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'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Lippert -- Marcus
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Doty — St. Aubin
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Robert J. Swanberg
Evelyn "Evie" M. Mulder
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
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
April 28, 2016
GOP pushes 'smarter government' spending plan
ST. PAUL -- Republicans want to finish a southwest Minnesota water project, kill the state film board, fund a tractor safety program, get rid...
April 28, 2016 - 5:30am
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 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
October 26, 2015
DNR sets Mille Lacs winter walleye limit at one fish
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota DNR on Monday announced a more restrictive ice fishing season for Lake Mille Lacs as it deals with a walleye shortage. Anglers can keep one walleye between 18 and 20 inches or one longer than 28 inches, the DNR said. The regulation is in effect Dec. 1 through...
October 26, 2015 - 11:00pm
October 6, 2015
DNR to make a decision on Mille Lacs ice fishing later this month
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr projected the DNR will make its call whether to have a winter ice fishing season for walleye on Lake Mille Lacs later this month. In a teleconference Tuesday, Landwehr said the DNR completed fish surveys...
October 6, 2015 - 11:24pm
September 8, 2015
Will Mille Lacs have an ice fishing season? Resorts await winter rules
LAKE MILLE LACS — Since 1954, the Lyback family has been making a living off ice fishing for walleye on Lake Mille Lacs.
September 8, 2015 - 12:08am
August 27, 2015
DNR will add fisheries staff and hatchery facility at Mille Lacs
MILLE LACS LAKE — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Thursday it will create a new fisheries staff and cool-water hatchery dedicated specifically to the recovery of the Mille Lacs Lake walleye fishery. DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr announced it. Walleye fishing...
August 27, 2015 - 11:33pm
August 1, 2015
Dayton sees ‘resentment’ from public at walleye forum
ISLE — Gov. Mark Dayton took heat from a raucous crowd Friday during a standing-room-only public meeting on the Minnesota government’s potential...
August 1, 2015 - 12:13am
July 21, 2015
Lake Mille Lacs walleye kill approaches state quota
LAKE MILLE LACS — Minnesota officials are poised to close Lake Mille Lacs to walleye fishing next month, they announced Tuesday. That’s never happened before. Caught off-guard by a hot early-July bite amid soaring water temperatures, the state is on track to break its yearly...
July 21, 2015 - 11:30pm
May 10, 2015
Perfect stage for walleye opener, but star actor reluctant
WILLMAR — The stage was set for one of the best fishing openers ever, but the star actor was not ready for the role. “Everybody I talked...
May 10, 2015 - 11:12pm
May 8, 2015
Minnesota pulls out all the stops to protect walleye
BEMIDJI — Jim Carlson cut the engine of his Lund fishing boat, gliding into a harbor on the southern shore of Leech Lake. He swung a leg onto...
May 8, 2015 - 11:29pm
May 11, 2013
Whitecaps foil walleye opener
A cold wind blew hard — up to 30 mph — all Saturday out of the northwest chasing anglers to sheltered bays and the leeward side of lakes...
May 11, 2013 - 4:54pm
April 15, 2013
Walleye poaching arrests make northern Minnesota case largest in 22 years
Authorities in Minnesota are bringing criminal charges against 21 people in the largest case of commercialized poaching of fish in the state in at least 22 years. The charges follow at three-year special investigation into the illegal sale and dumping of thousands of...
April 15, 2013 - 11:56am
September 14, 2012
School of Fish blog: Fishing for walleye in the fall
September 14, 2012 - 8:48am