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Workplace sexual harassment gets renewed attention as high-profile figures are accused in media reports
Minnesota deer farm shows no additional CWD-infected animals
Minn. Supreme Court to hear teacher union protections case
Deer that struggled for hours in Minnesota's icy Gull River before being rescued improving
‘I’m just a bum’: Anonymous man making his way around the DL area handing out hundreds of dollars to strangers
Laker swimmers reach finals in seven events, bust six school records
DeWulf leads Nevis to 9-man championship game
Laker diving seasons end in state semis
Gallatin’s fast track slowed to a steady pace on way to MSUM
State semifinalists Ada-Borup-NCW co-op had hiccups in first season
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
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
World Kindness Day is November 13
It's time to 'Light Up the Lakes'!: Santa's seeking entries for his Nov. 27 Parade of Lights in DL
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Gerald Adrian Triggs
Carl Laverne Albin
William M. "Bill" Sanger
Georgia L. Reiffenberger
Letters: Farmers need tax reform that helps middle class
Tax bills based on unsound economics, unwise fiscal policy
Letter: Proposed tax cut plans and the national debt
Coots and bald eagles
Letter: Patriotism can take many forms
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
First ice bite is good, but not worth foolish risks
The northern cardinal: handsome and talented
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
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
November 12, 2017
The northern cardinal: handsome and talented
There are only a few species of wild birds that garner the attention and admiration as those wild birds that are colored red or blue. Think of the scarlet tanager, or the eastern bluebird. Both species are brilliantly plumaged and a joy to observe in nature.
November 12, 2017 - 5:00pm
November 7, 2017
Sometimes it's fun to sit back and watch rutting bucks
With wildlife viewing, being in the right place at the right time (along with a lot of luck!) is often what spells the difference between observing...
November 7, 2017 - 3:00pm
October 29, 2017
Indigo and snow buntings are as different as summer and winter
Minnesota is home to two species of bunting. One is a tropical bird that migrates north to our state in the springtime to breed and nest. The...
October 29, 2017 - 3:00pm
October 28, 2017
The sandhill crane is a graceful, ancient species
In a Cree Indian creation story of how cranes acquired their red crowns and long legs, a rabbit wished to go to the moon and asked many birds...
October 28, 2017 - 9:00am
October 15, 2017
Asian Lady Beetles are pesky but harmless
On a recent October three-day weekend at my Kittson County hunting camp, I was overwhelmed by my good fortune. The grouse hunting was very good,...
October 15, 2017 - 6:00am
September 5, 2017
A sight to make the neighbor drop his rake
Some childhood images persist in our minds long into adulthood. Those endless summers spent doing whatever are but a blur for most of us, yet bits and pieces of those carefree years can be remembered as if they happened just yesterday. I can still see the look on the man's face. He...
September 5, 2017 - 9:25am
August 28, 2017
Black bears live in the shadows
Common, yet rarely observed, few species of Minnesota's mammals are as revered as they are feared as the American black bear. Though keeping...
August 28, 2017 - 9:48am
August 15, 2017
Blue jays are fascinating to watch
There are a handful of wild birds that make their year 'round home right here in marvelous Minnesota. Birds that show up in the springtime and...
August 15, 2017 - 8:00am
July 31, 2017
The wonderful song of the brown thrasher
While picking blueberries recently at a favorite spot of mine, not far from Itasca State Park, I was thrilled to observe a family of one of my favorite birds to watch and listen to. A striking bird, few birds can match the beautiful red-brown color of the appropriately named brown...
July 31, 2017 - 12:29pm
July 17, 2017
Purple martins faring well in parts of Minnesota
I'm pleased to report that purple martins seem to be faring well in parts of Mille Lacs County, particularly on the shores of Mille Lacs Lake...
July 17, 2017 - 9:21am
July 10, 2017
Blane Klemek column: A sleepy squirrel that acts like a prairie dog
Sometimes called the golden gopher or flickertail, Minnesota is home to a very unique and interesting ground squirrel that we're lucky to be...
July 10, 2017 - 9:59am
June 27, 2017
Outdoors column: Minnesota gulls come in three species
Every once in awhile I need to think about whether or not there exists a Minnesota wild bird or critter that I haven't written about at least...
June 27, 2017 - 9:09am
June 21, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
While recently enjoying an evening of fishing from my small boat on beautiful La Salle Lake of the La Salle Lake State Recreation Area, I was drawn to the scenic and steep north side of the lake's shoreline. Along this shore are numerous spots that provide good fish habitat in the...
June 21, 2017 - 10:44am
April 25, 2017
Exploring the lakes' winged wonders: Detroit Lakes' 20th Annual Festival of Birds set for May 18-21
Detroit Lakes' Festival of Birds is turning 20 this year — which means a big crowd is expected for the community's annual birding extravaganza...
April 25, 2017 - 9:00am
April 10, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
On the first night of my annual winter camping/lake trout fishing adventure in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness late last month, I awoke...
April 10, 2017 - 6:00am