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Nobles County commissioners approve land sale

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Outdoors enthusiasts will have another 75 acres of public hunting ground and conservation acres after Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday approved sale of a Bloom Township parcel to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
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‘Rooster Road Trip’ rolls into town

November 1, 2013 in Uncategorized


WORTHINGTON — Five states in five days. Some might say it’s an extreme feat, but not for Anthony Hauck, Andrew Vavra and Rehan Nana.
The three men, who work at Pheasants Forever national headquarters in White Bear Lake and travel throu…continue reading on

Conservation leaders seek stable funding from offshore oil revenues

May 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Known as LWCF, for short, the Land and Water Conservation Fund results from legislation passed in the late 1960s mandating that a portion of the revenues from offshore oil-drilling operations go into government coffers for protecting land and water resources across the country. Problem is, Congress historically has diverted the funds. Continue Reading

OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: ATV safety, Pheasants Forever Farm Bill priorities etc.

May 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

According to 2nd Lt. Leland Owens, the DNR’s recreational vehicle coordinator, most ATV accidents happen after the weather warms up and school is out for the summer. Continue Reading

Hundreds flock to evening events in Worthington

March 30, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

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Pheasant Country garners award, announces officers

March 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Mitchell’s local branch of the habitat organization Pheasants Forever announced its new officers for this year shortly after receiving the largest banquet membership of the year award by Pheasants Forever at Pheasant Fest on Feb. 18, in Kansas City, Mo. Continue Reading

OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Northwest Minnesota deer kill lowest since 1998, Cougars are rare but confirmed Minnesota visitors etc.

December 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Hunters in northwest Minnesota shot fewer deer this fall than during any season since 1998, numbers from the Department of Natural Resources show.
Hunters in the DNR’s Northwest Region registered 53,881 deer during the firearms deer season, a decline of 8 percent from 58,751 in 2010 and the lowest since 1998, when hunters registered 46,447 deer. Continue Reading

Pheasants Forever volunteers time at amateur baseball tournament

August 9, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Thirteen members of Mitchell’s Pheasants Forever Chapter volunteered to help sell concessions and refreshments Sunday night at the Class B amateur baseball state tournament at Cadwell Park. Continue Reading

County approves land transfers to DNR

March 22, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Two land acquisitions recently completed by Nobles County Pheasants Forever will now be transferred to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, following approval Tuesday by Nobles County Commissioners. Continue Reading

PC chapter to hold 25th annual fundraiser

October 12, 2010 in The Daily Republic

The Pheasant Country chapter of Pheasants Forever will hold its 25th annual fundraiser banquet Friday night at The Corn Palace. Continue Reading