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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include syrup tasting contest
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Girl, 13, accused of leading SD police on high-speed chase in stolen SUV
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
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James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Area gymnasts ready for state USAG
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Irene Leona Johnson
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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
December 28, 2012
Fishing Lines - Make a commitment to share the outdoors
This last week has been emotionally challenging. One of my brother-in-laws has been hospitalized with a severe stroke. He has been a healthy and active outdoorsman his whole life and the kind of man you would least expect to have this experience. As we approach the new year, it...
December 28, 2012 - 1:53pm
Survey shows high walleye take on Lake of the Woods
Anglers on Lake of the Woods have kept more walleyes in the past year than harvest quotas call for, but fisheries managers say it's not a concern...
December 28, 2012 - 1:51pm
DNR seeks comments on fisheries rules
Interested citizens have until Monday, Feb. 11, to comment on Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) plans to provide more angler opportunity for trout and sturgeon, and protect flathead catfish during winter and to make changes to some other fisheries rules.
December 28, 2012 - 1:50pm
Watch out for changing ice conditions on lake
As Minnesotans know, weather can vary throughout the state; the same is true for ice conditions. In the north, Department of Natural Resources (DNR) conservation officers report more than 800 ice houses on Lake of the Woods, while boat anglers are fishing on parts of the Mississippi...
December 28, 2012 - 1:49pm
December 21, 2012
Fishing Lines - Here's some gift ideas for the sad doomsday prepper
If you are reading this article, than the end of the Mayan calendar prediction of some kind of apocalypse was about as accurate as the Y2K predictions. This means you must still continue to follow all the fishing laws, rules, limits, and regulations. I know with the good bite going...
December 21, 2012 - 3:34pm
Proper fish shelter Identification required
Ice conditions on Minnesota waterways may vary, but all fish shelters must have proper identification, according to conservation officers with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). DNR reminds ice anglers and others that shelters placed on the ice of Minnesota waters...
December 21, 2012 - 3:32pm
December 14, 2012
Fishing Lines - Stocking lakes helps maintain the resource
Fish stocking programs in our state have helped maintain our fishing resource. Minnesota receives heavy fishing pressure from both in-state and out-of-state anglers. The restocking programs have helped bodies of water that have poor natural reproduction continue to be viable fisheries....
December 14, 2012 - 11:22am
December 13, 2012
Klobuchar, Franken push for safeguards against Asian carp
As part of an effort to prevent the spread of Asian carp into the Great Lakes, U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken (D-Minn.) urged the Obama Administration this week to protect critical funding that safeguards the Great Lakes from environmental threats, including Asian carp,...
December 13, 2012 - 10:50am
December 7, 2012
Fishing Lines - Ice fishing season is here at last
Every year the start to the ice season is a little unique. This year we have had a number of warm days and nights mixed in with our cold ice making weather. Last weekend was the real kickoff to the ice season with numbers of anglers getting out on the early ice. Most ice reports...
December 7, 2012 - 1:07pm
Around the 'globe' with Pflueger
In this context, "Globe" refers to the highly sought after Pflueger globe fishing lure. This company is what many collectors believe to the oldest...
December 7, 2012 - 1:05pm
November 30, 2012
Reflecting on last season means taking good pictures
We just got through Thanksgiving, the ice is here, open water season has come to an end in our area, and Christmas is only three weeks away. Man, time flies! I did take some time to reflect and be thankful over the holiday weekend. It is so easy for me at times to take for granted...
November 30, 2012 - 12:23pm
November 21, 2012
Early season thin ice can be hazerdous
It is time now to talk about early ice safety. For many veteran ice anglers these reminders are not required as you have been practicing early ice safety for years. We still have many new and young anglers becoming a part of the growing ice angling sport. These tips are mostly for...
November 21, 2012 - 2:26pm
November 16, 2012
Be smart and safe on early season lake ice
We are at that time of the season now that I refer to as the "tweener season." It happens in the fall/winter transition and the winter/spring transition. We are caught between the difficulty getting on open water and the not safe enough yet to wander onto the ice. This fall, the tweener...
November 16, 2012 - 1:10pm
November 9, 2012
Get organized now for ice fishing season
This past week has no doubt been a busy one for most of the readership. You went to high school football and volleyball games, deer hunted, duck/goose hunted, pheasant hunted, got out to vote, and of course took advantage of the nice weather to get out fishing. Now that you got your...
November 9, 2012 - 2:35pm
November 2, 2012
Looking back, 2012 open water season yielded quality fish
Water temperatures on area lakes are down to the mid to low 40 degrees. It will only two to three weeks now until the end of our open water season and the start of the hard water season. Some anglers start to get very excited as the ice fishing season approaches. I experience a greater...
November 2, 2012 - 4:07pm