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Defying the odds: Vergas woman delivers baby that wasn't expected to live
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Nelson joins Bachmann Carow Real Estate team
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Blue Jackets awarded to local FFA members
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Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
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Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
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February 24, 2017
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
As unseasonably warm weather quickly deteriorates ice conditions on lakes across much of the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources urges lake recreationists to take caution. Over the past week, public safety officials have reported more than a half-dozen ice emergencies...
February 24, 2017 - 1:54pm
January 31, 2017
Give input on topics to be covered in state deer management plan
People interested in deer are encouraged to contribute ideas and feedback about possible deer management topics that will shape Minnesota’s first-ever deer management plan.
January 31, 2017 - 10:59am
January 12, 2017
DNR hosting 12 public engagement meetings to discuss deer management goals
People interested in deer will have a chance to discuss goals and values that could define Minnesota’s first-ever deer management plan in a series of 12 public engagement meetings the Department of Natural Resources will host throughout the state between Tuesday, Jan. 31, and Thursday,...
January 12, 2017 - 11:46am
June 9, 2016
Take a Kid Fishing weekend is June 10-12
Minnesotans can take children 15 or younger fishing without licenses from Friday, June 10, to Sunday, June 12, during Take a Kid Fishing weekend. "This weekend is a way to introduce a kid to fishing without purchasing a fishing license," said Jeff Ledermann, angler recruitment, retention...
June 9, 2016 - 4:18pm
April 7, 2016
Ice off dates early this year, fishing may also be good by opener
The early temperate weather this year has led to more than early crop plantings; it has also allowed for some of the earliest ice off dates and walleye egg harvesting since 2012. A couple of lakes located farther south have even set new records, though cooler temperatures of late...
April 7, 2016 - 11:20am
January 2, 2016
Otter Tail County Board wants DNR to stop stocking muskies
The Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution requesting that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources stop muskellunge stocking in any new Otter Tail County lake for a five-year period or until such time that sufficient scientific evidence is presented that...
January 2, 2016 - 11:28am
December 17, 2015
Avoid early ice and wear life jackets, DNR advises
With daytime temperatures still climbing above freezing even in the northern parts of the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding outdoor enthusiasts to stay clear of early ice and use extreme caution when recreating on dangerously cold water. Although some...
December 17, 2015 - 1:36pm
December 11, 2015
DNR warns of thin ice on lakes
ST. PAUL-- With daytime temperatures still climbing above freezing even in the northern parts of the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding outdoor enthusiasts to stay clear of early ice, use extreme caution when recreating on dangerously cold water and...
December 11, 2015 - 12:21pm
November 6, 2015
Muskie meeting draws big crowd in Fergus
Fergus Falls-It was an overflow town hall meeting last Thursday evening, when people for and against stocking more muskies in Otter Tail County lakes gathered in Fergus Falls. “When a final decision is reached, half of you will be happy and the other half not happy,” said...
November 6, 2015 - 1:00pm
November 4, 2015
City to draft letter to DNR opposing muskie stocking
Perham-The Perham City Council has joined forces with the local Chamber of Commerce and Otter Tail Coalition of Lake Associations (COLA) to oppose the stocking of muskies in the Otter Tail lakes chain. By unanimous resolution, city council members approved drafting a letter to...
November 4, 2015 - 1:46pm
August 6, 2015
DNR names local lakes for possible muskie management
After almost two years of discussion on introducing muskellunge management to certain Otter Tail County waters, the Department of Natural Resources, Section of Fisheries, has announced candidate lakes for its program. Loon, Lizzie and Franklin Lakes are the three water bodies...
August 6, 2015 - 11:40am
July 16, 2015
Aquatic invasive species: more than just zebra mussels
Between billboards on the highway and notice signs on boat landings, zebra mussels get a lot of attention as an aquatic invasive species (AIS)....
July 16, 2015 - 1:53pm
April 20, 2015
New hotel is legal, ethical wasp’s nest
Who would have thought it would be so controversial for the city of Detroit Lakes to follow its long-range plan? One key aspect...
April 20, 2015 - 9:46am
May 8, 2013
Minnesota DNR using dogs to detect zebra mussels
They’ve already been searching for guns, explosives, bodies, suspects, illegal fruit and even toxic mercury. Now, add zebra mussels to the...
May 8, 2013 - 10:29am