Gail Heig, owner of Bowen Lodge on Lake Winnibigoshish, told the Duluth News Tribune the plan is "a logistical and scheduling nightmare" because guests plan opening weekend vacations well in advance. The legislation will move the fishing opener to May 5 from May 12 this year, if the state Senate approves the bill. House lawmakers approved it Tuesday.
Flooding expected to worsen in MN's Arrowhead region
Hundreds of private homes are at-risk in northern St. Louis County.
St. Paul police: Kids in stolen car rammed squad, hid in porta-potty
The incident sent the Minnesota Capitol into a brief lockdown.
Watch: Storm updates after heavy hail slams Twin Cities
Sven Sundgaard is providing an update after Thursday's flash hail storm.
MN GOP apologizes over antisemitic sequence in candidate's campaign video
Party leader says candidate didn't know the imagery perpetuated an antisemitic trope.
Tornado, severe thunderstorm watches issued in Minnesota
In addition to possible tornadoes, there is a threat for damaging winds and very large hail.
High prices, stiff competition putting off homebuyers in Twin Cities
Prices continue to rise in the metro, but there are signs of buyer fatigue.
Series of explosions at manufacturing plant injures 6 in Wisconsin
The blast rocked the Wisconsin town just before 7:45 a.m.
MN researcher part of team behind 'revolutionary' discovery of ancient tooth in Laos
The molar found in a remote cave is believed to have belonged to a Denisovan girl who lived 164,000-130,000 years ago.
Gallery: Minneapolis penthouse comes with private elevator and 24-foot ceilings
The custom-designed home is on the market for $500K
Charges: Sting catches MN principal trying to hire child prostitute
Authorities alleged Mohamed Selim attempted to meet a 15-year-old girl for sex on Tuesday.
Nominate a 'local hero' to get a dozen Cub donuts from Salvation Army
The organization is looking for 1,000 volunteers to help with the effort in the metro.
Developer's plan for Lockheed site gets mixed reaction in Eagan
The plan calls for about a half-million square feet of "pedestrian-friendly" retail, and would include large and small stores, and possibly a bank. Some city residents voiced concerns about parking. Others wondered who the tenants might be.
MOM Brands buys rights to "choice of a new generation" tagline from Pepsi
The Minneapolis-based cereal company, formally known as Malt-O-Meal, plans to use the slogan in an online ad campaign. Pepsi often used it in the mid-1980s with ads featuring Michael Jackson.
Owners of unique bar hope to reel in ice fishers
More than a hundred fish houses sit on the frozen Lake Lida in Otter Tail County and among them is the Ice Hole Bar. WDAY reports it can seat about 20 people and even offers satellite TV. The Ice Hole Bar is open Thursday through Sundays until the end of the season.
Lutherans voice opposition to marriage amendment
The Star Tribune reports the majority of Lutheran representatives attending an annual assembly of the Minneapolis Area Synod of the ELCA voted against the constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage. This is the first major Lutheran body to go on the record against the amendment. The St. Paul Area Synod will hold its annual assembly in May.
Lutsen ski resorts continue to draw from depleted trout stream
The DNR says there is just cause for the Lutsen Mountains ski area to continue to draw water from the Poplar River along Lake Superior's North Shore despite protest from environmental groups.
2012 Fishing Opener: Audio updates from the Minnesota Broadcasters Association
Listen to audio updates from the 2012 Governor's Fishing Opener at Lake Waconia.
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