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Offensive woes continue for Laker girls
Pelican Rapids completes sweep at Frazee
Viking girls hold on for win at Frazee
Wrestlers looking to jump back in section mix
Wittner takes over Hornet basketball program
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
Diana Lynn Aker
Helen C. Erickson
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
'In Spite of Heroin': Area mom pens book about surviving twin sons’ addiction
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Pine to Palm
Severe Weather Announcements (3)
October 10, 2015
Hunters reminded cold water can kill
Late season waterfowl hunters are reminded that with water temperatures rapidly dropping across the state, wearing a life jacket is the best defense against the dangers posed by cold water, the Minnesota DNR said. In Minnesota, one-third of all boating fatalities occur during the...
October 10, 2015 - 5:20am
October 7, 2015
Muskie-walleye war snags DNR
“Basically, it’s the 800-pound gorilla in the room.” That may seem an odd way to describe a fish swimming in a lake. But Dave Majkrzak believes it’s spot-on when talking about the muskie population in Pelican Lake and the problems he says the fish — and the Minnesota...
October 7, 2015 - 10:15am
October 3, 2015
DNR seeks input on northern MN forest plan
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources invites the public to weigh in on a forest management plan being prepared for a large section of northern Minnesota. The largest blocks of DNR land that may be affected by the plan are Beltrami Island, Koochiching, Red Lake, Pine Island...
October 3, 2015 - 5:10am
DNR seeking Leech Lake management plan input
Leech Lake – one of Minnesota’s 10 large walleye lakes – has a new draft management plan and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking input through Oct. 9. The plan outlines the proposed five-year fish population objectives and fisheries management actions....
October 3, 2015 - 5:00am
September 26, 2015
Whitefish, tullibee sport-netting opens Oct. 9
Recreational netting for whitefish and tullibee opens Friday, Oct. 9, on designated lakes that are less susceptible to sudden changes that impact water temperature, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. These lakes, known as Schedule II lakes, offer recreational...
September 26, 2015 - 11:33am
September 19, 2015
Dayton announces pheasant revitalization plan
Following up on the Pheasant Summit he called last December, Gov. Mark Dayton Monday announced a four-year “action plan” aimed at revitalizing...
September 19, 2015 - 5:20am
Grouse hunting season is open
Fall color begins to show, an occasional crisp morning arrives – both are telltale signs that the hunting season opener for grouse, Minnesota’s most popular game bird, is right around the corner. “Here in Minnesota we have some of the best grouse hunting opportunities in...
September 19, 2015 - 5:10am
September 18, 2015
Minnesota state parks report another big increase in visitors
A post-Labor Day report from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources shows a trend is continuing for significant increases in visitation and camping at state parks. Through Sept. 7, one-day permits in 2015 are up 16 percent over the same time period in 2014, and sales of...
September 18, 2015 - 10:08am
September 12, 2015
DNR seeks applications for Mille Lacs committee
People interested in being more actively involved in fisheries management on Mille Lacs Lake can apply to serve on a newly formed Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee. Committee members will be appointed by the Department of Natural Resources commissioner and will advise the...
September 12, 2015 - 5:00am
September 5, 2015
Record number of watercraft inspectors thanks to DNR partnership
The Department of Natural Resources has been partnering with local governments such as counties and cities to increase the number of watercraft inspectors at public water accesses in Minnesota. Inspectors are an important component in the effort to protect state waters from aquatic...
September 5, 2015 - 5:35am
August 22, 2015
Deer lottery application deadline is Sept. 10
Firearms and muzzleloader hunters who want to harvest antlerless deer throughout much of Minnesota this hunting season are reminded they must purchase their license and apply for an antlerless permit by Thursday, Sept. 10, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. Antlerless...
August 22, 2015 - 5:20am
August 21, 2015
Info meetings set for DNR’s northern pike proposal
Those interested in learning more about a statewide regulation proposal for northern pike fishing can attend three informational meetings in the northwest region that will detail a zone concept to address different pike management objectives in north-central, northeast and southern...
August 21, 2015 - 5:45am
August 15, 2015
Informational meetings planned for pike proposal
Those interested in learning more about a statewide regulation proposal for northern pike fishing can attend informational meetings that will detail a concept to address different pike management objectives. The Minnesota DNR will discuss creating three pike fishing zones that...
August 15, 2015 - 5:00pm
August 8, 2015
Several youth hunting opportunities offered
Youth can hunt with adult mentors during several organized youth hunting opportunities this fall. Application forms and more information can be found online or by calling the Minnesota DNR Information Center, 651-296-6157 or 888-646-6367, or Mike Kurre 651-259-5193. Youth waterfowl...
August 8, 2015 - 5:10am
August 3, 2015
DNR shuts down Lake Mille Lacs walleye season
ST. PAUL -- Walleye fishing on Lake Mille Lacs will close today, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. In an announcement on its website Sunday, the DNR said it is closing the season because the Lake Mille Lacs walleye harvest has exceeded the state's yearly quota...
August 3, 2015 - 10:35am