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June 27, 2019
There has always been a 'big dock' on Little Detroit Lake at the south end of Washington Avenue, though it has gone through several name and ownership changes since the days when it was used as a steam boat landing. (Photo courtesy of Becker County Museum)
The Big Dock: Swimsuits for rent
June 27, 2019 - 1:36pm
April 12, 2019
This group of area veterans came dressed for the occasion during a 2017 trip they scheduled through the Detroit Lakes chapter of Let's Go Fishing. (Submitted photo)
Want to spend some time on the water this summer? Let's Go Fishing volunteer orientation is May 14
April 12, 2019 - 2:47pm
September 11, 2018
Boats docked at J & K aren't the only ones getting hit in a recent uptick in boat thefts and break-ins. The problem is all throughout Becker County, though a high number of them have occurred on Big and Little Detroit Lakes. Kaysey Price / Tribune
Troubled waters: Becker County sees spike in stolen, vandalized boats
September 11, 2018 - 10:51am
Cold water can be a killer; DNR urges opening-day anglers to be prepared
May 11, 2018 - 5:15pm
April 9, 2018
Zebra mussels are an aquatic invasive species that can cause problems on lakes by attaching to boat motors and boat hulls, docks, lifts, rocks and swimming areas. They can also clog irrigation intakes and other pipes. Submitted photo
Strategy for lake invaders: Slow the spread
April 9, 2018 - 10:30am
The boat Bob Brott of Eden Prairie, Minn., and his cousin, Gary Soucie of Fairfield, Neb., were fishing in near Garden Island capsized July 31 after the bilge pump failed. The two men clung to the boat as it drifted into Ontario, where they were rescued nearly two days later. (Photo/ Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
For two anglers on Lake of the Woods, their boat taking on water was only the beginning of a two-day nightmare
August 9, 2017 - 5:55pm
July 24, 2015
Alcohol, inexperience common trends for Minnesota boating accidents, DNR official says
July 24, 2015 - 8:22am
June 25, 2015
Police crack down on drinking and boating
June 25, 2015 - 5:55am
May 2, 2015
Are you ready, really ready, to launch?
May 2, 2015 - 5:25am
June 27, 2013
Booze and boating don’t mix; DNR ramps up enforcement this weekend
June 27, 2013 - 12:37pm
May 6, 2009
Walleye wishes and pike dreams
May 6, 2009 - 11:49am