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Weekly police report - April 26 edition
Lake ice out expected to break records
Perham man hurt in Highway 10 crash near DL
Phelps Mill fish passage options will be studied
Stafki awarded the Seagate Excellence In Science Mentoring Award
LaFond qualifies for Hamline Elite Meet
Perham earns a pair of road wins
Yellowjackets cruise in home opener
Perham Lakeside set for the new season
Full house for annual decoy gathering
Dalton James McFadzen
Denise Renee McFadzen
Gerard Michael Wasche
Dixie Kathaleen Rehborg
Maddison Caroline Hendershot
Arvig set to hire 160 in IT, sales and construction this year
Grounds for firing...up a celebration: Gathering Grounds in Perham marks 20th Anniversary
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Record home sales at record prices a highlight of sales study
AARP providing tax help in Perham and beyond
Make and Take Class set for May 14
Chief Deputy Barry Fitzgibbons to file for Otter Tail County Sheriff
DuBois wins IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award program for excellence in book publishing
Looking Back - April 19 edition
A historic journey: Saved Henning Trinity Building on its way onto National Register of Historic Places
Ask A Trooper: How do troopers help people with opioid addiction?
I had a strange dream
Ask A Trooper: What is the length limit for loads off the rear of a pick-up?
Ask A Trooper: What are the 'right on red' rules?
GE washing machine gives up the ghost
Red River Valley Veterans concerts slated for May 3 in Perham
Bingo, BBQ and storytelling spectacle at two NYM locations
Minnesota poets to read at Wadena County Historical Society April 19
Perham to be center of 'Magic' Saturday
The Ultimate Tribute Show benefitting arts center to feature hits from the 50s and 60s
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
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
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 9, 2014
Fishing: Not too early to look ahead to open water season
I know we are still weeks away from the end of the ice fishing season, but it is not too early to pay attention to what is in store for us for this upcoming open water season. The ice bite can be a good lake indicator for the potential bite for the open water season. The good bite...
February 9, 2014 - 12:38pm
January 2, 2014
Letter to the Editor: In search for more muskie waters, eyes are on Otter Tail
A few years back, the Legislature passed legislation to add eight additional lakes to the list of managed muskellunge waters in Minnesota, to be completed by 2020. The long-range plan, adopted in 2008, is 87 pages long and can be viewed on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
January 2, 2014 - 1:27pm
September 12, 2013
Groffs take 2nd at AYA Championship
A family from Ottertail has taken second place in the 2013 Angler-Young Angler International Championship. David Groff and his kids, Tristan and Mailia, competed in Kenora, Ontario on Aug. 24, catching 36.82 pounds of walleyes — enough to win a Canada fishing trip. The AYA...
September 12, 2013 - 12:28pm
August 13, 2013
Column: Balmy August day on the lake; life lessons and a few pikes
DETROIT LAKES — I have lived two separate lives in my 42 years on the planet. A decade as a non-Minnesotan and the rest as a borderline upstanding tundra dweller. One would not notice the three-quarters Minnesota influence in my lifestyle when it comes to the outdoors. Once...
August 13, 2013 - 1:13pm
August 1, 2013
New camp helps kids ‘Feed the Fish’
It’s said that every amateur angler will at first “feed the fish” by losing their worms in the water before learning how to reel one in...
August 1, 2013 - 12:01pm
July 11, 2013
Lund Mania Summer Celebration returns, with its traditional fishing tourney, this Friday
New York Mills will host its annual Lund Mania Summer Celebration, complete with its traditional fishing tournament, games, races, a parade and...
July 11, 2013 - 10:57am
July 2, 2013
County continues fight against aquatic invasives
The Otter Tail County Aquatic Invasive Species Task Force continues to take a proactive approach in stopping the spread of invasives throughout...
July 2, 2013 - 3:35pm
June 3, 2013
Fisherman pleads guilty to gaming violation
A Long Prairie man with two gaming convictions and a litany of suspicion dogging him will be sentenced June 17 in Hubbard County for cheating at the Park Rapids American Legion Community Fishing Derby this winter. Alfred “Tom” Mead, 72, recently pleaded guilty to a felony...
June 3, 2013 - 11:59am
May 30, 2013
A ‘reel’ good time - AYA fishing tourney promises fun, prizes
Kids who are fishing for some fun should be sure to check out this year’s Angler-Young Angler fishing tournament in Perham. Back for the...
May 30, 2013 - 11:54am
April 3, 2013
Sometimes Simple Moments with Your Grandfather are the Times You Will Never Forget. ***
April 3, 2013 - 8:54am
July 5, 2012
Fishing league hosts first Kids Night
The New York Mills fishing league held its first annual Kids Night on Rush Lake June 18. One of the event organizers, Chad Keskitalo, reported...
July 5, 2012 - 1:41pm
June 6, 2012
AYA tourney reels in new generation of anglers
Under a sunny sky and on calm waters Saturday, the Angler-Young Angler Fishing Tournament in Perham was held on what organizers said was "probably...
June 6, 2012 - 1:06pm