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Peterson to run again in Minnesota’s 7th District
Law enforcement blotter: January 26, 2015
Two New Hope police officers shot at City Hall; gunman killed
Explosion levels home near Bemidji
Boys basketball: Alex erases deficit with dominant second-half run in win over Apollo
Girls basketball: Defense key to Osakis comeback victory
Nordic ski: Cardinals girls team takes second, boys third in CLC
Sports schedule for Tuesday, January 27
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Speaker to share about weight loss journey
Harper’s Chord to perform at Carlos Creek
Tribute band plays at upcoming Alexandria Marching Band fundraiser
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Where are they now?
Engaged - Wilts and Hedstrom
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Engaged - Pavek and Jossart
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 28, 2014
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Short-tailed weasel
Ready for a challenge?
Buck bagged in Wyoming
Funeral - Ethel Koon, 100
Funeral - Grace Nelson, 82
Service - Ruby Benson, 73
Funeral - Allan Altnow, 86
Funeral - Maynard Radil, 79
Letter: Can’t afford pro sports
Letter: Quotes can shed light on disputes
Letter: Practicing good hygiene habits is important during cold, flu season
It's Our Turn: Twins take refreshing approach at caravan stop
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
2014 Farm Bill crops education seminars offered
Minnesota Grown Directory seeks new members
Funding secured for water quality initiative
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Jody Hanson promoted within Lakes Newspaper Group
JCPenney reports good, bad news
Alexandria Industries CEO outlines keys to company’s success
Alexandria Clinic lab earns accreditation
Operation Round Up grants announced
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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
December 24, 2013
Candlelight ski and snowshoeing events set at Carlos State Park
Thirty candlelight ski, snowshoe and hiking events are scheduled to take place this winter at Minnesota state parks, including Carlos State Park, according to the Department of Natural Resources. A candlelight ski and snowshoe evening is scheduled at Lake Carlos State Park in Carlos...
December 24, 2013 - 8:37am
Early snow leads to best start to winter recreation season since 2010
Anyone eager to get out cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling will find an abundance of opportunities at many Minnesota state parks and trails, thanks to this year’s early snowfall. “The recent heavy snowfall and the forecast for sustained cold temperatures offers...
December 24, 2013 - 8:35am
December 17, 2013
Firearms deer harvest numbers down
Minnesota hunters harvested 164,550 deer during the 2013 firearms season, according to preliminary numbers announced by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Excluding the late season in southeastern Minnesota, hunters harvested 144,000 deer, a 6 percent drop from the 153,000...
December 17, 2013 - 12:01pm
December 4, 2013
Four men arrested for violating hunting laws
A vehicle pursuit and a foot race related to illegally shining deer landed four men in the Otter Tail County Jail, according to the Minnesota Department of Resources (DNR). Charged in Otter Tail County Court with a variety of charges ranging from felony fleeing a law enforcement...
December 4, 2013 - 8:12am
November 1, 2013
Top 10 list of Minnesota hunting violations
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has released a list of the top 10 hunting-related violations in 2012. Most citations and warnings were written for trespass. According to the DNR, a person may not enter legally posted land or agricultural land for outdoor recreation...
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November 1, 2013 - 9:15am
DNR convenes first park and trail meeting
As directed by the Minnesota Legislature, the commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) convened the first meeting of the Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission on October 28. The fiscal year 2013 Legislature established the commission,...
November 1, 2013 - 9:14am
October 18, 2013
More businesses required to take aquatic invasive species training
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is offering additional aquatic invasive species (AIS) training to owners of lake service provider businesses this fall so they can legally work in the state’s waters. Businesses that rent, lease or decontaminate boats or other...
October 18, 2013 - 9:33am
Find out which public lands are open during federal government shutdown
Now that hunting season is under way, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) wants people to know which public lands remain open during the federal government shutdown. Minnesota’s wildlife management areas, walk-in access areas and state forests are open during...
October 18, 2013 - 9:33am
October 16, 2013
Watch for aquatic invasive species during cabin close-up
The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is asking that every cabin and lakeshore owner watch for aquatic invasive species (AIS) when removing docks, boat lifts, swim rafts and other equipment from the water. Look on the posts, wheels and underwater support bars of docks and lifts,...
October 16, 2013 - 8:26am
October 9, 2013
Designs sought for Minnesota’s 2014 walleye stamp
Wildlife artists can submit entries for Minnesota’s walleye stamp through Friday, October 18, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Designs should be securely wrapped and enclosed in an envelope or other container. The words “Walleye Stamp” should...
October 9, 2013 - 12:22am
Waterfowl hunters: Watch out for invasive species
Now that hunting season is under way, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) warns waterfowl hunters that it’s against the law to transport aquatic invasive species (AIS). DNR conservation officers routinely inspect equipment during the hunting season and enforce...
October 9, 2013 - 12:22am
March 23, 2012
State park reservation service resumes
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) new state park and recreation area reservation system is operational again. The new online...
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am