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Conservation Officer Report: Deer takes dive into den
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
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March 19, 2017
Always in Season: Spring brings another cycle in bird lives
This is a good time of year to appreciate black-capped chickadees. They're conspicuous this time of year, but pretty soon they'll be hard to...
March 19, 2017 - 4:46pm
March 5, 2017
Always in Season: Signs of spring appear in the valley
Horned larks are back in the valley. Horned owls are back on their nests. These are signs of spring in the Red River Valley. Both are right on...
March 5, 2017 - 6:44pm
Dokken: Time to pony up for Minnesota's state parks
ST. PAUL — A lot of good things are happening this summer at Minnesota state parks, but additional funding is necessary to ensure services...
March 5, 2017 - 10:23am
February 26, 2017
Jacobs: Early migrants reach the valley
Last week brought an influx of rough-legged hawks to our area that was both larger and earlier than expected. Matt Spoor alerted Grand Cities...
February 26, 2017 - 6:15pm
February 19, 2017
Jacobs: A new bird mystery for a new week
This week's bird mystery is the opposite of the one presented here last week. Last week, we had a bird that was seen and not heard; this week,...
February 19, 2017 - 3:31pm
February 5, 2017
Always in Season: Few redpolls show up so far this winter
GRAND FORKS — This week's bird of the week looks quite a lot like last week's bird of the week, and the house finch and the common redpoll...
February 5, 2017 - 3:37pm
January 22, 2017
Always in Season: Owl season approaches
The sound of the great horned owl is a kind of anthem of a quiet winter evening, even a very cold winter evening. Suezette and I have heard...
January 22, 2017 - 11:55am
September 13, 2016
'The Harbor' is a go in East Gull Lake
EAST GULL LAKE—The East Gull Lake City Council Tuesday decided a housing association won't undergo a further environmental review before...
September 13, 2016 - 11:10pm
‘The Harbor’ is a go in East Gull Lake: City Council votes to permit housing development
EAST GULL LAKE -- The East Gull Lake City Council Tuesday decided a housing association won’t undergo a further environmental review before...
September 13, 2016 - 10:25pm
September 7, 2016
East Gull Lake City Council delays decision on Harbor development
EAST GULL LAKE—The East Gull Lake City Council on Tuesday held off on deciding whether to approve the controversial Harbor housing development...
September 7, 2016 - 8:34am
August 31, 2016
'The Harbor' development advances: East Gull Lake zoning board approves project
EAST GULL LAKE—City Hall was packed to the gills for a discussion of a controversial development on Gull Lake that lasted for nearly four...
August 31, 2016 - 10:35am
June 5, 2015
Wrong kind of juices flowing in Red Sand, White Sand lakes
White Sand Lake and Red Sand Lake: two tranquil bodies of water near Baxter where the outdoors-minded can find good fishing, waterskiing and...
June 5, 2015 - 9:47pm
August 28, 2014
Baxter council considers plans for Whipple Beach
BAXTER - Plans for Whipple Beach may include a concrete patio and a 12-foot paved trail cutting through the woods, but council members remain...
August 28, 2014 - 7:23pm
August 27, 2014
Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Trails nominated for a national award
The Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Trails were nominated for a national cycling award by PeopleForBikes. Launched in 1999 as Bikes Belong, PeopleForBikes includes both an industry coalition of bicycling suppliers and retailers, as well as a charitable foundation. People for Bikes announced...
August 27, 2014 - 10:18pm
July 11, 2014
Recreation: Fun Run scheduled
The Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge 5K Kaleidoscope Fun Run is scheduled for 9 a.m. Aug. 2 south of the Heritage Assembly church in Baxter. Runners and walkers can support the Brainerd campus of MN Adult and Teen Challenge by getting colored. All ages are welcome. Entrants receive...
July 11, 2014 - 9:37pm