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Peterson: Let Minnesota control wolf population
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New law for 2015: AIS trailer sticker will help prevent future spread
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Severe Weather Announcements (11)
January 20, 2012
New law: Those hired to remove docks, lifts must have state permit
Another tactic to stop the spread of zebra mussels will take place throughout the state this winter -- training sessions for those who are hired to install and remove boats, docks and lifts. According to Minnesota Waters, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is initiating...
January 20, 2012 - 4:30pm
October 28, 2009
Ogema man tries different method to remove docks
Rural Ogema resident Dan Mulari and his wife, Karen, decided something different needed to be done to save Dan's back from the strains of removing docks in the fall. He seriously injured his back several years ago, and standing in cold water was just getting to be too much. So,...
business / outdoors
October 28, 2009 - 7:48am
July 8, 2009
How clean is the lake? Check this Website
Conservation Minnesota introduces a Web site that makes it easy to check on anyone's favorite Minnesota lake. This summer, Minnesota families who want to know if their favorite Minnesota lake is clean enough for swimming and eating fish caught in the lake have an easy way to find...
July 8, 2009 - 10:41am
June 26, 2009
Weedlines can provide consistant fishing
As summer progresses, gamefish throughout the Midwest will be found in a variety of areas in a body of water. They are looking for food, and, depending on the lake, food can be found in a variety of areas. In some lakes, walleyes will be feeding on perch in deep water. In other lakes,...
June 26, 2009 - 3:05pm
June 17, 2009
The swamp returns
People love the water! Why else would they drive miles and pay millions to spend a few weekends per year on the edge of a lake? There's something calming about a body of water, and not just a lake. People close to oceans or rivers say the same, at least when the waters aren't...
June 17, 2009 - 10:59am
March 9, 2008
Letter: Amnesty for large docks DNR decision shows lack of leadership
Two weeks ago the DNR issued a five-year, statewide General Permit that allows large dock platforms on Minnesota's recreational lakes. This permit gives the owners of large platforms amnesty from the current law, which they were violating, and sets a bad precedent for how the DNR...
opinion / DNR
March 9, 2008 - 12:00am
February 24, 2008
Lake Learning column: The dock issue -- dissected and explained
DETROIT LAKES -- Not much can top the feeling of sitting on a dock to watch the sunset, feeling the cool breeze on your face, or jumping off the end of the dock on a hot day to be refreshed in the lake. We Minnesotans love our docks, and no one will take that away from us. But how...
February 24, 2008 - 12:00am
February 3, 2008
Olson may author bill to overturn DNR dock ruling
BEMIDJI - Minnesota lake homeowners will be allowed platforms at end of their docks under a general permit issued last week by the state Department of Natural Resources. The move legalizes platforms up to 170 square feet, which were temporarily allowed this past year as the DNR...
February 3, 2008 - 12:00am