Outdoors

Douglas County No-Wake Zones In Effect On Area Lakes

To protect shorelines with lake levels extraordinarily high, the Douglas County Board of Commissioners recently approved a recommendation to enact temporary slow, no-wake zones on 19 lakes.

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Sunscreen – 5 Things You Should Know

Sunscreen is the most important thing you can do for your skin. If used correctly; it helps prevent cancer, premature aging, and sunburns.  Most of us can improve how we use sunscreen.  Here are five easy tips!

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Hot Takes On Heat Stress

The health departments in Minnesota and Wisconsin put their collective Gopher and Cheese heads together and discovered a surprise.  This isn’t your grandfather’s heat stress.

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It’s A Keeper

When you go fishing you only catch the big ones, right?

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Lilacs And Clover

This time of year a lot of people look forward to the sight and smell of lilacs.

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It’s Almost Time To Hit The Lakes!

Summer fun is coming to the Alexandria Lakes Area!

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Be Safe Out There

The fishing opener is less than a month away.  In some parts of the state, folks are out in their boats.  In others, they’re still firing up the augers.  Either way, play it safe.

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