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Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
History evolving: Becker County museum to become children, science museum
Survival of Sears and Kmart is in doubt
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Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Area gymnasts ready for state USAG
Mom's fight with cancer shaped the attitude of LP-A's Raaen
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Irene Leona Johnson
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
February 12, 2017
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
The 2016 tournament put Mille Lacs Lake in the spotlight: fishing pro after pro raving about hauling in multiple four-pound-plus smallmouth bass,...
February 12, 2017 - 10:00am
September 11, 2016
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
Another mild winter, good nesting season conditions and a slight increase in grassland habitat in the pheasant range all combined to increase Minnesota's roadside pheasant index by 29 percent compared to last year, according to the Department of Natural Resources. "Grassland habitat...
September 11, 2016 - 5:00am
August 6, 2016
New bat species enters MN
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, in collaboration with Central Lakes College, has discovered a bat species new to Minnesota, the...
August 6, 2016 - 5:35am
Deer numbers rise, licenses now on sale
Steadily growing deer populations may produce more deer sightings and slightly more harvest opportunities for hunters during the 2016 season, although one-deer limits remain in place for much of the state. “Hunters can look forward to seeing the growth in local deer populations...
August 6, 2016 - 5:30am
July 30, 2016
Franklin, Lizzie, Loon won’t get muskies
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has withdrawn its proposal to stock muskellunge in Franklin, Lizzie or Loon lakes in Otter Tail...
July 30, 2016 - 5:05am
July 23, 2016
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Cleanup following a storm can be an overwhelming task for homeowners. Knowing which trees to save and which to remove can impact safety and the...
July 23, 2016 - 5:25am
June 25, 2016
Fine fishing so far in MN
Fishing has been excellent this season and snagging a fishing license opens the door to fishing opportunities throughout the state, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “Go ahead, fill your weekends with lawn mowing and household chores but don’t say we...
June 25, 2016 - 5:30am
June 11, 2016
Loon survey volunteers needed
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking volunteers to help monitor the loon population in Becker, Otter Tail, Aitkin, Crow Wing...
June 11, 2016 - 5:25am
Upper Red Lake anglers can keep four walleye
Anglers on Upper Red Lake in northwestern Minnesota will be allowed to keep an additional walleye in their daily bag limit starting Wednesday, June 15. The current three-fish bag limit, in place last winter and through the 2016 fishing opener, will be increased to four fish. The existing...
June 11, 2016 - 5:15am
Youth can get three free months of Outdoor News
Youth ages 11-17 who successfully complete their firearms safety certification will receive a complimentary three-month subscription to Minnesota Outdoor News under a partnership between the weekly newspaper and the Department of Natural Resources. Lakeshore Field Day 075 - Copy (2)Now...
June 11, 2016 - 5:10am
June 4, 2016
Volunteers needed for loon survey
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking volunteers to help monitor the loon population in Itasca County in northeastern Minnesota. Volunteers are needed for one day during the June 24 through July 4 monitoring period. For the past 20 years, with the assistance...
June 4, 2016 - 5:00am
May 28, 2016
Deer management good but needs improvement
Management of white-tailed deer by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is sound, and the agency’s methods of estimating deer populations...
May 28, 2016 - 5:30am
State parks expand self-service options
Heading into the first major holiday weekend of 2016, Minnesota state parks have already seen a record number of visitors. Compared with 2015, year-to-date sales of one-day permits are up 41 percent, sales of year-round permits are up 24 percent and overnight stays are up 39 percent....
May 28, 2016 - 5:15am
May 25, 2016
Zebra mussels found at Moorhead river intake
The Department of Natural Resources has confirmed that zebra mussels were found at the Moorhead pumping station intake on the Red River, Moorhead...
May 25, 2016 - 8:42am
May 23, 2016
Apply now to hunt elk in Minnesota
Hunters have until Friday, June 17, to apply for one of seven elk licenses offered this year by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “The number of hunting licenses available is influenced by the state’s elk management plan,” said Adam Murkowski, DNR big game program...
May 23, 2016 - 5:00am