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Football: Morris remains unbeaten against Minnewaska
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Area football scores from Friday, Sept. 24
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
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Morken: The final tune-ups before the season
Franklin L. Cobb
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IN THE KNOW: A wonderful, vibrant area
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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
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On The Street
Viking Sportsmen and PF host daughter/parent night
The Viking Sportsmen and Douglas County Pheasants Forever (PF) chapter teamed up to host 23 girls for a parent/ daughter event last Tuesday night....
July 26, 2013 - 12:00am
November 27, 2012
Franken disappointed that Sportsmen's Act is blocked
U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.) said today that he's disappointed that legislation to protect Minnesota's outdoor heritage was blocked in the Senate Monday evening. Franken, a member of the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus, supported the bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2012, which...
November 27, 2012 - 2:20pm
October 3, 2012
Hunters and anglers, send us your photos!
The Echo Press is sponsoring the annual "Hunt Down Your Photos" contest. Hunting and angling themed photos are welcome. Prizes will be awarded to the top two photos. Send us a photograph (color or black and white), along with information about the subject, including the name of...
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Millerville Sportsmen Club stock walleye
The Millerville Sportsmen Club, with a permit from the Department of Natural Resources Fisheries and the help of the Viking Sportsmen Club, stocked...
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
February 24, 2012
Viking Sportsmen give habitat a head start
When most people hear "tweet," they think Twitter these days. Not the Viking Sportsmen; they're getting ready for the chipper tweets of birds...
February 24, 2012 - 12:00am
January 6, 2012
Vikingland Sportsmen complete fish stocking efforts
The Viking Sportsmen fish stocking committee completed its fifth year of stocking efforts on Lake L'Homme Dieu by putting 765 pounds of walleye fingerlings into the lake on December 26. The fingerlings, as well as some 12- and 13-inch walleye were put in at three locations on L'Homme...
January 6, 2012 - 12:00am
April 22, 2011
Viking Sportsmen fish stocking program nets results
The local Viking Sportsmen's group is starting to see the fruits of its labor in a fish stocking effort that is about to enter the final year of a five-year plan with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The walleye-stocking initiative focused just on the Alexandria chain...
April 22, 2011 - 12:00am
January 12, 2011
Millerville Sportsmen release walleye fingerlings
The Millerville Sportsmen, with the cooperation of the Department of Natural Resources and the Viking Sportsmen, stocked Lake Aaron and Lake Moses with walleye fingerlings last fall. The fingerlings were purchased from Bosek Bait in Garfield. The Viking Sportsmen and the Alexandria...
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
September 17, 2010
Building a conservation legacy
No one knows more about the importance of conservation than the people who spend the majority of their fall in the woods and the fields and their...
September 17, 2010 - 12:00am
November 18, 2009
Millerville Sportsmen boost walleye numbers
The Millerville Sportsmen Club, with the help of The Viking Sportsmen and the approval of the DNR Fisheries, stocked 3,000 walleye fingerlings...
November 18, 2009 - 12:00am
October 16, 2009
Viking Sportsmen's Club aids in area lake stocking
The fish-stocking committee from the Viking Sportsmen's Club, in cooperation with the local DNR, is back in action in its attempt to make the walleye fishery in the Alexandria area one of the best in the state. The local sportsmen's club is once again matching funds of up to $2,000...
October 16, 2009 - 12:00am
March 25, 2009
Taking stock of the situation
The local fish stocking committee associated with the Vikings Sportsmen's Club and in cooperation with the local DNR is continuing its efforts...
March 25, 2009 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
Up for a challenge? Try the Ice Fishing Challenge this Saturday
Mother Nature must have been listening when organizers of the Ice Fishing Challenge asked for good weather. The forecast for the 9th annual event, which is slated for this Saturday, February 7, calls for temperatures in the low 30s with partly sunny skies. "I think we are finally...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 1, 2009
Time to gear up for 9th annual Ice Fishing Challenge
The 9th annual Ice Fishing Challenge, sponsored by the Alexandria Sertoma Club and Viking Sportsmen, is set to take place Saturday, February 7 on Lake L'Homme Dieu near Krueger's Creek public access from noon to 3 p.m. Tickets for the Ice Fishing Challenge are $35 if purchased in...
January 1, 2009 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
Viking Sportsmen get generous donation
The Viking Sportsmen Club is aggressively trying to make the Alexandria lakes area one of the best walleye fishing destinations in Minnesota with a five-year stocking plan. Recently, that plan got a big boost with a very generous donation. The Alexandria Hospitality Association...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am