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Driver sentenced for hit-and-run that killed northwest Minn. girl near Lake Mille Lacs
Driver sentenced for hit-and-run that killed Lake Park girl near Lake Mille Lacs
Frazee FFA team to compete at State
Crime & accidents around Becker County
Jaguars end Mahnomen-Waubun's season in consolation semis
Activities commitment celebration Monday, March 26
Top-seeded Crusaders blow out Mahnomen-Waubun in Class A quarters
Brooklyn Center hands Breckenridge first-round loss
Prep boys basketball: Triple the heartbreak for Esko
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Music, dancing and more coming to lakes area this month
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Elverna Elizabeth (Lembke) Nelson
William "Willy" Weber
Catherine S. Doll
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
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May 21, 2017
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
April 12, 2017
Spring spawning: Annual walleye run underway at Dunton Locks
A man visiting Detroit Lakes from Iowa described the spectacle taking place at Dunton Locks on Tuesday morning as "fascinating," while local...
April 12, 2017 - 1:00pm
November 9, 2016
One fish, two fish: Grand Forks angler catches a couple
Lucas Bye of Grand Forks caught two fish at once Nov. 5 when he landed this 17-inch walleye and 36-inch northern pike on Stump Lake. Bye said...
November 9, 2016 - 1:17pm
June 11, 2016
Upper Red Lake anglers can keep four walleye
Anglers on Upper Red Lake in northwestern Minnesota will be allowed to keep an additional walleye in their daily bag limit starting Wednesday, June 15. The current three-fish bag limit, in place last winter and through the 2016 fishing opener, will be increased to four fish. The existing...
June 11, 2016 - 5:15am
April 16, 2016
New walleye club forms in Twin Cities
Thursday, April 7, I had the pleasure of attending the first public meeting of the newly formed walleye club, Twin Cities Walleye Unlimited. The founding group started meeting several months ago and setting themselves up with a mission, meeting goals, and activity plans that include...
April 16, 2016 - 5:15am
March 26, 2016
Mille Lacs regulations designed to keep walleye fishing open
Regulations designed to protect the fish needed to rebuild Mille Lacs Lake’s walleye population will require that walleye anglers use only artificial bait and immediately release all walleye when Minnesota’s 2016 fishing season opens Saturday, May 14. “A catch-and-release walleye...
March 26, 2016 - 5:05am
February 20, 2016
Hopefully Mille Lacs walleye crisis is lesson learned
I know we aren’t even to March yet but is still hard not to mention updates about the Mille Lacs Lake situation when they start to occur. It is still amazing to me that the (once) world class walleye fishery is in the situation it is now. Not good! As you remember, the walleye season...
February 20, 2016 - 5:05am
November 14, 2015
Red Lake winter walleye rules released
A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the updated Mille Lacs regulations for winter. I also reviewed the regulations for some of the other prime winter ice fishing destinations. At the time, the new Red Lake winter regulations had not been released and I committed to letting you...
November 14, 2015 - 5:55am
October 7, 2015
Muskie-walleye war snags DNR
“Basically, it’s the 800-pound gorilla in the room.” That may seem an odd way to describe a fish swimming in a lake. But Dave Majkrzak believes it’s spot-on when talking about the muskie population in Pelican Lake and the problems he says the fish — and the Minnesota...
October 7, 2015 - 10:15am
August 15, 2015
Multiple strategies needed to fix Mille Lacs mess
I have resisted writing about the Mille Lacs Lake situation for months now. It has come to the point that I can’t hold back an opinion now, especially with the fact I have a public forum to share my observation. I have held back as I have taken the opportunity to read many articles...
August 15, 2015 - 5:15pm
August 3, 2015
DNR shuts down Lake Mille Lacs walleye season
ST. PAUL -- Walleye fishing on Lake Mille Lacs will close today, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. In an announcement on its website Sunday, the DNR said it is closing the season because the Lake Mille Lacs walleye harvest has exceeded the state's yearly quota...
August 3, 2015 - 10:35am
July 25, 2015
Walleye shutdown? Mille Lacs Lake catch nears walleye limit
Mille Lacs Lake is nearing its limit for walleye fishing, The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Tuesday. A creel survey...
July 25, 2015 - 5:15am
February 21, 2015
Take a trip for early open water fishing
As we approach the end of February, many of us have had enough of the ice and start getting anxious for open water angling. We have had long periods of cold weather, the inland walleye season has closed, boat shows are happening all over the Midwest and we are getting more daylight...
February 21, 2015 - 5:20am
January 14, 2015
Walleye restrictions to start on Upper Red Lake
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Walleye regulations will become more restrictive on Upper Red Lake starting Jan. 23 because of a record December walleye harvest, according to a release from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The daily bag and possession limit will be two walleye,...
January 14, 2015 - 8:03am
November 21, 2014
Resorters, anglers, allege DNR ignores ‘walleye heritage’
ST. PAUL -- Has the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources violated the state constitution in how it regulates fishing for the state’s most popular fish on one of the state’s most popular lakes? That’s the question three Minnesota appellate judges are weighing after hearing...
November 21, 2014 - 11:15am