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Beau Hanson gets fresh start after injury layoff
Pine to Palm Senior Division turns 50
Lakeview Junior Club Championship July 28-29
Vikings moving training camp to Eagan in 2018
Detroit Lake 5th-graders add Pacesetter Great Four-State crown to state and region laurels
Column: Breaking the ice--an introduction to Becker County
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Albright on dean's list at St. Cloud Tech
Oberg on dean's honor roll at Montana State
Scherzer turns 80
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Minnesota Lottery continues to be recognized for its accounting and financial reporting
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BBB, DLI warn against insurance deductible rebates
Department of Revenue offers tips for property tax refund filers ahead of August deadline
Plan your own adventure: DL Escape Room opens in Washington Square Mall
So close they can taste it: DL's Holmes Theatre to host WE Fest Karaoke Roundup finale on Saturday
Arts and music at Maplewood
Comedian Rodney Carrington comes to Shooting Star Friday
Coming home: Fargo native Shannon Curfman brings solo act to Shooting Star this Thursday
Looking for a good summer read? Your local library can help
Margaret Mary (Sloan) Krenelka
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Letter: City needs to give veteran, landlord a break
Letter: DL should show compassion towards landlord, veteran
Port: I'm pretty sure we elected Zaphod Beeblebrox as president
Lost Italian: Refreshing summer slushes to to help beat the heat
Guest Editorial: Disabled veterans now get free access to state parks
Purple martins faring well in parts of Minnesota
Brad Laabs column: Best lake? Best time to fish? No easy answers
Some tips for successful warm-weather fishing
Blane Klemek column: A sleepy squirrel that acts like a prairie dog
Outdoors column: Minnesota gulls come in three species
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
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
July 26, 2016
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
BRAINERD, Minn. -- In this week’s Northland Outdoors TV episode, host Bret Amundson and the crew visited Saskatchewan’s great Tazin Lake...
July 26, 2016 - 8:27am