The walleye population in Lake Mille Lacs seems to be smaller than fisheries managers expected. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says recent netting assessments turned up fewer and smaller walleyes than last year.
Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and GOP House Speaker Kurt Zellers were in the same party for a morning, though it wasn't a political party. They were in the same hunting party for Minnesota's first Governor's Pheasant Opener.