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A career spent fighting wildfires: DL man puts down the hose after 28 years
Call the doctor, this dirt needs help: Local farmers will play key role in new healthy soils initiative
A Thanksgiving feast: Holy Rosary invites community to enjoy turkey dinner 'with all the trimmings'
They've got a Golden Ticket... DLCCC is surprise recipient of $1,000 Give to the Max Day prize; three other local nonprofits also get big boost from online fundraiser
Poverty in DL schools: Roosevelt faces the highest number of students living in poverty; rising each year
Gulon, Tracy reach state swimming championship podium
Payne continues point streak against EGF
'I'm just playing football': A humble Adam Thielen is the Vikings' feel-good story
Thielen keeps streaks going in Vikings victory over Rams
McDougall blanks Royals for first victory of the 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
James "Jim" Hermanson
Maureen "Mary" Miller
Maxine M. Boswell
Marilyn Joy Ostrander
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
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