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Duck numbers up: Survey tallies gain in North Dakota spring waterfowl population

July 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Spring duck numbers in North Dakota were up 23 percent from last year and 110 percent higher than the long-term average from 1948 to 1913, the Game and Fish Department said this week.
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SD 6-year-old wins national art contest after controversy

May 3, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) A 6-year-old South Dakota girl who was disqualified as the winner of a national duck stamp competition after her age sparked discussion about her artistic abilities has had her win restored.
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Duck hunters rescued off of Marsh Lake in western Minnesota

November 13, 2012 in West Central Tribune

MADISON Law enforcement officers rescued three stranded duck hunters from an island in Marsh Lake Sunday evening. Continue Reading

Good duck opener expected

September 20, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

When Minnesota’s waterfowl season opens on Saturday, September 22, hunting is likely to be pretty good.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reports that record continental duck breeding populations combined with low water levels across much of the state will work to the hunter’s advantage. Continue Reading

Hard water already?

November 16, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

A duck steps up onto the thin coat of ice formed overnight as another waits his turn Wednesday at the mouth of Whiskey Ditch. Continue Reading

Hunter pulled from sinkhole near Mentor, Minn.

October 31, 2011 in DL-Online

A duck hunter had a fright worthy of Halloween after he was pulled from a sinkhole Saturday morning near Mentor, Minn. Continue Reading

Large duck flight expected in North Dakota

September 23, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) North Dakota wildlife officials say hunters can expect abundant ducks when the early waterfowl season opens Saturday, but they might have to do more scouting.
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Dunk a Doc

July 15, 2011 in West Central Tribune

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Woody celebrates 25 Years of Fulda’s fest

June 15, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Wood Duck Days to feature carnival, parade and lots of entertainment
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Burnsville artist wins Minn. duck stamp contest

September 14, 2010 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL, Minn. A Burnsville artist is the winner of Minnesota’s 2011 duck stamp contest.
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