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May 12, 2016
This piece's author, Mike Frisch, looks over a walleye he boated by pitching a jig and a minnow. (Contributed)
Mike Frisch: A guide to opener success
May 12, 2016 - 8:24am
May 11, 2016
DNR release: Mandatory training required for AIS violators
May 11, 2016 - 2:13pm
Al Skaar (left) of Alexandria and Dick Dyke were all smiles with a stringer of walleyes they caught on Lake Chippewa near Brandon during the Minnesota opener in 1975. (File photo)
Different times: Fishing has changed and so has the industry as anglers look ahead to opener
May 11, 2016 - 12:00am
May 6, 2016
Alex trap shooters in first place
May 6, 2016 - 11:25am
May 4, 2016
Alexandria 6-year-old Sienna Eddy gets a little help from her dad, Josh, in nocking her arrow as she gets ready to shoot a bow for the first time during this past summer's second Youth Outdoor Activity Day at the Alexandria Shooting Park. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Youth Outdoor Activity Day gets a boost
May 4, 2016 - 12:00am
May 3, 2016
State park taking reservations for all sites
May 3, 2016 - 1:14pm
April 27, 2016
Alexandria's Eric Knight poses for a photo with AAHS trap shooting head coach Tom Townsend after Knight busted all 50 clays on April 18.
Greengo, Pederson, Knight perfect in week two for Alex shooters
April 27, 2016 - 1:01pm
Jennifer Schultz, the coordinator for the Wasp Watchers Program through the University of Minnesota Extenstion, displays bark from an ash tree that had been infected by emerald ash borer while talking to a crowd at the extension office in Alexandria last Friday afternoon. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Slowing the spread of emerald ash borer
April 27, 2016 - 12:00am
April 26, 2016
Eric Morken
Morken: A perfect morning, minus the ending
April 26, 2016 - 9:56am
April 24, 2016
Marlin Hanson of Olivia, Minn., holds the tail-feathers fan from his first turkey, along with spurs from the toms he has taken since 1999. (Tom Cherveny | Forum News Service)
A sport for all ages
April 24, 2016 - 1:00pm
April 20, 2016
Brandon-Evansville's Colton Sherman loads his shotgun at the shooting range at the state championship shoot in Alexandria last June. Sherman is back as one of the top shooters in the area.
Numbers keep booming: Trap league grows again locally, statewide
April 20, 2016 - 12:00am
Aubree Morken wasn't quite ready to hold her own fish but was all smiles after catching her first crappie on the evening of April 13 on Lobster Lake west of Alexandria. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Time well spent: Turkeys in the morning, crappies in the evening
April 20, 2016 - 12:00am
April 13, 2016
Evansville's Craig Haseman stands next to the Chippewa River that runs through his farmland southwest of Brandon last Friday afternoon. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Ag and conservation come together
April 13, 2016 - 12:00am
April 12, 2016
A couple of toms gobble their way through the back yard of the author's home on the morning of April 6. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
A turkey gobbles, the heart races
April 12, 2016 - 9:25am
April 7, 2016
Outdoor Briefs: Osakis walleye tourney set
April 7, 2016 - 2:41pm
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