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As April snow hits, driver killed in Otter Tail County crash
A platform that's close to the heart: 'Outstanding Teen' talks organ donation at driver's education classes
Shattered innocence: Becker County child abuse cases on the rise
Youth ATV Safety Training set for May 20
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month
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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
Luecks celebrating 50 years together
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Simons welcome twin daughters
'What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear': Listening is important--on both sides of the doctor's exam table
Answering the call: Lake Park family to become long-term missionaries in Africa
Friends & Neighbors
'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
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
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
Richard M. Gordon
Paula Quam column: A humble hello, a heavy-hearted goodbye
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
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
Severe Weather Announcements (3)
October 24, 2016
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
BRAINERD, Minn.—Wild rice is as synonymous with Minnesota cuisine as lakes are to the state's reputation. Wild rice has been used as a...
October 24, 2016 - 12:44pm
October 13, 2016
PMTT Ranger Boats World Championship October 22-23
The Professional Musky Tournament Trail will crown its 2016 Ranger Boats World Champions on October 22 and 23 on beautiful Lake Miltona. The lake is in north-central Minnesota about 70 miles south of Detroit Lakes near Parkers Prairie. The Ranger Boats sponsored event will feature...
October 13, 2016 - 9:12am
October 10, 2016
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, we feature northeast South Dakota veteran trapper John Almquist who for 50...
October 10, 2016 - 1:16pm
September 26, 2016
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, we put a couple of shotgun experts—the Gould Brothers Exhibition Shooting...
September 26, 2016 - 2:47pm
September 24, 2016
Rarely seen, the tough, wily fisher lives among us
Several summers ago while spending a day in a Wadena County jack pine woodland, I was startled when a large furry animal leapt from a thickly...
September 24, 2016 - 5:00am
September 10, 2016
Tricky fishing for next few weeks
The theme of this past week and the Labor Day holiday weekend was wind, rain, wind, cold fronts, and wind. This is not uncommon for early September. The reason the weather matters so much this time of year, is that fishing is a very weather-dependent sport. Thunder, lightning, and...
September 10, 2016 - 5:00am
August 29, 2016
Relatable catch on Pickerel Lake
William Bonde submitted this photo everyone who fishes can relate to. Chuck Krieg caught this two-ounce Largemouth Bass with a minnow on Pickerel...
August 29, 2016 - 1:25pm
August 21, 2016
Electronics now a key part of fishing
The word of the week this week is "electronics." Repeat, because it is very critical for fishing in the 21st century .... "electronics." I have been reminded this week as I have had a phone call with some discussion about recommendations for graph/GPS. I have had a phone call about...
August 21, 2016 - 5:00am
August 10, 2016
Northwest MN Fishing Report
The walleye bite in the Detroit Lakes area the last week has been as inconsistent as the weather. Good one day and challenging the next. Most fish are coming in the 18-26ft water rigging minnows/leeches/crawlers, pulling spinners, or on jigging raps. Leeches are getting difficult...
August 10, 2016 - 9:18am
August 8, 2016
Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
In this week’s Northland Outdoors TV episode, we explore the phenomenal growth of the Minnesota Clay Target League, the fastest growing high...
August 8, 2016 - 12:21pm
August 6, 2016
Make time to get out, enjoy the lakes
The lakes area gets to be busy during the summer. It is very evident this weekend, of course, with the extremely large gathering for WE Fest. But, if you look at the schedule we have every year, from July to the start of school, we are busy. We jump from the 4th of July to the water...
August 6, 2016 - 5:45am
August 3, 2016
Minnesota master sergeant takes some blind veterans on a turkey hunt
BRAINERD, Minn. -- In this week’s Northland Outdoors TV episode, the term “hunting blind” takes on a whole new meaning. Host Bret Amundson...
August 3, 2016 - 2:28pm
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Walleyes are biting in the 18-26ft water on most Detroit Lakes area lakes. Points, bars, mid-lake humps are holding the most fish. Bottom bouncers with spinners or slow death, rigging minnow/leeches/crawlers, or snapping jigging raps are working. Fishing early am, later pm, or low...
August 3, 2016 - 10:11am
July 30, 2016
Lakes are full, but too warm for muskie
The last week I have been pleased to see a significant reduction on the number of muskie anglers on several of the area muskie lakes. Not because I disapprove of them muskie angling, but because the hot weather spell we are just finishing up has warmed surface temperatures to the...
July 30, 2016 - 5:10am
July 27, 2016
Northwest MN Fishing Report
In the Detroit Lakes area, walleyes continue to bite on extended points, bars and mid-lake humps in 19-26ft. Rigging crawlers, leeches, or medium size minnow have been productive. Pulling spinners or slow death rigs has been productive and helps cover more water and locate active...
July 27, 2016 - 9:07am