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Minnesota House members must take harassment prevention training or lose committees
Second woman accuses Sen. Franken of sexual harassment
Montana man hunting for pheasants shoots, kills rapidly-approaching grizzly bear
A career spent fighting wildfires: DL man puts down the hose after 28 years
Call the doctor, this dirt needs help: Local farmers will play key role in new healthy soils initiative
Gulon, Tracy reach state swimming championship podium
Payne continues point streak against EGF
'I'm just playing football': A humble Adam Thielen is the Vikings' feel-good story
Thielen keeps streaks going in Vikings victory over Rams
McDougall blanks Royals for first victory of the season
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
World Kindness Day is November 13
It's time to 'Light Up the Lakes'!: Santa's seeking entries for his Nov. 27 Parade of Lights in DL
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Irene Rose Byer
Maureen "Mary" Miller
Maxine M. Boswell
Marilyn Joy Ostrander
House tax bill hurts charitable giving
A heartfelt thanks
Letters: Farmers need tax reform that helps middle class
Tax bills based on unsound economics, unwise fiscal policy
Letter: Proposed tax cut plans and the national debt
How birds and mammals survive the winter
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
First ice bite is good, but not worth foolish risks
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
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
pine to palm
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
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
July 10, 2017
Blane Klemek column: A sleepy squirrel that acts like a prairie dog
Sometimes called the golden gopher or flickertail, Minnesota is home to a very unique and interesting ground squirrel that we're lucky to be...
July 10, 2017 - 9:59am
July 9, 2017
Minnesota woman almost lands record muskie on her first try
LAKE MILLE LACS, Minn. — Kelsey Poshusta's first muskie was almost one for the record books. The 23-year-old Adams, Minn., woman likes...
July 9, 2017 - 7:31pm
June 27, 2017
Outdoors column: Minnesota gulls come in three species
Every once in awhile I need to think about whether or not there exists a Minnesota wild bird or critter that I haven't written about at least...
June 27, 2017 - 9:09am
Brad Laabs column: Not all 'keepers' should be kept
The concept of selective harvest and catch and release have been around for many years now. The idea is to help develop a sporting habit to fishing, and have anglers actively participate in a voluntary way to management of the resource. There is no problem in keeping a few for the...
June 27, 2017 - 9:05am
June 21, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
While recently enjoying an evening of fishing from my small boat on beautiful La Salle Lake of the La Salle Lake State Recreation Area, I was drawn to the scenic and steep north side of the lake's shoreline. Along this shore are numerous spots that provide good fish habitat in the...
June 21, 2017 - 10:44am
Column: Fishing and finances
Like most hobbies, fishing can be a drain on the finances.
June 21, 2017 - 10:43am
June 14, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
While recently hiking on my favorite of Lake Bemidji State Park's many scenic trails high above and overlooking beautiful Lake Bemidji, I stopped...
June 14, 2017 - 7:00am
June 13, 2017
Warm water fishing is here, time to adjust
Water temperatures jumped significantly this last week with the hot weather and bright sunshine. Warmer nights didn't cool the water off, and each consecutive day of the warm front raised surface temps a degree or more a day. We are now in the high 60s to low 70s all around the region....
June 13, 2017 - 6:00am
June 12, 2017
UPDATE: Record catfish 'monster' nabbed in Minnesota River
SHAKOPEE, Minn. -- Jake Robinson of Shakopee has tied his own Minnesota record for a flathead catfish in the catch-and-release length category...
June 12, 2017 - 5:54pm
June 7, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Saying goodbye to an old friend
Many of you have no doubt come to know, through my words most likely, a canine companion of mine. This column, which I've been writing for many...
June 7, 2017 - 8:00am
June 1, 2017
Mammal malady: Tick bite blamed for allergy to beef, pork, venison
DULUTH, Minn. — It was last June, and Suzanne Keithley-Myers was driving back to her family's Duluth Township home after mushroom hunting...
June 1, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 30, 2017
DNR asks lakeshore owners to report mudpuppy observations and die-offs
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking lakeshore owners and citizens to report any mudpuppy salamanders they see, especially...
May 30, 2017 - 9:00am
May 29, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Starlings and sparrows both play to win
Two species of wild birds that thrive in North America — and have since the 19th century — are not even native: the European starling and the house sparrow. The fact that only a handful of these birds were captured and shipped to this continent from another continent far...
May 29, 2017 - 6:00am
May 21, 2017
Getting squirrely: Be creative in keeping critters out of bird feeders
Not all squirrels live in trees. Minnesota is home to several different species of squirrels. From chipmunks to woodchucks and from ground squirrels to tree squirrels, the chances are very good that one or more species lives near you.
May 21, 2017 - 7:00am
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