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December 26, 2018
A new ice skating trail has been added to Lake Brophy County Park in Alexandria. Bryan Thue, who works for Douglas County Public Works, drives the water truck around the trail making new ice. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Time to sharpen your blades: Ice skating trail built at Lake Brophy County Park
December 26, 2018 - 6:00am
December 25, 2018
From left to right, Dave Reishus, Craig Aamodt and Marv Kremin were part of a four-man limit of roosters taken on a hunt to South Dakota earlier this month. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Key to gaining access? It starts by asking.
December 25, 2018 - 5:00pm
December 19, 2018
After an injury, it was uncertain whether Ole would hunt again this past summer, but he has helped bag a bunch of roosters again this fall. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Morken: Savoring a special season after a summer scare
December 19, 2018 - 6:02pm
Alexandria 13-year-old Blake Svee shot his first-ever deer this season, a doe taken during the final day of the muzzleloader season in Minnesota on Dec. 9. (Submitted photo)
Just in the nick of time
December 19, 2018 - 5:00pm
Mike Frisch with a walleye caught on the ice in December. (Submitted photo)
Mike Frisch: Early ice is nice
December 19, 2018 - 11:47am
December 11, 2018
This mature buck was on his feet a lot in daylight over the course of Dec. 15-16 during the 2017 season. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Morken: Buck tag left to fill? Why this could be the week
December 11, 2018 - 5:00pm
December 6, 2018
Presumptive positive for CWD in wild deer found in Houston County for first time
December 6, 2018 - 11:37am
December 4, 2018
Cory Schlosser holds up a 13.8-pound northern, while his 5-year-old daughter, Nevaeh, gets some help from Cory's brother to hold up a 9.6-pound walleye she caught. The two were ice fishing in the Evansville area on Nov. 23. (Submitted photo)
Early-ice success
December 4, 2018 - 6:02pm
Mike Frisch and his black lab, Bailey, with a rooster they got on a recent hunt. (Submitted photo)
Mike Frisch: In the blink of an eye
December 4, 2018 - 5:00pm
A map of the boundaries for the 2018 CWD special hunts designated in Southeastern Minnesota. (Courtesy of the Minnesota DNR)
DNR announces two December deer hunts as part of CWD management efforts
December 4, 2018 - 10:54am
December 1, 2018
DNR intensifies CWD response efforts in southeastern Minnesota
December 1, 2018 - 12:09pm
November 27, 2018
Seven-year-old Olivia Schafer with some roosters she helped her dad, Josh, get during a hunt in Douglas County earlier this season. Their 13.5-year-old lab, Stella, also had a big hand in the success. (Submitted photo)
Morken: Best Minnesota pheasant season I've seen in years
November 27, 2018 - 6:02pm
November 22, 2018
Alexandria's Jed Burkey and his 9-year-old son, Weston, with a buck Jed shot during Minnesota's firearm season. (Submitted photo)
Burkey's buck
November 22, 2018 - 5:00pm
Chad Peterson with a smallmouth bass caught off a deep-water hump recently. (Submitted photo)
Mike Frisch: Lessons learned from 2018
November 22, 2018 - 5:47am
November 20, 2018
Matthew Swanson of Woodbury caught this new state record catch-and-release northern pike while fishing on the Rainy River this past May. (Photo from the Minnesota DNR)
A new catch-and-release record pike caught on the Rainy River
November 20, 2018 - 3:55pm