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DL man suffers gunshot wound
Exploring the lakes' winged wonders: Detroit Lakes' 20th Annual Festival of Birds set for May 18-21
Tax preparer accused of not paying her taxes
Level four special education facilities in the works
Klobuchar bill aims to bring in more rural doctors
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Roth earns all-tournament honors at Summit Championship
Norman County West in danger of losing fall and winter sports
Area kids place at state free throw competition
Smith Leads Huskers at Big Ten Championships
Little Lakers Boys Basketball summer camp registration
It's National Stress Awareness Month: Take some time to unwind
Answering the call: Lake Park family to become long-term missionaries in Africa
Column: Christianity and "being cool"
Cuisine meets culture: LP-A International Foods class learns to prepare dishes native to variety of cultures
Column: Into the light
Friends & Neighbors
‘It was time to pass the baton’: Dean’s Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
Two in one: Magnolia's moves to new building, rents extra space to massage therapist
Essentia Health St. Mary's staff honored, donate to nonprofits
DL Public Utilities recognized for electric reliability
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
Column: Mosquitoes sometimes more than just annoying: Insect's bite can transmit malaria, which is fatal if left untreated
Associate justice and former Vikings great Alan Page speaking April 24 in Fergus Falls
New artist exhibit opens this week at DL's Trinity Lutheran Church
Mathew R. Veronen
Janice Erickson Dollinger
Janice L. Herman
Letter: War with North Korea would be a big mistake
Other Opinions: It's working, don't give up on effort to clean up Great Lakes
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Earth Day--by the numbers
Lynn Hummel column: Grunting helps get the job done
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
May 21, 2013
Warming Lake Superior affecting fish
Newly published research has found that Lake Superior’s warming water probably is affecting its most abundant big fish. Increasing water...
May 21, 2013 - 9:17am
May 16, 2013
Grass carp near Sartell is northernmost find for Asian carp
An angler bowfishing on the Mississippi River north of Sartell last week shot a 25-pound grass carp, an exotic species that previously has been found only much further south in Minnesota, including lower portions of the Mississippi, according to the Department of Natural Resources...
May 16, 2013 - 2:28pm
May 12, 2013
Ice puts chill on walleye opener in DL
The late ice-out on area lakes this season has put a damper on the walleye fishing opener. “We don’t make any money, and it’s a weekend...
May 12, 2013 - 2:00pm
May 5, 2013
Brad Laabs: Anglers must adapt to cold conditions
Just this week the DNR started stripping eggs for spawning walleyes at Dunton Locks. This late spawn activity, like everything else, is running at least a couple weeks behind schedule. The fact that we have walleyes in such late spawn in our area can also be a clue to consider...
May 5, 2013 - 1:00pm
May 3, 2013
Fisheries plan aims at great long-term fishing
Dirk Peterson won’t tell anglers where to catch a big fish, but he can tell them what’s needed to make sure there are big fish to catch when they get there. More and more these days, he’s boiling it down to three words: good fish habitat. Peterson is in charge of the Minnesota...
May 3, 2013 - 3:31pm
May 2, 2013
What if ice isn’t gone in time for fishing openers?
What if? That’s what anglers across the Northland are wondering. What if the ice doesn’t go out in time for Minnesota’s fishing opener...
May 2, 2013 - 10:36am
May 1, 2013
Veteran anglers to host state leaders for Governor’s Fishing Opener
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- A pair of accomplished anglers from the Park Rapids area – Jason Durham and Dennis Mackedanz – will host Gov....
May 1, 2013 - 8:32am
April 28, 2013
Brad Laabs: 50 netted in fish poaching sting; thousands of fish taken
By now many of you have heard of the sting operation “square hook.” I am writing about this because I am surprised by the number of people I have talked to recently that were unaware of this situation. This sting operation was the cooperative effort by the state law enforcement,...
April 28, 2013 - 10:00am
April 21, 2013
Brad Laabs: Ice fishing for opener? What a difference in a year
What a difference a year makes! We are already past the halfway point of April and ice out from the lakes still seems like it is a long way out. Last year Big Detroit Lake was open water by March 23. If you remember last year, because of the early ice out and nice weather all over...
April 21, 2013 - 8:00am
April 15, 2013
21 charged in biggest walleye poaching case in 22 years
Authorities in Minnesota are bringing criminal charges against 21 people in the largest case of commercialized poaching of fish in the state in at least 22 years. The charges follow at three-year special investigation into the illegal sale and dumping of thousands of game fish in...
April 15, 2013 - 12:34pm
April 14, 2013
Brad Laabs: Anglers can get fishing-related injuries, too
This is a little different topic this week, but one that active and avid anglers will need to face at some time during their fishing career. The subject is sports related injuries. All sports, even the leisure type activities, will have injuries or physical stresses to the body that...
April 14, 2013 - 12:00pm
April 7, 2013
Brad Laabs: Asian carp are a big problem in Illinois, headed to MN
As I had mentioned last week, I would follow-up with the Asian carp experience I had when I was fishing the Illinois River. Seven years ago when I was there the last time, they had no Asian carp situation, and no indication or awareness that it was going to become a problem. Now,...
April 7, 2013 - 12:00pm
March 31, 2013
Trip south more about fishing than catching
I just returned from fishing open water and a trip south enough to float my boat. I ended my trip Monday fishing Mississippi River Pool 4 at Red Wing. I am fortunate to be able to call a couple of the best river fishermen from that area my friends. I was able to share time in my boat...
March 31, 2013 - 12:00pm
March 27, 2013
Washing your hands might be bad for fish
ALEXANDRIA— A lot of questionable decisions were made in the 1960s. Was introducing the antibacterial agent triclosan one of them? The antimicrobial...
March 27, 2013 - 8:53am
Time to take houses off area lakes
A good amount of snowfall is causing a good amount of trouble for area anglers. Snow pack and drifts on the lakes are making for a tough time...
February 27, 2013 - 12:00pm