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June 16, 2017
Outdoor Notes: Angler ties his own record with gigantic flathead catfish
Angler ties his own state record for flathead catfish An angler tied his own state record fish in the catch-and-release length category with...
June 16, 2017 - 11:43pm
February 8, 2017
Future of water quality to be discussed
CROSBY—Lakes Area Unlimited Learning will host "The Future of Water Quality in Minnesota" from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Heartwood Senior Living in Crosby. Cost is $5 for those who are not members of Unlimited Learning.
February 8, 2017 - 4:55pm
February 2, 2017
Crow Wing County: Middle ground on conservation land?
A tentative compromise is on the table concerning the Mississippi River Northwoods property. The Crow Wing County Board will consider closing...
February 2, 2017 - 11:16pm
January 20, 2017
Preservation dream fulfilled on Little Whitefish Lake
DULUTH—Bob Haddorff developed a passion for wilderness and solitude after visiting the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness during his...
January 20, 2017 - 8:39pm
January 17, 2017
Cass County Board: Board hears economic development updates
BACKUS—Mike Paulus, Cass County Economic Development director since October, made his first report Tuesday to the county board since the EDC board appointed him. That non-profit agency has moved its offices from the land department building in Backus to the lower level of the...
January 17, 2017 - 8:00pm
November 28, 2016
Crow Wing County: Lessard-Sams seeks legal action against Crow Wing County
The potential for legal action against Crow Wing County looms following a request by the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council of the Minnesota...
November 28, 2016 - 7:43pm
October 23, 2016
Whitefish, tullibee sport-netting to open on area lakes
Recreational netting for whitefish and tullibee is anticipated to open on several Schedule I Lakes in the Grand Rapids fisheries work area beginning in late October, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Schedule I Lakes, which are more susceptible to sudden...
October 23, 2016 - 8:54pm
October 22, 2016
CO Report: Nuisance beaver causing havoc
CO Jim Guida (Brainerd) monitored waterfowl hunting activity, sport fishing, and followed up on big game investigations. A nuisance beaver has been causing havoc for some cabin goers and dropping trees on the public water access. An over limit complaint was received and investigated...
October 22, 2016 - 6:11pm
October 6, 2016
Reader Opinion: Deer population comes with cost
About 18 or 19 months ago the Minnesota DNR had a report in the Brainerd Dispatch that they wanted to increase the deer herd by 20 percent in some hunting zones and 50 percent in other zones. At that time I wondered at what cost and impact this would have on all citizens. On Sept....
October 6, 2016 - 5:38pm
August 8, 2016
Fisheries Advisory Committee to meet Aug. 23
The next meeting of the Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee will take place 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Aug. 23, at Izatys Resort, 40005 85th Ave in Onamia, a release from the Department of Natural Resources said. Discussion will focus on lower portions of the food web and ecological systems...
August 8, 2016 - 6:44pm
July 29, 2016
Reader Opinion: Muskies and politics
The decision by the DNR to stock muskies in Gull, regardless of the lack of public support, is indicative of their politicized agenda. Their actions have absolutely nothing to do with what the taxpayers want. They have a goal that they cannot accomplish through normal, lawful channels:...
July 29, 2016 - 5:58pm
July 28, 2016
Reader Opinion: Do something about bears
This is my observation of the bear situation in Baxter, or thereabouts. There have been several sightings and all that was done is take pictures and try to scare them away. Why not capture them and transport them to a forest away from populated areas? "No," just leave them to come...
July 28, 2016 - 5:40pm
July 25, 2016
DNR confirms zebra mussels in Lake Osakis: Otter Tail County lake also affected
OSAKIS—The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources confirmed zebra mussels in Lake Osakis in Todd and Douglas counties. On Wednesday, DNR invasive species staff conducted dive and shoreline searches to investigate reported zebra mussel veligers, or larvae, in Lake Osakis....
July 25, 2016 - 10:45pm
July 18, 2016
Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee meets Tuesday
The Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee will meet from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, at the Garrison City Hall, 27069 Central St. in Garrison, a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announcement said. Discussion at the July meeting will include updates on the ongoing hooking mortality...
July 18, 2016 - 5:51pm
May 23, 2016
Calls send out firefighters
The Brainerd Fire Department responded to two calls Saturday and three on Friday, but there were no calls Sunday and Monday morning. Firefighters responded Friday to two fire alarm calls reported at the same time where they were canceled en route. The calls came in at 1:55 p.m. and...
May 23, 2016 - 6:19pm