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Raiders, Greyhounds to meet for Fosston holiday title
Offensive woes continue for Laker girls
Pelican Rapids completes sweep at Frazee
Viking girls hold on for win at Frazee
Wrestlers looking to jump back in section mix
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
Meet author Jerry Mevissen Sunday in Wadena
Bus trip to see Takei's 'Allegiance' on Tuesday, Dec. 13: One-night-only screening of Broadway play about Japanese-Americans’ ordeal during World War II to be held at West Acres Cinema
The power of music: Christmas Sing-Along fundraiser set for Sunday at Holmes Theatre
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Helen C. Erickson
Diana Lynn Aker
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Pipeline protesters in ND win Pyrrhic victory
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
Towering trees of Itasca Park are from a bygone age
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Men's Chorus Christmas concert set Sunday in Pelican Rapids
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Pine to Palm
One fish, two fish: Grand Forks angler catches a couple
Lucas Bye of Grand Forks caught two fish at once Nov. 5 when he landed this 17-inch walleye and 36-inch northern pike on Stump Lake. Bye said...
November 9, 2016 - 1:17pm
October 28, 2016
Forget the Mississippi, Rainy rivers for now-the bite is better in this area
Water temperatures have dropped into the high 40s and continue to drop with the shorter days. We have been unseasonably warm for the last week or so and it looks like next week will continue to provide open water fishing opportunities.
October 28, 2016 - 2:06pm
October 22, 2016
Don't be fooled: Cold water doesn't mean lethargic fish
When we get to this time of year and the surface temps of the water have cooled to 50 degrees, don't get fooled into thinking the fish become lethargic. They are extremely comfortable with these water temperatures and can be aggressive biters and fighters. They will chase after reaction...
October 22, 2016 - 5:02am
October 9, 2016
Fall fishing in cold water
Water temperatures have dropped into the high- to mid-50 degree range and continue to drop with the cold nights and shorter daylight hours. The multiple days of high winds turned lakes over before the lakes' surface temperatures got to 50 degrees, which is when we usually experience...
October 9, 2016 - 11:41am
July 30, 2016
Franklin, Lizzie, Loon won’t get muskies
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has withdrawn its proposal to stock muskellunge in Franklin, Lizzie or Loon lakes in Otter Tail...
July 30, 2016 - 5:05am
May 11, 2016
Suckers are running: Eat them or fertilize, but plan for disposal
The suckers are running early this year, but not all of them are fish. Some are the human kind that leave their rough fish for others to clean...
May 11, 2016 - 10:37am
March 26, 2016
Mille Lacs regulations designed to keep walleye fishing open
Regulations designed to protect the fish needed to rebuild Mille Lacs Lake’s walleye population will require that walleye anglers use only artificial bait and immediately release all walleye when Minnesota’s 2016 fishing season opens Saturday, May 14. “A catch-and-release walleye...
March 26, 2016 - 5:05am
March 25, 2016
Little Bass at the Mitchell Bridge: Forming relations on a river rock
A river is a story for the eyes, lasting as long as one’s gaze. On the backs of rivers history is carried; on their shoulders towns are formed. From their water settlers survived. On the strength of rivers, the historian’s ink flows. So too, Philosophers require rivers. I coasted...
March 25, 2016 - 5:05am
February 17, 2016
A tasty torsk recipe to spice up Lenten meals
Growing up in a Catholic family, I have long been accustomed to the custom of abstaining from eating meat on Ash Wednesday and Fridays during...
February 17, 2016 - 5:05am
October 7, 2015
Muskie-walleye war snags DNR
“Basically, it’s the 800-pound gorilla in the room.” That may seem an odd way to describe a fish swimming in a lake. But Dave Majkrzak believes it’s spot-on when talking about the muskie population in Pelican Lake and the problems he says the fish — and the Minnesota...
October 7, 2015 - 10:15am
August 19, 2015
Residents upset that DNR plans to stock lakes with muskie
The great muskie war continues. Several lake associations are up in arms over DNR plans to start stocking muskie in one of three Otter Tail County lakes. And now, after 36 years, the Pelican Lake Association wants the DNR to stop stocking muskellunge in that lake. The concern...
August 19, 2015 - 11:45am
June 27, 2015
Is swimmers itch treatment killing fish on Detroit?
It was just a couple of weeks ago I expressed some concerns about the dying and missing cabbage plants in Detroit Lake. This week I am expressing a new concern as a result of the number of dead fish that showed up on the beach and public access area of Little Detroit between June...
June 27, 2015 - 5:30am
March 7, 2015
Rule change would protect fish from viral disease
The public has until 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 27 to send written comments on simplifying rules designed to control a contagious fish disease. The rule change would also better protect fish spawning beds and fish preserves. Part of the rule change proposed by the Minnesota DNR is...
March 7, 2015 - 5:00am
February 11, 2015
Alleged fish poachers cleared of charges
ST. PAUL -- Four Bemidji area men accused of poaching fish on tribal lands between 2009 to 2011 were cleared of charges in federal appeals court Tuesday. A total of 10 men were indicted on felony charges of transportation, sale and purchase of fish taken in violation of tribal...
February 11, 2015 - 9:49am
October 5, 2014
DNR seeks volunteers to join fish species work groups
Volunteers are being sought to join five citizen-agency work groups that will discuss how the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources manages fish. There will be individual work groups for bass, catfish, panfish and walleye, and one that will focus on both northern pike and muskellunge. Volunteers...
October 5, 2014 - 9:00am