It’s not uncommon, especially during colder months, for catfish to hit baits without taking the hook in their mouths. These short strikes can be frustrating for anglers and often result in a long day of catching nothing. Capt. David Hilton had a few of those days in his years of fishing, but he found the solution for it some time ago.
Prep boys tennis: Cloquet's Tomhave wins section singles tit...
Cloquet senior Peter Tomhave rallied from a loss in the first set to defeat Eveleth-Gilbert senior Rob Licari 4-6, 6-1, 6-1 for the Section 7A individual singles championship Wednesday at the Virginia Indoor Tennis and Pickleball Club.Both Tomhave and Licari advance to the Class A state tournament June...
Marshall police search for suspect, officer 'suffered serious injuries'
The Marshall Police Department is searching for a suspect who they said seriously injured an officer Monday night.
Police tips on how to beat the burglars in New Canaan
By Leon M. Krolikowski, Chief of Police Within the past week, our Department has investigated two residential burglaries—one occurred on Betsy’s Lane and t
Stars goalie Ben Bishop shines as Dallas inches closer to third round: 'He's our brick wall back...
ST. LOUIS -- Ben Bishop adores St. Louis. It's where he grew up and where he learned to love the Cardinals and Imo's Pizza. It's where he blossomed...
This Bangor school secludes and restrains kids more than almost any other in Maine
The U.S. Department of Education says seclusion and restraints don’t work. This Bangor school still uses them.
Great taxidermy tips for fish mounts
Just from the bite, you can tell it’s a good one, far more aggressive than previous strikes of the day. The bend in your rod and the screaming drag indicate this fish has some shoulders. And all at once, the possibilities are flying through your head: Is this my personal best? Maybe even a state record? After a moment that seemed to take years, the big brute finally tires and is brought boat-side, where it’s quickly netted and welcomed aboard. The boat erupts in high fives and smiles, but the behemoth flopping around on the deck is likely already jeopardizing the quality of the mount you might seek from your local professional taxidermist.
Life in prison for Glenn Armstrong, convicted of killing father in Blackstone
WORCESTER - Found guilty of first-degree murder in the 2017 beating and strangulation death of his 83-year-old father, Glenn R. Armstrong of Blackstone
Sikeston woman charged with arson
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston woman has been arrested and charged for allegedly setting her own business on fire. Monica Mays, 50, is charged with first degree arson through Scott County Court, according to Sikeston Department of Public Safety Assistant Chief Jim McMillen...
Where to find Memorial Day events throughout Maine
A roundup of parades, services and more to celebrate Memorial Day weekend throughout the state, from Biddeford to Houlton.