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Photo: Richard Leguil, WJON
Photo: Richard Leguil, WJON
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St. Cloud Man Swims Across Lake Mille Lacs [Watch]

A St. Cloud man swam 14 miles in roughly ten hours Monday to bring attention to our state's natural resources.

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Mille Lacs Walleye Fishing Resumes After Month-Long Pause

Walleye fishing has returned to central Minnesota's Mille Lacs Lake after a month-long closure.
State regulators froze walleye fishing at the lake July 7 amid years of struggles to bolster the lake's walleye population.

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UPDATE: DNR Extending Walleye Closure on Mille Lacs

UPDATED 7/21/17 -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has announced that it is extending the Walleye closure on Mille Lacs Lake. The shutdown originally scheduled to end on July 27th, will now extend until August 11th.

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Protesters to Greet Dayton When He Fishes on Mille Lacs Lake

Protesters will be on Mille Lacs Lake to greet Gov. Mark Dayton when he goes bass fishing Saturday.

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DNR Closing Walleye Season on Mille Lacs

The Minnesota DNR is set to impose more restrictions on what many consider to be Minnesota's premiere walleye fishery.

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Mille Lacs Lake on Sunday night, Photo by Jeremy Mikel
Mille Lacs Lake on Sunday night, Photo by Jeremy Mikel
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Mille Lacs Lake Ranks as #1 for Bass Fishing in the Country

Plenty of healthy bass is why Mille Lacs lake has been named the best lake in the country for bass fishing. Out of 12 other lakes, Mille Lacs ranks as number one by Bassmaster Magazine due to its high number of healthy smallmouth bass.

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A Mille Lacs Resort Receives $150K from State

Only one of the dozens of businesses impacted by fishing restrictions on an eastern Minnesota lake is getting financial help from the state thanks to language tucked into an economic development law.

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Mille Lacs Open Indoor Golf Tournament this Weekend

Have a case of cabin fever? Need to get out of the house and have some fun? Then the 'Mille Lacs Open' Indoor Golf Tournament is for you this Saturday -- taking place at various bars, restaurants, and resorts around Mlle Lacs Lake.

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Warm Winter Start Hurts Mille Lacs Winter Walleye Season

Resort owners around Mille Lacs Lake had hoped for a strong winter walleye season.

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Big Bass Fishing Tournament Heads to Mille Lacs Lake

A major bass fishing tournament is heading to Mille Lacs Lake next year amid ongoing concerns about its walleye population. The central Minnesota lake area's economy has been hit hard by the declining population and the state's decision to close walleye fishing season early this summer.

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