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March 31, 2017
DNR release: Spring burning restrictions begin today
March 31, 2017 - 2:36pm
March 29, 2017
Jazmin Froemming (left) and her older sister, Jacey, of Carlos pose for a photo after helping plant their food plot this past spring. The sisters were the winning team in this year's kid's food plot contest through the Vikings Sportsmen's Club in Alexandria. (Submitted photo)
Viking Sportsmen celebrate 30 years of their kid's food plot program
March 29, 2017 - 12:00am
March 22, 2017
Mike Frisch (left) says the right line can help put more walleyes in the boat. (Submitted photo)
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
March 22, 2017 - 12:00am
Joe Wavra of Red Lake Falls stands next to a couple of the bigger pieces of work he brought with him to the Runestone Community Center for the Rudy Zwieg Show this past Saturday. Wavra does all his work with a chainsaw and now carves full time through his business, Klondike Carvings. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Art of every size, shape and color
March 22, 2017 - 12:00am
March 21, 2017
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
March 21, 2017 - 11:07am
March 15, 2017
Wayne Skillings of rural Osakis stands in his shop next to many of the decoys he will bring with him to the Rudy Zwieg show at the RCC this Saturday. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Carvers coming to the RCC
March 15, 2017 - 12:51am
March 14, 2017
A bald eagle flies through the air. Bald eagles make their migrations back to the state as water starts to open up again. (Photo courtesy of the Minnesota DNR)
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
March 14, 2017 - 9:49am
March 2, 2017
A bumble bee flies near a large-flowered beardstongue before landing in the flower at the pollinator garden near the north Lake Latoka public boat access in 2015. (Eric Morken/Echo Press)
Bees, butterflies and birds to benefit from new fund
March 2, 2017 - 1:07pm
Mike Frisch holds up a nice largemouth bass he caught in shallow water. (Submitted photo)
Mike Frisch: Tackle bass in 2017
March 2, 2017 - 1:06pm
February 22, 2017
DNR big game program leader Adam Murkowski talks to a group of hunters at the public meeting held at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria on Feb. 2. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
February 22, 2017 - 12:00am
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