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School bus runs over boy's legs in front of Pelican Rapids High School
Septic business is hopping in a winter with freeze-thaw cycles, little snow cover for lines
The changing nature and decline of local butcher shops
Fledgling scientists strut their stuff
Panthers drop third section game in a row
U.S. activists keep domestic violence in Super Bowl spotlight
Baumgartner wins title, Dravis surpasses 100 career victories
Nevis girls top Mustangs
Verndale defeats Braves
DELORES JEAN MAKELA
CHARLES "CHUCK R. BURNS
DELMAR E. MARQUARDT
CLARENCE A. NELSON
GERALD "JERRY" W. JOHNSON
Basic Business Cents: New tricks to market your business online: It pays off!
First Responders on path to success after rough times
Legion Christmas dinner raises $3,000 for Salvation Army
Toys For Boys is an institution for memorabilia collectors
Guest speaker shares strategies for arts center
Nevis graduate returns to hometown on album tour
Park Rapids’ One-Act Play advances to sections
Snowmobile race returns this weekend
State AIS battle seeing progress
Monarch butterfly count rises slightly as conservationists warn of extinction
Rescued loon dies of lung ailment
Letter: Opposition to Sandpiper pipeline
Letter: Pipeline spill could have repercussions
Editorial: How to prevent a fire tragedy
Letters: Enbridge responds to pipe yard letter
Editorial: It’s tax season: Here’s a few tips to assist
Cody’s Corner: Briards are great dogs
September 27, 2013
DNR advises waterfowl hunters to avoid spreading invasive species
Now that hunting season is underway, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) warns waterfowl hunters it’s against the law to transport aquatic invasive species (AIS). DNR conservation officers routinely inspect equipment during the hunting season and enforce state...
outdoors / hunting
September 27, 2013 - 10:59am
March 22, 2012
Lake associations sue DNR -- say it is not doing enough to keep out zebra mussels
A lawsuit has been filed against the Commissioner of the DNR by representatives of three western Twin Cities lake associations and concerned citizens who say the commissioner has not followed state statutes that require the agency to establish a statewide program to prevent and curb...
March 22, 2012 - 8:21am
March 2, 2012
Fargo man convicted of introducing mussels to Rose Lake
FARGO - A Fargo man was convicted this week of introducing zebra mussels into Rose Lake in Minnesota's Otter Tail County. George Wynn, 54, pleaded...
March 2, 2012 - 7:21am
January 6, 2012
Transporting mussels carries consequences
Be careful about what you're transporting into a lake. If it turns out to be zebra mussels, you could face legal charges. That's what happened to a 54-year-old Fargo man last week and a 30-year-old Eagle Bend man in November. The men were charged in separate cases under a new law...
January 6, 2012 - 8:23am
March 31, 2011
Becker County businesses homing in on invasives
About 70 members of dock and lift companies, resort owners, lake associations and others interested in controlling aquatic invasive species gathered Tuesday morning for training -- courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Darrin Hoverson, DNR invasive species specialist...
outdoors / environment
March 31, 2011 - 8:24am
July 22, 2010
Some invasives deemed toxic to environment
From the thistle, clover and dandelions that invade our pristinely green residential lawns, to the curly leaf pondweed, Eurasian milfoil and zebra mussels that clog up area lakes and rivers, invasive species are a recurring nuisance in many ways. But some of these invaders, known...
July 22, 2010 - 7:19am
January 7, 2010
Zebra mussel fight in Douglas County heating up
The Douglas County Lakes Association (DCLA) is taking another step in its prevention efforts to help stop the spread of aquatic invasive species,...
outdoors / environment / fishing
January 7, 2010 - 7:24am
July 9, 2009
Search for zebra mussels expands in Alexandria area
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is increasing enforcement efforts to prevent the transportation of aquatic invasive species from several lakes in the Alexandria area. Additional conservation officers will target these areas during peak weekend use in an effort...
outdoors / environment / fishing
July 9, 2009 - 6:49am