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Tracy state butterfly champ, Lakers 11th at Class A True Team
Mahnomen-Waubun Thunderbirds logo revealed
Indians extend win streak to seven games
Bombers seeded fourth in Section 6, 9-man
Lakers steamroll Prowlers to finish regular season
Accessing Social Security on the go
You may qualify for extra help paying your drug costs
Parrot Heads give $8,000 to Marshmallow Foundation
Holy Rosary announces scholarship winners
friends & neighbors
CenturyLink deploying faster broadband speeds to more than 350,000 customers in the Twin Cities and greater MN
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month
Gas prices down this week
Making an IMPACT: Local crew sets out to begin book binding business
Norby's accepts Retailer of the Year award
It's creepy, it's kooky, mysterious and spooky: Halloween events aplenty set for lakes area this month
"Classic Country" tribute coming to Holmes Theatre Oct. 19
Pat & Donna Surface to present 'Remember When' at NYM Saturday
The history of Columbus Day
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Duane Douglas Nelson
Clark L. Hendrickson
Philip Wayne Arneson
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Guest Editorial: Technology in cars is causing more crashes
Potatoes - they're what's for dinner
Letter: Tax chair says cities, counties better not raise taxes
Letter: St. Paul Ice Palace group thanks supporters in DL
Asian Lady Beetles are pesky but harmless
Fishing opportunities heat up as water temps drop
Full-moon fishing in October is fantastic
In the woods, a lot can happen in an hour
Fall colors or not, fish still on their summer bite
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
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
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
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