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Moorhead City Hall Holds Meeting To Tackle Turkey Population

The point of the meeting is to hear feedback from the community with the help of the Minnesota DNR and city officials.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People packed into the Moorhead City Hall to voice their opinions on what they should do about the increasing turkey population. The point of the meeting is to hear feedback from the community with the help of the Minnesota DNR and city officials. “Our role here is to be technical advisers on turkey management and other types…

Tim Walz Makes Trip To Fergus Falls For Governor’s Deer Hunting Opener

This was Walz's first Deer Hunting Opener Trip As Governor

  FERGUS FALL, Minn — Tim Walz, in his first year as Governor for the deer hunting opener, decided to make the trip out to Fergus Falls to try and get his first deer as Governor. Mark Thoma, who got to be the host for this year’s hunt, says it’s all about tradition. “That really is what the experience that…

Minnesota Researchers to Amass Spleens as Deer Season Begins

DNR researchers are hoping to harvest at least 800 of the organs.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Minnesota wildlife researchers will be collecting deer spleens this weekend as the state’s main deer hunting season begins. The Department of Natural Resources’ researchers are hoping to harvest at least 800 of the organs from whitetail deer killed by hunters for a study that examines the effects of neonicotinoids. Neonicotinoids, which are insecticides heavily used in Minnesota-grown corn…

Farmers Asked To Wear Hunting Gear For Deer Opener

North Dakota's Opener is on Friday and Minnesota's is on Saturday

NORTH DAKOTA & MINNESOTA — Because of challenges with flooding and snow, farmers are being forced to work late into the season to harvest their crops. That leaves them directly in the firing zone as hunters sprawl across the fields of North Dakota and Minnesota for the deer hunting opener. “Understanding that those farmers are out there in their combine…

About 67,500 Deer Tags Issued in North Dakota

The season opens at noon Nov. 8 and ends Nov. 24.

BISMARCK, N.D.–North Dakota wildlife officials say the number of tags issued for the upcoming deer hunt is up by about 10,000. The Game and Fish Department says about 67,500 deer tags have been issued. Wildlife division chief Jeb Williams says the deer population is trending up in western North Dakota, while the eastern part of the state has been slower…

6 Arrested for Illegal Hunting in Foster County

Hunting on land without permission is a class B misdemeanor.

CARRINGTON, N.D.–Authorities in North Dakota are reminding people it’s illegal to hunt on property without the owner’s permission. The Foster County Sheriff’s Department says it arrested six out-of-state hunters on Oct. 28 for hunting in an unharvested cornfield without permission from the owner. North Dakota law says illegally hunting on land without permission is a class B misdemeanor. Categories: Crime,…

Crookston Teen Accidentally Shot And Wounded While Hunting

Polk County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to Riverview Emergency Room Saturday

CROOKSTON, Minn. — An 18-year-old man in Crookston sustained minor injuries after a hunting accident. Polk County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Riverview Emergency Room Saturday on a report of a man with a gunshot wound. They discovered his gun accidentally fired while hunting geese. They want to remind hunters to remember the four basics of firearm safety. 1) Treat…

Scheels to Host 16th Annual Hunting Expo

THE EVENT WILL FEATURE FAN FAVORITES AS WELL AS NEW VENDORS

FARGO, N.D. — Scheels has been preparing for its 16th annual Hunting Expo for nearly a year, and it’s finally right around the corner. This year’s event includes classics like the dog-jumping competition, as well as some new businesses, including waterfall, archery and barbecue vendors. The expo will have a “mini food court” feel. Barbecue vendors are the main focus,…

North Dakota Deer Gun Season Begins At Noon On Friday

The state has allocated 55,150 deer gun licenses for the roughly 16-day-long season

Deer hunters are getting ready for the opening of the North Dakota deer gun season on Friday at noon. The state has allocated 55,150 deer gun licenses for the roughly 16-day-long season. North Dakota Game And Fish Department modestly increased licenses but was conservative enough that hunters will likely have a successful season. Anecdotal data and field reports suggest deer…

Body of Grand Forks Hunter Found Near Fertile, Minnesota

Authorities were called late last night and found the body of 66-year-old Timothy Berhow

POLK COUNTY, MN —  The body of a man was found in a field in rural Fertile, Minnesota. Authorities were called late last night and found the body of 66-year-old Timothy Berhow of Grand Forks. They say Berhow was hunting on the property and was found by a friend who came to check on him. His body was taken to…