Big Vehicles Barred From Leech Lake During Eelpout FestIce conditions are forcing some changes at the upcoming Eelpout Festival in Walker. The annual festival is scheduled for Feb. 18 to Feb. 21 on Leech Lake.
Ice Angler Shares Story Of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning As Warning To OthersCarbon monoxide poisoned Michael Thetreau and three other fisherman in an ice house on Leech Lake in northern Minnesota last weekend. 34-year-old Jaren Johnson died. Emergency crews rushed Michael and two other men to the hospital.
Sheriff: 1 Dead In Leech Lake Fishing Incident Believed To Be CO PoisoningThe Cass County Sheriff's Office says one fisherman is dead after an incident on Leech Lake.
DNR: Leech Lake's Walleye Population Has RecoveredFisheries officials say the walleye population in Leech Lake is healthy and stable, with anglers enjoying above-average catch rates.
Klobuchar Adds Personal Touch To Political Profile In MemoirU.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar is burnishing her political profile with personal touches in a new memoir. The book is called "The Senator Next Door" and is set to go on sale Aug. 25. The two-term Minnesota senator tells stories of childhood trips from her home in Plymouth all the way to the Hennepin County Attorney's office and Washington.
Police Search For Leech Lake Man, Missing Since April 30Investigators are asking for the public's help to find a missing 30-year-old Leech Lake man. Damon Lee Boyd has been missing since April 30, when he was last seen leaving East Grand Forks, according to Leech Lake Tribal Police.
2 Rescued After Truck Goes Through Ice On Leech LakeTwo people had to be pulled from a pick-up truck on Leech Lake Friday after it broke through thin ice. According to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, deputies received a call around 7:49 a.m. Friday of a vehicle partially through the ice on Leech Lake. Upon arrival, officers and the Walker Fire Department found two people in the bed of the truck, uninjured but unable to get out safely. Sheriff Tom Burch said the fire department was able to successfully rescue the two from the truck, They were not injured. Officers are urging people to practice caution on the ice as, despite the previous week’s cold temperatures, the ice is not safe everywhere. They urge people to check the thickness first before going out, and remind people that ice should never be considered 100 percent safe.
Goin’ To The Lake: Jamie & Jason Visit Walker (Day 2)August is halfway over, and Minnesotans are soaking up all the summer they can before fall arrives. We've been celebrating the season by Goin' to the Lake every week. And now, we're sad to say, we're bringing a full season of trips to a close.
DNR Workshop Helps Bring Women To The OutdoorsI grew up fishing at the cabin on North Long Lake, and Grandpa loved to take me trolling on Leech Lake for walleyes. But it's been too long since I've gone fishin'. It's time to change that. And who better to re-introduce me than Mandy Uhrich, a pro-bass angler, who also volunteers with a DNR program called "Becoming an Outdoors Woman."
Good Question ‘Reply All’: Street Sand Removal, Lake Names & Population SignsKen from Roseville asked: What do the cities do with all the sand they sweep up in the spring? That depends on the city.
2 More Indictments In Fish Poaching Case Dismissed A judge has dismissed indictments against two defendants accused of poaching walleye and other fish from the Leech Lake and Red Lake reservations.
Help Sought Finding Man, 22, Missing Since New Year’s EveState officials are asking the public’s help in finding a 22-year-old man who was last seen in northern Minnesota at New Year’s Eve parties.