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'A tradition of excellence': Detroit Lakes newspaper's history goes back...way back
Rate of suicide among teen girls reaches 40-year high
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Minn. 9-year-old helped his sister escape rollover before his death
‘American Idol’ to hold auditions in Dakotas in early September
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PREVIEW: Injuries hampering preseason workouts of Waubun Bombers
Frazee to forfeit football season because of low roster numbers
Thielen celebrates 27th birthday Tuesday
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Area teams fall at state Class C baseball tournament
Mental health matters: How to stay emotionally healthy this school year
Guide to lakes country camping
The light of an eclipse: An essay on the experience
Column: The legend of Old Three Legs
Why it pays to keep a careful eye on your earnings record
friends & neighbors
Learning to lead: LEADERship Detroit Lakes now accepting applications
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota remain unchanged
Disney to end Netflix deal, sets launch of ESPN and Disney-branded streaming services
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Minnesota Resort & Campground Association launches Century Resort Recognition Program
Autumn nuptials are latest wedding trend
Boats & Bars & so much more
Local author to speak about latest work Aug. 23 at Perham library
Holmes Theatre's 15th season to include plenty of surprises
Dixieland band coming to Pelican Rapids
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Vivian (Silovich) Lee
Leonard "Pete" Thielen
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Mason J. Smith
Byrne Ray Hildebrand
Frederick A. Coughlin
Marlene Rae Andring
Gary L Braasch
How dark will it get during total eclipse?
Vaping is not any "cooler" than smoking
Letter: Charlottesville shows Trump is morally destitute
Klobuchar: 'Alternative facts' and muzzling the press are unacceptable
Lee Hamilton: My impression of nine presidents I've worked with
Grosbeaks sure brighten up a wintertime yard
Here's how to get kids to love going fishing
Most Minnesota small-game hunter numbers fall again
Blue jays are fascinating to watch
Jig raps are a lot of work, but they catch walleye
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
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
Chris Swenson captures the 85th Pine to Palm championship
Swenson versus Miller for Pine to Palm championship
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