Weather Forecast



April 8, 2016
High winds, lake mist and cold temperatures recently created a strange phenomenon on the shores of Lake Miltona. As the mist hit the shore, it froze to form a scattered array of ice stalagmites on the ground. (Photos contributed by Sheri Streasick)
Photos of the Week - April 8, 2016
April 8, 2016 - 12:00am
March 16, 2016
Ice conditions on area lakes are deteriorating quickly and Douglas County Sheriff's deputies advise people to stay off of the ice.
Bad ice, stay off
March 16, 2016 - 12:00am
February 28, 2016
ATV falls through ice on Lake Mary
February 28, 2016 - 6:20pm
February 21, 2016
Video of ice stacking at Brighton Beach draws millions of viewers
February 21, 2016 - 8:00am
January 13, 2016
The weather was so cold, sun dogs were visible near Big Ole in Alexandria.  (Photo taken January 9, 2015 by James Feist, Explore Minnesota Tourism)
Chilling beauty
January 13, 2016 - 4:43pm
December 4, 2015
This moonlight on ice photo was contributed by Shirley Saathoff of Brandon.
Photo of the Week: Moonlight on Ice
December 4, 2015 - 12:00am
March 31, 2015
Two-year-old who fell through ice dies at hospital
March 31, 2015 - 8:52am
January 3, 2015
The ice heaves on Lake Osakis define today's weather forecast. Even with the arctic conditions, there were still plenty of anglers on the lake. (Echo Press photo by Al Edenloff)
Icy weekend on tap
January 3, 2015 - 3:15pm
December 13, 2014
Sheriff: Local ice deteriorating, use caution
December 13, 2014 - 10:04pm
November 29, 2014
DNR reminds parents of ice danger to children
November 29, 2014 - 6:00am
May 14, 2013
Craig Schultz (left) and Brian Ferris, along with Kris Holden (not pictured) didn't need open water for Saturday's fishing opener on Lake Osakis. The ice was still about eight inches thick. Although they didn't catch anything, they said it was still a blast. (Contributed photo)
Stubborn ice finally gives up; L'Homme Dieu ice-out is May 13
May 14, 2013 - 11:01am
May 7, 2013
Tuesday morning, Neil Ranum, Rick Loxtercamp and Gordy Berthiaume were set up about 20 feet from shore on the south end of Lake Osakis. Osakis Review photo by Amy Chaffins
Making the most of an icy situation in Osakis
May 7, 2013 - 11:08am
April 17, 2013
Lessons learned from the 2012 ice fishing season
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
March 13, 2013
Water poured down into the box office of the Alexandria Area Arts Association Theatre after a portion of the ceiling collapsed over the weekend. The AAAA is seeking donations to help with repairs. (Photo by Al Edenloff)
Flaky weather
March 13, 2013 - 12:00am
March 8, 2013
Shifting temperatures, along with recent snowfalls, have created ice dams on many homes and buildings in the Alexandria area, including the Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum off 3rd Avenue West. (Photo by Lowell Anderson)
They're baaack!
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am