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Lake of the Woods
September 24, 2017
From on the air to on the water
WILLIAMS, Minn.—Curt Quesnell barely has a chance to get his boat up on plane before he reaches one of his favorite Lake of the Woods fishing...
September 24, 2017 - 1:51pm
August 9, 2017
For two anglers on Lake of the Woods, their boat taking on water was only the beginning of a two-day nightmare
LAKE OF THE WOODS, Minn.—Bob Brott and his cousin, Gary Soucie, had just wrapped up a great day of walleye fishing on Lake of the Woods...
August 9, 2017 - 5:55pm
May 21, 2017
Dokken: Pilot program to benefit Northwest Angle
There was good news this past week for people who visit the Northwest Angle when U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., announced that U.S. Customs...
May 21, 2017 - 2:44pm
May 7, 2017
Stage set for good Minnesota walleye opener
The ice went out early, walleyes have spawned, and the stage is set for a great Minnesota fishing opener. Come 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 13, walleyes...
May 7, 2017 - 6:15am
March 26, 2017
Dokken: Having a blast with a fishing partner from the past
It's funny how people drift in and out of our lives sometimes. That's also true with hunting and fishing partners. I can think of a half-dozen...
March 26, 2017 - 8:49am
Lake of the Woods boat ramp remains in limbo
ROOSEVELT, Minn.—A much-anticipated boat ramp on the south shore of Lake of the Woods near Rocky Point north of Roosevelt remains on hold...
March 26, 2017 - 5:45am
March 1, 2017
Peterson seeks better Northwest Angle border crossing system
LAKE OF THE WOODS, Minn. — U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson and three other members of Minnesota's congressional delegation are asking U.S. Customs...
March 1, 2017 - 7:19pm
April 20, 2016
Body found on Lake of the Woods identified as missing boater
LAKE OF THE WOODS – A body found by a 67-year-old man in the water near his island home on Lake of the Woods was identified Wednesday as Keith...
April 20, 2016 - 3:51pm
April 19, 2016
Officials find boat of Shoreview CEO who was found dead last week
BAUDETTE — A boat belonging to a man who was found dead last week in the Rainy River has been recovered. The Lake of the Woods Sheriff’s Office confirmed Tuesday in a news release the camouflage boat, which was submerged in approximately 24 feet of water, belonged to John Martin...
April 19, 2016 - 9:23pm
October 9, 2015
Shoe belonging to one of three missing Minnesota boaters has been discovered
OAK ISLAND - A shoe belonging to one of the three men missing from Lake of the Woods last week apparently has been found. Family members of Keith Ayers reported they found one of his shoes on the shore of Oak Island on Thursday, according to a report from the Northern Light Region...
October 9, 2015 - 12:49pm
October 6, 2015
Web page established to raise funds for families of three Minnesota boaters last seen Friday night
BAUDETTE —The search continues for three men who went missing after their boat capsized on the Lake of the Woods over the weekend, while community members raise money to support the families awaiting news on the lake's shores. A GoFundMe webpage was launched in the...
October 6, 2015 - 3:05pm
October 5, 2015
Authorities continue search for Minnesota men missing since Saturday after boat capsized
BAUDETTE—Authorities renewed search efforts Monday morning for three missing men whose boat was found capsized on Lake of the Woods Saturday. The men are Keith Ryan Ayers, 28, Cody Joseph Ostendorf, 24, and Justin Kelly Haugtvedt, 22, all of Baudette, Minn., according...
October 5, 2015 - 1:41pm
February 21, 2014
12 people face 80 charges in Lake of the Woods fishing case
BAUDETTE, Minn. -- An investigation into guided fishing operations on Lake of the Woods has resulted in charges against 12 people, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reported. According to Col. Ken Soring, DNR enforcement chief, the suspects face a total of 80 charges...
February 21, 2014 - 9:19am
September 5, 2013
Broken exhaust pipe led to boaters' deaths in northern Minn.
WILLIAMS, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a broken exhaust pipe system led to the deaths of two men in a boat on Lake of the Woods and nearly killed a third. Lake of the Woods County sheriff's investigators say they found an aluminum soda can shoved in one of the boat's two exhaust...
September 5, 2013 - 10:25am
December 24, 2011
Sheriff warns of cracks on Lake of the Woods
BAUDETTE, Minn. (AP) -- Authorities say ice anglers should avoid the west side of Lake of the Woods unless they're going out with a resort or...
December 24, 2011 - 12:00am