Lake Darling News

4/18/2018 8:27:00 AM
Minot Daily News
Kim Fundingsland/MDN A thick ice pack was covering Lake Darling late last week, courtesy of a very late spring. The boat fishing season is scheduled to open there May 1, but could be delayed if sufficient melting doesn’t occur before then. Robins ...

4/6/2018 9:24:00 AM
Echo Press
Among Bosek's contributions to the club was her leadership in organizing the annual Senior Fishing Day on Lake Darling. This outing every summer for the last 30-plus years brought together volunteers with their pontoons to take out seniors and military ...

4/3/2018 11:55:00 PM
Minot Daily News
Those drainages can greatly influence the amount of water that eventually enters Lake Darling northwest of Minot. The latest analysis of snowpack conducted by the WSA concludes that this year’s snowmelt will be minimal. Although March snowfall in ...

3/29/2018 11:51:00 PM
Minot Daily News
The flows are minimal and not due to any increase in the amount of water being released from Lake Darling Dam into the river. “Any increases are just natural runoff,” said Tom Pabian, manager, Upper Souris National Wildlife Refuge. “We haven’t ...

3/22/2018 11:35:00 PM
Minot Daily News
and Lake Darling northwest of Minot. Prior to the recent snowfall the reservoirs were not expected to rise to preferred summer operating levels. Now that is a possibility. Southern Saskatchewan, which had been lacking in snow cover, received a similar ...

3/1/2018 11:44:00 PM
Minot Daily News
Lake Darling northwest of Minot and two reservoirs on the Souris in Saskatchewan, Rafferty near Estevan and Grant Devine at Oxbow, are all at or below prescribed levels at this time. While all three reservoirs are poised to protect against excessive spring ...

2/25/2018 10:02:00 PM
Echo Press
Participants in the Polar Plunge jump into the icy waters of Lake Darling at Arrowwood Resort near Alexandria Sunday to raise money for the Special Olympics. Last year, 317 jumpers raised about $82,000 for the Special Olympics. Watch for more information ...

2/25/2018 1:30:00 PM
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2/21/2018 11:37:00 PM
Minot Daily News
Plans are already being made to pump water from Rafferty into Boundary to support power production. Lake Darling, the final impoundment on the Souris above Minot, stood at approximately 1,596 feet on Wednesday. Summer operating level for that reservoir is ...

2/17/2018 11:00:00 AM
Echo Press
"We chose this theme because we feel the fire represents our passion for volunteer work and the ice is fitting because we'll be jumping into frozen Lake Darling the day after the event for the Polar Plunge," she said. Second Chance Prom will take place ...

2/16/2018 4:14:06 AM
It's been a Shakespearean romance for the couple since day one. "One on each side of the Mouse River, which is now the Lake Darling, he was on the west side and I was on the east side," said Helen. A story that blossomed into a North Dakota fairy tale.

2/15/2018 10:29:00 PM
Minot Daily News
“Spring green-up will be very short and we’ll return to stress inducing conditions.” Reservoirs on the Souris, Lake Darling immediately northwest of Minot and two impoundments in southern Saskatchewan, Grant Devine near Oxbow and Rafferty near ...

2/14/2018 8:49:00 PM
It's been a Shakespearean romance for the Hedbergs since day one. "One on each side of the Mouse River, which is now the Lake Darling, he was on the west side and I was on the east side," said Helen. A story that blossomed into a North Dakota fairy tale.

2/8/2018 11:26:00 PM
Echo Press
The release states that suspects have forced their way into the ice houses in search of items. In the Lake Darling break-ins, deputies were able to locate tracks from two suspects who used a pickup truck to travel between fish houses. “We’re always ...

2/8/2018 12:46:00 PM
A release said deputies have responded to calls on Lake Brophy, Freeborn Lake, Lake Mary, Lake Darling and Lake Le Homme Dieu. On Lake Darling, deputies reportedly located tracks from two suspects who allegedly used a pickup to travel from fish house to ...

2/8/2018 8:52:00 AM
Echo Press
Public assist, giving a released inmate a ride, Kensington. Fire, farm building, Evansville. Theft, fish house has been broken into, Lake Darling. Property damage crash, 3rd Ave E/Nokomis St. Suspicious activity, persons two and three have abandoned their ...

1/26/2018 11:00:00 PM
Minot Daily News
Reservoirs on the Souris, notes the outlook, “are all at or below their normal winter levels.” Those reservoirs are Lake Darling located northwest of Minot and two reservoirs in southern Saskatchewan – Rafferty Reservoir near Estevan and Grant Devine ...

1/22/2018 10:08:00 PM
Minot Daily News
Non-essential employees at those facilities were instructed not to report to work Monday. Ice fishing is a popular activity at Lake Audubon and Lake Darling located on the Upper Souris NWR. Both refuges have public access points on refuge lands.

1/21/2018 4:00:00 PM
Lockhaven The Express
Access to lakes for those wishing to fish through the ice is a problem at many locations. At Lake Darling, an abundance of snow has choked all vehicle access points, a situation that may not change this winter. Snow drifts are tall and wide. Some ice ...

1/18/2018 4:23:00 PM
After about a year in the making, the bridge that will span the east end of the silt dam arrived at Lake Darling State Park and workers began moving it onto the footings that were built for it earlier this year. Lake Darling State Park ranger Zach Haworth ...

1/7/2018 12:51:00 AM
Bluegill – Fair: Most are near the bottom in the 20 to 25 feet zone. For more information on the above lakes and rivers, contact the Lake Darling Fisheries Office at 319-694-2430. The lake is down to winter pool of 683.4? now. Ice is 3-8 inches ...

12/26/2017 7:56:00 AM
DES MOINES, IA — Free, guided hikes will take place in 26 Iowa state parks on New Year's Day as part of America's First Day Hikes initiative. Last year, more than 1,200 people began the year in an Iowa state park, enjoying a winter hike and exploring the ...

12/16/2017 5:52:00 PM
Echo Press
Swans and geese share some open water Lake Carlos near the Lake Carlos-Lake Darling bridge. Lowell Lenz took this photo in the first week of December. If you have a great photo, email it to

12/14/2017 1:56:00 AM
Footings for a bridge that will span a 150-foot gap in the east end of the silt dam on Lake Darling have been placed and the bridge is expected to be installed in the park early next year. Lake Darling State Park ranger Zach Haworth said today that the ...

12/9/2017 7:26:00 PM
ABC Kcrg 9
19. Katlynn Droll spent a weekend fishing at lake darling and bingo, she had a nice pole bender. 20. And wrapping things up is Tammy Gertsen and the 6.2 catfish that she figures survived a serious freeze in their two acre pond. With all my fishing friends ...

Echo Press
Dan spent his early years in Minneapolis, and then moved with his family to his grandfather's home on Lake Darling in Alexandria, Minnesota, where he graduated from Central High School in 1949. After high school, Dan proudly served as a bombardier in the ...

11/23/2017 8:20:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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11/23/2017 2:25:00 PM
lake ... “Darling, I want you to know that I love you more than anything else in the world.” * “I want you to marry me ... I’m not wealthy ... I’m not rich ... I don’t have a yacht or a Rolls Royce like Johnny Green, but I do love you with all ...

National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

11/10/2017 5:05:00 PM
Bozeman Daily Chronicle
(Featured Photo: Lake Darling is part of the Upper Souris National Wildlife Refuge in North Dakota. The refuge now features expanded upland a big game hunting opportunities. US FWS Photo)

11/7/2017 3:47:00 PM
Williston Herald
The refuge is already open to upland game hunting, other big game hunting, and sport fishing. (Featured Photo: Lake Darling is part of the Upper Souris National Wildlife Refuge in North Dakota. The refuge now features expanded upland a big game hunting ...

11/5/2017 2:56:00 PM
Charles City Press
He had stopped working full time for the Des Moines Register in 1952. Several parks in the United States are named after Darling, including Lake Darling State Park in Washington County. Milligan has been with the speakers bureau with Humanities Iowa for 20 ...

National Weather Service

10/15/2017 10:01:00 PM
Williston Herald
With diverse watchable wildlife and bird populations, the complex runs north and south along the Souris River and Lake Darling for a span of nearly 35 miles. Hunting for deer and upland game is allowed on the refuge, with a few minor restrictions and non ...

10/6/2017 9:35:54 AM
The Bismarck Tribune
Wolsfeld said three main alternatives were considered that include changing operations at Lake Darling Dam and the three Canadian reservoirs during a major flood event. He said an $80 million to $90 million project to lift the Lake Darling reservoir by 5 ...

10/6/2017 12:53:00 AM
Echo Press
35 p.m. on the shores of Lake Darling. The girls teams from Edina, Willmar, Marshall, Stillwater, Becker and Roseville are ranked among the top 12 teams in the state. The boys teams from Edina, Stillwater, White Bear Lake, Sartell, Mounds View and ...

9/30/2017 10:23:00 PM
Minot Daily News
By adjusting input data, the tool can offer insights into potential benefits related to buyouts, lowering reservoirs ahead of expected high water flows, increasing storage at Lake Darling, building the flood control project and other scenarios. The best ...

9/29/2017 12:00:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)

9/25/2017 7:37:00 AM
United States Army
The study area will include the entire Souris River Basin to its confluence with the Assiniboine River and will encompass the key water control reservoirs: Rafferty, Alameda, Boundary and Lake Darling. The study will look at the geographical limits of the ...

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