Snowstorms, Heavy Rains, Take Toll On Pheasants In MinnesotaWildlife managers say late-season snowstorms and heavy spring rains have taken a toll on Minnesota's pheasant population.
Despite Snow & Rain, Minnesota's Pheasant Population RisesMinnesota's pheasant population is up but wildlife managers warn that the decline of habitat remains a concern.
Dayton Out With 10-Point Plan To Rescue Pheasant PopulationGov. Mark Dayton released a 10-point plan Monday for addressing a long decline in Minnesota's pheasant population, with some steps for helping the game bird underway and other goals that will be closely tracked for signs of progress.
Dayton Calls For $850M Public Construction BillGov. Mark Dayton says he wants to borrow $850 million this year for public construction projects. Minnesota lawmakers generally pass bonding bills in even-numbered years. But the Democratic governor says he plans to introduce an $850 million bonding bill proposal next month.
Simple Goal Of Pheasant Summit: How To Get More BirdsMinnesota's pheasant population has been on a long-term decline. Gov. Mark Dayton is hoping the first Minnesota Pheasant Summit this weekend will lay some ground for changing that.
Lakeville Artist Wins Pheasant Stamp Contest AgainLakeville artist Stephen Hamrick has won the 2015 Minnesota pheasant stamp contest. The state Department of Natural Resources says Hamrick's painting was chosen as the winning design from among 16 entries. Nicholas Markell of Hugo took second place while Dean Kegler of Duluth placed third.
Dayton To Convene Minnesota Pheasant Summit Lifelong pheasant hunter Gov. Mark Dayton plans to convene Minnesota's first-ever Pheasant Summit later this year to discuss ways to grow the state's pheasant population.
Mike Max Heads West To Close Out Pheasant SeasonThe pheasant hunting season ended in Minnesota Saturday, but earlier this week I headed west with flip cam in hand to get in on the tradition.
Bush, Favre On Guest List For SD Gov. Pheasant HuntThe guest list for this year's governor's pheasant hunt in South Dakota included politicians, professional athletes and a former president.
Owatonna Man Wins 2012 DNR Pheasant Stamp ContestThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) chose a painting of pheasants by an Owatonna man as the winning design for the 2012 pheasant habitat stamp contest.
Colder Winter, Spring Means Fewer Pheasants This YearPheasant hunters will have fewer birds this year because of last year's harsh weather.