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If the shoe fits, paint it: Sisters create custom shoes in Bemidji
Bemidji introduces charging stations for electric cars
MN state agencies receive 10 government innovation awards
MN minimum wage set to go up August 1
Kate Smith in the field at Resorters
The smell of football is in the air
DL Pro Gal golf tourney results
Royals win DL Major League championship
Hole in one
Young Life Triathlon: Rock the Beach 5K, Kids Run part of the action
Saying goodbye to the old and hello to the new
These s’mores can be made any time of year
Jorgenson piano students end season with recital, awards
Social Secuirty: Thank you for last 31 years… and goodbye
Friends & Neighbors
‘Bait boys’ take over Quality Bait and Tackle
Encouraging good spending
MN property tax refund filing tips
Tips on insurance and storm damage claims
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Bluestem extends summer concert series into October
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ has strong native presence
Apple Music buys ‘Carpool Karaoke’ TV series
Park Rapids Crazy Days July 28-29
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Darla Rae Fisher
Julie Ann Stewart
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
Wind power destabilizing power grid
Adults playing their games...
Letter: Unendorsed 7th District candidate should bow out
Letter: Union workers advocate for pipeline
Cheers to young volunteers
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
April 7, 2016
DNR warns: Time to stop pruning oaks
The safe period to prune oak trees is over, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. With recent warm temperatures, oaks are now at high risk of becoming infected with oak wilt. “Beetles that carry the oak wilt fungus are attracted to sap on fresh cuts on oaks,”...
April 7, 2016 - 5:55am
April 2, 2016
Simple steps to protect houses from wildfires
Minnesota has over 1,200 wildfires a year, and it takes just one to destroy a home and personal property. The Department of Natural Resources recommends that homeowners who live in the woods create a defensible space around their homes. “Removing pathways, such as dead plants, for...
April 2, 2016 - 5:00am
March 22, 2016
Be aware of bears as spring weather comes early
Anyone living near bear habitat is reminded to be aware of bears as there is an early spring this year and check their property for food sources...
March 22, 2016 - 8:36am
March 12, 2016
Better customer service coming to state parks
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced that some key customer service improvements are coming to Minnesota state parks and recreation areas this summer. Summer 2016 changes include: Campsites that are 100 percent reservable at all Minnesota state parks and recreation...
March 12, 2016 - 5:00am
February 26, 2016
20 Northwest Minnesota cow elk now wearing radio collars
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources wrapped up its elk collaring project in northwestern Minnesota last week reaching its goal of capturing 20 adult female elk and fitting them with collars that can precisely track their locations. Seventeen adult female elk were collared...
February 26, 2016 - 4:26pm
February 13, 2016
Squirrels with radio-collars broadcast hunting research info to scientists
Ryan Tebo pulls over to the side of the road to fiddle with the knobs on a small radio receiver propped up in the center console of the truck...
February 13, 2016 - 5:15am
DNR to begin elk research project in NW Minnesota
A new research project on free-ranging, wild elk of northwestern Minnesota aims to improve understanding of elk movements and habitat use. The study will run through June 2018. Beginning Feb. 15, the DNR will collar approximately 20 adult female elk in northwestern Minnesota, from...
February 13, 2016 - 5:00am
February 6, 2016
Help wildlife during tax time
The Feb. 1 deadline for employers to send statements of last year’s earnings to employees means many people are starting their income tax returns now. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources would like to remind them of an opportunity to invest in the future of nongame wildlife....
February 6, 2016 - 5:00am
January 27, 2016
Diseases, health problems killing Minnesota moose
Minnesota wildlife researchers say they are getting a better understanding of what's killing the state's moose and causing a major population decline. After three years of monitoring live adult moose via satellite, retrieving them as soon after death as possible and carefully examining...
January 27, 2016 - 8:27am
January 9, 2016
DNR names Rodmen Smith enforcement division director
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced that Lt. Col. Rodmen Smith, assistant director and 19-year veteran of the department,...
January 9, 2016 - 5:00am
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