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Stubborn ice finally gives up; L’Homme Dieu ice-out is May 13

May 14, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

This year’s late spring missed making ice-out history by two days. The ice finally vanished on Lake L’Homme Dieu on Monday, May 13. Continue Reading

Fish opener reminder: I-94 remains one lane between Clearwater, St. Cloud

May 11, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Motorists travelling between the Twin Cities Metro Area and St. Cloud for the Minnesota Fishing Opener are reminded that Interstate 94 is reduced to a single in each direction between Clearwater and St. Cloud. Continue Reading

DNR reminds boaters to take precautions against aquatic invaders

May 9, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

While many Minnesota lakes are still covered by a thick layer of ice, the open water fishing season is just around the corner and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is already gearing up for this year’s fight against zebra mussels, spiny waterfleas and other aquatic invasive species (AIS). Continue Reading

Will ice be off by fishing opener?

April 23, 2013 in The Osakis Review

Osakis anglers old enough to remember the spring of 1950 know what it takes to wait out a long winter before being able to back their boat into the water. Continue Reading

UND suspends more players for opener

September 22, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS The University of North Dakota has suspended four players of the hockey team for underage drinking at a team party. Continue Reading

Beetles open at home tonight

May 29, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

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Good things expected for fishing opener

May 10, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Cool April weather could help keep fish in shallow waters Continue Reading

Viking Speedway: Central Minnesota Icebreaker set for this weekend

April 24, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

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Early opener idea hits snags

April 17, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Walleye and northern pike may be safe until Mother’s Day weekend after all, if discussion in a Senate committee Monday is any indication.
Members of the Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee Monday expressed no support for moving the fishing opener to May 5, a week earlier than the traditional Mother’s Day opener. Continue Reading

Mother’s Day weekend walleye opener?

April 16, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL Walleye and northern pike may be safe until Mother’s Day weekend after all, if discussion in a Senate committee Monday is any indication,
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