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Baseball: Chargers shutout Raiders, 13-0
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Softball: WCA takes season opener over Browerville
Trap shooting: B-E looks for a return to state
Yohnke getting offers from DI programs
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Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Mildred A. Schroeder
Eleanor (Briese) Mattocks
David Leslie Lusty
LETTER: Switch to plant-based diet
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Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
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September 18, 2017
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Duck hunting is expected to be good when Minnesota's regular waterfowl season opens a half-hour before sunrise on Saturday, Sept. 23. "The number of breeding ducks in Minnesota and North America has been good in recent years, so we're optimistic that will result in a good duck season,"...
September 18, 2017 - 4:14pm
September 13, 2017
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Belinda Wink had what she thought was a cut-and-dried case when it came to prosecuting a young man who was trespassing on her family's hunting...
September 13, 2017 - 9:52am
September 10, 2017
DNR: Minnesota bear harvest down a bit, and that's good
DULUTH — Minnesota's bear harvest is down from last year, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. But some bear guides...
September 10, 2017 - 6:30am
September 7, 2017
'A great 15-minute fight': Record catfish caught in Minnesota
STILLWATER, Minn. — The St. Croix River has yielded a record-setting catfish. On Aug. 2, Mark Mosby of St. Anthony landed a 52½-inch...
September 7, 2017 - 11:31am
September 6, 2017
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
To say Alexandria's Nick Tvrdik and Scott Walker had a weekend to remember on the waters of Cass Lake this past Friday and Saturday would be...
September 6, 2017 - 12:00am
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
One thing that consistently successful anglers usually do well is assess the area the fish are holding in, and then they use baits that efficiently...
September 6, 2017 - 12:00am
September 5, 2017
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
The Minnesota DNR released its August roadside survey results on Monday with the state's pheasant index down 26 percent from a year ago and a...
September 5, 2017 - 1:14pm
September 1, 2017
Local DU banquet set for Sept. 8
Chain of Lakes DU banquet The annual Chain of Lakes Ducks Unlimited banquet is set for Sept. 8 at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. Social hour and games start at 5 p.m. that Friday with a prime rib or walleye dinner to follow at about 7:30. An adult banquet dinner and membership...
September 1, 2017 - 1:11pm
Trap shooting tournament for United Way The second annual trap shooting tournament to benefit United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties is set for Sept. 12 at the Alexandria Shooting Park. The cost is $300 per five-person team. Cost includes range fee, ammunition, clays and a meal....
September 1, 2017 - 1:09pm
August 31, 2017
South Dakota speed goats
Last week I traveled to western South Dakota for my first-ever pronghorn antelope archery hunt. Rob Parmentier, a friend from Minnetonka who...
August 31, 2017 - 12:24pm
DNR release: Surplus tags available for Camp Ripley deer hunt
Hunters who missed the lottery deadline for the Camp Ripley archery hunt near Little Falls can purchase surplus permits on a first-come, first-served basis beginning noon on Friday, Sept. 15. Hunters who already received a permit will not be allowed to purchase a surplus permit. A...
August 31, 2017 - 12:23pm
August 30, 2017
Lake Minneswaska looking for a knock out in algae fight
When announcing the discovery of starry stonewort in Lake Minnewaska last week, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said the invasive...
August 30, 2017 - 7:51am
August 28, 2017
CWD tests mandatory for deer in parts of central, north-central Minnesota
Precautionary testing during the first two days of the firearms deer season will determine whether chronic wasting disease may have spread from captive deer to wild deer in central and north-central Minnesota, the DNR announced in a release on Monday. "Wild deer in these areas are...
August 28, 2017 - 1:58pm
August 27, 2017
Youth Outdoor Activity Day keeps drawing record crowds
Organizers for the fourth annual Youth Outdoor Activity Day at the Alexandria Shooting Park were prepared for their biggest crowds yet, and that’s...
August 27, 2017 - 5:26pm
August 22, 2017
Northern on Brophy
Jenny Estes Hill of Austin, TX has been coming to her family's summer cottage on Lake Cowdry since she was 2-months old. She started catching...
August 22, 2017 - 10:06am