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Law Enforcement Blotter: Oct. 16
Sunday liquor falls a little flat: Some towns skip it; others report mixed success
School district's 2018 enrollment dips slightly
Minnesota attorney general files insulin pricing lawsuit
Survey says buildings in need of repair: School board told that communities not unified
Cross country: Lakers compete at WCC Championship
Swimming and diving: Cardinals’ depth helps fend off the Otters
Volleyball: Class AA’s Paynesville snaps Osakis’ winning streak
Sports schedule for Wednesday, Oct. 17
Cross country: Osakis runs at CMC meet as boys finish top three
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Lloyd and Rosie Schouweiler
Don & Arnie Henry
Lloyd and Rosie Schouweiler
Frisch: Fall walleye tips
Minnesota youth deer season gets underway Thursday
UPDATED: Hides for Habitat Program back on locally and statewide
Minnesota promoter, innovator among 2019 inductees into Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame
Zebra mussels discovered in another Otter Tail County lake
Wilma (Zierman) Korkowski
Wilma (Zierman) Korkowski
Douglas "Doug" Bakke
Letter to the Editor: Let's move forward with respect
In the Know: State must make public transit a priority
A Guest Editorial: How to support troops without getting duped
Commentary: Proposed Star Lake casino is dead
It's Our Turn: Is your letter a bullseye?
4-H holds county competition
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
Alexandria named Retail Community of the Year
Is hemp Minnesota's next big crop?
State to fund school coolers, livestock farmers
Minnesota-born SuperAmerica becomes Speedway
hires and promotions
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October 9, 2018
A big buck that debunks some big-buck theories
Who says you can’t shoot a big buck on a morning hunt in early October? That’s the general line of thinking in much of the whitetail world....
October 9, 2018 - 5:00pm
October 5, 2018
Sizing up the local deer herd in the 2018 season
Deer hunters across much of the Douglas County area have had opportunities to shoot multiple deer in recent years, and those opportunities are...
October 5, 2018 - 5:00pm
July 25, 2018
Morken: Making the most of summer scouting
In a perfect world, most of your preseason scouting for whitetails has been done by now. My favorite time to learn about how deer use the landscape is by scouting in early spring once the snow melts. Scrapes, rubs, trails and bedding jump off the page before the green-up, but it's...
July 25, 2018 - 5:00pm
June 26, 2018
Morken: A few changes for the upcoming bow season
Every summer as the Fourth of July nears, I start feeling the anticipation of another bow season. We're less than three months away from opening...
June 26, 2018 - 6:02pm
June 5, 2018
Morken: How frequent are bear sightings in Douglas County?
Every year we will get a picture or two sent into the newspaper from a reader about an animal that they deem as out of place coming through the...
June 5, 2018 - 5:00pm
May 23, 2018
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
The turkey hunting season in Minnesota runs through May 31, but my season is officially over after tagging out in both Minnesota and Wyoming....
May 23, 2018 - 5:00pm
May 1, 2018
A few firsts in the turkey woods
Any hunt can stand out as a memory for a multitude of reasons. There's the ones that got away. The hunts that go exactly to plan, and everything...
May 1, 2018 - 5:00pm
April 24, 2018
An awesome opening weekend
The turkeys were gobbling from up and down the ridges on Saturday. Like us, they had been waiting for a morning like this for quite a while....
April 24, 2018 - 5:00pm
April 19, 2018
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
It was still snowing in Alexandria when I got in the car to head to North Dakota on April 15 for a trip that I had been planning ever since last...
April 19, 2018 - 6:02pm
April 6, 2018
Morken, Bosek honored at Viking Sportsmen's banquet
Eric Morken, the Echo Press' Sports and Outdoors Editor, was the recipient of the first-ever Friend of Viking Sportsmen Award. He was presented...
April 6, 2018 - 11:08am
March 21, 2018
Morken: How six hours scouting boosted my confidence for next fall
The Alexandria area sports scene has had a busy month with so many teams advancing deep into section and state tournaments this year. That has...
March 21, 2018 - 5:47am
February 28, 2018
Morken: Plans for 2018 season come into focus
Rarely a day goes by where I am not thinking ahead to the 2018 deer hunting season. Planning for upcoming hunts almost gets me as excited as...
February 28, 2018 - 5:47am
February 7, 2018
Morken: Outdoor groups are as important now as ever
I pulled up near the Bemo Building at the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Jan. 31 at about 7:45 p.m. and noticed what looked to be a pretty good...
February 7, 2018 - 5:47am
January 19, 2018
Morken: No matter what happens, Vikings fans got their moment
It was Jan. 10, 2016, and I was watching the game with my daughter. Vikings fans know the game I'm referring to just by the date. Seahawks vs....
January 19, 2018 - 11:16am
January 10, 2018
Morken: South Dakota is still worth the hunt
The outlook ahead of the 2017 South Dakota pheasant hunting season was a bleak one. Bird numbers were down 45 percent from 2016, according to...
January 10, 2018 - 5:47am