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Donna Anderson earns U of M Extension's Distinguished Staff Award for Nutrition Educator
Food shelf upgrades services with new freezer
Parks Board seeks to raise $25,000 for construction of Pioneer Park bathrooms
Veteran creates yard display as Memorial Day tribute
DNR drops trees in Straight River for trout habitat
Panthers open section baseball playoffs by hosting Bagley
Senior athletes honored at All Sports Banquet
Panthers capture Northern Pines Conference golf titles
Golfers get tune-up for 8AA North meet
Panthers suffer first loss of season
Jean Marilyn Martin
Joseph J. Charmoli
Clarence "Bob" Kastama
Basic Business Cents: Change the work environment
Business: Main Street Meats wins grand championship awards
Basic Business Cents: Optimizing inventory
L&M Fleet Supply earns top dealer honor from Cub Cadet
T&M Express completes remodel at Park Rapids location
‘Life is a Highway’ on stage
Nemeth Art Center celebrates 40th anniversary this season
Author Heid Erdrich leading book discussion
Clarinet virtuoso concludes Heartland Concert season
Summer library programs focus on STEAM and Design
Kittilson passionate about maintaining natural shorelines
Crow Wing River ATV crossing awarded Ecofootprint Grant
Musical tribute to Civilian Conservation Corps coming to Itasca State park
Iowa couple wins guided hike on North Country Trail
Expect to find hungry walleyes this warm opener
Letter to the editor: Thank you for supporting All Veterans Memorial
Guest Editorial: Honoring our fallen heroes, by caring for those heroes still with us
Commentary: Never be fooled or lied to
Letter to the Editor: Increased warming unsettled science
Commentary: Everybody needs a bud
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
August 17, 2016
Minnesota DNR proposes changes to 48 trout stream designations
Portions of 48 streams with the cold, clear water needed to support trout populations would get stronger protection as newly designated trout...
August 17, 2016 - 9:31am
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Stable weather is very important to fishing success, but that’s not always the situation. July is vacation time, a week looked forward to for...
July 17, 2016 - 6:05pm
June 25, 2016
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Fishing is one of the most accessible recreational activities; nearly anyone, of any age, fitness ability or income level can participate. According...
June 25, 2016 - 4:11pm
June 5, 2016
About fishing: Memories are made with the special people we call friends
Friends are those special people in our lives who leave a permanent mark. Dave Speral was one of those friends. Together we shared a love of the outdoors on many a hunting and fishing escapade. That is, if we weren’t fishing, getting ready to go fishing, tying jigs, rigging boats...
June 5, 2016 - 8:56am
April 25, 2016
About fishing: Crappie time is upon us: Pursue everyone’s favorite fish
Weeks remain before the opening day of the Minnesota walleye season. Anglers have a lot of time to pursue one of the state’s top-rated fish:...
April 25, 2016 - 7:31am
February 7, 2016
About fishing: Winter angling responsibilities
Sam Cook, nationally prominent outdoor writer, enjoyed a day in Northern Minnesota doing what he loves most - reporting on the outdoors, which included winter crappie fishing. When the article came out he included the name of the lake, which in some people’s opinion was not a...
February 7, 2016 - 11:17am
November 16, 2015
Go walking for late season walleye success
Backing into one of our area lake accesses, docks on shore, is evidence that the open water fishing season is all but over. For some of us it isn’t over until it’s over. Trophy sized northern pike and musky are on the prowl right now. Few anglers go after these massive fish....
November 16, 2015 - 9:34am
November 5, 2015
Perham council against stocking muskie in local lakes
The Perham City Council has joined forces with the local Chamber of Commerce and the Otter Tail Coalition of Lakeshore Associations (COLA) to oppose the stocking of muskies in the Otter Tail lakes chain. By unanimous resolution, city council members approved drafting a letter...
November 5, 2015 - 8:33am
August 24, 2015
Fishing for ciscoes takes a variety of methods
“Hello Gary, Jim Muscat here from Bozeman Montana. I do not know you although I am sure we know mutual friends in the world of walleye. I have read your informative columns in the Park Rapids Enterprise newspaper. Obviously you’re an avid troller of lakes with a cisco forage....
August 24, 2015 - 10:42am
August 21, 2015
DNR northern pike proposal: Three separate fishing regions and regulations
Those interested in learning more about a statewide regulation proposal for northern pike fishing can attend informational meetings that will...
August 21, 2015 - 8:15am
August 10, 2015
Fishing party was 676 fish over limit
An anonymous tip turned out big for local conservation officers when they found a fishing party on Upper Cormorant Lake accused of illegally taking hundreds of crappies and sunfish. A party of six adults and six kids from Indiana were allegedly 676 fish over the legal limit,...
August 10, 2015 - 8:04am
August 4, 2015
Kids Fishing Days set for Aug. 19-20
Area guide Jason Durham is hosting Kids Fishing Days, Wednesday Aug. 19 on Fish Hook Lake and Thursday, Aug. 20 on Lake Belle Taine. There is no charge for event geared to kids 9 to 16 years old. Rods, reels, bait and tackle will be provided, Delaney’s a sponsor....
August 4, 2015 - 2:11pm
August 3, 2015
DNR shuts down Mille Lacs Lake walleye season
Walleye fishing on Mille Lacs Lake will close today, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. In an announcement on its website Sunday, the DNR said it is closing the season because the Mille Lacs Lake walleye harvest has exceeded the state's yearly quota by...
August 3, 2015 - 7:37am
July 22, 2015
Walleye Shutdown? Mille Lacs Lake catch nears walleye limit
Mille Lacs Lake is nearing its limit for walleye fishing,The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Tuesday. A creel...
July 22, 2015 - 8:17am
June 23, 2015
Lead fishing tackle ingested by fish is killing loons and other birds
By Samantha Stark Lead’s widespread use has resulted in worldwide environmental contamination, human exposure and significant public health problems. Lead is an extremely toxic element that, over the years, has been removed from water pipes, gasoline, paint and other sources...
June 23, 2015 - 11:25am