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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Roger (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, Sept. 23 through Sunday, Sept. 25
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Update: Fire reported at grain elevator in Brandon (w/video)
Volleyball: Cards go 1-3 versus stiff competition at Apple Valley
Alexandria Aces' tryouts next Monday
Cross country: Osakis competes at Milaca Mega Meet
Girls tennis: Cards sweep Apollo indoors
Blizzard hockey: Alex splits at La Crosse
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Love INC to host annual fundraiser
Life campaign gathers for the unborn
The Kingery Family presents music with a vision
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
Births - Sept. 9, 2016
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Gould Brothers exhibition shooting coming to Alexandria
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Mike Frisch: Fall walleye tips
Matthew "Matt" Kjelland
Robert W. Cochran
Kathleen L. Haining
EDITORIAL: How to survive a crash with a power pole
IN THE KNOW: A wonderful, vibrant area
LETTER: Heroic actions saved lives
IT'S OUR TURN: Photos and the First Amendment
EDITORIAL: Don't take emergency care for granted
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
YOU ASKED: Who planted the sunflowers near interstate?
Extension Column: Now is the time to take cuttings from your favorite annuals
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lake Darling Resort to replace Viking Trail Resort
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
February 16, 2016
Candlelight hiking offered at Lake Carlos State Park Saturday
Minnesota state parks and trails will host 35 candlelight events this winter, including the last of three events at Lake Carlos State Park on Saturday, February 20 from 6 to 9 p.m. This event provides an opportunity to hike on trails lit by candles or luminaries. Participants can...
February 16, 2016 - 1:04pm
February 13, 2016
A dog-sledding newbie has his day
By Bret Amundson, Forum News Service BRAINERD, Minn. -- "Wait, I get to drive?" As soon as the words finished spilling out of my mouth, I was...
February 13, 2016 - 3:00pm
February 10, 2016
Bird count turns up robins, swans, grebe, more
There was purpose entwined in the delight of bird-watching during the local, annual Christmas Bird Count last month. This is the sixth year local...
February 10, 2016 - 12:00am
January 2, 2016
Montana wolf depredation down
By Madison Dapcevich, special to Forum News Service Wolf livestock depredation is down in Montana because of the hunting and trapping season...
January 2, 2016 - 9:00am
Enjoy the wonders the woods have to offer
The foliage on the trees has fallen and the forest floors are blanketed by snow. Fall has given way to winter, which means it's prime time for...
December 2, 2015 - 3:53pm
November 16, 2015
Osakis student earns outdoor honor
An Osakis student was recently honored for his passion in the outdoors by being recognized as the Outdoor Youth of the Month for October in a...
November 16, 2015 - 3:46pm
February 4, 2015
Trailer decal law put on hold
Public outcry led to DNR’s decision
February 4, 2015 - 12:00am
January 22, 2015
Star of DNR 'eaglecam' lays first eggs just in time for tax season
Tuesday was the first day income tax returns could be filed, and right on cue, Minnesota’s most famous eagles seem to have dropped a little...
January 22, 2015 - 11:17am
January 7, 2015
Lack of snow hinders local businesses, parks
While some Douglas County residents may be happy with a lack of snowfall this winter, local businesses and parks that rely on winter recreation...
January 7, 2015 - 12:00am
December 19, 2014
Ice is never completely safe
Warm temps, fog cause havoc on area lakes over weekend
December 19, 2014 - 9:34am
November 25, 2014
Stratton named to state board on aquatic invasive species
Committee helps connect DNR with stakeholders
November 25, 2014 - 12:00am
July 9, 2014
BioBlitz to record plant, animal species near Glenwood
The public is invited to attend the Simon Lake BioBlitz on Saturday, July 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Sheep Berry Fen near Glenwood. A bioblitz is a biological survey in which volunteers work with naturalists to record as many living plant and animal species within a designated area...
July 9, 2014 - 12:00am
April 25, 2014
‘Minnesota Parks West’ premiere to be held May 8
The public is invited to attend a free sneak preview of a new local production, Minnesota Parks West, on Thursday, May 8 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Community Center at 305 East 5th Street in Starbuck. A social hour will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., followed by a showing of the...
April 25, 2014 - 12:00am
April 23, 2014
State parks offer camping experiences for families
People who are interested in learning how to pitch a tent, cook over a fire and perform other outdoor skills are invited to sign up for one of the 24 “I Can Camp!” programs offered this summer at state parks and recreational areas in Minnesota. A one-night “I Can Camp!” workshop...
April 23, 2014 - 12:00am
April 18, 2014
Living snow fences provide wind barriers, wildlife habitat
Editor’s note: The following was contributed by the Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry. It’s been a long, cold winter...
April 18, 2014 - 12:00am