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'Haunted by mistake,' gunman apologizes for killing 2 at Twin Cities hotel
Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested
Dakota Access oil could flow by March 6
Girls Basketball: Cardinals hit a bump in the road
Vikings' Spielman raves about running backs in NFL draft
Kaymer one behind two rookie leaders at Honda Classic
Twins plan to ease Mauer, Dozier into lineup
Local Roundup: Willmar hockey team clipped in 3A playoffs
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Anna Mae Hawley
Nicole Rae Ruff
Barbara Ann Berkeland
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
June 15, 2016
Litchfield anglers have big day as Fishing Challenge raises $250K
A record number of teams, 134, fished Gull Lake near Brainerd on June 4 during the eighth annual Minnesota Fishing Challenge, a multi-species...
June 15, 2016 - 10:52am
May 18, 2016
Quick Tip: Increase your hook percentage during a slow bite
Guide Eric Holm shows us a trick he uses to get a better hook set on fish that bite short. He came up with the trick after losing too many fish....
May 18, 2016 - 11:10am
May 15, 2016
Fishermen brave the cold for opener
Sunrise often marks the transitory time of predatory gamefish in Minnesota. When walleyes, which are primarily nocturnal move away from the light...
May 15, 2016 - 11:39pm
May 14, 2016
Wanna be a fishing guide? It's a demanding gig
Maybe the thought has crossed your mind. You love fishing. You’re good at catching fish. Why not do it all the time and become a guide? Think...
May 14, 2016 - 11:14am
May 11, 2016
Annual women's fishing tourney to be held June 4 on Lake Osakis
Women Anglers of Minnesota has announced its 39th annual women’s fishing tournament will be held June 4 at Lake Osakis. The multi-species fundraising...
May 11, 2016 - 2:01pm
May 10, 2016
McGregor High School football coach to host Gov. Dayton on Saturday’s fishing opener
ST. PAUL — McGregor resident and angler Bob Staska will host Gov. Mark Dayton at the 2016 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener on Big Sandy Lake in McGregor Saturday. Staska is principal and head football coach at McGregor High School, where he has worked since 2002, and spends...
May 10, 2016 - 11:46pm
May 6, 2016
Fishing opener: Spring will make anglers forget lousy ice fishing season
SPICER — The 2015-16 ice fishing season saw late ice, early ice-out, relatively low fishing pressure and not a lot of success stories. This...
May 6, 2016 - 4:46pm
April 26, 2016
For those seeking trophy fish, the Minnesota River offers innumerable options
Anglers know the Minnesota River for its trophy channel and flathead catfish, and its walleye and white bass. These are its most targeted game...
April 26, 2016 - 10:42am
April 22, 2016
The Spicer Strain: Walleyes may be better able to reproduce on own when stocked in area waters
Just like there are advantages to buying local foods, fisheries managers in Minnesota are also realizing there may be benefits to local genetics...
April 22, 2016 - 2:34pm
April 8, 2016
Minnesota DNR reverses live bait ban at Mille Lacs Lake
MILLE LACS LAKE — Walleye anglers on Mille Lacs Lake will be able to use live bait this summer after all. In a surprising turnabout, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Thursday reversed its position on the use of live bait announced last month. Under regulations released...
April 8, 2016 - 12:18am
April 7, 2016
DNR changes Mille Lacs restriction: Live bait will be allowed this year
All Mille Lacs Lake anglers will be able to fish with live bait when the season opens May 14. “This year’s Mille Lacs regulation will not...
April 7, 2016 - 11:26am
March 21, 2016
For walleye anglers, new DNR regs affect popular Minnesota lake
Mille Lacs Lake walleye anglers will see catch-and-release-only fishing and will be able to use only artificial tackle — no live bait — starting...
March 21, 2016 - 2:11pm
March 11, 2016
This weekend's 'Minnesota Bound' to feature siblings from Renville
Tune in to this Sunday’s edition of Ron Schara’s “Minnesota Bound’’ on KARE 11 for the chance to see two of this area’s best ice...
March 11, 2016 - 7:36pm
February 23, 2016
Ice fishing shelter removal deadlines approach
ST. PAUL — Deadlines for removing fish houses, dark houses and portable shelters from state waterways are approaching, according to the Minnesota...
February 23, 2016 - 11:11pm
February 1, 2016
Minnesotan snags monster trophy trout
Barry Larson could see the massive lake trout through 12 inches of clear ice, but he couldn’t get its head into the fishing hole. Duluth’s...
February 1, 2016 - 8:36am