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7-8 Grade DL football camps
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Family business produces organic, gluten-free mixes
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Hagedorn to head up MMFCU DL location
Wagoner takes home photography awards
Becker County Fair kicks off this week
Detroit Lakes Library sets annual book sale for Aug. 4
Amy Schumer's 'Trainwreck' gets a boost from LeBron James
Modest Mouse, Breaking Benjamin coming to Bluestem Amphitheater
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Mary Lou Smith
For safety, arm our military
Letter: DL Jaycees put on fantastic Water Carnival
Where the presidency is headed
NRCC anti-Peterson agenda dumb and dumber
Fargo’s decision to ban park photographer is cause for concern
Walleye shutdown? Mille Lacs Lake catch nears walleye limit
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Practicing catch, photo, release benefits a fishery
The coyote: Cunning to some, nuisance to others
Fewer barriers means better Red River Basin fishing
Lake & Home Real Estate - August 2015
WE Fest 2015
2015 Becker County Fair
4-Hers from all over the county unite, compete
4-Her sews up her final year
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July 27, 2015
Zebra mussels confirmed in Big Cormorant Lake
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels have infested Big Cormorant Lake in Becker County. Today's confirmation followed a three-day search by DNR staff and staff of the Becker County Soil and Water Conservation District. The Zebra mussels were...
July 27, 2015 - 1:36pm
July 22, 2015
Mussels in Big Cormorant Lake?
Big Cormorant Lake could soon become the latest area water body to fall victim to the invasion of zebra mussels. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is in the process of investigating a report that zebra mussels were discovered in Becker County’s second largest lake. “We...
July 22, 2015 - 12:45pm
July 18, 2015
There’s more to fight than mussels
Though zebra mussel infestation has been garnering the lion’s share of media attention in Becker County thus far, there are other aquatic invasive species (AIS) that can be equally destructive to the county’s abundant water resources, if not more so. “There are other invasives...
July 18, 2015 - 5:55am
Several lakes, Red River added to ‘infested’ list
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will list three water bodies as infested with zebra mussels: Clearwater Lake in Wright and Stearns counties, Ruth Lake in Crow Wing County, and the Red River bordering northwestern Minnesota. Clearwater Lake and Ruth Lake were infested...
outdoors / DNR
July 18, 2015 - 5:20am
July 8, 2015
Zebra mussels found in Eunice
Residents of Lake Eunice got some bad news late last week, when the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources made the official announcement...
News / Detroit Lakes
July 8, 2015 - 1:18pm
June 27, 2015
AIS training, decal repealed
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources aquatic invasive species (AIS) training and trailer decal program, which was due to launch this year, was repealed by the Minnesota Legislature during its special session. In its place, the Legislature added an AIS affirmation provision...
outdoors / DNR
June 27, 2015 - 5:15am
June 10, 2015
Boaters: Help stop spread of AIS
Minnesota: The Land of 10,000 Lakes. Well, actually make it 11,842 lakes, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Add in the 18,000 miles of rivers and streams and it’s easy to see why Minnesota is such a fishing paradise. But as the saying goes, with...
opinion / editorials
June 10, 2015 - 12:15pm
May 26, 2015
Zebra mussels found in Christmas Lake
CHANHASSEN, Minn. -- Divers found 10 zebra mussels in Christmas Lake during a follow-up search earlier this week, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. The mussels were found outside of the area where the DNR had treated the lake last year as part of a series of small,...
outdoors / DNR
May 26, 2015 - 8:17am
May 24, 2015
Follow the rules and stop AIS
Minnesota: The Land of 10,000 Lakes. Well, actually make it 11,842 lakes, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Add in the 18,000 miles of rivers and streams and it’s easy to see why Minnesota is such a fishing paradise. According to the DNR, there...
opinion / editorials
May 24, 2015 - 5:00am
April 29, 2015
Pickerel Lake residents asking to be de-listed as infested lake
When a single zebra mussel was discovered in Pickerel Lake in northeast Becker County last July, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
April 29, 2015 - 1:15pm
March 4, 2015
AIS program finds home
AIS has found a home in Becker County. The employee, not the invasive, that is. Tuesday morning, Becker County commissioners approved an aquatic invasive species program agreement with the Becker County Soil and Water Conservation District. The new position, which has yet to be...
March 4, 2015 - 11:00am
March 1, 2015
Do your part to stop pest, AIS invasions
If we’re not careful, harmful insects and plants could leave scars on Minnesota’s environment. That’s the message from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) during National Invasive Species Awareness Week, which runs February 22-28. The awareness event strives...
opinion / other opinions
March 1, 2015 - 5:00am
February 17, 2015
Change may come to invasive species decal law
ST. PAUL -- Many resort owners and boaters strongly object to a new law written to stop invasive species from spreading through Minnesota waters,...
February 17, 2015 - 4:02pm
February 4, 2015
County opts for 2 more AIS units
The fight against aquatic invasive species is being stepped up this summer in Becker County. The county will be getting two more decontamination units for this summer’s quest to stop AIS, and the process to hire an AIS coordinator and inspectors for the county has also begun. Decontamination...
February 4, 2015 - 1:00pm
DNR postpones AIS training, trailer decals
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will postpone the new aquatic invasive species training and trailer decal program that was due to launch at the end of the month while legislators consider changes to the program. Under a law passed by the state Legislature in 2012,...
outdoors / DNR
February 4, 2015 - 10:21am