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Ready, set, mow! Lawn mowers become battle-tested at fair
Weekend rain strains sewer plant's capacity
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, August 17
Drug conviction earns more than seven years in prison
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Matzo (w/video)
Sports schedule for Friday, August 18
Football: B-E ready to make next step
Next man up: Empting takes over at QB after Roste's three-year run
A promise kept: Plan started at the Viking Speedway is rekindled after the death of a friend
Matt Cullen comes home to play for the Wild
Christian group forms to challenge government corruption, tyranny
Knute Nelson to celebrate Alexandria's seniors
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Habitat for Humanity dedicates two new homes
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Johnson - Engebretson
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Delores M. Johnson
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views of the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: Will we let hatred divide us?
Letter: We need to work and pray together
Commentary: Think of the possibilities new school would bring
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
hires and promotions
on the street
August 3, 2016
Big walleye on Miltona
Liz and Adam Shiek moved to the area two years ago and were able to get their young son, Dominic, out on the water for the first time fishing...
August 3, 2016 - 12:00am
June 26, 2013
Marelic, Gillman win Osakis walleye tournament
Brice Gillman of Darwin and Rene Marelic of Dassel hauled in a total of 30.65 pounds of fish to take top honors in the 33rd annual Osakis Lions...
June 26, 2013 - 12:00am
October 13, 2012
DNR seeks designs for Minnesota's 2013 walleye stamp
Wildlife artists can submit entries for Minnesota's walleye stamp now through Friday, Oct. 19, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has announced. Designs should be securely wrapped and enclosed in an envelope or other container. The words "Walleye Stamp" should be...
October 13, 2012 - 12:07pm
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
May 21, 2012
DNR fisheries marking walleye fry to evaluate stocking levels
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) fisheries biologists began an eight-year study in 2008 to determine the optimum number of walleye fry that should be stocked back into lakes where eggs are removed for stocking purposes. The first phase of the study focused on marking...
May 21, 2012 - 7:56am
November 7, 2011
Mille Lacs walleye population lower than expected
A recent assessment of Lake Mille Lacs identified a smaller than anticipated walleye population, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Based on recent netting assessments, the lake's walleye index dropped from 10.8 fish per net (22.9 pounds per net)...
November 7, 2011 - 2:10pm
September 22, 2010
Minimum walleye length on Osakis, Little Osakis to be discussed September 30
The minimum walleye length on Osakis and Little Osakis lakes will be the focus of a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) public meeting. It will take place on Thursday, September 30 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Pollard Community Center, 18 West Nokomis Street, in Osakis. DNR...
September 22, 2010 - 12:00am
May 14, 2010
The opener: Wishing for walleye this Saturday
Anglers are probably more than ready for this year's fishing opener, especially because they've had to wait an extra week. Typically, fishing...
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
April 10, 2010
Walleye opener later than usual this year
Minnesota's 2010 walleye opener will be Saturday, May 15, one a week later than usual. State law sets the walleye opener two Saturdays prior to Memorial Day weekend, which does not occur until the last weekend of May this year. The later start means that the walleye opener will...
April 10, 2010 - 9:35am
December 7, 2009
Glyndon angler stranded on icy lake near Perham
PERHAM -- A Glyndon man's passion for walleye fishing got the better of him Saturday when he found himself stranded 60 icy yards from a lake shore in 6-degree weather. The aftermath involved a strenuous propane-tank-wielding stint, some two dozen Perham-area rescuers and a hefty...
December 7, 2009 - 11:24am
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
August 25, 2009
Trophy walleye lake for Otter Tail County?
A decade-long experiment is nearing its conclusion at Little McDonald Lake, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will be asking the public whether or not to continue. "Trophy walleye lake" is the DNR's vision for Little McDonald.
August 25, 2009 - 2:53pm
July 2, 2009
Osakis team ties for first in walleye tournament
With a total of 29.45 pounds of walleye in their boats, Jeff Larson and Ryan Larson of Osakis tied with Don Neubarth of Hutchinson and Rich Schnitlzer of Dassel to capture top honors in the 29th annual Osakis Lions Walleye Tournament. The pair of teams topped the field of 67 two-person...
July 2, 2009 - 12:00am
June 19, 2009
Walleye for the future
Editor's note: This is part of a series of articles submitted by the Alex Area Stewards - a local group that has defined 13 key "destiny drivers" that will shape the region's future. If you find a destiny driver that ignites your passion for the future, call the stewardship committee...
June 19, 2009 - 12:05am
June 17, 2009
Eat fish, help fishing
Want to help out area lakes and have a great meal? Then plan on attending the first-ever Fish Fry this Thursday and Friday. The Fish Fry, sponsored...
June 17, 2009 - 12:05am