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They’ve been called ice flowers, ice ribbons, ice grass and frost flowers. Whatever the name, they are a special sight to see – and one that Gary Bahn of Alexandria captured on camera on Lake Mary on December 17.
Friday, December, 28, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
As Minnesotans know, weather can vary throughout the state; the same is true for ice conditions. In the north, Department of Natural Resources (DNR) conservation officers report more than 800 ice houses on Lake of the Woods, while boat anglers are fishing on parts of the Mississippi River near Le Crescent in the southern part of the state.
Thursday, December, 27, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
As severe winter weather arrives, so do property damage risks as a result of ice dams.
Saturday, December, 22, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The 2012 ice fishing season is drawing to a close. For those of you who spend time on the ice, there are a few things we can learn from this year’s ice fishing season. These are important lessons, life’s moments that will someday be the “I remember back during the winter of 2012” that will be ever etched in our minds.
Wednesday, April, 17, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
They’re beautiful, strange looking and have the potential to cause a lot of problems. They’re called ice heaves or ice ridges and some wicked looking ones are rising up along the east side of Lake Carlos.
Wednesday, February, 06, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The first go at the Team Extreme Ice Fishing Tournament hit Lake Osakis on Sunday.
Friday, January, 04, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Entertainment
This year’s late spring missed making ice-out history by two days. The ice finally vanished on Lake L’Homme Dieu on Monday, May 13.
Tuesday, May, 14, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) warns ice anglers, snowmobilers, skiers and other outdoor enthusiasts to use caution when going onto any lake covered or partially covered with ice, especially those that feature aeration systems, such as Aldrich Lake in Douglas County.
Friday, December, 28, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The Minnesota Department of Commerce is expecting ice dams to be back in force. In preparation, the department urges Minnesotans to take action now to prevent ice dams and halt what can become a costly home repair issue.
Friday, November, 30, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Chad Malvin of Carlos was the big winner at the Ice Fishing Challenge on Lake L'Homme Dieu on Saturday afternoon as his 3.91-pound northern stood the test of time.
Saturday, February, 09, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Sports
The Alexandria Sertoma Club will host the 13th annual Ice Fishing Challenge on Lake L’Homme Dieu in Alexandria on Saturday, February 9. The tournament will begin at noon. Last year’s tournament awarded a top prize of $20,000 cash and hosted an estimated 3,264 participants, which was the largest in the tournament’s history.
Friday, February, 08, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Entertainment
St. Cloud Hospital Respiratory Care is holding an ice fishing seminar with fishing pro and hall-of-famer, Dave Genz from 7-9 p.m. Nov. 14 in the Windfeldt Room at CentraCare Health Plaza.
Saturday, November, 03, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Sanford Health is grateful for the communities and patients who trust them with their care. To show that appreciation, Sanford is hosting community ice cream socials at many locations.
Friday, July, 27, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Business
A total of 12 teams competed on the second stop of the Team Extreme ice fishing tournaments, held on Lake Minnewaska in Glenwood January 27.
Wednesday, February, 06, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Sports
Last summer when I was spending time with my young granddaughter, the ice cream truck rolled down the street. We could hear the lilting, clearly recognizable music coming from the truck when it was a block or two away. Suddenly, I was a child again.
Wednesday, August, 15, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Life
Anglers have seen great success in past tournaments held on Lake L’Homme Dieu, with winners bringing in some large northerns and walleyes to claim top prizes. Past winners have also won significant prizes with fish weighing less than 1 pound.
Friday, January, 25, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Entertainment
The ever-shifting wintry weather is causing a familiar sight in Douglas County: ice dams. They occur when heat leaks into an attic and melts the underside of snow on the roof. If weather conditions are right – an abundance of snow combined with big swings in the temperature – ice dams flourish.
Friday, March, 08, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Be careful out there. Never assume the ice is 100 percent safe and don’t think it’s always “other people” who fall through the ice.
Wednesday, February, 27, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
Chances are if you peek inside most fish houses out on area lakes, you’ll find a guy or two hunkered over a hole in the ice. However, there’s a local woman who has taken a liking to ice fishing and she’s boldly going where few women go.
Wednesday, February, 13, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Life
Ice conditions on Minnesota waterways may vary, but all fish shelters must have proper identification, according to conservation officers with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
Monday, December, 24, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News