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Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee donates 36k to DL Boys & Girls Club
Not drinking or driving, teens increasingly put off traditional markers of adulthood
Former Minn. assistant principal plans guilty pleas to charges related to explicit childrens' images
Study shows playing football before age 12 can lead to mood and behavior issues
Minnesota school accountability system up for review to meet federal standards
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Area pro and college sports briefs
DL Whalers capture squirt hockey title in Fargo
Raiders push win streak to three games
Laker volleyball runners-up at Hawley Invite
Girls soccer picks up sixth win in eight games
"The first day at school wasn't the worst day": Story from 1977 rings true today
Social Security celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Column: Sleeping with a neanderthal
Column: The very first school in Becker County
3 pumpkin-themed recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth
friends & neighbors
Flipping houses--it's not like TV
Arvig schedules cut-over date for all-digital conversion in Ada, Callaway, Glyndon, Hawley and Lake Park
Nurse practitioner joins Essentia Health-Park Rapids Clinic
MN gas prices up slightly over last week
Essentia Health Welcomes General Surgeon in Detroit Lakes
Fargo photographer exhibiting his work at Trinity Lutheran this month
NYM Cultural Center to host fiber arts classes Sept. 22-23
Eagles tribute show to open new season at the Holmes
'Sulfer Springs' is a can't miss read for Krueger mystery fans
Lakes Area Chorale headed for New York City: Picnic, info meeting on joining local community choir set for Sunday
Beejay Eckman and Tracy Nealis
Nena Rae Bartnes
Jerry & Monica Thunstrom
Alton O. Haugen
Leo L. Rabideaux
Eva Della Fritz
Anna Mae Nelson
It all started with an apple
Letter: Brain injury survivor provides bike helmets for kids
Marine recruit supports Tobacco 21 in DL
Warm up with roasted eggplant and garlic soup
This argument against Tobacco 21 should go up in smoke
A sight to make the neighbor drop his rake
Autumn full moons are fun times to fish
Black bears live in the shadows
Time for cooler-weather boat maintenance
Grosbeaks sure brighten up a wintertime yard
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
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
pine to palm
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
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
Most Minnesota small-game hunter numbers fall again
The number of Minnesota small-game hunters dropped last fall compared to 2015, continuing a steady trend, the Minnesota Department of Natural...
August 19, 2017 - 12:00pm
January 12, 2017
Explore Lake Life Expo set for Jan. 27-28
Jade Presents is set to host an Explore Lake Life Expo January 27-28 at the Scheels Arena in Fargo. "Not just another boat show," the expo will showcase what lake life and what lakes country in Minnesota has to offer, with over 40 varying vendors including Lakegirl, Lakeshirts, Harmonious...
January 12, 2017 - 1:00pm
December 10, 2016
December is a good month for pheasant hunting
Pheasant hunters can expect to see some roosters in the fields this December, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. "We've...
December 10, 2016 - 12:00am
November 25, 2016
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
The late Aldo Leopold, considered to be the father of modern day wildlife management, wrote in his essay "Thinking Like a Mountain" about the only time he shot and killed a wolf: "Since then I have lived to see state after state extirpate its wolves. I have watched the face of many...
November 25, 2016 - 1:28pm
November 8, 2016
Hunter found dead in the woods in central Minn.
LITTLE FALLS, Minn.—A 41-year-old man was found Monday, Nov. 7, deceased in the woods after suffering an apparent gunshot wound in central Minnesota. Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen reported deputies were called at 5:04 p.m. to a possible hunting accident on property near...
November 8, 2016 - 9:57am
November 7, 2016
Hunter shot in the leg on season opener
On Nov. 5 at 12:24 p.m. the Becker County Sheriff's Office received a report of a male being shot in the leg. The victim was identified as David Shaw, 45, of Lake Park. The incident occurred while two groups of hunters were hunting the same public land near 130th Avenue just north...
November 7, 2016 - 8:40am
September 27, 2016
Woman jumps into Minnesota lake to help save duck hunters in dramatic rescue
A group of duck hunters has a west central Minnesota woman to thank for a dramatic rescue over the weekend. Erin Houselog was hunting with her...
September 27, 2016 - 12:28pm
September 25, 2016
Waterfowl hunting season now open in Minnesota
Duck hunting is expected to be good when Minnesota's regular waterfowl season opens a half-hour before sunrise on Saturday, Sept. 24. "The abundance...
September 25, 2016 - 2:49pm
September 3, 2016
Veterans: Check out the hunting license benefits
Resources, with details available in a new, easy-to-use webpage at www.mndnr.gov/military. "This is a great time of year for veterans and service members who hunt to explore the license benefits offered by the DNR," said Steve Michaels, licensing program director. "The DNR appreciates...
September 3, 2016 - 5:00am
August 6, 2016
Deer numbers rise, licenses now on sale
Steadily growing deer populations may produce more deer sightings and slightly more harvest opportunities for hunters during the 2016 season, although one-deer limits remain in place for much of the state. “Hunters can look forward to seeing the growth in local deer populations...
August 6, 2016 - 5:30am
Not just fresh air, the outdoors can provide humor, too
I’ve had the good fortune of living an outdoor life. Though reined in by the rigors of family, mortgages and professions, I’ve managed to make time for plenty of adventures in wide open natural places. All of my escapades in the out-of-doors have been memorable and rewarding....
February 6, 2016 - 5:05am
December 26, 2015
‘Tis the season for a winter grouse hunt
A ruffed grouse hunter walks through woods with young aspen and pines. While stopping for a moment on the sunny day, deep silence is broken by the sound of chickadees. “In the December woods, a grouse hunter can get a break from a busy schedule and find peace in the fresh air,”...
December 26, 2015 - 5:20am
December 19, 2015
Spring turkey season changes mean more hunting opportunities
Hunters this spring will get more time to enjoy being outdoors while trying to bag a wild turkey, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
December 19, 2015 - 5:10am
November 20, 2015
Hunters bag nearly 120,000 deer through 2nd week
Minnesota firearms hunters registered 118,599 deer through the second weekend of firearms deer season, up from 104,785 from the same period in 2014, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “Hunters are seeing more deer this year as we continue to build deer...
November 20, 2015 - 8:18pm
November 16, 2015
Hunter accidentally shot in Detroit Lakes
A hunter was seriously injured after his brother-in-law accidentally shot him in the leg on the outskirts of Detroit Lakes over the weekend, according to Detroit Lakes Police Chief Tim Eggebraaten. Donald Dorff, 57, of Moorhead was life flighted out of Detroit Lakes Saturday evening...
November 16, 2015 - 12:52pm