North: Highs, low 30s. Lows, low 20s. Chance of snow.
South: Highs, high 30s. Lows, high 20s. Chance of snow.
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Last week the state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) suffered another, and perhaps final, setback in its attempt to successfully prosecute an alleged west-central Minnesota deer poacher.
More than a few duck hunters attended their friend's funeral Thursday, and to recall a time in this state when waterfowl were so plentiful a man could define his life by their comings and goings and by everything that attended those passages: cold mornings, wet retrieving dogs and muddy waders.
Pheasant numbers appear healthy even in part of state not known for that.
Of the many reasons to chase pheasants in autumn, and the list is long, the explosion of these birds from cover at nearly incalculably rapid rates — the flush — is cited most often by hunters.
The paths to hunting are varied. In Julia Schrenkler's case, it was a hunting dog's instinctive joy.