Skip to main content
20 measles cases prompt warning from Minnesota officials
UPDATE: Chase of Miltona man topped 100 mph
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, April 24
Building remains strong in Alexandria
Five things to know from city council
Baseball: Chargers make the most of a four-hit day
Baseball: Chargers make the most of a four-hit day
Sports schedule for Tuesday, April 25
Boys golf: Osakis 13th for pre-sections at Blackberry Ridge
Sports schedule for Monday, April 24
Evansville Art Center presents 26th annual Poetry Night
Educational event helps families manage autism in their home
Gala to feature student-made items in silent auction
Garms Family to perform southern gospel music concert
Free seminar discusses end of life planning
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Outdoor issues at stake in environmental bills: Viking Sportsmen on board with fee increases
DNR release: Spring burning restrictions begin today
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Norman Allen Potvin
Eudoris V. Hagen
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Letter: Sanctuary cities are lunacy
COMMENTARY: Don't shortchange students
Letter: New buffer law will create problems
Letter: How to celebrate Earth Day
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
April 2, 2016
Getting ready for fishing
About 100 kids were at Central Marine and Sports in Carlos Saturday morning for Kids Day. The event featured fishing demonstrations, safe boating...
April 2, 2016 - 11:22am
February 19, 2016
Reward offered in killing of three wolves
FLOODWOOD, Minn. -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Thursday announced a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a person or persons involved in killing three wolves in northeast Minnesota last month. Federal wardens said they are investigating the case...
February 19, 2016 - 10:02am
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