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Lake of the Woods
May 28, 2017
Brad Dokken: May serves up walleyes, morels and wild asparagus
There are many things to like about May, and as the month enters the homestretch, I'd have to say it's been a good one. From spending a morning...
May 28, 2017 - 12:29pm
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 12, 2017
Column: Dad and co-pilot son share ride through life
LAKE OF THE WOODS, Minn. — Eight years ago in January, my life changed forever when Rosa and I adopted our son, Hayden. Our adult girls...
March 12, 2017 - 4:15pm
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
May 11, 2016
Trial for woman charged with Lake of the Woods GoFundMe theft changing venue
BAUDETTE, Minn.—The trial for a Baudette woman accused of stealing from a GoFundMe account she set up for three men who died in a boating accident...
May 11, 2016 - 7:12pm
April 28, 2016
BASEBALL: Blackduck tops Lake of the Woods 7-1
BAUDETTE — The Blackduck baseball team had three different players with two hits apiece as the Drakes beat Lake of the Woods 7-1 on Thursday. Blackduck (5-1) racked up 10 hits and scored a run in the first, three in the third and two of the fourth. Levi Dexter went 2-for-4 with...
April 28, 2016 - 11:01pm
April 20, 2016
UPDATED: Body found on Lake of the Woods identified as missing boater
POWDER ISLAND, Ont. — Police say a body found on Powder Island on Lake of the Woods has been identified as Keith Ayers, who disappeared six months ago in a boating accident on the lake. Officers from the Kenora Department of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a report...
April 20, 2016 - 4:44pm
April 11, 2016
Body found Monday in Rainy River
BAUDETTE, Minn. -- Lake of the Woods Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a man who was found floating on the Rainy River on Monday. Lake of the Woods Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call at 11:26 a.m. Monday of a body floating on the Rainy River about one mile east...
April 11, 2016 - 8:46pm
March 18, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: With ice fishing season ending, the Rainy River beckons
The ice thickness on the lakes in the Bemidji area varies greatly from lake to lake and even between accesses on the same lake. The ice is totally...
March 18, 2016 - 4:05pm
February 10, 2016
Sheriff: Woman charged with stealing from GoFundMe account hospitalized in Bemidji
BAUDETTE -- A Baudette woman who was charged with stealing from a GoFundMe account she set up to help the families of three men who went missing on Lake of the Woods is in a Bemidji hospital, according to law enforcement. Retina Rayellen LaValla, 28, was arrested Tuesday night and...
February 10, 2016 - 4:04pm
October 12, 2015
Second body recovered in search for missing Lake of the Woods boaters
OAK ISLAND, Minn.--A second body was recovered in the search for three missing boaters in Lake of the Woods Sunday morning. Cody Ostendorf,...
October 12, 2015 - 9:25am
October 10, 2015
UPDATE: Body found during search for missing boaters on Lake of the Woods
OAK ISLAND, Minn. – A body believed to be one of three missing boaters was recovered Friday on Lake of the Woods, the Northern Light Region newspaper of Baudette reported. In a Facebook post, the Northern Light Region says Lake of the Woods County Sheriff Gary Fish confirmed...
October 10, 2015 - 1:26pm