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February 22, 2017
Elliot Blanchette of Evansville showed off his ice fishing abilities by catching this northern pike on Lake Freeborn with a sucker minnow earlier this winter. (Submitted photo)
Blanchette's pike
February 22, 2017 - 12:00am
February 20, 2017
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
February 20, 2017 - 3:56pm
February 15, 2017
Alexandria's Jay Chipman and his 6-year-old daughter, Ruby, were on Lake Darling on Sunday afternoon to take part in the free ice fishing event hosted by the Dive Guys Big Fish and Fry program. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Fishing first timers
February 15, 2017 - 12:51am
Mike Frisch holds up a walleye he caught during the open-water fishing season. Frisch is already thinking spring with warm temperatures across much of Minnesota. (Submitted photo)
Mike Frisch: Think spring
February 15, 2017 - 12:00am
February 3, 2017
DNR big game program leader Adam Murkowski talks to the crowd gathered at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria for the DNR's public meeting on the statewide deer management plan on Thursday night. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Hunters voice their opinions at deer management meeting in Alexandria
February 3, 2017 - 2:08pm
February 2, 2017
UPDATED: Cross-country snowmobile race won't reach Alexandria
February 2, 2017 - 11:38am
February 1, 2017
A young angler scoops up some minnows during the Brainerd stop on Jan. 22 of the Dive Guys Big Fish and Fry. The ice fishing program that is free to kids and veterans is coming to Alexandria Feb. 11 and 12. (Submitted photo)
Free fishing: Ice angling program for vets, kids coming to Alexandria
February 1, 2017 - 12:00am
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Ingebrigtsen gives his take on outdoor issues
February 1, 2017 - 12:00am
January 31, 2017
Rardin, Scribner pace Alex archers in first meet
January 31, 2017 - 11:58am
January 30, 2017
Deer management meeting in Alexandria Thursday
January 30, 2017 - 4:03pm
January 25, 2017
A painting set in Douglas County of bluebills and canvasbacks coming into the decoys titled Riding the Front won Freeport artist Scot Storm Ducks Unlimited's National Artist of the Year Award for 2017. (Submitted image from Scot Storm)
Painting set in Douglas County wins Storm DU National Artist of the Year
January 25, 2017 - 8:54am
January 18, 2017
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
January 18, 2017 - 11:59am
Mike Frisch holds up a yellow perch he caught during the ice fishing season. (Submitted photo)
Perch: A top winter attraction
January 18, 2017 - 11:58am
From left to right, South Padre Island's Bob Reece holds up a 40 pound bull redfish, while Alexandria's Sandy Erickson holds up her 28-pound catch and Richard Erickson holds up his 35-pound fish. (Submitted photo)
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
January 18, 2017 - 11:55am
January 11, 2017
Five-year old yellow lab, Ole, makes a retrieve of a rooster on a hunt in southwestern Minnesota on Jan. 1. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
January 11, 2017 - 8:44am
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