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Alex is sweet spot for young families
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Sports roundup from Thursday, December 18
Cards continue their climb
Third period goals give Cards win
Osakis girls cruise past LPGE
Extra warmth for the holidays
Music video shoot reset for Monday
Veterans associations assist food shelf
You're invited to Christmas dinner
A gift of love
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Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
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Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Spring turkey hunting applications being accepted
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Melvin Paradis, 75
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Funeral - Darlene Schuman, 56
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
It's Our Turn: Holiday birthday myths debunked
Letter: Turn technology off for child’s development
Letter: The value of a quarter has risen
Letter: No one else can do it for you
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
More wildlife habitat approved
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Solar Skies to close in Alexandria
Just a Jaunt’s $500 passport winner announced
Slumberland helps families during holidays
New building will house plumbing company
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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