Tofte News


05/07/2018 02:44 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Across northern Minnesota, resort owners and outfitters still waiting for ice-out 

The ice has finally started pulling away from the shore on Sawbill Lake north of Tofte as seen at sunset on May 5. The ice has finally started pulling away from the shore on Sawbill Lake north of Tofte as seen at sunset on May 5. Resort owners and outfitters who need to get ready for an influx of summer visitors are anxiously awaiting ice-out on many lakes across northern Minnesota. While recent warm weather has helped with melting, a number of lakes remain largely ice-covered with less than a week to go until Saturday's Minnesota fishing opener.


04/27/2018 02:35 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Range DFL needs sound leadership to repitch its big tent 

Back in 2002, the late Sen. Paul Wellstone recruited Tofte outfitter and environmental activist Bill Hansen to run for the Legislature in the old 6A District and secured him the early endorsement of the United Steelworkers.