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Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
New effort tries to draw more people into area
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 25
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska football
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
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Engaged - Benning and Notch
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DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
Gladys M. Hogan
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
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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