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June 29, 2018
Mallards swim in the open water near Knute Nelson Ballpark in Alexandria this past winter. The mallard breeding population in Minnesota this spring was estimated at 295,000, which is 38 percent above last year's estimate of 214,000. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Breeding duck, goose numbers improved from last year
June 29, 2018 - 11:47am
September 14, 2016
There are always plenty of ducks to see at Noonan Park during the summer months, partly because of the food that park-goers give them. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
YOU ASKED: Is it OK to feed ducks at Noonan Park?
September 14, 2016 - 12:00am
June 3, 2016
Almost on cue, one of the geese stretched its wings and fluffed its feathers as though posing for the camera.  (Contributed photo)
Photo of the Week: Geese
June 3, 2016 - 12:00am
August 9, 2013
First August Canada goose season announced
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
June 16, 2013
Do geese have more than one brood a year?
June 16, 2013 - 2:16pm
September 5, 2012
Jarrod Wilde and his daughter, Hailey, pose for a photo with the family's pet geese. (Contributed photo)
A lifelong friendship between two unlikely species
September 5, 2012 - 12:00am
July 7, 2012
Breeding mallard numbers average; Canada goose population high
July 7, 2012 - 3:09pm
Echo Press photo by Lowell Anderson
Swan decoys floating on the pond inside Alexandria's Noonan Park are intended to discourage more geese from landing in the park.
A swan song for Noonan's geese?
October 7, 2009 - 12:05am
July 29, 2009
Contributed photo
Too many geese concentrated in one area can cause problems, according to officials from the Department of Natural Resources.
Discourage geese from visiting shorelands
July 29, 2009 - 12:00am