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April 11, 2014
Contributed by Leah Gulbrandson
Weather is for the birds - and photos
April 11, 2014 - 12:00am
March 5, 2014
Whitetails: Are local numbers too low?
March 5, 2014 - 12:00am
February 12, 2014
Lawmaker says state not doing enough to follow wolves
February 12, 2014 - 12:00am
January 31, 2014
A group of guys hit the ice at the Noonan Park rink on Wednesday afternoon. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)
Skating through a winter warm-up
January 31, 2014 - 12:00am
January 29, 2014
Federal measure to halt Asian carp invasion gets wide support
January 29, 2014 - 12:00am
December 31, 2013
Ole, a 2-year-old yellow lab, holds a pose with a couple of roosters he helped bag during a hunt in late October 2013. (Eric Morken/Echo Press)
Watch them grow
December 31, 2013 - 12:45am
Fishing report: Big fish getting hard to find
December 31, 2013 - 12:44am
A ruffed grouse scans the area as he stands in the snow. (Getty Images/Thinkstock)
Blane Klemek: Minnesota’s resident wildlife tough it out through the winter
December 31, 2013 - 12:44am
December 27, 2013
A DATA official takes a second pass at grooming the Central Lakes Trail for snowmobilers on the morning of Friday, December 20. DATA has 370 miles of groomed trail in the Douglas County area.  (Blaze Fugina/Echo Press)
Snowmobiling picks up in Douglas County
December 27, 2013 - 8:47am
A hunter’s perspective on wolf killing
December 27, 2013 - 8:45am
December 24, 2013
Alexandria graduate Evan Eigen holds up a 28-inch walleye he caught through the ice on Lake L’Homme Dieu in 2012. Eigen released the fish after the photo. (Contributed)
Walleyes still going on many lakes
December 24, 2013 - 8:37am
Early snow leads to best start to winter recreation season since 2010
December 24, 2013 - 8:35am
December 17, 2013
Dan Loken of Alexandria shot this large buck on Sunday, November 17 from about 50 yards out. The 13-pointer weighed 200 pounds dressed out. (Contributed)
In the nick of time
December 17, 2013 - 2:18pm
Douglas County Pheasants Forever president Dean Krebs busts through some heavy snow during a recent pheasant hunt in North Dakota. (Contributed)
Get close to wary roosters
December 17, 2013 - 12:07pm
Alexandria’s Jeff Dewanz sheds a smile through the cold as he shows off six roosters that he and college friend Jeff Schelhaas bagged for a two-person limit near Pipestone on December 7. (Contributed)
Finding pheasants through the cold
December 17, 2013 - 12:03pm