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August 18, 2018
ABOUT FISHING: Recruiting new anglers: No easy answers
16 hours 36 min ago
Bette Seres recently caught this 18-inch largemouth bass on a lindy rig with a nightcrawler. She caught the fish in about 15 feet of water in lake weeds, according to husband Richard. “The weeds she reeled in with the fish weighed as much as the bass did. Thought she really had a whale,” he said.
Anglers are invited to submit photos of keepers during the 2018 open-water fishing season. Email to
(Submitted photo)
Bette's bass
17 hours 36 min ago
Black-capped chickadees provide a safety net for migrating songbirds.
BIRDWISE: Meet the flockers
18 hours 36 min ago
Taking first place in the Aug. 11 Fishing Frenzy were James Eischens and Mike Johnson. (Submitted photo)
Johnson, Eischens win PRFD 5 Alarm Fishing Frenzy
21 hours 31 min ago
THE BEEHIVE: Welcome back to the beehive
21 hours 38 min ago
August 17, 2018
Public invited to attend deer open houses
August 17, 2018 - 12:08pm
August 16, 2018
Register by Aug. 22 for Park Rapids firearm safety course
August 16, 2018 - 3:08pm
August 12, 2018
Paxton Buelow of Arvada, Colo. caught and released this 35-inch northern. He used a fire-tiger jig tipped with a leech on the Mantrap chain of lakes, near Nevis. "he had sore wrists and a big smile after a five-minute battle," said Neil Buelow, Paxton's grandfather. (Submitted photo)
Biggest catch, so far
August 12, 2018 - 10:06am
The northern cardinal builds a cup nest in a dense shrub or low tree. (Stock photo)
BIRDWISE: Nest location is important
August 12, 2018 - 10:01am
July 28, 2018
Monarchs have been plentiful this season.
NORTHLAND NATURE JOURNAL: Summer of plenty -- for some
July 28, 2018 - 1:00pm
July 24, 2018
The Department of Natural Resources on Tuesday, July 25, 2018, announced specifics of its Minnesota White-tailed Deer Management Plan, which will guide deer management and DNR performance in achieving management goals from 2019 through 2028. Courtesy photo / Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Minnesota DNR unveils statewide deer management plan
July 24, 2018 - 4:03pm
July 21, 2018
Roxanne Blanchard poses with grandson Zachary Hagen and a couple of Alaskan salmon. (Submitted photo)
ABOUT FISHING: Roxanne Blanchard: Bit by the fishing bug
July 21, 2018 - 3:00pm
Our local hummingbird, the ruby-throat, is the only species of hummingbird east of the Rockies.
BIRDWISE: Hummingbirds: Feeders and fun facts
July 21, 2018 - 6:00am
July 16, 2018
COLA COLUMN: Focusing our "Eyes on the Water" helps protect our healthy lakes
July 16, 2018 - 7:22pm
July 14, 2018
Family Fun Night features lure-making clinic
July 14, 2018 - 3:00pm