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More people with mental illnesses are seeking treatment, speaking out
MARILYN HAGERTY: Flying into the future
Cheerleaders raise funds for trip to the national competition
Snow Likely Monday and Tuesday
crime and courts
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Gophers upend Liberty
UND WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: North Dakota wraps up demanding nonconference schedule at South Dakota
Penn State wins D-I volleyball crown
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Saturday's results
DIVISION II NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP: Mavericks blanked in first-ever championship appearance
BOOK NOTES: 'Craft Beer for the Homebrewer,' 'The Woman Who Would Be King,' 'How Star Wars Conquered the Universe'
East Grand Forks native releases first novel
PRODUCT REVIEW: Stoppy keeps the door open, with style
New KISS app allows you to 'dress up' as the band
Column: Supermom thanks speech therapists
life & style
Barbra C. Hassel
Eleanor S. Grzadzielewski
Great-horned owl gets new lease on life
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Conservation Minnesota marks accomplishments of Clean Water Amendment
ALWAYS IN SEASON: The blue jay is a changeling in the bird world
Federal judge puts Great Lakes wolves back on endangered species list
Game and Fish drops one deer license proposal
OUR OPINION: Renew N.D.'s Higher Ed Challenge Grants
LETTER: Wallet opens, dollars fly as assessed value soars
LETTER: Radioactive material trade-offs include serious health risks
COLUMN: Federalism torpedo targets Obama's ship of state
COLUMN: Let's all imagine the possibilities for public art
February 16, 2014
Crookston man dies after being found submerged in Minnesota lake
A 37-year-old Crookston man died Saturday after he was found under water in Maple Lake near Mentor, Minn. Officers from the Polk County Sheriff's Office responded to a call about an unresponive male and found Kory Stromstad submerged in a hole in the ice inside his spearfishing...
February 16, 2014 - 10:44am
June 11, 2012
Maple Lake, Minn., baptisms attract many
MENTOR, Minn. -- Cody Olson wanted to go the whole enchilada in his baptism Sunday in the waters of Maple Lake, choosing "full immersion," over having water simply poured over his head. "It seems more religious," he said beforehand. "You're not only washing sins away, you're washing...
June 11, 2012 - 6:00am
June 10, 2012
Beltrami, Minn., woman dies in Maple Lake, one of five recent Minnesota lake deaths, two weekend near-drownings
A Beltrami, Minn., woman died early Sunday after falling into Maple Lake near Mentor, Minn. According to the Polk County Sheriff's Office, Cindy Hanson, 55, was seen jumping off a pontoon boat about 1:45 a.m. Sunday on Maple Lake, which is just south of Mentor. The sheriff's office,...
June 10, 2012 - 3:51pm
June 9, 2012
Crookston church to baptize several in Maple Lake
A Crookston church is offering anyone feeling the need for Christian baptism to "Wade in the Waters" Sunday in Maple Lake near Mentor, Minn. Trinity Lutheran of Crookston typically uses its Trinity Point camping and retreat site on the east side of Maple Lake, south of Mentor, every...
June 9, 2012 - 6:00am
April 1, 2011
Golf on the lake
MENTOR, Minn. -- Four years ago, a bright early-spring day gave Scott McFarlin the itch to hit a few golf balls onto frozen Maple Lake from his...
April 1, 2011 - 9:14pm
June 20, 2010
TORNADO NEWS: Condition upgraded for GF woman injured at Maple Lake
Injured woman's condition upgraded The condition of a woman injured in a Minnesota tornado Thursday, has been upgraded, according to officials at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks. Patricia Wilber of Grand Forks, who was injured at Maple Lake, Minn., was listed in satisfactory condition...
June 20, 2010 - 12:49am
June 18, 2010
Maple Lake: In the path of destruction
MAPLE LAKE, Minn. -- Gary Gruhot stopped in at Harlan's Boats R-Us in Mentor, Minn., on Friday to buy a new pontoon, even though there was no electrical power in the building, so owner Harlan Kirkeide couldn't get it ready for him. Gruhot, who lives in Argyle, Minn., has a camper...
June 18, 2010 - 7:34pm
February 15, 2010
Red Lake County officials ID Mentor woman killed in snowmobile crash
A Mentor, Minn., woman died early Sunday in a snowmobile accident in Red Lake County, Minn., the Sheriff's Department said in a news release. Authorities said that at 12:37 a.m. Sunday, Red Lake County received a 911 cell phone call from Polk County reporting a snowmobile crash...
February 15, 2010 - 12:10am
June 10, 2009
Rhombus Guys look to expand
The future is looking up for Matt Winjum and Arron Hendricks, owners of Rhombus Guys pizza on Kittson Avenue in Grand Forks. "We're going to...
June 10, 2009 - 1:54pm
Watching a bobber sink offers a simple joy
There's something about watching a bobber sink that never gets old. I thought about that last Sunday while fishing Maple Lake near Mentor, Minn.,...
staff columnists / fishing / outdoors
May 10, 2009 - 12:24am
April 30, 2009
Herald fishing report
Lake of the Woods The sturgeon bite has been pretty good throughout the Rainy River. Even though the water has muddied a bit, the fish are hitting crawlers and minnows. The northern pike and smallmouth bass action also has been strong in the river. Devils Lake There hasn't been...
fishing / outdoors
April 30, 2009 - 2:55pm