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Online petition surfaces trying to stop Waubun-Mahnomen co-op for all sports
412 BMX race results
Hoge catches leaders to share first-round lead at PGA's Barbasol
Blues send Post 15 to elimination bracket
Beau Hanson gets fresh start after injury layoff
Find strength, serenity this summer: Local yoga studios offer wide range of classes
Here comes the sun: Tips for summer skincare
Column: Breaking the ice--an introduction to Becker County
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Albright on dean's list at St. Cloud Tech
Friends & Neighbors
Minnesota Lottery continues to be recognized for its accounting and financial reporting
'Acting small, delivering big': Minnesota business makes name for itself in competitive automation industry
BBB, DLI warn against insurance deductible rebates
Department of Revenue offers tips for property tax refund filers ahead of August deadline
Plan your own adventure: DL Escape Room opens in Washington Square Mall
A relaxing day of shopping beneath the trees: DL's 39th Arts & Crafts in the Park set for this Sunday
So close they can taste it: DL's Holmes Theatre to host WE Fest Karaoke Roundup finale on Saturday
Arts and music at Maplewood
Comedian Rodney Carrington comes to Shooting Star Friday
Coming home: Fargo native Shannon Curfman brings solo act to Shooting Star this Thursday
Margaret Mary (Sloan) Krenelka
Edwin A. Lundberg
Thomas Jerome Bridges Sr.
Delores "Dee" Lugert
Lynn Hummel column: What if Moses had 10 more commandments?
Letter: City needs to give veteran, landlord a break
Letter: DL should show compassion towards landlord, veteran
Port: I'm pretty sure we elected Zaphod Beeblebrox as president
Lost Italian: Refreshing summer slushes to to help beat the heat
Purple martins faring well in parts of Minnesota
Brad Laabs column: Best lake? Best time to fish? No easy answers
Some tips for successful warm-weather fishing
Blane Klemek column: A sleepy squirrel that acts like a prairie dog
Outdoors column: Minnesota gulls come in three species
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
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
February 22, 2017
Digging for treasures: Detroit Lakes diver finds 500 year old antler, among other historic finds
Gary Thompson has been pulling pieces of history out of Becker County's lakes and rivers for going on half a century now. "This will be my 50th...
February 22, 2017 - 3:34pm
May 23, 2016
Apply now to hunt elk in Minnesota
Hunters have until Friday, June 17, to apply for one of seven elk licenses offered this year by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “The number of hunting licenses available is influenced by the state’s elk management plan,” said Adam Murkowski, DNR big game program...
May 23, 2016 - 5:00am
February 13, 2016
DNR to begin elk research project in NW Minnesota
A new research project on free-ranging, wild elk of northwestern Minnesota aims to improve understanding of elk movements and habitat use. The study will run through June 2018. Beginning Feb. 15, the DNR will collar approximately 20 adult female elk in northwestern Minnesota, from...
February 13, 2016 - 5:00am
December 6, 2015
The sight, sound, scent of elk unique in the wild
Surprisingly few Minnesotans know that giant bull elk adorned with impossibly large antlers gather each September during the annual rut throughout secluded areas of the far northwestern corner of Minnesota. Their roaring vocalizations, or “bugling/bugles” as the calls are commonly...
December 6, 2015 - 5:40am
March 14, 2015
Survey reports 131 elk in three herds in NW MN
Three distinct herds totaling 131 animals that roam portions of far northwestern Minnesota comprise the state’s elk population, according to results of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ annual aerial population survey. Spotters counted 79 elk in the Caribou-Vita...
March 14, 2015 - 5:10am
February 5, 2015
Tribe seeks studies of reintroducing elk into northeast Minnesota
DULUTH, Minn. -- An effort to restore elk to northeastern Minnesota continues to slowly move ahead, but don’t expect to hear bulls bugling anytime soon. Natural resources officials with the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa are applying for state conservation grants...
February 5, 2015 - 8:34pm
December 9, 2014
Elk citation in front of cameraman angers hunter
BILLINGS, Mont. -- Jim Latvala, a 65-year-old fishing guide from Two Harbors, Minn., shot a six-point bull elk while hunting with his brother...
December 9, 2014 - 8:28am
May 20, 2014
DNR reduces northwest Minnesota elk tags
As a result of lower elk numbers, the Department of Natural Resources is offering fewer elk licenses this fall in Kittson County of northwest Minnesota. The Grygla, Minn., elk zone again will be closed in an effort to rebuild the herd to population goal levels. “The number of...
May 20, 2014 - 9:30am
May 17, 2014
Apply now to hunt elk in Minnesota this fall
Hunters have until Friday, June 13, to apply for one of nine elk licenses offered this year by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Hunters interested in applying for a license can find maps of the two hunting zones and other pertinent information on the DNR website....
May 17, 2014 - 8:00am
March 15, 2014
Blane Klemek: Elk are well adapted for the wilds of Minnesota
It was within the Cabinet Mountain range of extreme northwestern Montana near the Idaho border where I saw my first wild elk. I was alone, walking a rugged and steep mountain trail some 6,000 feet above sea level, when a movement caught my attention. At first I couldn’t identify...
March 15, 2014 - 8:00am
March 10, 2014
Fond du Lac Band mulls elk restoration
A plan is in the works to restore wild, free-roaming elk to parts of east-central and Northeastern Minnesota for the first time since they were...
March 10, 2014 - 9:17am
December 12, 2013
It's official: Bull elk is a Minnesota record
MOORHEAD — The rack of a massive bull elk shot this fall in northwest Minnesota has been scored by a certified measurer for the Boone and Crockett...
December 12, 2013 - 5:30pm
September 26, 2013
DNR seeks info on elk poaching
Authorities are seeking information on a large bull elk that was shot and left last week in eastern Marshall County north of Grygla, Minn. According to 1st Lt. Pat Znajda, District 1 enforcement supervisor for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the elk was reported...
September 26, 2013 - 8:35am
September 23, 2013
Minnesota man's caribou hunt produces big elk
Brad Penas had never hunted elk and had never seen one in the part of northwest Minnesota where he hunts deer. So, when Penas, 45, of Moorhead,...
September 23, 2013 - 9:17am
March 8, 2013
Former Detroit Lakes man bags second largest elk ever taken in MN
I was lucky enough to be drawn for an either-sex elk tag in the 2012 Minnesota elk hunt’s first season Sept. 15 through Sept. 23 in the Kittson...
March 8, 2013 - 2:22pm