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Abduction suspect seeks to suppress evidence
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, February 16 through Monday, February 19
Central Minn. teacher plans walkout over gun violence as part of national movement
Police, parents search for missing Red Lake woman
County hires first HR director
Sports Schedule for Tuesday, Feb. 20
Gymnastics: Alexandria takes third in section meet
Wrestling: Cardinals fall in the first round of section tournament
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria goes undefeated on the road
Girls hockey: Cardinals seeded fourth in Class A state tournament
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
Rose Cummings (Mom of Pat Gustafson)
Wayne & Berdeen Benson
Northeast's Minnesota moose population remains low but stable
Is feeding the ducks helping or hurting them?
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
Albert takes a position with the DNR
Outdoor briefs: Pheasants Forever banquet set for Feb. 24
Ryan L. Beers
David "Dave" R. Collins
Edward "Ed" Kenneth Grussing
Dorothy M. Weaver
OUR TURN: It's not easy, but it's pretty simple
COMMENTARY: Stop supporting dirty polluters
COMMENTARY: Infrastructure — a bipartisan job creator
Take flu seriously and it's not too late to get a shot
IT'S YOUR TURN: Readers react to splash pad idea
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Alexandria J.C. Penney store to close
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
Adding some kick to downtown: Martial arts studio moves into new location, expands classes
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
Estate planning seminar on Tuesday
hires and promotions
on the street
February 12, 2018
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
A timber wolf that had earlier become entangled in a wire trapping snare was shot and killed by a Duluth police officer Saturday afternoon along...
February 12, 2018 - 8:00pm
January 22, 2018
County looks to acquire historic fire tower overlooking northern Minn. forests
PEQUOT LAKES, Minn.—The uncertain future of a historic landmark fire tower overlooking northern Minnesota forest land might be getting...
January 22, 2018 - 9:52pm
January 19, 2018
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
BLOOMINGTON — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will be cutting back on the number of fingerling walleye it stocks, but maintain its commitment to stocking young fry. The decision comes in response to an analysis of the state's accelerated walleye stock program over...
January 19, 2018 - 6:57pm
December 20, 2017
Survey shows frustration with DNR
Minnesota lake association leaders say they donate millions of dollars and volunteer hours each year caring for lakes, yet the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources doesn't take them seriously. In a statewide survey, their comments reflect frustration and alarm over the spread...
December 20, 2017 - 7:59am
December 2, 2017
Snowmobile safety for kids
Brown ground will not stop instructors from teaching kids about snowmobile safety. "We're doing it snow or no snow," said Sonya Anderson, one of the volunteer instructors. "We can put wheels on them." Kids ages 11 to 15 can sign up for safety training Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Runestone...
December 2, 2017 - 12:43pm
November 29, 2017
NWS warns of fire danger in central Minn. lakes area
BRAINERD, Minn.—The National Weather Service, based out of Duluth, sent out a warning Wednesday, Nov. 29, of increased risk of fire in...
November 29, 2017 - 4:46pm
'As high as I've ever seen it:' Two lakes reached record highs in October
Richard Wagner uses a gauge to measure lake levels, but he could just as well use his dock. This summer, water was so high that boaters were able to lower their motors just 15 feet out from shore, said Wagner, the owner of Shady Creek Resort between Moses and Aaron lakes in northwestern...
November 29, 2017 - 9:46am
September 28, 2017
Zebra mussels confirmed in Grant County's Elk Lake
Zebra mussels have been confirmed in Elk Lake near Hoffman in Grant County, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Thursday. The...
September 28, 2017 - 3:49pm
September 25, 2017
With higher deer population, Minn. wolf numbers jump 25 percent
DULUTH — Minnesota's wolf population jumped 25 percent in the past year, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Monday, Sept....
September 25, 2017 - 5:34pm
September 10, 2017
DNR: Minnesota bear harvest down a bit, and that's good
DULUTH — Minnesota's bear harvest is down from last year, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. But some bear guides...
September 10, 2017 - 6:30am
August 30, 2017
Big project to begin at Lake Osakis access
The public access on Lake Osakis will close on Tuesday, Sept. 5 for several weeks to allow for reconstruction, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The project includes the addition of an aquatic invasive species boat inspection and cleaning area, and new bituminous...
August 30, 2017 - 8:59am
August 25, 2017
Carp removal a solution nobody wants to pay for on Lake Winona
There are some very happy carp these days, poking around in Lake Winona's shallow waters. They take part of the blame for a lake so yucky that...
August 25, 2017 - 11:10am
August 13, 2017
Most Minnesota small-game hunter numbers fall again
DULUTH — The number of Minnesota small-game hunters dropped last fall compared to 2015, continuing a steady trend, the Minnesota Department...
August 13, 2017 - 6:00am
July 14, 2017
Letter: Why can't seniors fish for free?
To the editor: What has the Department of Natural Resources done the last two decades besides collect license fees, and pass out tickets which collect more money? Thirty-five or 40 years ago persons over 65 were allowed to fish for free. A fishing buddy once owned a bait shop and...
July 14, 2017 - 4:24pm
May 25, 2017
Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
Editor's note: The following item was written by Mike Kurre, Department of Natural Resources mentoring program coordinator and appeared in the Minnesota DNR News email that the Echo Press receives each week. I will soon be out fishing, not in the office thinking about fishing. The...
May 25, 2017 - 6:26am