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Extra day added for B-E students
Moorhead mayor declares flood emergency; sandbag filling to start next week with goal of 150,000
VA system lauded at town hall: Vietnam veterans recognized in ceremony
County employee recovers $1 million
Letter to the Editor: Time to end daylight stupid time
Wrestling: Wes Tessman to be inducted in Hall of Fame
A helping hand from Finland
Behind-the-scenes coverage from the NCHC's Frozen Faceoff
Battle of the Blades offers local skaters time to shine
Curling: Champs crowned at Vikingland Curling Club's bonspiel
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
Outdoor briefs: Local Viking Sportsmen, QDMA, NWTF banquets coming up
DNR release: Deer meeting changed from Glenwood to Wheaton
Minnesota moose holding their own
Working art: Garfield man recognized as Carver of the Year
All permanent shelters must be off northern Minnesota lakes by Monday
Lydia M. Olson
Jerry A. Emmert
Peter Robert Hjelm
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter to the Editor: Try net metering to help energy grid
In the Know: This fake news is frightening
2009: Temps shoot up 69 degrees, cause flooding
Letter to the Editor: Support Minnesota Health Plan, not reinsurance
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
UCC to sell Pilgrim Point
Alexandria VA hires coordinator
NDSU lobbies for new $78 million ag research center
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February 19, 2019
Mike Frisch: A look ahead
At least half of winter is in the rearview mirror now and that means that open water is nearing! While some of the year's best ice fishing is...
February 19, 2019 - 6:02pm
Big tullibee pulled through the ice on the Alexandria Chain
It's not all that uncommon to run into a bigger fish when targeting crappies through the ice in the Alexandria area. Northerns are plentiful...
February 19, 2019 - 5:00pm
February 16, 2019
Fishing For the Cure sets sights high
Alexandria Industries set a lofty goal for its 13th annual Fishing for the Cure ice fishing challenge Saturday afternoon on Smith Lake. The event,...
February 16, 2019 - 3:40pm
February 15, 2019
Walz proposes $4.6 million in response to CWD spread
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Friday, Feb. 15, requested $4.6 million to fight the spread of chronic wasting disease, a deadly...
February 15, 2019 - 4:23pm
February 14, 2019
WATCH: Minnesota angler pulls 120-pound sturgeon through ice
A Minnesota man likely will go on record as catching the biggest fish in state history.Darren Troseth of Jordan pulled a 78-inch sturgeon through...
February 14, 2019 - 10:50am
February 12, 2019
Morken: Recent info on CWD more reason to pay attention
There was a common theme that emerged from Adam Murkowski when I interviewed him in February of 2017. Murkowski, then the big-game program leader...
February 12, 2019 - 5:00pm
Minnesota lawmakers talk details of legislation looking to combat CWD
Minnesota lawmakers agree that scientists should get nearly $2 million to create a test that would detect a fatal disease in deer. But some want...
February 12, 2019 - 9:23am
February 11, 2019
Outdoor briefs: Banquets coming up in the area
Pheasants Forever The annual Douglas County Pheasants Forever banquet is set for Feb. 23 at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. Crowing hour starts at 4:30 p.m. with dinner to follow at 7:15. Proceeds from the banquet fund the Youth Outdoor Activity Day in Alexandria each August....
February 11, 2019 - 5:00pm
February 9, 2019
Deer disease seen as threat to humans: Experts compare CWD with resilient Mad Cow virus
There is growing concern in the scientific and public health community that chronic wasting disease, which is killing deer in Minnesota, Wisconsin...
February 9, 2019 - 9:46am
February 7, 2019
Chronic wasting disease: As reports continue, lawmakers try to combat fatal condition
Minnesota lawmakers want to combat a fatal disease in deer and other animals, but they've not yet come to an agreement on how best to do that....
February 7, 2019 - 8:49am
February 5, 2019
Mike Frisch: Lessons from Lincoln
Good fortune has allowed me to have two careers involving education. Twenty years as a physical education teacher and coach and now several more...
February 5, 2019 - 5:00pm
January 29, 2019
Focus for 2019? Bridging gaps and more habitat
Alexandria was home to the Pheasants Forever state convention the weekend of Jan. 19. The event was not open to the public, but rather an opportunity...
January 29, 2019 - 5:00pm
January 26, 2019
Zebra mussels’ best friend: Wakeboard boats, U study finds
ST. PAUL -- The best way for invasive zebra mussel larvae to get from one Minnesota lake to another is aboard wakeboard boats, a new study has...
January 26, 2019 - 9:15pm
January 22, 2019
Mike Frisch: Stay away from the crowd
Recently, I was fortunate to get in on a couple of really good ice bites. One bite was on Big Stone Lake for perch and big bluegills. The other was on Upper Red Lake for walleyes. Different species and different baits, but both trips had one common theme—the need to get away...
January 22, 2019 - 5:00pm
New DNR commissioner talks challenges, priorities as she takes over
Sarah Strommen is the new commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, replacing Tom Landwehr, who had been at the DNR helm...
January 22, 2019 - 10:00am