Experts say most fish are weeks ahead of their typical annual calendar. That means they should be finished spawning and looking for a meal when anglers hit the water for the opener on Saturday.
Eyota, Minnesota, losing its last bricks-and-mortar bank location
Bremer Bank is exiting the small city in December.
It was the driest September in Twin Cities modern history
Less than a quarter inch of rain fell in September.
Treadmill helps Minneapolis shelter dogs burn off steam
Puttin' the "go" in doggo.
Mercado Central board asks Jensen to remove its image from campaign ad
Mercado Central does not endorse candidates.
Sauk Rapids man pleads guilty to making, selling ghost guns
The 21-year-old would sell unserialized guns, silencers, auto-sears, and high-capacity magazines.
Squirrel blamed for Friday power outage impacting over 5,000 homes
There's no telling when or where the squirrels will strike next.
Seattle man federally indicted in massive Bloomington fentanyl bust
The case is believed to represent the largest fentanyl bust in the Midwest.
Nicollet Diner to launch new, expanded home with a drag show
The new location will still feature the diner's classic offerings, as well as a new cabaret venue and cocktail lounge.
Woman found dead at Minneapolis home was stabbed multiple times
LaTiffany Altanette Lessley was found dead in a north Minneapolis home Tuesday.
Bloomington PD announce what's likely 'largest fentanyl bust in Midwest'
The case is under investigation by the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for the week ending Sept. 27
This week's report represents data collected Sept. 21-27.
MN health officials warn of potential for measles outbreak amid rise in cases
A recent case among a child with no travel history is prompting heightened concern.
Plan for early fishing opener drawing strong opposition
Leaders say they're not hearing much support for a proposal to move up the fishing opener to a week before Mother's Day weekend.
Fishing opener could come a week early
Minnesota’s fishing opener is scheduled for May 12, but it will likely move up a week to May 5 if the state Senate approves a bill that was passed through the Minnesota House today. Representative David Dill of Crane Lake says Walleyes will spawn earlier this season because of the warm spring and record ice-out.
Thousands participate in Ice Fishing Extravaganza
Organizers of the 22nd Annual Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza had to postpone the event last month because of thin ice conditions on Gull Lake. The Star Tribune reports more than 10,000 anglers took part in the event this weekend.
Winter warming trend jeopardizes fragile Minnesota gamefish
State officials and wildlife advocates fear rising temperatures will harm populations of cold water fish like trout, steelhead and salmon. The change in climate might upset the delicate balance that makes Minnesota waters habitable for them.
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