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Event brings poetry lovers together
Saturday morning rollover sends two to hospital
Progress made on bridge over I-94 in Alexandria
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, April 27 and Thursday, April 28, 2016
Minnesota authorities hand out nearly 1,000 texting-while-driving violations
Softball: Osakis holds off Sauk Centre in 6AA battle
Track: Osakis girls second, boys fourth at Holdingford
Baseball scores from Friday, April 29
Hamline Elite Meet: Bethany Hasz wins 1,600
Drew to have Tommy John surgery after elbow injury
Luncheon serves up fun at senior center
Connecting Faith to Life: There's more to people than what meets the eye
Zion students to present David and Goliath musical
Egenes attends state 4-H counselor training
Walk for multiple sclerosis
Engaged - Schaffer and Schultz
Births - April 29, 2016
Engaged - Hintermeister and Becker
Births - April 22, 2016
Engaged - Waltz and Jensen
Greengo, Pederson, Knight perfect in week two for Alex shooters
Slowing the spread of emerald ash borer
Morken: A perfect morning, minus the ending
A sport for all ages
Numbers keep booming: Trap league grows again locally, statewide
Roger C. Hanson
Noel Walter Beneke
Dennis "Denny" Stoddard
Robert D. Pulscher
LETTER: Sad that self-pride is missing
LETTER: National Day of Prayer is May 5
LETTER: Find compromise on paying for safe roads and bridges
LETTER: Get to know your fellow American citizens
IT'S OUR TURN: The world should be a kinder place
Pro Ag Show Clinic spotlights livestock
Gardening Tips: Extend garden season with bulbs
Share comments on buffer, soil loss programs
It's time to stop pruning oaks
Grow a rainbow for health and nutrition
Spring styles displayed in fashion show
Robotics Showcase highlights student teams, videos
Knute Nelson named in Top 100 Best Companies to Work For
ALP Utilities recognized for protecting drinking water supply
Take action against hunger
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March 9, 2016
Big northern on Villard
The ice fishing season is winding down with warmer weather starting the thaw, but Alexandria's 7-year-old Taven Maeyaert has a fishing tale to...
March 9, 2016 - 11:41am
February 29, 2016
Scanton wins first Depot Fishing Tournament on Agnes
The first Depot Ice Fishing Tournament hosted anglers on Lake Agnes on Feb. 21 with Ashley Scanton winning the tournament after landing an 8.78-pound northern. Second through fourth place went to Mike Trainor, John Vega and Shawn Solum, respectively, with all four catching perch that...
February 29, 2016 - 3:00pm
February 24, 2016
Mike Frisch: Late winter panfish
My favorite time of the entire ice fishing season is the last few weeks of the season before safe ice eventually becomes no ice. Why is this...
February 24, 2016 - 12:00am
February 10, 2016
Mike Frisch: The winter search for perch
One of my favorite winter fish species to chase is yellow perch. These fish grow big and feisty in some waters and are very tasty table fare,...
February 10, 2016 - 12:00am
February 3, 2016
Worth the wait: Anglers take advantage of beautiful winter days after late ice
Seven-year-old Tristan Angen set the hook and had a fish halfway up to the hole before it got loose on Sunday morning. Not to be deterred, he...
February 3, 2016 - 10:23am
January 27, 2016
Mike Frisch: Target crappies for good mid-winter bite
The middle of winter can be a challenging time for ice anglers. The hot early-ice bite has passed and most good fishing spots and the fish that...
January 27, 2016 - 12:00am
January 18, 2016
Largest charitable fishing contest in world delayed to Feb. 6
By Forum News Service The Brainerd Jaycees have announced its $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza contest—billed as the largest charitable one in the world—will not take place next Saturday, but has been delayed until Feb. 6. Sixty holes drilled by the Crow Wing County Sheriff's...
January 18, 2016 - 9:45am
December 30, 2015
Mike Frisch: Give Big Stone a try on the ice
Big Stone Lake, on the Minnesota-South Dakota border, has long had a reputation as a top-notch walleye fishery. While the walleye has long been...
December 30, 2015 - 12:00am
December 27, 2015
Anglers take to the ice
More ice fishing houses are popping up in the Alexandria area, including this group of portable houses on Lake Agnes Saturday evening. The Minnesota...
December 27, 2015 - 5:36pm
December 17, 2015
Lack of ice leads to frustration for anglers
The lakes are iced over and the walleye bite is going in full force through much of December during most winter fishing seasons in Minnesota. Drive...
December 17, 2015 - 12:31pm
December 9, 2015
A call to action on the ice
Successful ice fishing usually involves finding fish and then manipulating at least some of them in to biting. I often spend most of my ice...
December 9, 2015 - 12:00am