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Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Morken: South Dakota is still worth the hunt
Faye M. Luberts
Mary Louise (Miller) Orlowski
Sally L. Falk
Dr. James L. Adams
Leland "Lee" Hedstrom
Letter: Beginning farmers stand to benefit from proposed act
Letter: Zaun's commentary was right on
Echo Press Editorial: Here comes the plow - what do you do?
Letter: Commissioners should support veteran service
Letter: Reinstate stipend for veteran drivers
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
Downtown loses antique store
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
On The Street
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January 29, 2014
Plenty of panfish
Four-year-old Isaac Henry of Brandon had some success fishing for panfish with his dad and 2-year-old brother on a northern Douglas County lake...
January 29, 2014 - 12:00am
Fish Report: Dipping temps slow down the bite
Staying on top of schools is key
January 29, 2014 - 12:00am
January 21, 2014
Giant walleye on Lake Ida
A walleye weighing 13 pounds is pulled out of Lake Ida
January 21, 2014 - 11:09pm
Fish report: Crappie bite going strong
Walleye action on a lot of area lakes is still fairly slow right now, but the panfish bite is going strong on some lakes. Anglers were hoping the full moon last week would lead to a few bigger fish being caught. That was the case for some, but it wasn’t as fruitful as many might...
January 21, 2014 - 11:08pm
Oscar Lake Association hands out plenty of prizes at annual tourney
The Oscar Lake Association hosted its annual ice fishing tournament on January 11 with anglers going through a raffle to bring home the biggest prizes. Trent Glover won the top prize after taking home a fish house worth a value of $3,000.
January 21, 2014 - 2:15pm
January 15, 2014
Ice fishing challenge on February 8
The 14th annual Alexandria Sertoma Ice Fishing Challenge is coming up on February 8 on Lake L’Homme Dieu with a grand prize of $15,000 going to the winner. A total of $35,000 will be paid out in the fishing tournament with a raffle payout of $9,800. The top raffle prize winner...
January 15, 2014 - 8:42am
Fishing report: Full moon could lead to bigger fish this week
Anglers who have a chance to put in some hours on the ice this week might get rewarded with some bigger fish if trends of recent years hold during this week’s full moon. “In past years, I’ve noticed a definite trend that the full moon in January produces some big fish,”...
January 15, 2014 - 8:41am
Hess boys find the fish on Lake Miltona
Joe Hess of St. Joseph was fishing with his grandfather, Gary Hess, on Lake Miltona on January 4 when he latched into this nice northern. The...
January 15, 2014 - 8:40am
January 8, 2014
Big bass on Cowdry
Former Alexandria resident Steven Lukes, currently of Minneapolis, often gets back to the area to fish and was rewarded for that recently. Lukes...
January 8, 2014 - 1:20am
Fish report: Walleyes slowing as anglers switch to panfish
Many anglers are starting to make the move to targeting panfish as the normally strong walleye bite in December gives way to a bit of a lull in January. “What we’re seeing is pretty normal for this time of year,” Dana Freese of Christopherson Bair said on Monday morning. “Guys...
January 8, 2014 - 1:20am
December 24, 2013
Walleyes still going on many lakes
Jigging for walleyes along weed beds is still working for a lot of area anglers
December 24, 2013 - 8:37am
November 15, 2013
New ice fishing tourney hopes to reel in youth
Children from 5 to 17 can earn points all winter long while fishing with families
November 15, 2013 - 8:30am
April 17, 2013
Lessons learned from the 2012 ice fishing season
The 2012 ice fishing season is drawing to a close. For those of you who spend time on the ice, there are a few things we can learn from this year's ice fishing season. These are important lessons, life's moments that will someday be the "I remember back during the winter of 2012"...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
February 13, 2013
The 'only girl out there'
Chances are if you peek inside most fish houses out on area lakes, you'll find a guy or two hunkered over a hole in the ice. However, there's...
February 13, 2013 - 12:00am
February 8, 2013
2013 Ice Fishing Challenge is Saturday
The Alexandria Sertoma Club will host the 13th annual Ice Fishing Challenge on Lake L'Homme Dieu in Alexandria on Saturday, February 9. The tournament will begin at noon. Last year's tournament awarded a top prize of $20,000 cash and hosted an estimated 3,264 participants, which...
February 8, 2013 - 12:00am