Mille Lacs Lake

What goes up, must come down – sometimes with a thump. A Princeton businessman and his daughter escaped injury Sunday when a plane crashed on Lake Mille Lacs near Isle. Troy Minske, 44, owner of Rum River Automotive and a member of the board of the Princeton Area Chamber of Commerce, was flying over Lake [...]

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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Chip Cravaack (MN) is pleased to report that a modified version of H.R. 5797, the Mill Lacs Lake Freedom to Fish Act of 2012, was passed by the Senate last evening under the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2012.  Initially authored and introduced by Rep. Cravaack on May 12, 2012, the [...]

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The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure unanimously agreed to report H.R. 5797, the Mille Lacs Lake Freedom to Fish Act of 2012, to the House for consideration. Authored by U.S. Representative Chip Cravaack, this legislation concerns Minnesota’s state sovereignty, job creation, cutting federal red tape, and strengthening Minnesota’s outdoor fishing tradition. In March of [...]

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                    The body of a suburban Twin Cities man washed up on the shore of Mille Lacs Lake on Thursday, July 5, the victim of an apparent drowning. Terry Lee McKinzie, 52 of Plymouth, was found dead at about 12:15 p.m. His body had washed ashore [...]

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Eighth District U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack (MN) on Saturday at Nitti’s Hunters Point Resort on Mille Lacs Lake, announced he will introduce The Mille Lacs Lake Freedom to Fish Act. Specifically, this legislation regards Minnesota’s state sovereignty, job creation, cutting federal red tape, and strengthening Minnesota’s outdoor fishing tradition. Citing a 30-year old analysis, the [...]

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(DNR) — Anglers who fish Mille Lacs Lake during the 2012 season will be able to keep walleye less than 17 inches in length, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). This is a change from last year’s regulation that allowed keeping of walleye less than 18 inches. The 17- to 28-inch protected [...]

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