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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
Sports schedule for Tuesday, January 27
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
Sports roundup from Monday, January 26
Sports schedule for Monday, January 26
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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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
Maynard Radil, 79
Gary Schultz, 70
Bob Rapp, 89
Voni Frisch, 61
Ruby Benson, 73
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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May 16, 2010
Flocking to bird festival
Every year during the third week of May, birders flock to the City of Detroit Lakes for the Festival of Birds. Now in its 13th year, the festival has proved to be a favorite for all levels of birders, from first-timers to experienced trekkers. "The 2010 theme is 'the science of...
news / region
May 16, 2010 - 8:24am
May 15, 2010
Fishing outlooks all year long
Anglers curious about regional fishing conditions can visit the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources web site to view information compiled by area fisheries managers. Regional fishing outlooks organized by city and body of water can be viewed online. "We're looking forward to...
May 15, 2010 - 2:18pm
April 10, 2010
Walleye opener later than usual this year
Minnesota's 2010 walleye opener will be Saturday, May 15, one a week later than usual. State law sets the walleye opener two Saturdays prior to Memorial Day weekend, which does not occur until the last weekend of May this year. The later start means that the walleye opener will...
April 10, 2010 - 9:35am
Ashby artist's decoys expected to fetch big bid at auction
A very rare pair of pintail decoys will be auctioned off by the decoy auction firm of Guyette & Schmidt, Inc. at its annual spring decoy auction in St. Charles, Illinois on April 22. These decoys were carved by Ole Gunderson (1883 - 1960) of Ashby, Minnesota. Gunderson, who is featured...
April 10, 2010 - 7:20am
December 1, 2009
Firearm killed trophy buck
RED WING, Minn.
crime / news / region
December 1, 2009 - 8:59am
November 25, 2009
Minnesota deer kill slips from last year
Minnesota deer hunters have killed 11.6 percent fewer deer than last year, but the tally is on track with expectations, the Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday. Since the firearms season opened Nov.
news / region
November 25, 2009 - 11:32am
November 21, 2009
A spotty year for deer hunters
You did not get a deer? You did not fire a shot? Hey, this was the kind of year where you had plenty of company. Deer hunting success across Zone 2, the largest zone in Minnesota, was down 16 percent. Statewide the harvest was down 11 percent with the biggest drop in Zone 1, which...
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November 21, 2009 - 9:34am
November 16, 2009
Bag a big buck? Share the photo
Attention deer hunters: If you have a deer photo you'd like to share or want to see some big bucks that other hunters have bagged, check out a photo gallery that is available through the Northland Outdoors website. Northland Outdoors is a website created by Forum Communications,...
November 16, 2009 - 12:28pm
November 13, 2009
Trophy buck poached, authorities claim
ST. PAUL -- Troy Reinke may have killed a record-setting buck last month in southeastern Minnesota. Goodhue County prosecutors on Thursday offered another description of the kill: poaching. The Cannon Falls man was charged with 13 counts, including gross over-limits of wild animals,...
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November 13, 2009 - 11:15am
November 7, 2009
Deer hunting at 100: Grand Rapids man will be in the woods again this fall
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- Wes Libbey can still remember the first buck he shot at. A big 12-pointer, he recalled. "I pulled up the trusty .38-55," Libbey said. "Thirty-five yards. Broadside." He missed the buck cleanly, and the Grand Rapids hunter still thinks about it 84 years later. At...
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November 7, 2009 - 12:39pm