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Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, January 22
Discovery's Aker earns regional honor
Human trafficking: See something? Then say something
Nordic Ski: Girls win Bemidji Invite
Girls basketball: Defense, rebounding key Panthers' win over Osakis
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Jan. 23
Patriots QB Tom Brady’s ties to central Minn. town makes return to state nostalgic
Wrestling: Knights win eighth straight dual
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Evelyn J. LeSuer
Maureen Marie Bruzik
Shirley Mae Wagner
Eugene Kenneth "Doc" Karnis
#MeToo and #TimesUp: Are men safe?
Commentary: The end to the opioid crisis
Rapp clarifies his veteran status
Guest Editorial: Here's what to know about Facebook feeds
Letter: Pilot offers an apology on hangar issue
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
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Downtown loses antique store
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
On The Street
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January 19, 2018
Morken: No matter what happens, Vikings fans got their moment
It was Jan. 10, 2016, and I was watching the game with my daughter. Vikings fans know the game I'm referring to just by the date. Seahawks vs....
January 19, 2018 - 11:16am
January 10, 2018
Morken: South Dakota is still worth the hunt
The outlook ahead of the 2017 South Dakota pheasant hunting season was a bleak one. Bird numbers were down 45 percent from 2016, according to...
January 10, 2018 - 5:47am
December 27, 2017
Morken: Why close encounters matter
Every close encounter with a big buck is met with a series of emotions. There is the initial thrill of just seeing them. The shaking that ensues...
December 27, 2017 - 5:47am
December 14, 2017
From the stand: Adjusting to late season
Late season is here, and I am still looking to get a deer in the freezer. I have had my chances. There was a blown shot on a great buck and a...
December 14, 2017 - 9:48am
November 29, 2017
Morken: Make the most of this final month
Each year around this time I begin to stress about how to spend the waning moments of another hunting season as it ticks away. Bow hunting is...
November 29, 2017 - 6:41am
November 8, 2017
From the stand: Trying to move past a lost buck
I should be writing about everything coming together on a great buck during a perfect morning in the woods on Nov. 1. Things set up that way...
November 8, 2017 - 12:25am
October 10, 2017
Morken: CRP is worth fighting for by more than hunters
Each year the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources releases annual surveys that often paint a bleak outlook for pheasant hunters. The August...
October 10, 2017 - 12:25am
July 12, 2017
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
July 4 is often spent on the water in the Alexandria area with family and friends, and this year's holiday was a perfect day for that. Temperatures...
July 12, 2017 - 12:00am
June 28, 2017
Morken: Worth the casts in Canada
Little things on the water can turn a day of fishing in a hurry. My father, Gary Morken, and longtime friend, Jacob Busiahn of Minneapolis, joined...
June 28, 2017 - 6:00am
May 24, 2017
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Three years ago, I got into some new land for deer hunting that I thought would produce big bucks on a regular basis. I was under the naive impression...
May 24, 2017 - 6:00am
May 17, 2017
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Turkeys are still gobbling on the roost for those who have a tag left to fill. Sunday morning was as vocal as I have heard them all season, but...
May 17, 2017 - 8:00am
April 26, 2017
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Ten years ago, if someone would have told me I would hear the gobbles I'm hearing every morning while turkey hunting Minnesota, I would have...
April 26, 2017 - 10:13am
April 5, 2017
A walk in the woods is always worth it
I woke up the morning of March 26 at my in-laws' house in Wood Lake and looked outside. Clouds and a light mist. Unfortunately, the forecast...
April 5, 2017 - 12:00am
March 24, 2017
Morken's musings: Reason to believe in Gophers future
A Gophers basketball season that had its highs and lows ended abruptly with a first-round exit in the NCAA Tournament to Middle Tennessee State...
March 24, 2017 - 12:00am
January 18, 2017
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
The condition of the deer herd tends to be one of the hottest outdoor topics among hunters in every state, and Minnesota is no different. Hunters...
January 18, 2017 - 11:59am