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Education funding up, but union urges veto
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Track and Field: Minnewaska, WCA battle in subsections
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Track and field: A-B-E sends eight to sections
Still duty bound: Inspiration Peak Legion conducts military honors
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Learn about easy-to-grow veggies
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
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Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Timothy D. Claussen
Kathleen Rose Kaar
Dennis Douglas Pearson
Letter: March for Truth in Glenwood
Letter: Suicide should never be glorified
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Hardware Hank's is Official Barbie Trade-In Headquarters
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Winery, brewery and distillery hope customers come crawling
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
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On The Street
October 19, 2016
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Like Miltona will be hosting the 2016 Professional Musky Tournament Trail World Championship sponsored by Ranger Boats on Oct. 22-23 in Douglas County. The event will feature a top-prize package including a 2017 Ranger 619FS Fisherman, powered by a mercury Marine Outboard and Ranger...
October 19, 2016 - 12:00am
August 12, 2016
Saving the lakes, one mussel at a time
Three 10-year-old girls visiting the Alexandria area have big dreams this summer. After hearing about recent zebra mussel infestations, Margaret...
August 12, 2016 - 12:00am
August 3, 2016
Big walleye on Miltona
Liz and Adam Shiek moved to the area two years ago and were able to get their young son, Dominic, out on the water for the first time fishing...
August 3, 2016 - 12:00am
June 15, 2016
Man drowns in Lake Miltona
A 55-year-old Miltona man drowned in Lake Miltona Saturday afternoon. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office identified him as Scott A. Gagner....
June 15, 2016 - 12:00am
June 13, 2016
UPDATE Sunday: Name of victim released in Lake Miltona drowning
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has identified the man who drowned in Lake Miltona Saturday afternoon as Scott A. Gagner, 55, of Miltona. The sheriff's office received a 911 call at 4:34 p.m. about Gagner, who went overboard on the west side of the lake and hadn't re-surfaced....
June 13, 2016 - 8:24am
May 8, 2013
Tim-brrrr! Tech students cut through cold snap at Smokey Timbers Camp
A brisk springtime revival resonated through the forest last Wednesday morning at the Smokey Timbers Camp on Lake Miltona.
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
October 29, 2010
The newspaper obtained this photo last week from Lee Olmschenk of Sauk Centre who hauled in a 55-inch muskie out of Lake Miltona last month....
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
October 1, 2010
Plans for three Douglas County lakes nearing completion
Property owners on Lake Irene, Lake Mary and Lake Miltona or other people who want more information on how they can be involved in their lakes are encouraged to attend the Douglas County Lake Association meeting. It will take place Wednesday, October 13 at the Douglas County Public...
October 1, 2010 - 12:00am
February 12, 2010
The need for speed. That's what drivers craved during the fourth annual Leaf Valley Speed Rally that took place Saturday on north Lake Miltona...
February 12, 2010 - 12:05am
February 10, 2010
Getting along swimmingly: Muskies, walleyes thriving in Lake Miltona, say surveys
Studies show that the walleyes and muskies in Lake Miltona are getting along just fine. The size and number of walleyes are increasing and the...
February 10, 2010 - 12:00am
August 19, 2009
WesMin transfers ownership of Smokey Timbers
WesMin Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council has transferred ownership of Smokey Timbers Camp to a newly formed nonprofit, Smokey...
August 19, 2009 - 12:00am