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Sheriff-elect names chief deputy: 'We complement each other'
Police Blotter - Nov. 17, 2018
Nisswa gains viewers' choice for Minnesota's best small town
Crash on Highway 6 injures both drivers
Rear-end Baxter crash injures driver and 12-year-old passenger
Area Girls Hockey: Abear nets game-winner in Lightning victory
Girls Basketball: Lane signs to play for Fighting Hawks.
Junior Hockey: Wisconsin sweeps North Stars
Volleyball: PR-B's Wynn all-state. Tigers earn academic honors
Russell Jon "Jack" Anderson
John L. Holder
Bernice A. Otterson
Rockne D. Anderson
Card games: Nov. 5-9, 2018
Essentia Health offers way to quit smoking for better health
Chef's Hat: Don't forget about those tried-and-true recipes
Faith: Keep God in your life
Senior Menus: Nov. 12-16, 2018
Wealth Column: Why new tax laws could change your 2018 tax filing
Letter to the editor: Thanks, Pequot Lakes, for your votes
As I See It: The fallacy of 'choice'
The Last Windrow: 'The Second Week of Deer Hunting'
Letter to the editor: This is a new dawn
letters to the editor
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
November 2, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: Deer hunters, too, are asked to get the lead out
The sight could easily have been missed. We were leaving our duck hunting destination, heading homeward on a county road that leads away from...
November 2, 2018 - 8:00am
October 17, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: 'f/8, and Be There'
There's an expression in the world of photojournalism and documentary photography that says a lot about what it takes to regularly capture outstanding...
October 17, 2018 - 2:00pm
October 10, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: Waves mix power, magic and mystery
What is it about moving water that attracts us so irresistibly? Say what you will about a breathlessly still, reflective lake surface "smooth...
October 10, 2018 - 10:00am
October 2, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: Reaching back to fishing roots
One of the "didn't-see-it-coming" duties that came with moving into a new home recently, has been the hanging of photographs, artwork and other...
October 2, 2018 - 12:00pm
September 24, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: Viruses victimize wildlife, too
When you stop and imagine the hazards that can claim the life of a wild bird or beast, your first choices are likely to be something other than...
September 24, 2018 - 12:00pm
September 15, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: And the Diving Champion is...
If you spend time on lakes in the northern part of our state, you're almost certain to encounter the common loon, our state bird. It seems almost...
September 15, 2018 - 8:00am
September 11, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: Not all mourn the passing of summer
I'm hearing "Where has the summer gone!" a lot these days. It's being spoken more as a statement than a question. On paper, it would merit an...
September 11, 2018 - 8:00am
August 27, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: Like Charlie Brown, Minnesota duck hunters want to believe
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recently announced the results of its 2018 spring breeding duck survey. It found that overall duck...
August 27, 2018 - 10:00am
July 30, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: Amphibious, amphibian, and related fine points
Most of us would understand the term "amphibious" to mean by-water or over-water. The invasion of Nazi-held Europe and the South Pacific islands...
July 30, 2018 - 11:00am
July 8, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: Wetness may be a mixed blessing for 2018 gamebird outlook
Spring-to-early summer is time of critical importance to the successful reproduction of most wildlife in our northern world. From birds to bugs,...
July 8, 2018 - 10:00am
July 2, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: Foes of dedicated conservation funding are already laying plans
On election night in November of 2008, those who fish, hunt and value the out-of-doors had reason to rejoice. The long-sought goal of a constitutional amendment to fund conservation efforts had been approved by Minnesota voters. This constitutional amendment — officially called...
July 2, 2018 - 7:30am
April 14, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: Whose water is it?
In late March, a Ramsey County, Minnesota judge made headlines with a ruling that should prompt us to ask a deceptively simple question: "Who...
April 14, 2018 - 10:00am
April 3, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: Fish and politics cook up an unpalatable chowder
I'm as ardent a believer in the democratic system of government as anyone. But sometimes you have to admit it has its weak points. Winston Churchill,...
April 3, 2018 - 7:30am
March 24, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: Scent of skunk is a first sign of spring
The human olfactory sense — our sense of smell — is not always fully appreciated for its power. Some say it's the most powerful of...
March 24, 2018 - 4:30am
March 9, 2018
Inside the outdoors: Deer hunter group now even cooler on crossbows
It's been little more than two months since the end of the regular Minnesota deer hunting season, with archery hunting ending on the last day...
March 9, 2018 - 7:00am