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Efforts made to stop rising water at Spitzer Lake
Weekly police report - June 21 edition
Perham chosen one of America's best small towns to visit
Looking for a little loot? You might find it at Arvig Park
Motorcyclist suffers broken leg near Mills
New Heart O' Lakes league has kids hooked on fishing
Buzz earn split at Fergus Falls
Vikings to offer limited free tickets to practices
Perham Sportsman's Club holds first Carp Slaughter
Belka, King finish season at Class AA Championships
Alfred Lawrence Byron, Jr.
LaDene "Dee" Schultz
Weston Michael Mindermann
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
OTC COLA general meeting slated for June 21
Nomination period for EOT FSA begins June 15
Saying goodbye: Historic Norby's Department Store closing leaves family, community heartbroken
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
Norby's Department Store in Detroit Lakes closing
Mural dedicated at Turtle Park
Area students named to Dean's list at UM Crookston
Area students make Dean's list at UMD
Area students make dean's list at NDSU
Looking Back - June 14 Edition
Guest editorial: A bipartisan Farm Bill that works for Minnesota
Ask A Trooper: How do you report an unsafe driver?
Guest Editorial: Letting drug companies skate on opioid costs is contemptible
Everything is different
Guest editorial: Lawmakers sentence Minnesotans to death
Different generations of art talent to be shown
OTBCA presents Summer in ottertail City Park music series
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
Brewery comedy tour performs at Disgruntled Brewery May 16
Perham: The Musical
'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
May 10, 2018
Star Lake Township ditch revision noted
County Ditch Inspector Kevin Fellbaum reported on, during a continued public hearing, the redetermination of benefits for Ditch 55 in Star Lake Township. The benefits of Ditch 55 were reduced from $494,569 to $448,190. This is part of a county ditch viewers report. Once the benefited...
May 10, 2018 - 10:18am
April 11, 2018
Public comment sought on Minnesota’s first deer plan
Anyone interested in deer can comment on Minnesota’s draft statewide deer management plan now through Wednesday, May 9.
April 11, 2018 - 9:16am
April 5, 2018
Return of cold weather doesn’t mean ice is safe
With cold weather returning across much of the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds ice anglers and other recreationists not to be fooled by any remaining ice on lakes and streams. Over the past week, public safety officials have reported more than a half-dozen...
April 5, 2018 - 9:50am
July 7, 2017
DNR to modernize its electronic system for hunting and fishing licenses
Hunters, anglers and everyone who has a role in selling licenses for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources can anticipate a new electronic license system that will enhance customer service starting in the spring of 2020.
July 7, 2017 - 3:01pm
June 29, 2017
‘Clean, Drain, Dispose’ to prevent invasive species spread July 4 and year-round
With more people recreating, the Independence Day holiday is an especially important time to take a moment to “Clean, Drain, Dispose.” This Fourth of July and all season, join the 96 percent of Minnesotans who Clean their watercraft of aquatic plants and prohibited invasive species, Drain...
June 29, 2017 - 4:07pm
Zero tolerance for boating while intoxicated
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, county sheriffs' offices, and other public safety agencies statewide will step up patrols for intoxicated boaters June 30 through July 2 as part of Operation Dry Water, a national campaign aimed at deterring drinking and boating. The...
June 29, 2017 - 4:05pm
March 31, 2017
Spring burning restrictions begin today
With warm temperatures, little to no snow and dry vegetation, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will start spring burning restrictions in parts of the state today. As conditions for wildfires increase, exposed dead grass and brush can light easily and burn quickly, especially...
March 31, 2017 - 10:26am
March 21, 2017
Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs Lake
Catch-and-release only regulations needed to rebuild Mille Lacs Lake’s walleye population will again be in effect when anglers hit the water on Saturday, May 13. The 2017 walleye season on Mille Lacs is scheduled to run through Monday, Sept. 4.
March 21, 2017 - 12:34pm
March 9, 2017
Ice fishing shelter removal dates approaching for northern Minnesota lakes
Ice anglers in northern Minnesota are reminded ice shelter removal dates are approaching for lakes located north of Highway 200 and U.S. Highway 2, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Because of rapidly deteriorating ice conditions, anglers may need to remove their shelters...
March 9, 2017 - 1:22pm
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