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Breezy Airport dons new tie-down area
Pine River Parade of Lights set Saturday
Santa's Bobbin' Into Town event is Saturday in Pequot Lakes
Police Blotter - Dec. 8, 2016
Holiday shopping leads to holiday shipping: Mail gifts early to ensure timely arrival
Girls basketball: Patriots top Tigers in season opener
Dan-ecdotes: Former Patriot Miller overcomes injuries finds niche in Bears defense
Boys hockey: Lightning open season 2-0
Stone returns after placing 10th at state last season
PR-B Pulse dance team growing
Dale E. Robinson
Francis Lee Cooley
Jean R. Prahm
Dr. Duane Lund
Reminders: Dec. 8, 2016
Calendar of events: Dec. 8, 2016
Taste of the Holidays
Snowbirds should pack sunscreen and know the signs of skin cancer
Grim's Grub: Bone juice
Letter to the Editor: Pine River Chamber thanks snowplowers, linemen
Letter to the Editor: United we stand; divided we fall
As I See It: Tyranny comes in many forms
Faith: The holiday gathering
Letter to the Editor: This is what they are teaching at a 'Christian' school?
letters to the editor
80th Birthday: Harold Hanson
50th Wedding Anniversary: James and Mary Ann Zander
50th Wedding Anniversary: Don and Elizabeth Trusty
Three Fold Fraser Celebration
90th Birthday: Gerald "Keebler" Nelson
November 13, 2015
Hunters register 68,401 deer during first weekend
Minnesota firearms hunters registered 68,401 deer during the first three days of firearms deer season, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. "Hunters are seeing more deer this year as we continue to build deer populations across much of the state," said Steve...
November 13, 2015 - 9:03am
November 11, 2015
Limited recreation motorized use allowed during firearms deer season
The Crow Wing County Land Services Department reminds off-highway vehicle users that recreational riding on forest trails passing through...
November 11, 2015 - 1:32pm
Deer harvest increases in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Preliminary firearms deer harvest numbers for the opening weekend through Monday in Minnesota was 68,401, up 6.3 percent from last...
November 11, 2015 - 8:40am
November 9, 2015
Inside the Outdoors: Fall bird sounds replace summer chirps, trills
There are two transformations I take special note of as October passes and November arrives. Most dramatic is the loss of the vibrant leaves of maple, birch, aspen and other trees and shrubs, loosened from their moorings and finally knocked to the ground by wind and rain. Aside from...
November 9, 2015 - 11:25am
November 2, 2015
Inside the Outdoors: It's also about sunrises
I was sitting on the plywood seat of a duck boat, watching the sun gradually work its way up over a silhouetted ridge line on the eastern horizon. It was morning on the third and last day of a duck hunting trip, there with my hunting partner of more than three decades.
November 2, 2015 - 8:35am
October 31, 2015
Hunters, other recreationists asked to report bear den locations in select areas
Hunters and other recreationists spending time outdoors this fall are asked to report the locations of occupied bear dens they encounter in and...
October 31, 2015 - 8:00am
October 22, 2015
Mille Lacs: Winter harvest cap set
State and tribal biologists have reached agreement on how many pounds of walleye could be harvested by Mille Lacs Lake anglers over the winter...
October 22, 2015 - 11:27pm
October 19, 2015
Inside the Outdoors: Ringneck or redwing, it's staging time for nature's nomads
There was a time in the early history of man when the nomadic lifestyle was the rule rather than the exception. Tribes and bands of our ancestors commonly moved from place to place in response to such forces as seasonal weather, the habits and abundance of wild game, the availability...
October 19, 2015 - 11:39pm
October 8, 2015
Crow Wing: County seeks public comment on all-terrain vehicle ordinance revisions
Crow Wing County Land Services is requesting public comment on proposed revisions to a Crow Wing County ordinance that regulates the use of all-terrain vehicles in county road right-of-ways. The proposed ordinance changes can be accessed through the county website at crowwing.us/260/Public-Land-Management....
October 8, 2015 - 5:00am
Campaign launched to expand mountain bike trails
As the Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Trails grow in worldwide recognition and transforms the Cuyuna lakes area into an adventure lover's destination,...
October 8, 2015 - 5:00am
Avoid deer-vehicle crashes this fall
Most deer-vehicle crashes statewide occur from September through January, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The combination of fewer daylight hours with the increased movement of deer due to mating season and hunting season increases the risk of collisions...
October 8, 2015 - 5:00am
September 24, 2015
Inside the Outdoors: Convenience trumps conservation in new fed duck season plan
The older one gets, the less they are surprised when they see bad decisions being made in government. That's not an unpatriotic statement, but a reflection of the fact that governments are composed of human beings, with all our flaws, foibles, and sometimes bad judgment. Whether...
September 24, 2015 - 1:59pm
September 3, 2015
Inside the Outdoors: Early color, and catalogs, say hunting season is on our doorstep
Despite the effectiveness of online marketing, the sale of goods through old-fashioned catalog merchandising has not slackened, at least if my mailbox is an indicator. Major retailers do make it easy for us to shop online.
September 3, 2015 - 2:20pm
DNR firearms safety class offered Sept. 21-25
A Department of Natural Resources firearms safety class will be held from 4-6:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Sept. 21-25, at Whitefish Community Church, County Road 1, rural Pine River. This class is for ages 11 and older. Adults are welcome. Class limit is 20. Minnesota law requires all...
September 3, 2015 - 1:38pm
August 27, 2015
Inside the Outdoors: Is ammunition, firearms tax a new gun control strategy?
Gun control has long been one of the most controversial and divisive issues in American life and politics. I remember as a young man slapping a bumper sticker on my much-the-worse-for-wear old vehicle, which read "When Guns Are Outlawed, Only Outlaws Will Have Guns." I have long...
August 27, 2015 - 4:38pm