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Save the eagles--Go lead free: Fish & Wildlife Service is urging deer hunters to use non-toxic ammo
DL girl sustains minor injuries in collision with semi Monday evening
Faith, Goals, Life: Area schools 'beat' bullying, book Florida Georgia Line drummer for motivational events
Former Minn. hockey coach faces 11 child pornography charges
Hawley man killed, three others badly hurt in Becker County crash
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Roth medalist, Bison end fall season with win in Washington
Raider girls third, Lakers fifth at final XC race
Tschider accepts soccer scholarship to Augustana
Laker volleyball gaining late-season momentum
Laker boys XC heads to sections with win at Park Rapids
How did Social Security work without computers?
Local Sons of Norway give back to community
National Honor Society at LP-A inducts new members
Pumpkin cookies with maple glaze epitomize fall flavors
friends & neighbors
Making an IMPACT: Local crew sets out to begin book binding business
Norby's accepts Retailer of the Year award
Having trouble paying your heating bill? LIHEAP could help
MN gas prices down this week
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
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
Sharon L. Vareberg
George "Joe" Cresswell
How do we make a great country still greater?
Letter: Fox is guarding henhouse at EPA
DL School Board member apologizes to preschool teachers
Tribune Editorial: Want to be taken seriously? Stop using vocal fry
Leaving home--and finding a new one
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
June 14, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
While recently hiking on my favorite of Lake Bemidji State Park's many scenic trails high above and overlooking beautiful Lake Bemidji, I stopped...
June 14, 2017 - 7:00am
June 13, 2017
Warm water fishing is here, time to adjust
Water temperatures jumped significantly this last week with the hot weather and bright sunshine. Warmer nights didn't cool the water off, and each consecutive day of the warm front raised surface temps a degree or more a day. We are now in the high 60s to low 70s all around the region....
June 13, 2017 - 6:00am
June 7, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Saying goodbye to an old friend
Many of you have no doubt come to know, through my words most likely, a canine companion of mine. This column, which I've been writing for many...
June 7, 2017 - 8:00am
May 30, 2017
DNR asks lakeshore owners to report mudpuppy observations and die-offs
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking lakeshore owners and citizens to report any mudpuppy salamanders they see, especially...
May 30, 2017 - 9:00am
May 29, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Starlings and sparrows both play to win
Two species of wild birds that thrive in North America — and have since the 19th century — are not even native: the European starling and the house sparrow. The fact that only a handful of these birds were captured and shipped to this continent from another continent far...
May 29, 2017 - 6:00am
May 28, 2017
Conditions prime for nice bass bite opening weekend
This weekend is always one of the busiest of the season on area lakes. It was extremely busy on "opener" due to the low gas prices and beautiful weather. I expect the same (and more) this holiday weekend with the beautiful forecast again. The nicer weather will be welcome for fishing...
May 28, 2017 - 6:00am
May 21, 2017
Getting squirrely: Be creative in keeping critters out of bird feeders
Not all squirrels live in trees. Minnesota is home to several different species of squirrels. From chipmunks to woodchucks and from ground squirrels to tree squirrels, the chances are very good that one or more species lives near you.
May 21, 2017 - 7:00am
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
May 16, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Minnesota wouldn't be the same without haunting call of the loon
A few mornings ago I enjoyed a solo paddle around Assawa Lake, the little shallow lake behind my house. Ringed in cattails with a broad sedge...
May 16, 2017 - 9:00am
Preparing to slay? Suggestions for opening weekend
Now that opening weekend for walleye and northern is here, I have a couple suggestions that may be helpful (and might save you a couple bucks!). The first tip has to do with keeping live bait fresh and alive. We will talk about minnows first as in the early season, shiners, redtails,...
May 16, 2017 - 8:00am
May 15, 2017
MN CREP sign-up begins May 15, 2017
Landowners have a new option to protect their environmentally sensitive cropland with the introduction of the Minnesota Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (MN CREP). The kick-off for the MN CREP continuous sign-up begins May 15. "Landowners have been waiting for this program,...
May 15, 2017 - 2:36pm
May 13, 2017
Brad Laabs fishing column: Keep your bait fresh and alive
Now that opening weekend for walleye and northern is here, I have a couple suggestions that may be helpful (and might save you a couple bucks!) The first tip has to do with keeping bait fresh and alive. We will talk about minnows first, since in the early season, shiners, red tails,...
May 13, 2017 - 7:25pm
May 8, 2017
New MN conservation reserve program kicks off May 15
St. Paul, Minn. - Landowners have a new option to protect their environmentally sensitive cropland with the introduction of the Minnesota Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program. The kick-off for the MN CREP continuous sign-up begins May 15. MN CREP is a voluntary state-federal...
May 8, 2017 - 12:00pm
May 7, 2017
Active and quick in flight, the hooded merganser makes a splash
There's species of duck here in northwestern Minnesota that's unlike many of our typical ducks. The bill of this bird isn't shaped like that...
May 7, 2017 - 7:00am
May 6, 2017
Veterans of fishing: Nonprofit takes military veterans out on Mississippi River
With 40-degree temperatures and thick cloud cover, last Saturday was not ideal for a fishing excursion. That didn't stop Fishing with Vets, a...
May 6, 2017 - 2:00pm