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DNR boss: Beefed up funding for water management, CWD prevention
Pequot Lakes speech team takes first in Staples, Brainerd
Crash injures 2 near Brainerd
Construction underway in Crosslake for model railroad museum building
No rest for the snow-weary: More snow in the forecast
New Ulm top North Stars in shootout
Girls Basketball: Tiger girls win two
Boys Basketball: Tigers win 3, improve to 18-4. Raph, Hirschey both get 1,000th point
Athletics: Pequot spring sports meeting scheduled
PL 7th-graders take Mid-State crown
Charles F. Zwisler Jr.
Robert "Robbie" Winter
Shirley Mae Daniels
Timothy J. McGuire
Douglas T. Imgrund
Chef's Hat: For a fast, easy, healthy dish, try salmon
Women can reduce risk of heart disease with diet, exercise
3 things for better health - Feb. 18
Jake Haapajoki took his own life as a teen. But his 'Smiles' live on.
Faith: God shows how much He loves us
Letter to the editor: Let's judge people for their character
As I See It: Illegal immigration - do the political math
Letter to the editor: A question of ethical accountability
From the Lefthand Corner: We truly are surrounded by good in Echoland
The Cracker Barrel: A sense of wonder
letters to the editor
HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
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
December 24, 2017
Inside the Outdoors: Backyard birds face our judgments, too
When it comes to attracting birds to your backyard, it's hard to beat an ornamental crabapple tree. Not the kind that a youngster would pilfer...
December 24, 2017 - 10:00am
December 3, 2017
Inside the Outdoors: The latest may be greatest...maybe
I saw a picture of a proud deer hunter in a newspaper last weekend. Nothing unusual about that at this time of year, as the main firearms deer...
December 3, 2017 - 6:00am
November 19, 2017
Inside the Outdoors: Tales, and gales, of November
If you were to pick one month out of the twelve that seems more forbidding than the others — perhaps even dangerous — November would...
November 19, 2017 - 7:30am
November 3, 2017
Inside the Outdoors: Crystal ball looks favorable for firearms deer hunters
When I was growing up it was a common sight in the neighborhood to see "the wash" hung out to dry on a "clothesline" — a once-common backyard...
November 3, 2017 - 4:00am
October 30, 2017
Inside the Outdoors: What to do about ditches?
On a recent drive over the network of county roads that leads to the family cabin, my wife and I watched a pair of tractors pulling large mowers,...
October 30, 2017 - 9:00am
October 25, 2017
Inside the Outdoors: So much to do, so little time
The expression in the title above has almost certainly been overworked. I'm sure I've "worked it" myself more than once. But that's because it is so fitting, and so true. For some it's a complaint that at this season there are too many pressing chores; keeping up with falling leaves,...
October 25, 2017 - 5:30am