Marshall Independent, 25 Sep 2016 16:53:53 EDTSun, 25 Sep 2016 16:53:53 EDT openers's tough to beat the excitement of opening day - any opening day - and early fall in the upper Midwest provides a variety of them for sportsmen.Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTSmall grains, big dove success the ethanol and biodiesel booms made their mark on the upper Midwest and diverse cropland plantings transitioned to the almost exclusive bicultural landscape of corn and soybeans we see now, it wasn't unusual to have frequent wheat, sunflowe...Tue, 13 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTHunting news from the DNR dates to remember Saturday, Sept. 17: Archery deer season opens; small game season opens including for ruffed grouse, sharp-tailed grouse, spruce grouse, Hungarian partridge, rabbits and squirrels Saturday, Sept.Tue, 13 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTSights unseen archery deer hunting seasons open, or just about to open across the upper Midwest, each cache of photos that comes off of the trail cameras tucked against trees around the region provide important insight into the patterns of deer which will b...Tue, 6 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTNews from the DNR awarded $993,000 to protect coastal resources The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources received a $993,000 federal grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to fund ongoing work to protect and enhance coastal resources.Tue, 6 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT