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The fatal crash happened at the intersection of County Road 23 and Busch Road, between Alexandria and Forada. The three teens were all ejected from the vehicle. Michael William Scott Schluter, 17, was killed in the crash; Jonathan Thomas Salto, 17, and Jordan Andrew Grueneich, 17, were both injured. (Amy Chaffins | Echo Press)
UPDATE 2:32 p.m.: One teen killed, two injured in crash early Friday
9 hours 38 min ago
Around 6:10 p.m., Alexandria Fire Department responded to a barn fire at 3001 West Lake Jessie Drive, east of Alexandria. (Amy Chaffins | Echo Press)
Barn fire near Alexandria Saturday evening
October 18, 2014 - 7:05pm
Jamie Johnson is excited that his four daughters (left to right) Samantha, 3; Madeline, 10; Mae, 10; and Lily, 2, who give him a reason for sobriety, have been learning about Jesus and can share his walk of faith. (Contributed)
The journey of sobriety
October 18, 2014 - 11:22am

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People took to the sidewalks in downtown Alexandria Friday to take part in "The Thing on Broadway" - a celebration of the completion on the downtown revamp project, which included new sidewalks, roads and features. (Amy Chaffins | Echo Press)
The Thing on Broadway celebrates downtown
October 18, 2014 - 10:34am
The Alexandria Area High School band rehearses for its upcoming concert on Monday, November 3. It will be one of three concerts by the band, choir and orchestra that will kick off the music department’s celebration of its 100th anniversary. (Amy Chaffins/Echo Press)
A century of music
October 17, 2014 - 12:00am
Football: B-E misses out on home playoff game despite win in finale
October 16, 2014 - 10:05am
Liz Schultz (1) and Alexis Stern (8) team up for a block in the first set of Tuesday
Cardinals volleyball wraps up season in quick victory
October 15, 2014 - 9:39am
Council freezes salaries for two years
October 15, 2014 - 12:00am
Domestic Violence: What leads them to it?
October 15, 2014 - 12:00am
Knute Nelson and Friends of Knute hosted a legislative candidate forum last Friday in Alexandria to highlight senior care issues. Panel participants included (left to right) Paul Anderson, state representative, District 12B; Gordy Wagner, candidate, District 12B; Mary Franson, state representative, District 8B; and Jay Sieling, candidate, District 8B. (Amy Chaffins/Echo Press)
Consensus: Senior care needs dedicated funding
October 15, 2014 - 12:00am
Senior Bailey Serum swims the 100 backstroke during the Cardinals
Swimming: Cards head into postseason with win over Tech
October 14, 2014 - 10:43pm
Lakes Area Theatre actor Jim Thoreen expressed a range of emotions with his castmates as he delivered the story Of Pearls and Vacuum Cleaners live to residents of Arabella Manor in Alexandria. They also performed at The Senator Condominiums, Windmills Ponds and Grand Arbor, all in Alexandria. (Jessica Sly/Echo Press)
Taking it on the road
October 15, 2014 - 12:00am
Alexandria’s Hayley Burns sends a ball to the net during the Cardinals win over West Ottertail United last Thursday. Burns had four assists
and one goal in the 9-0 section victory. The Cardinals later fell to Detroit Lakes in the second round of the Section 8A playoffs. (Eric Morken/Echo Press)
Season ends in a shootout
October 15, 2014 - 8:40am
Audrey Waage, Candy Bohjanen-Hammitt and Bonnie Braun are American Red Cross volunteers who started serving area communities in 2013. They’ve shared their stories, hoping to encourage others to volunteer for the local Red Cross chapter. (Amy Chaffins/Echo Press)
ABCs of volunteering for Red Cross
3 hours 32 min ago
Funeral - Michael Schluter, 17
October 18, 2014 - 3:41pm