Outdoors

​The Conscientious Fisherman

by Diane Miller | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | June 26th, 2014

Cover by Raul Gomez

Interested in catching fish this summer? Staying out of trouble with the DNR? Preventing the spread of zebra mussels and Eurasian watermilfoil? Catching and releasing a monster fish? Catching and keeping a monster fish? Helping a caught fish survive? Securing the future wealth of lakes country? Earning the respect of veteran fisherman? Learning about fishing ethics?

Hundreds of thousands of people fish in Minnesota and North Dakota every year, so we want to make it as easy as possible…

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​Mayville garden festival features art and activities for the whole family

by Diane Miller | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | June 6th, 2013

By Lauren Beek

The Rainbow Garden and Sculpture Walk is a beautiful little spot in the North Dakota countryside and is a clear indicator of the strong community that built it.

As soon as you enter the place, a sign proclaims, “The garden is supported and maintained by the people of Mayville-Portland and their friends.” The gardens (seven to be exact) are all cared for and run by volunteers.

Sandy Braaten, president of the Rainbow Garden board, is grateful for all the help.

“In a…

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