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WE Tribal Council exonerates Tara Mason
Capitol Chatter: End-of-session questions go unanswered
Strong feelings arise about plans for DL Pavilion
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
Otters upset DL to end softball regular season
Playoffs begin Monday for DL tennis
Johnson honored in MIAC Women's Track and Field awards
Park Rapids sweeps Pequot Lakes, repeats as Mid-State champs
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
In 'Tomorrow,' it's a dog's life... literally
Locals who love jazz: F-M Kicks explore big-band sound in spring concert
'The Wild Inside' will make you howl
Final three acts announced for Minnesota State Fair grandstand
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Donald & Kathleen (King) Coder
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Opinion: Buffer tax credit is both sensible and deserved
Rescissions bill is a smokescreen
Approve funding for Minnesota facilities
Some things you don't brag about
Do Minnesotans value roads and bridges more than schools and public safety?
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
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
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
May 25, 2014
DNR ready to battle lake invasives
The long-awaited warm weather and the Memorial Day holiday will undoubtedly mean the lakes are hoppin’ this weekend. But boaters and fishermen won’t be the only ones out there. Aquatic invasive species and the people charged with battling the problem will be out...
May 25, 2014 - 1:00pm
May 4, 2014
‘Think Zero’ AIS at MN fishing opener
With more than 500,000 people expected take part in the walleye and northern pike season opener on Saturday, May 10, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources urges every angler to make a commitment to transport zero aquatic invasive species (AIS) this year. Invasive species...
May 4, 2014 - 8:00am
April 24, 2014
Professor has cheap plan to stop invasive carp, but needs money now
ST. PAUL -- The carp invading Minnesota up the Mississippi River can be stopped — at least for several years. It’ll only cost $60,000. But...
April 24, 2014 - 1:30pm
April 5, 2014
Become an AIS volunteer April 8 in Spicer
Citizens interested in educating the public about aquatic invasive species can receive volunteer training from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on April 8 in Spicer. The free course will run from 9 a.m. to noon at the Dethleff Community Center, 217 Hillcrest Ave. Pre-registration...
April 5, 2014 - 7:00am
March 29, 2014
One in 5 still breaking AIS law
The May 10 walleye fishing opener is fast approaching, and with another boating season just around the corner, Minnesota boaters and anglers need to continue to take steps to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. OK, so the ice still clings to the lakes and it still hasn’t...
March 29, 2014 - 4:00pm
February 27, 2014
DNR to offer AIS training for businesses
The Minnesota DNR is offering aquatic invasive species (AIS) training to owners of lake service provider businesses so they can legally work in lakes and rivers throughout the state. Businesses such as resorts and outfitters that rent, lease or decontaminate boats and other water-related...
February 27, 2014 - 6:00am
February 22, 2014
Statewide AIS committee upbeat after 2013 report
The statewide committee, made up of citizens from many geographic regions of Minnesota and diverse backgrounds in the sciences, public policy, land management and water related businesses find reasons to be hopeful in fight against zebra Mussels and of invasive species. The Minnesota...
February 22, 2014 - 8:10pm
October 30, 2013
Officials want more spending to fight invasives
Joe Eisterhold ran his hands across a boat lift near Big Detroit Lake, feeling for tell-tale traces of juvenile zebra mussels. On painted surfaces,...
October 30, 2013 - 11:11am
October 11, 2013
Tax revenues mixed early in state fiscal year
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota sales and personal income tax receipts were up in the first three months of the state fiscal year as state revenues came in just short of projections. Minnesota Management and Budget on Thursday reported that overall state tax collections were down $2 million,...
October 11, 2013 - 10:54am
September 19, 2013
Zebra mussels found in Maple Lake
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Maple Lake in Douglas County after responding to a report of zebra mussels attached to the wheel of a boatlift in the lake earlier this month. DNR staff searched several docks, lifts...
September 19, 2013 - 5:11pm
August 15, 2013
AIS found on boat exiting Lake Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- A watercraft inspector discovered zebra mussels and Eurasian watermilfoil on a boat trailer exiting Lake Bemidji earlier this month, though they didn't originate here. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources made the announcement this week, and called for boaters...
August 15, 2013 - 8:40am
August 8, 2013
Most Minnesotans "very concerned" about Asian carp, poll says
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Conservationists and wildlife advocates used dire language Wednesday in describing the threat Asian carp pose to Minnesota's lakes and rivers. "I see this as a war, with the enemy currently invading our precious waters," Gary Botzek, director of the Minnesota...
August 8, 2013 - 9:44am
August 3, 2013
Zebra mussels found in Lake Mary near Alexandria
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Lake Mary in Douglas County near Alexandria. After lake residents reported finding a zebra mussel attached to a rock in the northeast bay, DNR crews searched the area July 29 and...
August 3, 2013 - 4:00pm
July 24, 2013
Bio-weapon against zebra mussels to get another test
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Another trial of a biological weapon against an invasive species threatening Minnesota’s lakes is planned near Alexandria...
July 24, 2013 - 8:53am
July 21, 2013
It’s official: Zebra mussels confirmed in Lake Lida
It’s now official: according to a news release from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the presence of zebra mussels in North Lida Lake has been confirmed. Late last week, DNR crews searched the lake near Pelican Rapids and discovered two zebra mussels about a half-mile...
July 21, 2013 - 3:30pm