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As DAPL camp cleared, protesters plot resistance to other pipelines
An uphill battle: DL school board operates under budget, yet faces tough tax crowd
Tweeting accountant in spotlight over Oscar best picture blunder
Despite cost to municipal liquor stores, Minn. lawmakers advance Sunday sales bill
Rescuer used canoe, hot tub to save Minn. snowmobiler who fell through the ice
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BASKETBALL: Hornet girls fall in regular season trio
Hornets send eight to state wrestling
Baker, Ortloff qualify for state wrestling
Freeman rallies to defend section diving title
Hibbert dominates day two at Michigan National
America Saves Week: Set a goal, make a plan, and save automatically
Tjepkes graduates from UM-Crookston
Are you ready? Life's big questions...
Area students graduate from MSUM
Area students graduate from NDSU
Friends & Neighbors
Dan's Service Center has new service advisor
MN gas prices down 2 cents
Arvig Donated More Than $450,000 Back to Communities in 2016
Economic Development Summit scheduled for March 3
Prepare your budget for closing costs when buying a home
Picture perfect images: Lakes Area Photography Show opens this weekend at Washington Square Mall
Celebrate Women's History Month
Vince Neil coming to Shooting Star March 3: Motley Crue frontman to perform solo set for Mahnomen fans
That magic touch: ‘Experience the extraordinary’ with Craig Karges at Ulen’s Top Hat Theatre
Ski, snowshoe or hike by candlelight at Maplewood Saturday
Marian J. Ohman
Patricia S. Mahlum
Jerry C. Mann
Kathryn "Kay" F. Drewes
Audrey Bernice Romans
Lee Hamilton column: The threats to our democracy
Letter: Trump is my president
Letter: DL City Council way out of line with projects to be funded by new sales tax
Letter: Becker County jail should be built by local craftspeople
Detroit Lakes Tribune editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Blane Klemek column: Energetic, cheerful chickadees make for good company
Brad Laabs column: Ice fishing gets tricky now, but it's not over yet
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
December 9, 2016
Towering trees of Itasca Park are from a bygone age
On the last weekend of November I spent a couple of days roaming beneath towering old-growth white pines and red pines at remote locations in Itasca State Park. One locale was near the headwaters of LaSalle Creek, a gently flowing creek that begins its relatively short length from...
December 9, 2016 - 2:00pm
December 2, 2016
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
Well, here we are, December, and still no ice on the lakes. Even I am starting to get impatient for ice now. I was on a couple different lakes Monday and Tuesday and lake temperatures dropped from 48 to 40 degrees in a week with the cold and snow. Tuesday fishing in that snowfall...
December 2, 2016 - 5:00pm
November 25, 2016
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Not much to report for fishing this last week as we have been dominated by the severe cold front that has brought cold, wind, freezing rain, and snow.
November 25, 2016 - 1:28pm
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 19, 2016
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Across the tranquil lake in the darkness of a moonless sky, I can barely make out the faint yellow glow of a campfire. My fire is behind me, about 50 feet, crackling in a dreamy and muffled series of pops and snaps as the dry pine slowly burns.
November 19, 2016 - 7:06am
November 17, 2016
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
NASHWAUK, Minn.—Two likely cougars, or mountain lions, have been spotted in northern Minnesota—fighting. The exceedingly rare event—wildlife...
November 17, 2016 - 6:26am
November 12, 2016
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
Though autumn is a favorite season of mine, it's hard to admit that the summer of 2016 is over and the winter of 2016-17 is right around the corner. Looking out across Assawa Lake, I see that none of the yellow leaves of ash and aspen trees that were clinging to branches just a few...
November 12, 2016 - 5:00am
Finding that lost rod - lots of goofy things happen out on the lake
If you fish, you will have some unique and unusual things occur in your experiences on the water. Everybody does at some point. You may see the loon swim under your boat, the duck land on the bow, the gull drop a bomb on your buddies cap, or a bobber get attacked by a musky. These...
November 12, 2016 - 5:00am
November 11, 2016
Hunters register 68,958 deer during first weekend of season
Minnesota firearms hunters registered 68,958 deer during the first two days of firearms deer season, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Preliminary numbers from opening weekend show that the number of deer registered fell 3 percent from 2015. Of the deer harvested,...
November 11, 2016 - 5:00pm
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 5, 2016
Deer hunting opener: Top 10 points to know
Excitement turns to deer hunting and blaze orange—the Minnesota firearms deer hunting season is now underway. It started a half-hour before sunrise on Saturday, Nov. 5. "Deer season is talked about as a major holiday among hunters, and it's a great time to reconnect with family,...
November 5, 2016 - 11:06am
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
September 3, 2016
Stonewort found in 3 more lakes; been there for years?
Starry stonewort, an aquatic invasive species of macroalgae, has been confirmed in another Beltrami County lake, as well as in lakes in Cass, Itasca and Stearns counties.
September 3, 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 13, 2016
Wolves are intelligent and social
I once followed a set of wolf tracks on a sandbar along the Goodnews River in southwestern Alaska’s Togiak National Wildlife Refuge. I wondered if the lone wolf had been hunting or if it was a lone male searching for a territory, a mate, or was simply trying to avoid detection...
August 13, 2016 - 2:59pm