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October 20, 2018
Across the region, many oak and walnut trees produced heavier than normal crops of acorns and nuts. David Samson / Forum News Service
Are trees foretelling a bad winter this year with all those seeds and acorns?
October 20, 2018 - 9:00am
October 18, 2018
Odds are, it's going to be a mild winter in the region
October 18, 2018 - 7:08pm
September 12, 2018
Duane Wages faces a stiff north wind during a Grand Forks blizzard in this file photo. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Which way will winter weather go? Who knows?
September 12, 2018 - 6:55am
August 28, 2018
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Teeth-chattering cold, plentiful snow predicted in Upper Midwest this winter
August 28, 2018 - 2:22pm
April 18, 2018
In addition to year-round species of birds in Minnesota, bird watchers are seeing migrant species, like these common redpolls, staying around longer until the weather shifts. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Hungry birds: Cold spring delays migration, limits food sources
April 18, 2018 - 6:57am
April 6, 2018
Brandon Strouth of Alexandria hits golf balls out into the snow at the Scott Dirck Golf Academy in Alexandria Friday afternoon. The Golf Academy, which is located near Geneva Golf Club, offers year round indoor practice areas and golf lessons. It includes several heated hitting bays, two golf simulators, and a putting and chipping area. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Golfers beat winter
April 6, 2018 - 4:07pm
March 7, 2018
Kendra Sieve, 12, takes a ride down the luge built by her dad, Danny Sieve, in their backyard. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press) 
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Going to extremes: Dad builds luge for backyard fun
March 7, 2018 - 6:30am
February 23, 2018
Steve Johansen, Douglas County Public Works maintenance superintendent, shows where the salt/sand mixture comes out of the back of a snowplow. In a typical year, the county uses around 1,000 tons of the salt/sand mixture. So far this winter season, the county hasn't even used half that amount. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Easy on the salt: Douglas County seeks ways to prevent runoff into lakes but keep roads safe
February 23, 2018 - 12:11pm
January 18, 2018
A snowplow driver works his way along an Evansville Township road near Lake Jennie. (Echo Press file photo)
Echo Press Editorial: Here comes the plow - what do you do?
January 18, 2018 - 1:09pm
December 27, 2017
The rising sun colors the fog over Lake Superior in warm tones that contrasts with the chill blue of ice-coated rocks along the shore of Brighton Beach Wednesday morning, Dec. 27. Bob King / Forum News Serviceplay button
Northern Minnesota sees record lows as cold snap continues
December 27, 2017 - 8:02pm
May 10, 2013
Andes Tower Hills, near Alexandria, was open in May for the first time, when it opened its hills to the public for the last time on Saturday, May 4. (Contributed photo)
Andes Tower Hills open in May for first time
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
April 19, 2013
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Photo of the Week - Robins
April 19, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Central Lakes winter All-conference teams
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
March 22, 2013
The Guarding of the Tomb, presented by members of Zion Lutheran and Good Shepherd Lutheran churches in Alexandria, will take place from 7 p.m. on Good Friday, March 29 through Easter morning at 3rd Avenue and Lake Street in Alexandria. A crucifixion scene will also be presented on Good Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the same location. (Contributed photo)
Passion drama cancelled because of wintry weather
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am
March 20, 2013
Passion Drama in Alexandria cancelled this year
March 20, 2013 - 9:39am
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