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This spring, lakes should see an earlier ice-off date than in the past
Planning commission passes hotel proposal, council is next
Firefighter battles PTSD
Pre-K teachers may lose business with Gov. Dayton's pre-school proposal
Schools in favor of Gov. Dayton's pre-school proposal if they have space
Big expectations for Laker softball
Chippewa Triathlon accepting registrants
Track teams fifth and sixth at Bemidji
Jernberg, Smith headed to USAG Regionals
DL wrestlers qualify for NYWA state tournament
Pushing the boundaries of her time
Turning back the pages
Grilled lamb chops provide quick, flavorful meal
Earnings limits apply to widow’s benefits
Friends & Neighbors
MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales
Gas prices take big dip in Minnesota
Microsoft Dynamics Lunch ‘n Learn set
The Lodge receives Chairman’s Award
Good named partner at Pemberton Law
Crisis Center to hold annual banquet
MSUM hosting trio of authors at on-campus events April 13
Watch out for April Fool’s Day at library
Egg decorating class Tuesday at NYM center
Long Lake Theater season starts June 10
Foundations have big impact
Needed: Crash course in open records
Letter: Some lake officials push back against ‘aggressive’ DNR stocking of muskie
Question was a deal-breaker
Help for problem gamblers
Six of top 10 most popular state parks located in northern Minnesota
Signs of spring are all around: From migration to sugaring
Last week to ice fish
Comments sought on proposed deer goals
Governor’s budget would help maintain vitality of Minnesota state parks
Murder mystery at the Holmes
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
June 1, 2014
Expect a bad year for bugs: Buried ticks give local man Lyme’s Disease four times
They’re blood-sucking little creatures full of bacteria and diseases that want to stick their heads into your skin. It’s tick season, and true to what experts predicted, it’s already turning out to be an active one. “I was just out today and we were walking through the...
June 1, 2014 - 2:00pm
May 22, 2014
Tick danger: Don’t bury your head
Summer is here, the woods and fields are calling, and people want to get out there and enjoy the outdoors. Unfortunately, Becker, Hubbard, Mahnomen, and to a lesser degree, Otter Tail counties are in the red zone for disease-carrying ticks, according to the Minnesota Department...
opinion / editorials
May 22, 2014 - 9:30am
June 12, 2013
Last year’s decline in ticks doesn’t mean anything for this year
An unusually warm, dry spring and summer may have contributed to a substantial drop in cases of disease caused by ticks in 2012 in Minnesota, but the decline doesn’t mean the risk of illness from tick bites in 2013 will be any less than in most previous years, state health officials...
June 12, 2013 - 10:11am
June 7, 2013
Ticks are at large: Time to watch for Lyme disease
WILLMAR, Minn. — As summer activities get ready to start, the risk of tick-borne diseases is at its peak. While you may not live in a high-risk area, many people will visit a high-risk area at some point this summer, whether it be for camping or other outdoor activities. Dave...
June 7, 2013 - 3:54pm
October 12, 2010
Conditions in Minnesota ideal for deer ticks
Lots of Northland residents -- and their dogs -- are encountering deer ticks this fall, but that doesn't mean more deer ticks are out and about. Chances are, people are finding more deer ticks (also called blacklegged ticks) simply because the weather has been so good and people...
October 12, 2010 - 9:22am
April 28, 2010
Trouble from a tiny tick
Health experts are urging people who spend time outdoors to be on the lookout for disease-causing deer ticks this spring. Formally known as black-legged ticks, the tiny ticks are less than half the size of a common wood tick and are known carriers of Lyme disease, an illness that's...
news / outdoors
April 28, 2010 - 9:19am
June 7, 2008
Diseases from ticks rise to record levels
Bites from blacklegged ticks (also called deer ticks) led to a record number of tick-borne disease cases in Minnesota during 2007, say state health officials. Blacklegged ticks carry Lyme disease, human anaplasmosis, and babesiosis, three illnesses which can all lead to serious complications. To...
June 7, 2008 - 12:00am
April 19, 2008
Tick-borne illnesses gain ground
Deer ticks that cause Lyme disease and other ailments are moving north and west in Minnesota, and health officials say people should be on the lookout for the tiny critters now that spring is here. In northwestern Minnesota, southern Beltrami County, southeastern Clearwater County,...
April 19, 2008 - 12:00am