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Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, August 17
Drug conviction earns more than seven years in prison
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Matzo (w/video)
Updated: Boy dies after rollover accident, girl injured
Truck hauling hazardous chemicals catches fire; homes near Paynesville evacuated
Football: B-E ready to make next step
Next man up: Empting takes over at QB after Roste's three-year run
A promise kept: Plan started at the Viking Speedway is rekindled after the death of a friend
Matt Cullen comes home to play for the Wild
Twins activate former All-Star closer Perkins
Habitat for Humanity dedicates two new homes
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Johnson - Engebretson
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Delores M. Johnson
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
Letter: We need to work and pray together
Commentary: Think of the possibilities new school would bring
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views of the Echo Press Editorial Board
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
hires and promotions
on the street
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
August 6, 2017
DNR expands Minn. deer season opportunities
Deer hunters across most of northwest Minnesota will have more opportunities this fall, the Department of Natural Resources said this week in...
August 6, 2017 - 11:10am
April 28, 2017
Letter: Helping future generations of hunters
To the editor: The Pope County Gobblers of Glacial Ridge wishes to thank all of the donors and people that attended the 23rd annual National Wild Turkey Federation Banquet. This event raises money for our future generations of hunters and for the 4-H youth shooting sports and their...
April 28, 2017 - 2:55pm
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
February 26, 2017
Duluth group sounds off about deer management preferences
DULUTH, Minn.—Deer hunters and other interested folks gathered over coffee and chocolate-chip cookies in Duluth on Wednesday night, Feb....
February 26, 2017 - 7:00am
December 7, 2016
Minnesota hunter’s death being investigated as homicide
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. — Authorities in central Minnesota reported Wednesday that the death of a hunter last month is now being treated as a homicide,...
December 7, 2016 - 2:21pm
November 23, 2016
MN official's response to new chronic wasting disease cases: shoot more deer
ST. PAUL — In response to two deer that have tested positive to chronic wasting disease in Minnesota, wildlife officials said Tuesday,...
November 23, 2016 - 2:47pm
November 12, 2016
Douglas County man injured in hunting accident
An Orange Township man was injured in a hunting accident Saturday morning. The Douglas County Hospital notified the Douglas County Sheriff's Office at 11:39 a.m. about a patient who had come in with a gunshot wound. The victim was identifed as Benjamin Kluver, a resident at 8681 County...
November 12, 2016 - 3:11pm
October 30, 2016
Minnesota DNR deer leader: Population on way up
DULUTH, Minn. — Adam Murkowski has been traveling Minnesota, listening. He listens to deer hunters and others who care about the number...
October 30, 2016 - 6:02am
October 23, 2016
Searcher finds missing 9-year-old: 'The look on her face was priceless'
RAYMOND - A pheasant hunter heard the cries for help from a lost girl and came to the rescue as a large-scale search for her was underway Saturday...
October 23, 2016 - 7:48pm
October 22, 2016
Two Minnesota tribes authorized to kill 10 moose this fall
ST. PAUL—Two Minnesota Chippewa tribes were granted a permit Friday by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources allowing them to harvest...
October 22, 2016 - 3:21pm
May 8, 2016
Banding woodcock is like catch and release hunting
By Brad Dokken, Forum News Service TAMARAC NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, Minn. -- Donna Dustin knew the woodcock was there -- somewhere -- hunkered...
May 8, 2016 - 2:00pm
April 24, 2016
A sport for all ages
By Tom Cherveny, Forum News Service There are a lot of different strategies for taking turkeys, and Marlin Hanson has proven the best of them....
April 24, 2016 - 1:00pm
April 15, 2016
Legislators seeing pink ... blaze pink
The big debates in the Minnesota Legislature tend to be about taxes, spending, abortion, gay rights and such, but it turned to orange vs. pink the other day. During a House committee meeting, in which several male representatives wore bright pink clothes, lawmakers debated whether...
April 15, 2016 - 12:00am
March 8, 2016
Lead ammo ban crucial or rights-revoking? Tell DNR what you think
Minnesota wildlife officials will hold a public forum on their plan to ban some types of lead ammunition from a swath of state-owned hunting land. The forum will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 10, at the headquarters of the Department of Natural Resources, 500 Lafayette Road,...
March 8, 2016 - 12:41pm