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24
Jan

Novice turkey hunters can register for mentored hunts

On a spring morning, a novice turkey hunter holding a turkey call tries out a newfound skill of imitating the yelp of a turkey hen. From the field edge, gobbling ensues and a dark shape approaches.

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24
Jan

Get Wild hockey discounts with hunting or fishing license

Minnesota hunting or fishing license holders can order discounted tickets to Minnesota Wild hockey games at www.mndnr.gov/wildhockey.

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24
Jan

Paul Bunyan State Trail to remain open during Highway 371 realignment

The Paul Bunyan State Trail between Nisswa and Jenkins will remain open during the State Highway 371 North realignment project, but trail users should be cautious near construction activity and check trail conditions before traveling.

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24
Jan

Women can learn outdoor skills at DNR winter workshop

Becoming an Outdoor Woman program offered by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will take place Feb. 19-21 in Hackensack. (submitted photo)
Becoming an Outdoor Woman program offered by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will take place Feb. 19-21 in Hackensack. (submitted photo)

Women can discover the enjoyment of snowshoeing, cross country skiing, birding, wild ricing, dark-house fishing and hiking at a winter workshop offered by the Becoming an Outdoors Woman program of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

Sun
17
Jan

Klein announces run for State Senate

Dr. Matt Klein
Dr. Matt Klein

Dr. Matt Klein of Mendota Heights announced his bid for the state Senate District 52 seat on Monday, Jan. 11. 

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17
Jan

Dakota County Library offers new service

On Jan. 1, Dakota County Library launched hoopla digital, a free Netflix like service.

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17
Jan

Dakota County Commissioner to retire

Nancy Schouweiler
Nancy Schouweiler

Nancy Schouweiler, Dakota County commissioner for District 4 and current board chair, announced she will retire from the Dakota County Board when her term expires at the end of 2016.

Sun
17
Jan

Long-time Dakota County manager announces retirement

Brandt Richardson
Brandt Richardson

Brandt Richardson, Dakota County manager/administrator since 1992, has announced he will retire in May 2016. 

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17
Jan

District 197 chairman retires

At the Nov. 2 school board meeting, Mark Spurr was recognized for his years of service to the West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan School District. (submitted photo)
At the Nov. 2 school board meeting, Mark Spurr was recognized for his years of service to the West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan School District. (submitted photo)

After eight busy years, Mark Spurr retired from the District 197 School Board.

Spurr served two terms on the West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan board, starting in 2008, and chaired his last meeting on Dec. 21.

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10
Jan

Volcanoes and a river gorge

Vineyards at Maryhill Winery overlook the Columbia River with the more rocky south side of the river in the background. Lewis and Clark and their expedition camped right in this area in 1805.  (Pamela O’Meara/Review)
Vineyards at Maryhill Winery overlook the Columbia River with the more rocky south side of the river in the background. Lewis and Clark and their expedition camped right in this area in 1805. (Pamela O’Meara/Review)

Exploring Oregon’s ring of fire — Mount St. Helens & Crater Lake
When Mount St. Helens in Washington exploded in 1980, the world watched on TV and saw lava and steam pouring out from the northern slope of the mountain. Viewers also saw devastation - the majestic peak in the Cascades was partially collapsed and covered with charred remains of trees and volcanic ash.

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