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'Making Memories' at Itasca State Park
Itasca State Park hosts enjoy being campground 'ambassadors'
Learning from their mistakes
Woman jumps into Minnesota lake to help save duck hunters in dramatic rescue
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Panthers coast to another dual win
Tigers control net in win over Blackduck
Pirates hand Braves first conference loss
Fast start keys Cardinals' win over Warriors
Tigers roll to another impressive victory
Douglas "Doug" A. Dickinson
Orrin "Bud" Edward Barnum
Susan Eileen Bessler
Sharon Lee Mead
Orrin "Bud" E. Barnum
Basic Business Cents: Innovate for success
Basic Business Cents: Image Management
Lickin' Good Whole Pet Foods opens new storefront on Main
Dorset's Heartland Art Studio bolsters regional art
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
Anne Dunn wins first annual storytelling contest
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
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
Respect your neighbor's right to put up political yard signs
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
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
May 8, 2015
Ahhhh, an ice-free Minnesota fishing opener
By Sam Cook / Duluth News Tribune KE LAKE, Minn. -- Bob Horn stood before the minnow tanks at Fisherman's Corner in Pike Lake on Thursday morning. He had a list in his hand. "I'll take two dozen rainbows and two dozen crappies," said Horn, of Duluth. He was talking...
May 8, 2015 - 8:26am
May 7, 2014
AIS efforts ramp up for state opener
As anglers prepare for the walleye and northern pike season opener this weekend, Hubbard County aquatic invasive species prevention efforts are preparing to increase the inspection and education program. “Prevention is the most effective method to deal with invasives. Everyone...
May 7, 2014 - 12:11pm
May 11, 2013
Gov. Dayton snags a walleye as fishing season opens
Park Rapids fishing guide Jason Durham received praise from Gov. Mark Dayton on Saturday morning after a successful fishing outing shortly after...
May 11, 2013 - 11:35pm
Governors from MN and ND launch on Fish Hook River Saturday morning
Park Rapids fishing guide Jason Durham received praise from Gov. Mark Dayton Saturday morning after a successful fishing outing shortly after...
May 11, 2013 - 11:41am
May 3, 2013
Extended winter will impact walleye opener on Bemidji area lakes
With one week remaining before the Minnesota fishing opener on May 11, it still looks like there will be ice on many of the lakes in the Bemidji area when the season opens. Lake Minnetonka was declared ice free on May 1, although there is some disagreement on when to make...
May 3, 2013 - 7:39am
April 20, 2013
Fishing Opener still a go
BY JEAN RUZICKA email@example.com Old Man Winter may be refusing to release his talons this spring, but the Governor’s Fishing Opener is definitely a go. “No date changes will occur,” emphasizes Chamber director Katie Magozzi of the May 9-11 “Catch a Memory”...
April 20, 2013 - 2:58pm
September 26, 2012
Planning under way for 2013 Governor's Fishing Opener
Explore Minnesota Tourism Director John Edman arrived at the recent Governor's Fishing Opener planning meeting, expressing gratitude and kudos for what's been accomplished to date. The GFO is the envy of other states, he told the audience. "But what we do is because of you," he...
September 26, 2012 - 1:00pm
July 3, 2012
Governor's Opener raffle ticket sales begin
The raffle ticket winner in the 2013 Governor's Fishing Opener drawing will claim a 2013 Crestliner boat with a Mercury 115 Optimax motor, trailer...
July 3, 2012 - 1:00pm
May 19, 2012
Opener was normal - inconsistent
Anglers last weekend experienced a windy welcome to the 2012 Minnesota fishing opener. Though air temperatures were delightful, controlling the...
May 19, 2012 - 1:00pm
May 12, 2012
Park Rapids sends crew to Governor's Fishing Opener
A group from Park Rapids is attending this year's Governor's Fishing Opener this weekend on Lake Waconia in hopes of receiving news that Park Rapids will be the host in 2013. Park Rapids applied to host the opener the year before but Waconia was chosen.
May 12, 2012 - 1:00pm
May 11, 2012
That annual rite of spring -- the walleye opener -- gets underway Saturday morning
The opening day of Minnesota's walleye season isn't a state holiday, but in the minds of many people, the annual opener is one of the biggest...
May 11, 2012 - 8:14am
May 7, 2012
Minnesota walleye preview: 'A pretty darn normal opener'
Anglers can talk about the early spring, ideal water temperatures and whether the fish have recovered from spawning, but the opening day of walleye...
May 7, 2012 - 7:35am
April 17, 2012
Senate unsupportive of moving up fishing opener
ST. PAUL -- Walleye and northern pike may be safe until Mother's Day weekend after all, if discussion in a Senate committee Monday is any indication. Members...
April 17, 2012 - 7:30am
April 10, 2012
Fishing for an early opener
Minnesota could be seeing an earlier start to the big fishing season this year. "This is it -- this is the start of the madness," said Chris...
April 10, 2012 - 7:22am
May 18, 2011
Rainy start turns to sunshine for opener in Park Rapids area
After a lousy, but typical start to the Minnesota Fishing Opener, it ended with a burst of warmth and sun. But come rain or shine, the walleyes...
May 18, 2011 - 1:00pm