Lake of the Woods MN Fishing Report

Ice continues to be good with 24-27 inches in most areas.  As always, use a resort or outfitter road for safety as they are monitored daily.  Some resorts have pulled houses, some still have houses out.  Some ice roads closed, others still open.  Call ahead.  Bite has been great overall with many keepers among smaller…

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Kittson County passes resolution opposing buffer law

The Kittson County Board of Commissioners has joined the growing number of voices in opposition to the buffer strip legislation. In last week’s board meeting, the commissioners unanimously voted to approve a resolution opposing the buffer law. In the resolution, the board voices their concerns about the law in regard to landowners’ rights and asks…

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Stand Off near Tabor, MN ends; Coroner called to scene

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Grand Forks Police release Fentanyl advisory

On March 14, 2017, an eye dropper was seized from Michael Kotaska. The contents of the liquid inside of this eye dropper presumptively tested positive for Furanyl Fentanyl. Michael Kotaska was arrested for the possession of a schedule 1 controlled substance in Grand Forks County. Similar instances have been documented in the Fargo metro area…

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“A Touch of Spain” entertains at the Greenbush Public Library

Lively Spanish music and flamenco dancers were in the entertainment spotlight at the Greenbush Public Library on Wednesday forenoon, March 8, 2017. Performing were six very talented entertainers from the Twin Cities area known as “A Touch of Spain” Flamenco is a style of dancing that is strongly rhythmic and involves actions, as clapping the…

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Public speaks out on Dollar General rezoning application

Greenbush community members and business owners filled the Greenbush Community Center on Monday, March 6, to express their thoughts, questions, and opinions at a city public hearing. Why? They were there to attend a public hearing regarding a Dollar General rezoning application to rezone a property to use to construct one of its stores in…

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CHI LakeWood welcomes two new healthcare providers

The staff at CHI LakeWood Health is proud to welcome Larry Sokolic, MD, and Michelle Brown, NP-C, to its growing medical staff. “We are excited to add Larry Sokolic, MD, and Michelle Brown, NP-C, to our medical staff,” said Ben Koppelman, Interim President at CHI LakeWood Health.    “The recent additions to our staff will…

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Porter appointed sheriff of Kittson County

As young man, Steve Porter was just looking for a way to make a living and support his family, so he pursued a law enforcement career. Today, he still works in law enforcement, but the motives have changed from when he first started, as to why he remains in this career, becoming something more. “You…

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“Scouting for Food” slated for March 25, 2017

The Mayor’s of East Grand Forks and Grand Forks join the scouts to kick off  “Scouting for Food” on March 25, 2017.  Scouts, UND students, and other volunteers from our area will collect food to restock the shelves of local food cupboards. Scouts will distribute door knob hang-tags door-to-door the week of March 19, 2017.…

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Lake of the Woods MN Fishing

Ice continues to be good with 24-34 inches in most areas.  As always, use a resort or outfitter road for safety as they are monitored.  Bite varies daily but good catch rate most days. Fish are aggressive following lures up and down the water column. Electronics helpful as some walleyes are suspended.  Jigging spoon tipped…

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