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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
Sharon Lee Mead
Orrin "Bud" E. Barnum
Everett Lee Langland
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
November 28, 2009
A turkey by any other name is an eagle?
It's Thanksgiving weekend - a time to be together with friends and family, eat leftover turkey buns, and think of all the ways in which we are...
November 28, 2009 - 1:00pm
November 21, 2009
From Backyards to Backwoods: Cameras are digital bridge to kids, nature
On Sept. 26 I shared a little about our "Through the Lens of a Camera" project, but I didn't tell you how it started and where it's going. In...
November 21, 2009 - 1:00pm
October 31, 2009
From Backyards to Backwoods: Photos, day trips enhance love of nature
Many times when I sit down to write, I have some munchies close by. It might be a jar of peanuts or a small bowl of chips and salsa. The other...
October 31, 2009 - 1:00pm
October 24, 2009
Photos, day trips enhance love of nature
Have you ever taken a fall trip to a wildlife refuge? October is a great time to witness waterfowl migration. In the fall of 2005 we studied...
October 24, 2009 - 1:00pm
September 26, 2009
Letters: Light pollution at lake is concerning
As a long-time Park Rapids vacationer, I have always looked forward to the fall. Not for hunting, or the beautiful colors but because of the peace. I know, as a tourist I should be thrown in with the summer mobs that pack the stores, create traffic delays and turn the peaceful north...
September 26, 2009 - 1:00pm
August 19, 2009
Recipe-phile: Bears, humans alike lauding this summer's raspberry crop
Most people I've talked to have agreed: this is a legendary year for wild raspberries. The bears know it, too. They're obviously delirious with...
August 19, 2009 - 1:00pm
Wild cat sanctuary is home to neglected, mistreated
Deep in the woods of east central Minnesota, 108 exotic cats are living out their golden years. They're permanent residents of The Wildcat...
August 19, 2009 - 1:00pm
July 13, 2009
A 'showy' roadside surprise
For nearly a quarter century, Bill Sazama has mowed the Highway 10 roadside from Perham to New York Mills, but June 29, 2009, was the first time...
July 13, 2009 - 7:26am
July 12, 2009
Ducks in the wind: Research project explores impact of wind farms on nesting waterfowl
Tanner Gue knows as well as anyone just how wet it's been this summer in some of North Dakota's prime waterfowl country. That's good for ducks,...
July 12, 2009 - 8:09am
July 11, 2009
Swimmer's itch showing up in Park Rapids area lakes
Each summer as lake water temperatures rise, some swimmers begin to get the itch - swimmer's itch, that is. A few reports have been made in...
July 11, 2009 - 12:00pm
July 8, 2009
Rising lakes threaten cabins
An invasive plant species is causing more than an eyesore at one Minnesota lake. Last year, the state Department of Natural Resources designated Polk County's Union Lake as infested waters because it has the non-native Eurasian watermilfoil weed.
July 8, 2009 - 6:52am
July 3, 2009
Purple martins stir memories for local bird enthusiasts
Nostalgia for an iridescent indigo bird that nearly became extinct is the impetus for the movement to restore the purple martin population. "My...
July 3, 2009 - 1:00pm
June 27, 2009
From the depths of Lake Carlos...
For Jeff Bosek of Alexandria, there's nothing more fun than finding a fishing pole in the depths of one of Douglas County's few hundred lakes,...
June 27, 2009 - 8:07am
Experts band three peregrine falcon chicks hatched on Smiley tower
Grand Forks, meet Alice, Ethel and Smiley. Three peregrine falcon chicks that hatched in a nest box high atop the Smiley water tower along South...
June 27, 2009 - 7:52am
June 26, 2009
Moose on I-29 causes multiple accidents; driver injured seriously
A north-bound pickup truck hit a moose shortly after 10 p.m.
June 26, 2009 - 6:54am