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Alexandria turkey visits governor
Girls Hockey: Cards end Packers’ winning streak
Blizzard hockey: Granite City dominates in an 8-2 final at the RCC
Girls hockey: Cards put scare into defending CLC champs
State swim: Alex relay takes 24th in first taste of state
Sports schedule for Saturday, Nov. 18
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
College to show film about Rwanda war crimes
Dave & Jean Schonberg
Larry & Terry Sather
Larry & Terry Sather
A rare mule deer sighting near Alexandria
DNR: Seven deer presumed positive for CWD in area 603 after initial test
Finally his turn
Opening morning memory
Firearm deer harvest up 10 percent from 2016 so far
Sharon Marie Martinson
Gary D. Nokes
Keith N. Krier
OUR TURN: Social media opens door to hate and unkindness
EDITORIAL: Advice for Black Friday shoppers
LETTER: Who benefits from proposed tax cuts?
LETTER: The religion of Americanism
COMMENTARY: E-cigarettes are a public health concern
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
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
Alex born company now part of global high-tech firm
UPDATED: 2 Minnesota Target stores closing
Alexandria lawyer honored for helping poor
hires and promotions
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November 8, 2017
From the stand: Trying to move past a lost buck
I should be writing about everything coming together on a great buck during a perfect morning in the woods on Nov. 1. Things set up that way...
November 8, 2017 - 12:25am
October 10, 2017
Morken: CRP is worth fighting for by more than hunters
Each year the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources releases annual surveys that often paint a bleak outlook for pheasant hunters. The August...
October 10, 2017 - 12:25am
July 12, 2017
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
July 4 is often spent on the water in the Alexandria area with family and friends, and this year's holiday was a perfect day for that. Temperatures...
July 12, 2017 - 12:00am
June 28, 2017
Morken: Worth the casts in Canada
Little things on the water can turn a day of fishing in a hurry. My father, Gary Morken, and longtime friend, Jacob Busiahn of Minneapolis, joined...
June 28, 2017 - 6:00am
May 24, 2017
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Three years ago, I got into some new land for deer hunting that I thought would produce big bucks on a regular basis. I was under the naive impression...
May 24, 2017 - 6:00am
May 17, 2017
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Turkeys are still gobbling on the roost for those who have a tag left to fill. Sunday morning was as vocal as I have heard them all season, but...
May 17, 2017 - 8:00am
April 26, 2017
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Ten years ago, if someone would have told me I would hear the gobbles I'm hearing every morning while turkey hunting Minnesota, I would have...
April 26, 2017 - 10:13am
April 5, 2017
A walk in the woods is always worth it
I woke up the morning of March 26 at my in-laws' house in Wood Lake and looked outside. Clouds and a light mist. Unfortunately, the forecast...
April 5, 2017 - 12:00am
March 24, 2017
Morken's musings: Reason to believe in Gophers future
A Gophers basketball season that had its highs and lows ended abruptly with a first-round exit in the NCAA Tournament to Middle Tennessee State...
March 24, 2017 - 12:00am
January 18, 2017
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
The condition of the deer herd tends to be one of the hottest outdoor topics among hunters in every state, and Minnesota is no different. Hunters...
January 18, 2017 - 11:59am
January 11, 2017
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
Each hunting season is filled with lessons. Oftentimes, the lesson is that we don't always know what we think we know. We read all about how...
January 11, 2017 - 8:44am
January 5, 2017
Morken's musings: Claeys firing likely a football decision
The hot topic in the Minnesota sports world came on Tuesday out of the University of Minnesota when Athletics Director Mark Coyle announced the...
January 5, 2017 - 9:59am
December 21, 2016
Time is dwindling to chase late-season roosters
The cackle rang out in the cold December air before the rooster ever showed itself above the cattails. Birds like to flush wild this time of...
December 21, 2016 - 12:00am
December 7, 2016
From the stand: A good way to end it
I knew what I had to do by the time the third deer passed my stand on Saturday afternoon. I hunted all season hoping to catch up to a mature...
December 7, 2016 - 12:00am
November 16, 2016
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
The firearms deer hunting season is a sacred holiday for many of the hunters who don blaze orange and take to the woods for a season that just...
November 16, 2016 - 12:00am