Tag: hunting

Former Wildlife Management Officer Dave Dickey chats about hunting, CWD, and more

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/11/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Former Wildlife Management Officer Dave Dickey returned for his monthly update to kick-off the new year with discussion on hunting, permits, Chronic Wasting Disease, and more. Dickey mentioned the success of the deer harvest from the end of 2020. As 2021 brings the grey wolf off the…
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January 11, 2021 0

Get Outdoors and Hunt Small Game in Minnesota

There are many opportunities to enjoy the outdoors in Minnesota and one that should not be overlooked is small game hunting, especially with the mild start to the winter season. Hunting pheasants, ruffed grouse, squirrels, or rabbits can be a great way to introduce people of all ages to the outdoors says James Burnham, hunter…
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December 10, 2020 0

Hunter Missing in Becker County Near Bad Medicine Lake

On November 8, 2020, at 3:45 PM, the Becker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a missing hunter. Paul Sandstrom, age 58, of Blaine, Minnesota, was last seen in the Gardner Lake area, near Bad Medicine Lake in northern Becker County. It is a heavily wooded area with several small lakes and ponds. Sandstrom…
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November 9, 2020 0

Trespassing a Concern for Local Law Enforcement, but Plenty of Public Hunting Options are Available

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (11/6/20) Ada, MN — Local law enforcement is gearing for a couple of busy weekends as the firearms deer season gets underway Saturday. One of the most common complaints that they respond to every year is hunters trespassing on private property without permission. Sometimes hunters assume they have permission or accidentally…
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November 6, 2020 0

Norman County Records 1st COVID Death & Record Cases Ahead of Busy Deer Hunting Weekend

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (11/4/20) UPDATE: Norman County has recorded three more COVID-19 related deaths on Thursday in addition to their first death on Wednesday. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, one of those who died was between 75 and 79 years old, one was between 80 and 84 years old, and one was…
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November 4, 2020 0

More Deer, but More Hunters Anticipated this Hunting Season

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (11/3/20) Detroit Lakes, MN — We are just days away from one of Minnesota’s great traditions. A few hundred thousand hunters will take to the woods, prairies, river lands, and all the state’s great landscapes on Saturday morning in hopes of successfully harvesting a whitetail deer. And this year they may…
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November 3, 2020 0

MN Hunters Invited to be Interactive Through “First Day of Deer Camp” Webinar & Online Surveys

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/30/20) Detroit Lakes, MN — While the Minnesota DNR is unavailable to host in-person events, they are encouraging hunters across the state to go online to ask questions and provide valuable feedback to improve their deer management plan. Now is especially a good time to do that, just ahead of the…
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October 30, 2020 0

Aitkin Police Chief Tim Catlin talks City Deer Hunt, traffic changes, and new officer in monthly update

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/27/20) (Aitkin, MN) — In his monthly update, Aitkin Police Chief Tim Catlin returned to discuss the City Deer Hunt, changing protocols with the weather, and other recent activity with the Aitkin Police Department. The City Deer Hunt, running through December 31st, has seen up and downs early on. Numerous precautions…
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October 27, 2020 0

Hunting and Winter Driving reminders from Clearwater County Sheriff Darren Halvorson

By: Dawson Peterson dawsonrjradio@arvig.net (10/22/20) Hunting season is upon us and this time of year proves to always be an exciting time with the goal of trying to finally track down that big trophy deer you want to mount on your wall or you’re taking a first time hunter out for their first hunting experience.…
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October 22, 2020 0

Boman Family Teams Up with Wounded Warrior Guide Service to Provide Hunt for Wounded Vets

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/22/20) Twin Valley, MN — One local hunting family in Eastern Norman County is donating their time, their services, and their hunting land with hopes of aiding a wounded veteran in a hunt of a lifetime. The Boman Family has teamed up with the Wounded Warriors Guide Service to bring two…
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October 22, 2020 0