Early antlerless-only deer season is Oct. 21-24

Hunters can participate in an early antlerless-only deer season from Thursday, Oct. 21, through Sunday, Oct. 24. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has expanded the early antlerless deer season to include more deer permit areas in central and southeastern Minnesota. The season increases opportunities for hunters in areas where deer populations are above population…

Statewide youth deer season returns Oct. 21-24

Minnesota’s youth deer season will continue statewide for its third year, starting Thursday, Oct. 21, through Sunday, Oct. 24. The season coincides with statewide teacher workshops, so many Minnesota students don’t have school during the youth season. To participate, youth must be 10-17 years old and have a deer license. Participant numbers are not limited…

Best season to golf in Minnesota

Hazeltine National Golf Club, located in Chaska, and host to the U.S. Open, PGA Championship, U.S. Senior Open, U.S. Women’s Open, U.S. Amateur, and Ryder Cup offers this advice about golfing in the fall: There is nothing that beats playing golf during the fall in Minnesota. The course conditions are the best you’ll see all…

Pheasant hunting opens this weekend

The Minnesota pheasant hunting season opens at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 16. Hunters should check regulations before they head out into the field. Hunters ages 16-64 must purchase a small game license and pheasant stamp to hunt pheasants in Minnesota, and all pheasant hunters must wear at least one visible article of clothing above the…

Team Krippner wins Ladies Club Championship

In a closely contested match, Team Krippner edged out Team Risch for the 2021 Kimball Golf Club Ladies Championship. The Team Krippner ladies (Carol Krippner, Lila Kalla, Tara LaVoy) won by a single hole (one up) over Team Risch (Gene Risch, Dale Risch, Wanda Risch). Third place was won by Team Lindquist (Abby Lindquist, Dawn…

Come, snowshoe or skate in Willow Creek Park

Not only has the City of Kimball (with help from a small army of volunteers) been busy cleaning up trails inside Willow Creek Park this past year, but they’ve now added snowshoes to the park. They’re free to “borrow” to use in the park, thanks to the idea from city clerk Nicole Pilarski and a…

8th Annual Stearns County Trail Cancer Ride/Fun Run

Everyone is welcome, the cost is free,  bring your car or sleds! Friday and Saturday, Feb. 7 and 8. Get your stamp sheets Friday or Saturday from a participating business. Turn in stamped sheets to the Richmond Country Snow Cruiser’s Clubhouse, 22698 Co. Rd. 12, Richmond from 6-10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, and/or 3-8:30 p.m.…

Snowshoe, ski, or hike by candlelight at Lake Carlos State Park Feb. 8

The Department of Natural Resources will host more than 30 candlelight events at Minnesota state parks and trails this winter, including one at Lake Carlos State Park Saturday, Feb. 8. Drop by any time between 6-9 p.m. for skiing, snowshoeing or hiking as stars twinkle overhead and candles flicker in the snow. 

Peps Neuman honored in book of Minnesota sports greats

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor Award-winning sportswriter Patrick C. Borzi has written a book that just came out Nov. 6: “Minnesota Made Me.” It features dozens of the state’s most accomplished athletes, coaches, broadcasters, and executives. The book is available at amazon.com. Right in the middle of the book – between Lou Nanne and Toni…