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Polaris issues recall on ATVs
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, March 27
Council moves to censure Batesole
Five things to know from city council
Sale of land to council member finalized
Boys golf: Two all-conference golfers return for WCA
Lakers to rely on seniors, pitching this spring
Hoops for Hope night includes Aces, area alumni players
Softball: New Ashby head coach looks to improve on 2-13 season
Softball: Knights win battle of young lineups in the spring opener
Alexandria Public School elementary students 'cash in' on creativity
Artists, crafters sought for Art of the Lakes tour
Love INC welcomes volunteer and Life Skills Class coordinator
Judy Slegh brings healing ministry to House of Prayer
Boy Scouts to conduct 29th annual Scouting for Food drive
Births - March 24, 2017
Births - March 17, 2017
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Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Clarence Raymond Lehn
Nancy A. Pedersen
COMMENTARY: Proposed well ban could be disastrous
COMMENTARY: Bill promoted by NorthStar Christian Academy hurts Minnesota students
IT'S OUR TURN: Have you had 'the talk' yet?
FORUM EDITORIAL: Allow cameras in federal courts
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Cherry Berry closes
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine to host grand opening
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
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On The Street
March 19, 2017
Outdoor groups urge Minn. lawmakers to approve fee increases
DULUTH, Minn.—The time is now to increase hunting and fishing license fees, says a coalition of Minnesota hunting, fishing and environmental...
March 19, 2017 - 11:00am
March 5, 2017
Minn. pike regs stay same for 2017
ST. PAUL — Plans to improve Minnesota's northern pike fishery with a system of zones and changes to bag limits and size limits has been...
March 5, 2017 - 8:01am
January 15, 2017
Lower walleye limits, license fees among changes being considered in MN
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — A statewide fisheries advisory group again has brought up the idea of reducing Minnesota's statewide walleye limit...
January 15, 2017 - 2:58pm
August 24, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
ONAMIA, Minnesota-- The state will close the walleye fishing season on Mille Lacs Lake Sept. 6 after exceeding a harvest limit, DNR Fisheries chief Don Pereira said Tuesday. The announcement came at the beginning of a Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee meeting at Izaty's Resort...
August 24, 2016 - 1:55pm
May 4, 2016
Five rescued after boat sinks
Douglas County sheriff’s deputies helped rescue five young men after their boat sank on Lake Carlos late Saturday night. The Douglas County...
May 4, 2016 - 12:00am
April 2, 2016
Getting ready for fishing
About 100 kids were at Central Marine and Sports in Carlos Saturday morning for Kids Day. The event featured fishing demonstrations, safe boating...
April 2, 2016 - 11:22am
March 6, 2016
Sturgeon, paddlefish a centerpiece in spring fishing circles
By Brian Peterson, Northlands Outdoor Network LAKE OF THE WOODS, Minn. -- So now we wait. In Minnesota, except for Canadian border waters, another...
March 6, 2016 - 9:00am
January 20, 2016
Victim identified in fish house carbon monoxide poisoning
By Forum News Service WALKER, Minn. -- A 34-year-old Akeley, Minn., man died and another man is in a Twin Cities hospital after an apparent carbon monoxide poisoning Sunday in an ice fishing house on Leech Lake. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office reports it received a call at 4:37...
January 20, 2016 - 8:53am
January 7, 2015
Fish report: Crappies still going as walleyes slow down
The walleye bite is settling into its normal January trends right now as fish become a little harder to find after a strong bite that led up...
January 7, 2015 - 12:00am
October 14, 2014
Anglers report a sporadic fall bite so far
The fall fishing in the area has been hit and miss for a lot of anglers over the last few weeks, with the walleye bite fluctuating depending on the day. Mike Mohr, whose 9-year-old son is pictured in this issue with an eight-pound walleye he caught on September 27, said they caught...
October 14, 2014 - 10:48am
Fishing deep pays off
Alexandria’s Dennis and Karin Weigel went to church the morning of September 28 and returned home looking for something to do outside on a...
October 14, 2014 - 10:46am
June 4, 2014
Fish Report - June 4
From bass and crappies to northerns and walleyes, the bite on area lakes has heated up with the weather in recent weeks as anglers are in a peak period of the season for catching fish. “About the middle of last week, the water temps got up into the 60s and of course that brought...
June 4, 2014 - 12:00am
Barlages win Reno tourney
A total of 53 teams came to Lake Reno this past weekend for the lake’s 2014 walleye tournament with plenty of fish being brought in for the...
June 4, 2014 - 12:00am