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Friends & Neighbors
Dan's Service Center has new service advisor
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Economic Development Summit scheduled for March 3
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Picture perfect images: Lakes Area Photography Show opens this weekend at Washington Square Mall
Celebrate Women's History Month
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Lee Hamilton column: The threats to our democracy
Letter: Trump is my president
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Letter: Becker County jail should be built by local craftspeople
Detroit Lakes Tribune editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Blane Klemek column: Energetic, cheerful chickadees make for good company
Brad Laabs column: Ice fishing gets tricky now, but it's not over yet
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
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Pine to Palm
January 2, 2016
Otter Tail County Board wants DNR to stop stocking muskies
The Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution requesting that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources stop muskellunge...
January 2, 2016 - 5:45am
December 26, 2015
‘Tis the season for a winter grouse hunt
A ruffed grouse hunter walks through woods with young aspen and pines. While stopping for a moment on the sunny day, deep silence is broken by the sound of chickadees. “In the December woods, a grouse hunter can get a break from a busy schedule and find peace in the fresh air,”...
December 26, 2015 - 5:20am
DNR solicits park and trail grant applications
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Parks and Trails Division is now accepting applications for the following grant programs in 2016: outdoor recreation, local trail connections, federal recreational trails and regional trails. These grant programs help local governments...
December 26, 2015 - 5:15am
DNR seeking 2016 watercraft inspection interns
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking intern watercraft inspectors for the 2016 boating season. Inspectors are stationed at public accesses on lakes and rivers infested with aquatic invasive species such as Eurasian watermilfoil and zebra mussels. “We’re looking...
December 26, 2015 - 5:10am
December 11, 2015
Whitefish, cisco netting season open
Whitefish and cisco (tullibee) netting season will be open Dec. 9 to Dec. 31 at Straight Lake in Becker County, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Notice will be posted at the lake access and other public places near the lake. To access the online listing...
December 11, 2015 - 5:40am
December 5, 2015
Snowmobile trails open but more snow needed
As snowmobilers eagerly await the first significant snowfall, most of the state’s snowmobile trails are not yet ready for riding, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. More snow is needed before trails can be ridden. Minnesota’s snowmobile trails officially...
December 5, 2015 - 5:35am
November 21, 2015
DNR seeks comments on muskie lake management
The Department of Natural Resources is seeking public input to help determine if new muskellunge lakes spread geographically throughout Minnesota should be established in 2016. “The DNR is committed to seeking broad public input as it considers new muskie waters,” said T.J....
November 21, 2015 - 5:25am
November 20, 2015
Hunters bag nearly 120,000 deer through 2nd week
Minnesota firearms hunters registered 118,599 deer through the second weekend of firearms deer season, up from 104,785 from the same period in 2014, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “Hunters are seeing more deer this year as we continue to build deer...
November 20, 2015 - 8:18pm
November 11, 2015
More than 68,000 deer taken so far
Minnesota firearms hunters registered 68,401 deer during the first three days of firearms deer season, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “Hunters are seeing more deer this year as we continue to build deer populations across much of the state,” said...
November 11, 2015 - 10:01am
November 7, 2015
Help yard trees survive this winter
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recommends taking steps to help yard trees survive the winter. “Make sure your trees are healthy when winter arrives by taking action now,” said Jennifer Teegarden, DNR forestry outreach specialist. “When conditions are dry, soak...
November 7, 2015 - 5:05am
November 6, 2015
Muskie discussion draws crowd
It was an overflow town hall meeting last Thursday evening, when people for and against stocking more muskies in Otter Tail County lakes gathered...
November 6, 2015 - 5:45am
November 5, 2015
Perham council against stocking muskie in local lakes
The Perham City Council has joined forces with the local Chamber of Commerce and the Otter Tail Coalition of Lakeshore Associations (COLA) to oppose the stocking of muskies in the Otter Tail lakes chain. By unanimous resolution, city council members approved drafting a letter to...
November 5, 2015 - 5:55am
October 31, 2015
DNR provides buffer mapping project details
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is providing a timeline and other details about its production of maps for the state’s new law requiring vegetative buffers around bodies of water. The information is available at the DNR’s buffer law Web page. “We understand...
October 31, 2015 - 9:23pm
Hunters, others asked to report bear den locations
Hunters and other recreationists spending time outdoors this fall are asked to report the locations of occupied bear dens they encounter in and around the Chippewa National Forest, north of Grand Rapids. Bear researchers with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources are starting...
October 31, 2015 - 9:21pm
October 17, 2015
Use caution this fall when burning
The Department of Natural Resources reminds Minnesotans to be careful this fall when burning vegetative debris. “In Minnesota, 98 percent of all wildfires are caused by people, and the largest contributor is burning debris like leaves, grass and brush,” said Linda Gormanson,...
October 17, 2015 - 5:35am