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Police investigate shooting in Alexandria
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Jingle Bells correction
Law Enforcement Blotter: Dec. 5-6
Volleyball: Duwenhoegger takes home MVP for the Cards
Sports schedule for Sunday, Dec. 9
Boys cross country: Galloway delivers as Cards' top runner
Girls basketball scores from Friday, Dec. 7
Boys basketball: Jensen, Barkeim help Minnewaska edge Sauk Centre
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....
Faith Weisel Curtis
Shelbee Jean Kaufman
Presumptive positive for CWD in wild deer found in Houston County for first time
Mike Frisch: In the blink of an eye
DNR announces two December deer hunts as part of CWD management efforts
DNR intensifies CWD response efforts in southeastern Minnesota
Terry Lynn Dillon
Lowell O. Berg
Virgil A. Warkenthien
Terry L. Dillon
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
It's Our Turn: Is the past becoming irrelevant?
An Echo Press Editorial - Series message: David can beat Goliath
1968: Alexandria top choice for junior college
In the Know: Christmas season begins!
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
Cupkie Christmas Village is a true holiday experience!
Creating a culture of mutual support: Adapting is part of survival
Retail is reinventing itself: Education, customer service among keys for area stores
Gas prices fall to lowest of the year in North Dakota, Minnesota, nation
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November 22, 2018
Alexandria's Jed Burkey got a nice buck during Minnesota's firearm season and had a little help tracking the deer from his 9-year-old son, Weston....
November 22, 2018 - 5:00pm
November 19, 2018
High school freshman drops two deer with one shot in north-central Minnesota
BLACKDUCK, Minn. - She may not have killed two birds with a single stone, but Alli Theisen came as close as anyone to nailing the metaphor right...
November 19, 2018 - 3:14pm
Man dies in deer hunting accident in northern Minnesota
AITKIN, Minn. -- A 56-year-old man died over the weekend following a gunshot wound while deer hunting in Aitkin County in north-central Minnesota.....
November 19, 2018 - 2:30pm
November 13, 2018
A decoy buck with a bow
Late October is the starting point of the time to pull out all the stops when trying to take a big whitetail, and a deer Alexandria's Sean Callahan...
November 13, 2018 - 5:00pm
A big buck with grandpa
Osakis 11-year-old Aubrey Loxtercamp was taught to shoot by her grandpa at an early age. On Nov. 4, she executed a shot on a great buck. Aubrey...
November 13, 2018 - 5:00pm
November 8, 2018
Deer report: An incredible week turns into such a low, and what to take from it
You have to get back in the stand. This happens in hunting. Those are things your buddies tell you after a bad shot on an animal, but they don't...
November 8, 2018 - 5:00pm
November 7, 2018
Minnesota opening weekend deer harvest down from last year
Minnesota hunters registered 62,702 deer, of which 36,149 were bucks, during the opening weekend of the state’s firearms deer season, according...
November 7, 2018 - 12:52pm
November 4, 2018
Deer report November 4: Another close call, the ultimate frustration
If Instagram and Facebook are any indication, there were quite a few nice deer taken over the opening weekend of the Minnesota firearm season. For me, it’s been a season of close calls and a few frustrations. I had one last good buck encounter on Nov. 2 with my bow in Minnesota...
November 4, 2018 - 8:43pm
October 30, 2018
Deer report October 30: A reminder that it's all about the food
The last couple of days have been a reminder that it’s all about the food. I sat in two of my better spots on the mornings of Oct. 29 and...
October 30, 2018 - 2:36pm
October 27, 2018
Day one deer report: Things are starting to heat up
Things are starting to heat up. That’s the way it should be these last five days of October, and my time in the stand on Saturday indicated...
October 27, 2018 - 8:34pm
October 22, 2018
There's something special about fall in Minnesota
I might be the only person who lives in the Alexandria lakes area who wishes I could snap my fingers and make summer disappear. It's nothing...
October 22, 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
August 13, 2018
Another opportunity to talk whitetails with local DNR set for Sept. 6
Anyone interested in deer can talk with area wildlife managers from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources at meetings scheduled across the state meant to encourage discussions about deer and deer management, enhance local relationships and foster two-way communication. One...
August 13, 2018 - 5:06pm
April 10, 2018
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
I was scrolling through my Twitter feed as my youngest daughter drifted off to sleep on an evening in late March when a piece from National Public...
April 10, 2018 - 6:02pm
February 7, 2018
Mike Frisch: Lessons from a tree
My summers are dominated by time on the water fishing, mostly guiding others. I certainly enjoy that time. By fall, however, I am ready for a...
February 7, 2018 - 6:41am