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May 8, 2019
A boat landing on Detroit Lake as it appeared back in the days when the village surrounding it was still known simply as "Detroit." The city was officially renamed Detroit Lakes in 1926. Courtesy photo / Lake Detroiters
Lake Detroiters plan 75th anniversary bash, video premiere
May 8, 2019 - 10:54am
April 19, 2019
Lakeshore Club announces spring events
April 19, 2019 - 6:30am
April 7, 2019
A boat makes its way up the Mississippi River Thursday, April 4, near French Rapids north of  Brainerd.  Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Nonprofit coalition advocates initiative to preserve Mississippi headwaters. Study indicates $490-$500 million in direct and indirect benefits
April 7, 2019 - 10:00am
March 22, 2019
County Soil and Water Conservation District recaps year with report
March 22, 2019 - 9:30am
March 12, 2019
Land Tawney, president and CEO of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, says the group's efforts on behalf of public land resonate with both young members and older members. The group, which is looking to form a chapter in North Dakota, has doubled in membership each of the past four years and now has 17,000 members across the U.S. and parts of Canada. Photo courtesy of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers
Trump signs wide-ranging bipartisan public lands bill
March 12, 2019 - 3:28pm
March 6, 2019
Captive white-tailed deer group together Tuesday, March 5, in a penned-in enclosure on Trophy Woods Ranch, northeast of Merrifield and west of Upper Mission Lake. For most of their lives, the deer are kept in a preserve walled with two 8-foot high fences, and as many as five gates. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Deer farmer owner challenges CWD allegations, says DNR's off the mark
March 6, 2019 - 7:00am
March 3, 2019
Trust for Public Land works to protect Aitkin County land
March 3, 2019 - 9:30am
February 27, 2019
Bob McGillivray, senior project manager at The Trust for Public Land, proposes donating riverfront property to Crow Wing County at the Tuesday, Feb. 26, board meeting while Mississippi Headwaters Board Executive Director Tim Terrill sits to the right of McGillivray. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: County accepts riverfront donated land for conservation
February 27, 2019 - 10:00am
February 3, 2019
Land debate takes center stage: Despite DNR request, Lac qui Parle County not inclined to add more public land
February 3, 2019 - 3:50pm
January 27, 2019
Brian Ryberg of Ryberg Farms in Buffalo Lake, Minn., won a national award from the Soil Health Partnership. Submitted photo
Minn. farmer wins national recognition for soil health
January 27, 2019 - 2:59pm
January 26, 2019
Congress passed the 2018 farm bill by a wide margin. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
Farm bill's conservation program timeline is uncertain
January 26, 2019 - 7:52pm
January 25, 2019
Minnesota Conservation Officer Jake Willis is investigating the unusual deaths of more than 40 mammals and birds dumped along Minnesota Highway 23 just outside Duluth earlier this month. It's unclear how the animals were killed. Photo courtesy Minnesota DNR
Dozens of dead mammals, birds dumped outside Duluth
January 25, 2019 - 5:03pm
January 23, 2019
Jim Schultz lives on Kimble Lake’s south side and tells the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners at its Tuesday, Jan. 22, board meeting how the Kimble Lake Improvement District has helped control the spread of Eurasian watermilfoil at that body of water. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Board allows lake improvement districts to continue
January 23, 2019 - 5:00am
January 12, 2019
SWCD hosts luncheon to tout landowner successes
January 12, 2019 - 7:00am
December 21, 2018
State association of conservation districts honors local efforts
December 21, 2018 - 10:30am