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Osakis, B-E gear up for Homecoming week
Rally against corruption set for Saturday
Alexandria doctor harnesses the sun with $50,000 project
Good news, bad news for fall: Maples should be healthy, oaks maybe not
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, September 21
Sports schedule for Saturday, Sept. 23
Football: Panthers drop district game against Patriots
Football: Chargers hold on at unbeaten Bertha-Hewitt
Football: Chargers hold on to hand Bears their first loss
Football scores from Friday, Sept. 22
Faith Events: Speaker coming to Osakis High
Country Blossom Farm holds baking, eating contests
Community Education classes available
Events promote talking about suicide
Ecumen gives look at daytime senior care
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
James "Jim" W. Anderson
Michelle Kay Miller
Lorraine K. Porter
Michelle Kay "Ma Miller" Miller
Letter: Who earned the right to sit during anthem?
Echo Press Editorial: Feds delay in health care hurts consumers
Letter: Don't put gravel pit in Forada
Letter: Confederate statues promote division
Letter: No right way to protest
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Tastefully Simple confirms layoffs, opening up building space for tenants
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Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
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July 26, 2017
Big smallmouth caught on Miltona
Steve Doerfler of Farmington latched into a big smallmouth bass while fishing on Lake Miltona on July 1. Doerfler was fishing with an artificial...
July 26, 2017 - 6:00am
July 19, 2017
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Braxton Steidl wanted a bigger net to have on hand in case a muskie hit while fishing on Lake Miltona, but his father, Scott Steidl, told him...
July 19, 2017 - 6:00am
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