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Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
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Spicer Castle to close
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'The Wild Inside' will make you howl
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Over a million died protecting our freedom
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Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
A busy opener in the lakes area
Turkey decoys attract surprise visitors
The nighttime sounds of frogs and toads
Be kind and help out at lake accesses
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Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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,...
February 4, 2015 - 10:21am
January 31, 2015
AIS trailer decals: Still unanswered questions
Last week I wrote about the upcoming AIS trailer decal and the require course completion information to receive your decal. If you tried to log on to the website on the 31st and were unable to complete the course, there is a reason. On Wednesday, Jan. 28, the DNR postponed the...
January 31, 2015 - 8:00am
January 24, 2015
New law for 2015: AIS trailer sticker will help prevent future spread
The big news for the upcoming 2015 boating season will be the new compliance law requiring an AIS (Aquatic Invasive Species) trailer decal. Everyone trailering a boat, watercraft, or water related equipment like docks and lifts in Minnesota will be required to complete an AIS course...
January 24, 2015 - 10:00am
January 15, 2015
Invasive species tag repeal attempted
An attempt is being made to repeal a new law that mandates an aquatic invasive species boat trailer decal. As of July 1, the decal must be placed on trailers after owners pass 30 minutes of training about the dangers of invasive plant and animal species. Joel Carlson said the...
January 15, 2015 - 7:00am
September 24, 2014
Bold action: Lake protection, decontamination unit on agenda
Becker County, in conjunction with Becker County Coalition of Lake Associations (COLA) and the City of Detroit Lakes, announces a one-day seminar on Tuesday, Sept. 30. The event begins at 10 a.m. and concludes at 3 p.m.
September 24, 2014 - 11:30am
September 20, 2014
Cass Lake AIS find is all too common
The question has always been “not if, but when?” On Friday, officials with the Department of Natural Resources announced that zebra mussels, one of the more commonly known aquatic invasive species, have been found in Cass Lake. As one of the premier fishing lakes in the...
September 20, 2014 - 12:00pm
Cabin close-up is the time to inspect for AIS
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources asks every cabin and lakeshore owner to watch for aquatic invasive species (AIS) when removing docks, boat lifts, swim rafts and other equipment from the water. People should look on the posts, wheels and underwater support bars of...
September 20, 2014 - 7:30am