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Menahga School task force endorses $29.1 million building project
Senators pass health insurance premium aid bill as debate focuses on rural Minnesota
Hubbard County Incidents
City council approves Armory Square agreement
Wrestlers win pair of Mid-State matches
Panthers stay perfect in duals with easy victory over Perham
Tigers drop pair of conference games
Balanced Tigers roll past Wolves
Prowlers escape with win over Panthers
Robert P. Carlson
Lois Alvira Johnson
Basic Business Cents: Understand your organizational culture
Klein Insurance opens branch in Park Rapids
Longtime Park Rapids business owner sells Bruhn Optical
Sanford to open clinic in Park Rapids
Popular children's musician dies of cancer
"Onward from Selma" celebrates Martin Luther King
Stillwater resident wins 2018 turkey stamp contest
Talking Stick welcomes short submissions
Local jeweler's work to be given at Golden Globes event
2017 DNR Roundtable: Keeping what we have
Take A Kid Ice Fishing this weekend
Lot of pout: Burbot state record is on the books
Itasca State Park offering January snowshoeing events
About Fishing: 2016 fishing season in review
Letter: Hope of unifying the country disappeared
Commentary: Working for progress and people of Minnesota
Commentary: A better person in 2017
Editorial: Another shutdown for Minnesota?
Editorial: Step up and serve community on one of many boards
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
September 22, 2012
Calling all hosts for the PR GFO
Organizational meetings for the 2013 Governor's Fishing Opener in Park Rapids have already been taking place. Committees have congregated,...
September 22, 2012 - 1:23pm
September 15, 2012
Dock Talk: Fall's walleye love crank bait
With cooling water temperatures and windy days, the fall walleye bite is in full swing. Surface temperatures are now in the mid-to-high 60's,...
September 15, 2012 - 1:00pm
September 8, 2012
Catch-and-release season begins
The annual catch-and-release season for smallmouth bass begins in Minnesota after Sept. 9. The rule was enacted several years ago to protect...
September 8, 2012 - 1:00pm
September 1, 2012
Junior fishing tourney is Sept. 9
The 16th annual Nevis Scholarship Fund Junior Fishing Tournament will take place Sunday, Sept. 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Lake Belle Taine. The...
September 1, 2012 - 12:00pm
August 22, 2012
Governor's Fishing Opener plans underway
Planning is underway for the 2013 Governor's Fishing Opener, Mark Dayton and a cadre of media invited to drop a line in Fish Hook, Potato, Eagle and Island lakes Saturday, May 11. "It's been a long time in coming," event chair Dennis Mackedanz told the 30-plus arriving for last...
August 22, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 18, 2012
Muskie mannerisms are peculiar
Muskies are definitely bizzare creatures. Their habits are sometimes predictable but often times the opposite. We know their spawning cycle,...
August 18, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 11, 2012
Biting off more than you can swallow
With so many crystal clear lakes in the Park Rapids area, anglers often insist on light tackle for most species. This includes smaller diameter...
August 11, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 3, 2012
Summer fish kill continues on Bemidji area lakes
The hot weather continues in the Bemidji area with surface water temperatures holding in the upper 70s on most area lakes. The summer kill on cold water species is expanding, the result of heavy algae blooms and low oxygen levels in deep water. The main species of fish involved...
August 3, 2012 - 7:03am
July 28, 2012
Mid-day action needs weed cover
Ah, blessed heat. To fish for an afternoon requires constant hydration, sun protection and at the current time, the ability to ignore black...
July 28, 2012 - 1:00pm
July 25, 2012
Kids Fishing Derby this weekend canceled
The annual Kids Fishing Derby held at the Red Bridge has been canceled. Family illnesses caused the longtime founders to cancel this year's event, which would have been the 12th annual. "We're so sorry," said co-founder Kim Petrie. "We'll try to get it up and running next year." The...
July 25, 2012 - 3:19pm
July 21, 2012
Deep weeds have more active fish
Recent above average water temperatures have made some fish species more lethargic and others more active. While walleye action may have slowed...
July 21, 2012 - 1:30pm
July 19, 2012
Unlicensed anglers found with 116 sunfish on Lobster, Mina
When Jeff Johanson, a conservation officer with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in Osakis, received a call that three men...
July 19, 2012 - 6:04am
July 15, 2012
Warm weather/water affects fishing
Elevated water temperature results in stratification of the water column. The water column is what you would picture if you extended a tube from...
July 15, 2012 - 11:58am
July 12, 2012
Hot weather may be killing fish
Record-setting heat may be contributing to fish kills in lakes across the state, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). "Natural summer fish kills are not unusual," according to Brian Schultz, DNR assistant regional fisheries manager. "In the past several...
July 12, 2012 - 1:21pm
July 7, 2012
Holding fish for photo is a delicate endeavor
Years ago, it was common for people to bring their fish into local bait shops to have it weighed and have a picture taken. Often times those...
July 7, 2012 - 1:00pm