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Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
Where to go from here?: School board work session yields ideas, more work
AgweekTV: Bargain bull
Tiptoeing through a minefield: New border tax would affect Minnesota businesses
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Lakers pick up big section sweep at home
Lakers fall to defending section champs
Haire impresses at UMC spring game
Smith selected to NCAA Regionals
Lakers move up to No. 8 in Class AAA
Column: The American Revolution's big winners, big losers
Turning back the pages
She gave 'er a good run...: Firehose used to fight 1914 fire finds new home at Becker County Museum
It's National Stress Awareness Month: Take some time to unwind
LCRC, Kinship adopt a highway: 'Kick Off Cleanup' held on Earth Day
Friends & Neighbors
Perham's Papacito's permeates Detroit Lakes
'It was time to pass the baton': Dean's Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
MN gas prices down since last week
SJE-Rhombus receives chapter 2017 ESOP Company of the Year award
‘It was time to pass the baton’: Dean’s Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
Styx to take stage at Shooting Star May 5
Rosanne Cash coming to Holmes Theatre May 5
Canine lovers, take note: National Puppy Day is almost here
A night dressed in neon: Holmes Theatre's Motion fundraiser to feature Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome
It's Shakespeare... with an apocalyptic twist: Detroit Lakes High School's spring play views British history through a zombie-infested lens
Edward DaWaine Sawyer
Willow Skye Forsberg
Janice L. Herman
Neil Daniel "Peel" Englund
Letter: Trump's extra security costs: Maybe he's worth it?
Letter: Where do our federal tax dollars go?
Lynn Hummel column: The spirit of Johnny Appleseed
Paula Quam column: A humble hello, a heavy-hearted goodbye
Letter: War with North Korea would be a big mistake
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
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
December 28, 2012
Fishing Lines - Make a commitment to share the outdoors
This last week has been emotionally challenging. One of my brother-in-laws has been hospitalized with a severe stroke. He has been a healthy and active outdoorsman his whole life and the kind of man you would least expect to have this experience. As we approach the new year, it...
December 28, 2012 - 1:53pm
Survey shows high walleye take on Lake of the Woods
Anglers on Lake of the Woods have kept more walleyes in the past year than harvest quotas call for, but fisheries managers say it's not a concern...
December 28, 2012 - 1:51pm
DNR seeks comments on fisheries rules
Interested citizens have until Monday, Feb. 11, to comment on Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) plans to provide more angler opportunity for trout and sturgeon, and protect flathead catfish during winter and to make changes to some other fisheries rules.
December 28, 2012 - 1:50pm
Watch out for changing ice conditions on lake
As Minnesotans know, weather can vary throughout the state; the same is true for ice conditions. In the north, Department of Natural Resources (DNR) conservation officers report more than 800 ice houses on Lake of the Woods, while boat anglers are fishing on parts of the Mississippi...
December 28, 2012 - 1:49pm
December 21, 2012
Fishing Lines - Here's some gift ideas for the sad doomsday prepper
If you are reading this article, than the end of the Mayan calendar prediction of some kind of apocalypse was about as accurate as the Y2K predictions. This means you must still continue to follow all the fishing laws, rules, limits, and regulations. I know with the good bite going...
December 21, 2012 - 3:34pm
Proper fish shelter Identification required
Ice conditions on Minnesota waterways may vary, but all fish shelters must have proper identification, according to conservation officers with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). DNR reminds ice anglers and others that shelters placed on the ice of Minnesota waters...
December 21, 2012 - 3:32pm
December 14, 2012
Fishing Lines - Stocking lakes helps maintain the resource
Fish stocking programs in our state have helped maintain our fishing resource. Minnesota receives heavy fishing pressure from both in-state and out-of-state anglers. The restocking programs have helped bodies of water that have poor natural reproduction continue to be viable fisheries....
December 14, 2012 - 11:22am
December 13, 2012
Klobuchar, Franken push for safeguards against Asian carp
As part of an effort to prevent the spread of Asian carp into the Great Lakes, U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken (D-Minn.) urged the Obama Administration this week to protect critical funding that safeguards the Great Lakes from environmental threats, including Asian carp,...
December 13, 2012 - 10:50am
December 7, 2012
Fishing Lines - Ice fishing season is here at last
Every year the start to the ice season is a little unique. This year we have had a number of warm days and nights mixed in with our cold ice making weather. Last weekend was the real kickoff to the ice season with numbers of anglers getting out on the early ice. Most ice reports...
December 7, 2012 - 1:07pm
Around the 'globe' with Pflueger
In this context, "Globe" refers to the highly sought after Pflueger globe fishing lure. This company is what many collectors believe to the oldest...
December 7, 2012 - 1:05pm
November 30, 2012
Reflecting on last season means taking good pictures
We just got through Thanksgiving, the ice is here, open water season has come to an end in our area, and Christmas is only three weeks away. Man, time flies! I did take some time to reflect and be thankful over the holiday weekend. It is so easy for me at times to take for granted...
November 30, 2012 - 12:23pm
November 21, 2012
Early season thin ice can be hazerdous
It is time now to talk about early ice safety. For many veteran ice anglers these reminders are not required as you have been practicing early ice safety for years. We still have many new and young anglers becoming a part of the growing ice angling sport. These tips are mostly for...
November 21, 2012 - 2:26pm
November 16, 2012
Be smart and safe on early season lake ice
We are at that time of the season now that I refer to as the "tweener season." It happens in the fall/winter transition and the winter/spring transition. We are caught between the difficulty getting on open water and the not safe enough yet to wander onto the ice. This fall, the tweener...
November 16, 2012 - 1:10pm
November 9, 2012
Get organized now for ice fishing season
This past week has no doubt been a busy one for most of the readership. You went to high school football and volleyball games, deer hunted, duck/goose hunted, pheasant hunted, got out to vote, and of course took advantage of the nice weather to get out fishing. Now that you got your...
November 9, 2012 - 2:35pm
November 2, 2012
Looking back, 2012 open water season yielded quality fish
Water temperatures on area lakes are down to the mid to low 40 degrees. It will only two to three weeks now until the end of our open water season and the start of the hard water season. Some anglers start to get very excited as the ice fishing season approaches. I experience a greater...
November 2, 2012 - 4:07pm