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DL man charged with felony check forgery
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Warrant issued for Detroit Lakes man
Ogema man sentenced for stolen watercraft
Minn. man, 75, dies, three teens injured in crash on icy Highway 71 near Bemidji
Frisco treat: Bison overpower Sam Houston State to advance to FCS championship game
Cardinals pull away from DL in second half
Pederson goes for 35, but Titans take subsection rematch
State-ranked Perham cruises by Frazee
Raider girls pick up second victory
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Ecumen gets top rating from U.S. News & Worldwide Report
MRCA Inducts Fun Ta Boot Resort owners into MN Hospitality Hall of Fame, honors Fair Hills employee as Operator of the Year
Minnesota fuel costs down 3.2 cents per gallon
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Fuel cost down 2.6 cents last week
'Member of the Family': New book captures both the allure and horror of Charles Manson
Medora Christmas tour en route to Detroit Lakes: Musical set for Dec. 15 at George Simson Auditorium
'Rock & Roll Christmas' returns to DL's Holmes Theatre on Dec. 14
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Jacob "Jake" Arntson
Blanch A. Olson
Lawmakers must be open about harassment allegations
Letter: Trump was right to cut size of national monuments
Lee Hamilton column: Balancing out the lobbyists
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
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
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
August 31, 2012
Low water levels can create problems this fall
The drought type conditions of this summer have taken their toll on our public access to lakes. Last year we had low water conditions that made lake access into some lakes very challenging as we moved from late summer to the fall season. Our low water situation seems to be worse this...
August 31, 2012 - 2:29pm
August 24, 2012
Labor Day full moon makes for good night fishing
Next weekend we have a combination of a couple significant events for fisherman. We will have the combination of Labor Day weekend and the August 31, September 1 full moon. It becomes much easier this time of year to get out and night fish in the full moon, as our sunset is at about...
August 24, 2012 - 3:02pm
Governor's Fishing Opener plans underway
Planning is underway for the 2013 Governor's Fishing Opener, Mark Dayton and a cadre of media invited to drop a line in Fish Hook, Potato, Eagle and Island lakes Saturday, May 11. "It's been a long time in coming," event chair Dennis Mackedanz told the 30-plus arriving for last...
August 24, 2012 - 8:32am
August 17, 2012
Be ready to adapt, as change is in the air -- and the water
I look for experiences of the previous weeks fishing to stimulate topics to write about that I hope can be helpful to other anglers. Some weeks, the boat discussions or the experiences make picking a topic obvious. Other weeks, it may be subtle reminders that stimulate an idea or...
August 17, 2012 - 12:28pm
Twin Cities to host fisheries conference
More than 1,000 fisheries professionals from throughout the world will gather Aug. 19-23 when the 142nd annual meeting of the American Fisheries Society (AFS) convenes in St. Paul and Minneapolis. Key Minnesota topics of interest at the conference include cormorant impacts on fisheries...
August 17, 2012 - 12:25pm
August 10, 2012
Keeping things cool is better for the fish
It seems we may finally be over this hot weather cycle we have been contending with for so long. The water temperatures have started to cool thanks to the recent cold front, the cooler nights, and the shorter daylight hours. All over our state, communities have been dealing with...
August 10, 2012 - 4:22pm
August 3, 2012
Jason Mitchell Outdoors films segment in area
Jason Mitchell recently filmed a large mouth bass fishing segment for his television show, Jason Mitchell Outdoors near Detroit Lakes. Mitchell...
August 3, 2012 - 10:26am
The little details can help you land more fish
Most of us that love to fish also like to improve as "catchers." Fishing is fun, but catching fish is even more fun. I have noticed that the days I am more focused and pay attention to little details are the days that I do more catching. We all know the importance of paying attention...
August 3, 2012 - 10:22am
Summer fish kill continues on Bemidji area lakes
The hot weather continues in the Bemidji area with surface water temperatures holding in the upper 70s on most area lakes. The summer kill on cold water species is expanding, the result of heavy algae blooms and low oxygen levels in deep water. The main species of fish involved...
August 3, 2012 - 9:10am
July 27, 2012
Learn to fish the weeds to bring in more
Thirty five years ago a couple of buddies and I made a camping and fishing trip to Turtle Lake just north of Bemidji. We ended up making that annual trip for several years. We planned at that time that we would probably make that trip together every year for the rest of our lives....
July 27, 2012 - 3:49pm
July 20, 2012
Pay attention to Minnesota's AIS laws
I know most of the avid anglers and boaters are already aware of the increase in fines that went into effect after the 15th of July, so I am writing about this so the other part time anglers and boaters are aware of the change. The fines on all AIS violations will double. As an example,...
July 20, 2012 - 2:52pm
Unlicensed anglers found with 116 sunfish on Lobster, Mina
When Jeff Johanson, a conservation officer with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in Osakis, received a call that three men...
July 20, 2012 - 8:56am
July 13, 2012
Artificial bait popularity has exploded in recent years
Artificial lures have been used ever since humans have been trying to catch fish. We don't need to carve out bone or hammer out bronze to make a lure anymore. The manufacturing of artificial baits for fishing brings out new inventors and new lures every year. It is hard to keep up...
July 13, 2012 - 12:13pm
July 6, 2012
Set a good example for other anglers to follow
I try to write this column with the idea of imparting some helpful information about fishing, or at least stimulating thinking about this great lifetime sport. This week I feel compelled to write about things to think about regarding fishing and boating. I know I may be "preaching...
July 6, 2012 - 12:28pm
June 18, 2012
Innovation should be rewarded: New products help control spread of AIS
The last two years have shared a few incidents that have occurred for me as I get used to pulling and installing my boat's drain plug. The first year I had multiple opportunities, and those incidents always created some excitement. Last year, I installed one of the DNR's warning/reminder...
June 18, 2012 - 3:19pm