Weather Forecast



January 7, 2015
There were no skiers or snowmobilers visible at Lake Carlos State Park on New Year’s Eve thanks to an early season snow drought in Douglas County. The lack of snow has altered the operations of businesses and parks in the area that rely on winter recreation. (Blaze Fugina/Echo Press)
Lack of snow hinders local businesses, parks
January 7, 2015 - 12:00am
December 19, 2014
Jeff Bosek of Bosek Underwater Recovery helped recover one cell phone, two fish houses, two snowmobiles, one four-wheeler and one full-size truck from area lakes last week. This fishhouse (above) went through the ice on Lake Mary. (Contributed)
Ice is never completely safe
December 19, 2014 - 9:34am
November 25, 2014
Stratton named to state board on aquatic invasive species
November 25, 2014 - 12:00am
July 9, 2014
BioBlitz to record plant, animal species near Glenwood
July 9, 2014 - 12:00am
April 25, 2014
‘Minnesota Parks West’ premiere to be held May 8
April 25, 2014 - 12:00am
April 23, 2014
State parks offer camping experiences for families
April 23, 2014 - 12:00am
April 18, 2014
A living snow fence (upper right) planted using shrubs manages blowing and drifting snow to protect roadways, farmsteads, animals and communities. (Contributed)
Living snow fences provide wind barriers, wildlife habitat
April 18, 2014 - 12:00am
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