, MN — While hunter success was low for the opening weekend of deer hunting, reports of hunter violations appear to be up in the area, according to reports from the Minnesota DNR and Norman County Sheriff’s Office. Both are currently investigating a report of a cow being shot southwest of Twin Valley over…
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November 9, 2022 0

Hunting Booms Business for Local Fosston Hardware Store

Fosston, MN — It’s a busy week at the local hardware stores as hunters rush in to get their hunting licenses and grab those last minutes hunting supplies before this Saturday’s firearms season opener. Tim Johnson, Assistant Manager at Burggraf’s Ace Hardware in Fosston, says this is probably their busiest week of the year. Burggraf’s…
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November 2, 2022 0

Deer hunters invited to share wildlife observations

Minnesota deer hunters can use an online questionnaire (mndnr.gov/Mammals/Deer/Management/Hunter-Field-Log.html) to report wildlife they see while hunting. Data from the observation logs help the DNR estimate population level trends for deer and track wildlife distribution for other species across the state. Using a mobile device or desktop computer, hunters can enter information on the DNR website (mndnr.gov/Mammals/Deer/Management/Hunter-Field-Log.html) about wildlife they see…
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October 27, 2022 0

Hunting safety reminders

It won’t be long until deer hunters will be out in the fields.  Clearwater County Sheriff Darin Halverson says before you go looking for that big buck, you should make sure it’s all right to hunt in a particular area. Halverson says you should prepare properly in case you get lost.  And that starts with…
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October 18, 2022 0

MN DNR Conservation Officers 10-7-22

MN DNR Conservation Officer, Jim Guida and MN DNR Conservation Officer Candidate, Ben Ulrich, joined the Wake the Lakes Morning Show to talk about Ben’s continued training in his career, as well as covering various rules and regulations for Fall hunting and fishing in the Brainerd Lakes Area.

October 7, 2022 0

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Talks Safety & Trespassing as Hunting Seasons Open

Fosston, MN — The Minnesota Archery season begins this weekend and various other bird waterfowl seasons have gotten or will be getting underway soon. With the hunting season ramping up, Polk County Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Norland joined the KKCQ Food for Thought Program recently to provide a few reminders for fellow hunters and landowners. For…
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September 12, 2022 0

Hunters asked not to shoot ear-tagged,
radio-collared research bears

The Minnesota bear hunting season opens Thursday, Sept. 1, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is once again asking hunters to avoid shooting marked research bears. These bears are marked with distinctively large, colorful ear tags and wear radio collars. Researchers with the DNR are monitoring 25 radio-collared black bears across the state, especially…
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August 30, 2022 0

Spring Turkey Season Underway in Minnesota

Detroit Lakes, MN — The Spring Turkey Season kicked off this week, but given the sudden return of winter its likely off to a cold start. The turkey hunting season in Minnesota began on Wednesday, April 13th and will continue through May 31st. While turkey populations remain strong across most of the state, bird activity…
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April 15, 2022 0

Ness Cafe Part of Hunting Tradition for Hunters in Erskine Area

Erskine, MN — Deer hunting is big business for many small-town communities across the state as hunters leave the comforts of the big city for primitive deer shacks. Gas stations, bars, and cafes are some of those that cash in the most with the influx of those returning back to the Northwoods. Ness Café in…
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November 4, 2021 0