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Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
'Fake Blake' Shelton gets star treatment from fans at country star's Fargodome concert
Old water tower scheduled for demolition
Hubbard County law enforcement incidents report
Pokety Creek may be declassified as a trout stream
Lakers shut out Panthers
Panthers finish third at Mid-State tournament
Panthers, Tigers move up in state polls
Panthers take control down stretch to sink Pirates
Greenway rallies to defeat Tigers
Orrin "Bud" E. Barnum
Everett Lee Langland
Anton "Tony" Joseph Panek
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Lickin' Good Whole Pet Foods opens new storefront on Main
Dorset's Heartland Art Studio bolsters regional art
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Poet, folk singer offering free songwriting workshop at Nemeth Art Center
Who Will Be the Great American Storyteller?
Free screenings of Pine Point documentary this weekend
America's top female quintet performing Sept. 23
Sculpture tour will add to Art Leap experience
Minnesota DNR proposes changes to 48 trout stream designations
Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Minnesota master sergeant takes some blind veterans on a turkey hun
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Letter: Aluminum can collection trailer to be moved
Editorial: Minnesota struggles just to get grip on mental health problems
Letter: Klabunde supports local interests
Commentary: Breaking home ties
Editorial: League of Women Voters goal is to make democracy work for all
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
January 23, 2014
Park Rapids Fishing derby is Feb. 1
The 16th annual Park Rapids American Legion Community Fishing Contest is right around the corner. The event is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 1 on Fish Hook Lake. More than $110,000 in prizes will be given away. “The ice is looking good,” said Jerry Benham, an organizer of...
January 23, 2014 - 8:46am
Nice weather for Menahga fishing
Hundreds headed to Spirit Lake Saturday afternoon as the weather warmed up just in time for the annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby. More...
January 23, 2014 - 8:30am
January 4, 2014
2013 year in review: bait shortage
2013 - The Governor’s Fishing Opener was a blessing in disguise for the area. Most lakes were ice-locked for the opener. Park Rapids was the center of attention for national media anticipating where would Gov. Mark Dayton wet a line? Bait dealers struggled to find the ever...
January 4, 2014 - 12:21pm
December 31, 2013
Fighting invasive species in Crow Wing County
By Renee Richardson Senior Reporter Fighting the battle against invasive aquatic species in a lake-rich region isn’t foolproof but did catch two boats with zebra mussels. On Memorial Day weekend, a zebra mussel was found in a boat livewell before it launched into Lake...
December 31, 2013 - 9:05am
December 21, 2013
Big Sand access: Improvements are good for all of us
Big Sand Lake in Hubbard County is a lake with striking pristine qualities. The Minnesota DNR intends to keep it that way by improving and enhancing the public access. They have accomplished such projects successfully so many times before. However, it doesn’t meet with every...
December 21, 2013 - 4:45pm
Community Fishing Contest tickets available
BY Anna Erickson email@example.com Looking for another stocking stuffer? Tickets are available for the 16th annual Park...
December 21, 2013 - 4:16pm
December 7, 2013
The good and bad of ice and snow
By Jason Durham / For the Enterprise Snow accumulation has been the talk of the town over the past week, at least for those who have...
December 7, 2013 - 2:00pm
November 30, 2013
Mantrap spearing starts Dec. 2
By Jason Durham / For the Enterprise Ice conditions are improving rapidly and anglers are beginning to set foot on frozen water across Minnesota. People are still advised to utilize caution, since not all lakes freeze at the same time or to the same degree. Minimum standards...
November 30, 2013 - 2:15pm
November 23, 2013
Final big game fish opportunity of the season
By Gary Korsgaden /For the Enterprise Lakes with cisco populations are a needed food source, as a forage base to produce trophy sized walleye,...
November 23, 2013 - 3:15pm
Surveying muskies on Mantrap
By Jason Durham / For the Enterprise Many people don’t realize it, but muskie season is coming to an end very soon. The Minnesota muskie...
November 23, 2013 - 3:12pm
November 16, 2013
Dock Talk: Grab up new ice products now
By Jason Durham / For the Enterprise Interest in ice fishing has exponentially increased in the past decade. The excitement and “buzz” of first ice arrival now rivals dates for hunting and seasonal openers for certain freshwater species. Give them ice, they will come. Such...
November 16, 2013 - 12:51pm
November 13, 2013
A fish house for veterans
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. - Larry Villella has served his country, and now he wants to continue his service in Minnesota and North Dakota by helping...
November 13, 2013 - 8:42am
November 2, 2013
Winter jig techniques producing walleyes right now
By Gary Korsgaden / For the Enterprise Days are measured in the open water season. Water temperatures dropping into the lower forties signaling freeze up is near - and one of the shortest open water seasons in history. Post-turnover and cooling shallow water temperatures force...
November 2, 2013 - 1:27pm
Open water is closing quickly; sponge livewells
By Jason Durham / For the Enterprise Ponds are freezing. Frost is evident most mornings. Jackets are mandatory. In other words, the open-water...
November 2, 2013 - 1:25pm
DNR continues to field questions on Big Sand Project
By Anna Erickson firstname.lastname@example.org Homeowners on Big Sand Lake continue to voice concern over a proposed DNR public access...
November 2, 2013 - 12:41pm