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VIDEO: Scenes from the East Otter Tail County Fair
DNR to stock muskellunge in Gull and Fairmont chains of lakes
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
West Fargo woman injured in Otter Tail County crash
Capitol Chatter: Smith opens climate change office
Zebra mussels confirmed in East Spirit Lake in Otter Tail County; Lake Osakis in Todd and Douglas counties
Region 14C Tournament kicks off on Friday
Alexandria ends Perham's run at Sub-State 14 Tournament
Centaurs walk off in pitcher's duel
Buzz continue run with 7-5 win over Detroit Lakes
Michael "Mike" Brakefield
Bella Bonita Bloom
Norah Danielle Erickson
Hank Lee Engle
Ezekiel Jesse Sipe
Adaline Elise Hagen
Two OTC dairy farms honored for superior cow care
Whisk from Scratch officially opens
New retail store opens in Ottertail
New radio station offers Christian Catholic viewpoint
Helmer Companies selling publications to Forum Communications
LTE: Foster Grandparent program designed for older volunteers
Debbie's Digest: Bucket list pared down by one now
LTE:50 percent of Minnesotans protected from e-cigarette aerosols
Relay more than just a fundraiser
Debbie's Digest: Precision required
Richville plans summer fun events
Author to sign copies of latest historical book in Perham
Minnesota comedian Mitzie Calgaro still learning the ropes of her craft
Nyberg sculpture on the road to Byron from Vining
Dent Daze goes super hero style
May 30, 2014
Fort Thunder introducing Combo League
Fort Thunder Shooting Center is starting a new summer league that will run for 10 weeks, the Combo League. The first five weeks of league will be shooting trap; the second five weeks shooting skeet. Shooting will begin Sunday, June 15 and run until the week of August 17. Teams...
May 30, 2014 - 2:21pm
May 15, 2014
DNR: Regulations meetings about seven Otter Tail County lakes
Public invited to comment on bass regulations on 4 Otter Tail County lakes The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will hold two public meetings to provide information about the existing bass regulations and ask for public comments on whether the regulations should be continued,...
May 15, 2014 - 1:00pm
April 24, 2014
Bob Perszyk Memorial Fun Shoot April 27
PERHAM — Fort Thunder Shooting Center will host its annual Bob Perszyk Memorial Fun Shoot this Sunday, April 27 at 10 a.m. This is a 100-bird event of 25 trap, 25 skeet and 50 sporting clays. Entry fee is $37 with $300 added money. $100 will be added to each event. For...
April 24, 2014 - 12:41pm
April 10, 2014
Obtain permits for open burning
Residents are reminded that permits are required for open burning and those permits have limitations, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. An open burning permit is required for any fire larger than 3 feet in diameter and when the ground is not covered by...
April 10, 2014 - 2:22pm
April 1, 2014
Angler pleads guilty, loses potential world-record fish
Caught — and released to the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. Rob Scott, the Crane Lake, Minn., angler who caught a potential tip-up...
April 1, 2014 - 12:18pm
March 29, 2014
Deer management: DNR, MDHA officials listen to public
BEMIDJI — Come fall, Bemidji will host the Minnesota Governor’s Deer Opener, but many area hunters wonder if there will be many deer for them and the weekend visitors to hunt. Earlier this week, officials of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association and the Minnesota Department...
March 29, 2014 - 9:20am
March 22, 2014
Still good fishing to be had on the Minnesota ice
Spring has officially arrived, but we still have plenty of ice on the area lakes. It looks like we will continue to have ice available for ice anglers for at least the next two or three weeks (or four or five!). The season is closed for walleye, northern, and bass...
March 22, 2014 - 1:24pm
ATV restrictions will be enforced
With warm weather on the way, many all-terrain vehicle (ATV) riders are anxious to hit the trails, but the Department of Natural Resources reminds riders to be aware of riding restrictions in some parts of the state due to wet conditions or closures. Between April 1 and Aug. 1,...
March 22, 2014 - 1:23pm
March 14, 2014
State indoor archery tournament in DL April 4-6
DETROIT LAKES — The Minnesota state target archery indoor tournament will be held in Detroit Lakes the weekend of April 4 at Kent Freeman Arena. As many as a thousand competitive archers from Minnesota, Wisconsin, the Dakotas and Canada will participate in three days of competition....
March 14, 2014 - 12:35pm
March 1, 2014
Prepare ahead to get ice houses off lakes
This last week we had many anglers remove fish houses from area lakes, especially the lakes south of highways 10 and 34. This Monday, March 3, all houses south have to be off. The lakes north will have two more weeks before shelters need to be removed. The melt we had a couple...
March 1, 2014 - 2:14pm
Sharptails are a delight in the outdoors and on the table
I recently enjoyed a savory meal of ruffed grouse and sharp-tailed grouse breasts, legs, and thighs served alongside mounds of mouth-watering wild rice. The two species of grouse, as well as the wild rice, were all harvested from Clearwater and Hubbard counties by yours truly. As...
March 1, 2014 - 11:56am
New fishing licenses needed for fishing Minnesota this weekend
If you’re planning to go fishing in Minnesota this weekend, make sure you buy a new fishing license first. The old licenses expire today. If my experience is any indication, there’s going to be some confusion about this. Like pretty much everyone else, I’d been under...
March 1, 2014 - 11:52am
February 27, 2014
Possible record catch could land angler in trouble
DULUTH — A potential ice fishing world-record lake trout caught by a northern Minnesota man earlier this month has been confiscated from a...
February 27, 2014 - 8:55am
February 20, 2014
Ice fishing shelter removal dates approaching
Snow, cold and a slow bite has some ice anglers removing permanent fish houses from Minnesota waterways earlier than normal, report conservation officers (CO) with the Department of Natural Resources. Dark houses, fish houses and portables must be off the ice of inland waters...
February 20, 2014 - 2:19pm
February 19, 2014
DNR eagle camera goes live with streaming video from metro nest
America’s national bird, the bald eagle, is about to become a regular visitor in homes, offices and classrooms across the state, thanks to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ nongame wildlife program and the citizens who donate to it, either directly or when filing...
February 19, 2014 - 10:45am