July 30, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
To help boaters prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS), the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is adding more than 200 clean-and-drain areas to statewide public water access sites this summer. Continue Reading
July 16, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
Boats and cars were the stars at two events in Douglas County Saturday. Continue Reading
February 28, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
The Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum in Alexandria received a big splash in a major publication, not once but twice.
Classic Boating, a bi-monthly magazine published in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, has been informing and entertaining boating enthusiasts for 28 years. It’s known as the premier magazine of vintage boating. Continue Reading
August 17, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune
A tiny Pacific island populated by descendants of the mutineers of the HMS Bounty and their Tahitian companions has issued a stamp bearing a Knife River man’s picture of a replica of the historic 18th-century ship. Continue Reading
May 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Minnesota boaters who don’t get on board with rules to protect against the spread of invasive species could pay double the fines this summer. Continue Reading
April 12, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press
Douglas County commissioners added an extra tool to the county’s arsenal of zebra mussel weaponry at Tuesday’s board meeting.
Land and Resource Director Dave Rush’s request to purchase a decontamination unit from Mobile Washer in Alexandria was approved. The board’s decision is in line with the resolution passed last spring for the county to operate its own decontamination unit. Continue Reading
October 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Seven people, including a 4-year-old girl, survived 20 hours at sea by clinging to their capsized boat and a small blue cooler after their vessel flipped during a fishing trip off the Florida Keys, officials said today. Continue Reading
February 16, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune
Interest is high at the first day of the boat, sports and travel show, and retailers say the recession is easing its grip on consumers Continue Reading
January 29, 2011 in INFORUM
Vendors offer unusual products, displays to visitors through today at dome
Area anglers and water sport enthusiasts poured into the Fargodome this weekend to snag an up-close-and-personal peek at some of the boating world’s latest craft models and equipment. Continue Reading
December 11, 2010 in INFORUM
Thirty-seven years ago this month, during a snowstorm (if you can imagine a snowstorm in December), an important delivery was made: a load of lumber.
That 1973 shipment was unloaded at a shipyard in a community not exactly world-renowned as a ship-building center: Hawley, Minn. Continue Reading