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Man rescued from fall into West Silent Lake
Perham driver arrested for off-road drunken driving, fleeing officers
No bomb found after threat in Pelican Rapids
Toddler, whose mother was stabbed during abduction, found safe; suspect arrested
Anglers rescued after falling through ice on northern Minnesota lakes
Hoops for Hope set April 8 in Henning
Richter commits to Golden Gophers
HOL wraps up 2016-17 basketball season
Perham's Richter verbally commits to play football for the Gophers
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
August 31, 2015
Conservative bear hunt on tap in Minnesota
Drawing a bear license in Minnesota used to be a routine thing. A hunter usually could get a license in the state's bear lottery every year or every other year. Those days are gone—at least for the foreseeable future. Now, a hunter might have to wait three or four years to draw...
August 31, 2015 - 10:37am
August 19, 2015
Meeting on groundwater management plan in Park Rapids Aug. 25
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is hosting two public meetings Tuesday in Park Rapids to present and take comments on the Straight River Groundwater Management Area draft plan. The plan describes actions the DNR will take over the next five...
August 19, 2015 - 10:18am
April 30, 2015
First wild bird with avian flu confirmed in Yellow Medicine County
ST. PAUL — A Cooper’s hawk from Yellow Medicine County is the first Minnesota wild bird to test positive for the highly pathogenic avian influenza HPAI virus that has infected poultry farms across Minnesota, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reported Thursday morning....
April 30, 2015 - 12:02pm
April 21, 2015
Divers find no zebra mussels in Minnesota lake after treatment
SHOREWOOD, Minn. - Initial searches by divers indicate a three-step treatment of Christmas Lake in the western Twin Cities suburb of Shorewood for zebra mussels has been effective, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The dive, conducted inside...
April 21, 2015 - 10:07am
April 15, 2015
Despite DNR lawsuit threat, Detroit Lakes approves hotel project
DETROIT LAKES -- A controversial hotel, condominium and restaurant project at the corner of West Lake Drive and Washington Avenue was approved by the Detroit Lakes City Council Tuesday night — despite threatened litigation by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. On...
April 15, 2015 - 12:34pm
April 14, 2015
DNR threatens to sue Detroit Lakes if city council approves new hotel near beach
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Concerned about runoff into Little Detroit Lake and other zoning issues, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
April 14, 2015 - 10:03am
March 26, 2015
State probes elk deaths
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is investigating the shooting deaths of two northwestern Minnesota bull elk. The two were killed near Grygla in an area that has been closed to hunting since 2012. “Our investigation found that these elk had been...
March 26, 2015 - 12:23pm
March 12, 2015
Minnesota DNR alerts public to spring burning restrictions
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will soon determine when to start spring burning restrictions. This year, with little snowpack and an early start to spring, restrictions are likely to take effect earlier, maybe as soon as next week. The DNR restricts burning shortly...
March 12, 2015 - 3:47pm
January 30, 2015
Ranchers are howling over wolf ruling
Ross Genoch walks through his small cattle herd on a cold, clear January morning near Menahga. The cows, docile and trusting, approach him expectantly. “They’re hoping for a corn cob. Well, they get treated like pets,” he says with a smile. Genoch (pronounced...
January 30, 2015 - 1:44pm
January 21, 2015
Minnesota seizes 37 guns, 28 sets of antlers in Lac qui Parle deer case
MADISON, Minn. - Charges have been filed against a number of violators following a five-year deer investigation recently completed by conservation...
January 21, 2015 - 3:11pm
December 9, 2014
Elk citation in front of TV cameraman angers Minnesota hunter
BILLINGS, Mont. -- Jim Latvala, a 65-year-old fishing guide from Two Harbors, Minn., shot a six-point bull elk while hunting with his brother...
December 9, 2014 - 9:52am
November 25, 2014
Officials investigate illegal moose shooting
FOSSTON, Minn. -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking information on the illegal killing of a moose shot during the Minnesota deer season on a federal waterfowl production area near Fosston. In a news release, the service said the moose was shot and left to lie “a...
November 25, 2014 - 10:10am
November 19, 2014
Minnesota deer harvest sees a big drop so far
After the first 10 days of Minnesota’s 16-day firearms deer season, the harvest was down 23 percent overall through Monday, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Firearms hunters had taken a total of 102,168 deer through Monday, down from 133,000...
November 19, 2014 - 10:43am
August 7, 2014
Apply by Aug. 15 for Camp Ripley archery hunts
The deadline for hunters to apply for the 2014 regular archery deer hunts at Camp Ripley near Little Falls is Friday, Aug. 15, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Hunters may pick one season out of two seasons offered: Oct. 15-16 (Wednesday-Thursday, code...
August 7, 2014 - 1:14pm
July 25, 2014
Minnesota wolf hunt grows: More permits, higher harvest level set for 2014
DULUTH - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Thursday announced the state’s 2014 wolf hunting and trapping season, adding 500...
July 25, 2014 - 2:00pm