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Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
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Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
May 21, 2017
Walleye opener dubbed a 'big success'
The walleye opener in the Detroit Lakes area was a big success. Not everyone caught walleyes, but the wonderful weather and other active fish made for a great opener. My son Jake was able to join me for opening day and we were fortunate enough to find active walleyes on Ottertail...
May 21, 2017 - 6:00am
May 12, 2017
Drop in a line--it's walleye time: Bait shops, anglers prepare for a warm, sunny fishing opener
Fishing opener is set to be a good one, with the ice long gone, and the weather predicted to be sunny with a temperature high just shy of 80...
May 12, 2017 - 2:12pm
May 10, 2017
Governor Dayton proclaims May 13 as 'Clean, Drain, Dry Day'
At the stroke of midnight on May 13, Governor Mark Dayton will cast his line and signal the start to a time-honored tradition: the Minnesota Fishing Opener. With over 1.6 million anglers hitting the water, the fishing opener is the perfect opportunity to educate anglers on the importance...
May 10, 2017 - 8:18pm
May 18, 2016
Cold catch: A frozen fishing opener
Last saturday’s Minnesota fishing opener was a cold day in the Lakes Area. With ice hanging from the tips of their fishing rods, Curt Kozitka,...
May 18, 2016 - 10:13am
May 14, 2016
Forecast will make for tough opening day fishing
A week ago, the forecast for opener looked like it was going to be fabulous. More true to opener, the fishing Gods decided to put a challenging cold front on the menu to test us fisherman. Opener can be a challenge even in the best conditions with no time on the water to pattern the...
May 14, 2016 - 5:55am
May 13, 2016
Plan ahead for fishing opener travel
The Minnesota walleye fishing opener will bring out anglers from around the state this weekend and the Minnesota Department of Transportation is urging travelers to plan ahead and use extra care while driving through highway work zones.
May 13, 2016 - 5:45am
May 12, 2016
McGregor anglers to host Gov. Dayton on Saturday's fishing opener
ST. PAUL—McGregor residents and anglers Bob Staska and Glenn Lane will host Gov. Mark Dayton and Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, respectively, at the...
May 12, 2016 - 8:22am
May 11, 2016
Hearts are a-pounding, Minnesota walleye opener is here
The weather may have cooled down, but business has been heating up this week in Detroit Lakes in preparation for the walleye fishing opener,...
May 11, 2016 - 10:58am
May 7, 2016
Looking forward to next weekend’s opener
We are a week away from the “opener.” Walleye will be the primary fish targeted for the opener. You will be able to count on northern pike and the pan fish bite of crappies and sunfish to be active if you struggle getting on the walleyes. Bass can be targeted for catch, but must...
May 7, 2016 - 5:35am
May 13, 2015
Good weather provides for good opener
He may be setting the bar low, but as far as John Store is concerned, Saturday had all the makings of a good fishing opener – the ice had actually...
May 13, 2015 - 12:45pm
May 2, 2015
Anticipation of an ‘opener to remember’
One week to go until the start of the fishing opener. I love it! You can officially start at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday May 9. Walleye and northern pike will be open at that time. The pan fish season is already open, and this year you can target bass in the early season for catch and...
May 2, 2015 - 5:20am
May 1, 2015
Vermilion to host Gov. Fishing Opener
The 68th annual Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener will be hosted by the Lake Vermilion Resort Association (LVRA), with Fortune Bay Resort Casino as event headquarters May 7 through May 10 in the Lake Vermilion area. Known as the “lake of the sunset glow,” the Lake Vermilion...
May 1, 2015 - 5:20am
May 16, 2012
Minnesota fishing opener: A great day to hit the lake
Last Saturday's Minnesota fishing opener brought anglers to the lakes area from far and wide to try their hands at landing a lunker. Rudy Salinas...
May 16, 2012 - 12:31pm
May 14, 2011
Rough start to Minnesota fishing opener
Cold, rainy, windy conditions greeted anglers in the lakes area Saturday morning for the 2011 Minnesota fishing opener. East winds at 10-20mph...
May 14, 2011 - 10:49am