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Gov. Dayton names Tina Smith to replace Sen. Al Franken
Search warrant leads to five arrests in Ogema
Suspect in killing of pregnant Fargo woman pleads guilty
'Ramstad Defeats Truman': Popular Fargo bar manager, near death, makes turnaround
Roy to take on Mason for secretary-treasurer job
Laker basketball teams split at TRF
Hallisey scores twice in Mid-State victory over Panthers
Lakers grab first place in the Mid-State
Lakers swimmers third at Otter Invite
Hibbert continues win streak at Jackson Hole Snocross
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Fuel cost down 2.6 cents last week
Essentia Health Oak Crossing Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes is one of the best in the nation
Sanford Health acquires stake in German hospital system
Under construction: A number of local businesses are undergoing improvements in the area
'Rock & Roll Christmas' returns to DL's Holmes Theatre on Dec. 14
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
'A date which will live in infamy': Remembering the attack on Pearl Harbor
'New Standards' for holiday tradition: Show coming to Holmes Theatre this Friday breaks the seasonal mold
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Rosalynn "Rose" Bekkerus
Beatrice M. Mertens
Thomas Anthony "Tom" Kubat
John Reed King
Clara Jane Gilbertson
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships
Letter: It is what it is--Trump won the election
Lynn Hummel column: Mind your own business
Guest Editorial: Here's how to beat the holiday blues
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
Severe Weather Announcements (3)
June 1, 2016
A friendly visit from a hungry bear
A Detroit Lakes area woman got quite a wildlife show as she glanced out her living room window Sunday afternoon about six miles north of Detroit...
June 1, 2016 - 9:49am
May 18, 2016
Bear attacks Minnesota woman on her deck
SEBEKA, Minn. – A 59-year-old Sebeka woman is recovering after being attacked by a bear on the deck of her home northeast of Sebeka in Wadena...
May 18, 2016 - 8:29am
March 11, 2015
Minnesota DNR wants to ban bear feeding
ST. PAUL -- Fresh off a legal victory over bear-feeding researcher Lynn Rogers, Minnesota wildlife officials want to outlaw feeding wild bears. Under a proposal moving through the state Legislature and supported by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, feeding a bear,...
March 11, 2015 - 5:25am
September 30, 2014
Friend heard screams as hunter was being mauled; bear found dead next day, wounded hunter recovering
SANDSTONE, Minn. - Craig Lindstrom said he heard the bloodcurdling screams from his friend Brandon Johnson in the pre-dawn darkness Saturday...
September 30, 2014 - 3:49pm
September 25, 2014
DNR finalizes decision denying permits to Ely bear researcher Lynn Rogers
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Wednesday said it has made final its decision to strip Ely bear researcher Lynn Rogers of the permits he needs to place radio collars on wild bears. Rogers said Wednesday that he will appeal the DNR’s decision to a...
September 25, 2014 - 7:54am
June 4, 2014
Bear attacks dog at feet of man in Evergreen Township
Toby the black Labrador retriever probably didn’t have to lay down his life the day he was chased by a big black bear, but if he hadn’t,...
June 4, 2014 - 12:00pm
April 26, 2014
Bear hunt application deadline Friday, May 2
The deadline to apply for a Minnesota bear hunting license is Friday, May 2. Licenses are available at any Minnesota DNR license agent, online at www.mndnr.gov/buyalicense and by telephone at 888-665-4236 at a cost of $44 for residents and $250 for nonresidents. The season opens...
April 26, 2014 - 9:00am
April 12, 2014
Bear hunt application deadline is May 2
Applications for Minnesota bear hunting licenses are being accepted now through Friday, May 2, at any Minnesota Department of Natural Resources license agent, online or by telephone at 888-665-4236. A total of 3,750 licenses are available in 11 permit areas, the same number of...
April 12, 2014 - 7:00am
March 7, 2014
Bear researcher's two-week ‘trial’ concludes; judge will issue report in late April
ST. PAUL -- Ely bear researcher Lynn Rogers on Thursday said the bears he studies, despite being habituated to people from feeding, aren’t more dangerous. “Emphatically no,” he said when asked. “The opposite is true, as we know from many studies. There is nothing in the literature...
March 7, 2014 - 8:23am
September 8, 2013
Fewer bears means fewer hunters this year
Minnesota’s bear hunting season opened last weekend, and fewer hunters will be in the woods this fall. In an effort to gradually increase the state’s bear population, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has reduced the number of bear licenses in quota zones by about...
September 8, 2013 - 9:00am
August 28, 2013
World's oldest known wild bear dies at nearly 40 in Itasca County
The world’s oldest-known wild bear has died of old age in northern Minnesota at the age of 39½, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural...
August 28, 2013 - 8:00am
July 23, 2013
Bear researcher stripped of permit allowed to appeal
ST. PAUL -- Famed Minnesota bear researcher Lynn Rogers remains under orders to remove radio collars from bears he’s studying by the end of the month, but he will be allowed to appeal the state order. Rogers met Monday with Gov. Mark Dayton and Department of Natural Resources...
July 23, 2013 - 8:24am
July 20, 2013
Purchase bear license by Aug. 1
Hunters selected in this year’s bear lottery must purchase their licenses by Thursday, Aug. 1, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said. Licenses not purchased by the deadline will become available first-come, first-served at noon Wednesday, Aug. 7. Youths...
July 20, 2013 - 12:00pm
June 5, 2013
Bear shot by game warden near McGregor after attack on woman
A 72-year-old McGregor woman was bitten and clawed by a sow bear before the animal and her three yearlings left the woman’s property Monday night. The woman received “non-life-threatening” injuries and the bear later was killed when it charged at a state conservation...
June 5, 2013 - 2:30pm
March 30, 2013
Bear hunt application deadline May 3
Applications for Minnesota bear hunting licenses are available beginning Monday, April 1, and will be accepted through Friday, May 3, the Department of Natural of Resources (DNR) said. A total of 3,750 licenses are available in 11 permit areas. The number of available licenses for...
March 30, 2013 - 8:00am