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State BMX Championship Series in DL July 1-2
Lamoureux campers, organizers wrapping up successful venture
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Angels fall at Pelican Rapids
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Column: The most significant Minnesota address in 1790
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Bakko family welcomes son
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Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent in May
BTD Manufacturing ramps up production capacity with new machines
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Richwood Winery to host Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday
'A kind of merry war': Shakespeare in the Park's 'Much Ado' opens Thursday at DL's City Park
Duluth benefit concert to spotlight Native American artists
It's time to party!: Oak Crossing fundraiser set for June 23 at Holy Rosary
Rock of the 70s Tour comes to Shooting Star June 23: Iconic bands to take the stage in Mahnomen for one night only
Richard M. Lynch
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James Ray Peach
Warren C. Koester
Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Who is the source of this hateful political climate?
Guest Editorial: Avoid trouble at your door
McFeely: Star Lake Casino project hits a possible snag
Sen. Al Franken column: Healthcare plan would hammer Minnesota and Becker County
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
Column: Fishing and finances
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Warm water fishing is here, time to adjust
Blane Klemek column: Saying goodbye to an old friend
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, 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. Motorists may encounter bypasses, lane closures...
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