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Pickups falling through lake ice as officials put out warnings
Pipe rolls off truck, killing worker on Minnesota highway project
UPDATE: Detroit Lakes woman identified in fatal train accident
Following in their (paw) steps: Animal tracking workshop set Feb. 25 at Tamarac
How risky will the Red River diversion dam be? Depends who you ask
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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Patriots fend off Laker girls
Lakers hand Rangers second blemish, win 10th in a row
Youth hockey teams advance in District play
BASKETBALL: Hornet girls drop two conference games
Fly Girls Jazz runners-up, Kick sixth at State Dance
Tips from Social Security to prepare for your disability interview
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Local students qualify for state Business Professionals of America competition
Beat cabin fever at Grace Lutheran Church supper: Fundraiser set for this Saturday, proceeds to benefit local charities
Speech team rules apply to life as well
Friends & Neighbors
One man's junk...:My 2nd Home thrift and antique store opens in DL
February means romance...and romance scams: BBB offers tips to avoid getting duped this month
LREC bringing natural gas to rural communities
MN gas prices still on decline
United Community Bank honored for community involvement
February is Black History Month
Country singer Chris Janson at Shooting Star this Friday
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Take a trip to 'Silver City': Guinn book has flaws, but plenty of excitement too
'Parlor Talk' set for Thursday at Hjemkomst Center
Leola L. Shockley
Joan A. Watland
An early start for a strong farm bill
Editorial: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
Letter: Finally, some help with all these grizzly bear attacks
Letter: Trump's repeated lying is dangerous to nation
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
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
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
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
Secrets of fishing for trout in the area
I was reminded again this last week that I don’t often give much love to the trout fishing available in our area. This is very true, and I am sorry to area trout anglers that you get neglected. Many of the trout anglers like to go un-noticed. They are a different breed of anglers...
August 13, 2016 - 2:50pm
January 7, 2016
Bowhunters league begins this week
The Heart Of Lakes Bowhunters are aiming to fill their league, which starts this week. “We shoot Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 7 p.m.,...
January 7, 2016 - 3:20pm