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Minnesota Secretary of State Makes Stop in Ada

Ada, MN — Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon made a stop in Ada on Wednesday afternoon as part of his goal of visiting with community members in all of Minnesota’s 87 counties. Simon says the objective of his visits is to get boots on the ground and learn from those outside of the capital.…
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December 8, 2022 0

MN Firearms Deer Season Posts Below Average Harvest Results

Minnesota — The final numbers are in from this year’s Minnesota Firearms Deer Harvest and the results are some of the poorest they’ve been in years, especially in Northwest Minnesota. In fact Firearms Harvests in Deer Permit Areas 258 and 298 are the lowest they have been more than 10 years and Statewide Firearms harvest…
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November 28, 2022 0

Minnesota State Patrol to Increase Presence During Holiday Travel Season

Minnesota — With the busy holiday travel season getting underway this Thanksgiving, you can expect to see a large law enforcement presence on the roadways from now until the start of the new year. Sgt Jesse Grabow with the Minnesota State Patrol says it’s not their goal to give citations, but rather its their goal…
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November 22, 2022 0

What Does Democrat Controlled Legislature Mean for Education in Minnesota?

Ada, MN — For the first time in nearly a decade, one of the only divided state legislatures in the country will no longer be divided. Following this year’s election, the Democrats took control of both the House and Senate in Minnesota and Democrat Tim Walz remains the Governor as well. So what does that…
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November 21, 2022 0

Be Respectful of Trails & Landowners as Snowmobiling Season Begins

Ada, MN — While snow is now covering most of the area, the Moonshiners Snowmobile Club reminds recreationists that the snowmobile trails are NOT ready for riding. In fact, snowmobile trails throughout the state of Minnesota don’t open until December 1st or until conditions allow. Moonshiners President Dave Jensen says their club, which manages more…
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November 18, 2022 0

Minnesota workplace injury and illness rate decreases

Minnesota’s estimated workplace injury and illness rate for 2021 decreased from that of 2020. According to the annual Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, the state had an estimated 3.4 OSHA-recordable, nonfatal, workplace injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time-equivalent (FTE) workers in 2021; the estimated rate for 2020 was 3.5 cases per 100 FTE workers.…
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November 10, 2022 0

Harvested Deer Down for Opening Weekend

Minnesota — Current Deer Harvest data from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources shows a slow start to the Minnesota Firearms season. As of Monday afternoon, 68,628 deer had been registered so far this year across the state. That includes deer registered during the youth mentored hunt and archery seasons, which is well below average. …
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November 8, 2022 0

Submit Deer Hides to Support Wildlife Habitat Enhancement

Minnesota — When or if you happen to shoot a deer during of one this year’s deer hunting seasons, the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association is encouraging you to donate the hide to their Hides for Habitat Program. When you donate a hide at one of the many Hides for Habitat Drop Boxes across the state,…
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November 3, 2022 0

DNR Enforcement Officers Asks Hunters to Practice Safety & Know the Rules Ahead of Firearms Deer Season

Bemidji, MN — With many hunting seasons underway, and about 400,000 hunters set to converge on the state’s fields and woods for the Nov. 5 firearms deer opener, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters there’s no such thing as a successful hunt if it isn’t safe. Done right, hunting is an exceptionally safe…
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November 2, 2022 0

MN DNR Reminds Hunters of New CWD Testing Requirements in the Area

Ada, MN — Ahead of this weekend’s Firearms Deer Season opener, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding hunters of new Chronic Wasting Disease testing requirements for hunters in the area this year. Following the discovery of a CWD positive deer near the Climax, MN area last fall, hunters in the new permit area…
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November 1, 2022 0