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Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
8 hours 33 min ago
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
10 hours 47 min ago
Eleanor Nielsen and her sons, Rick and John, celebrated her 99th birthday by golfing 99 holes over a five-day period.
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
14 hours 16 min ago
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
15 hours 32 min ago
Briana Sanchez / Forum News Service

Alayna Haag, 7, holds a candle Tuesday during a vigil in memory of Alayna Ertl at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Watkins. Haag is going into the second grade at Eden Valley-Watkins Schools.
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
16 hours 48 min ago
A young group of go-kart racers race by foot across the infield at the Runestone Speedway in Alexandria on August 17 before jumping in their karts to race on the track. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
August 24, 2016 - 12:00am
Bev Bales, Carlos, was honored as a community builder on the 50 over 50 list.
AARP honors Bev Bales as 50 Plus Leader
August 24, 2016 - 12:00am
Zachary Todd Anderson has been booked in the Crow Wing County Jail Saturday on suspicion of first-degree murder and kidnapping of 5-year-old Alayna Ertl of Watkins, Minnesota.   Booking photo/Crow Wing County Jail
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, death of 5-year-old
August 23, 2016 - 1:12pm
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, August 22
August 23, 2016 - 9:19am
Driver injured in rollover near Osakis
August 23, 2016 - 9:12am
There weren’t many open seats at Monday’s Alexandria City Council meeting, which included a hearing about a proposed amendment to the city’s well policy. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
New well policy draws overflow crowd at council meeting
August 23, 2016 - 12:09am
Murder, kidnapping charges await man accused of killing Watkins 5-year-old
August 22, 2016 - 6:01pm
Woman sentenced for stealing $1.7 million from employer, most gambled away
August 22, 2016 - 5:24pm
Curt Craven
Miltona man charged with fleeing police - again
August 22, 2016 - 4:18pm
Alexandria's (from left to right) Sam Helgeson, Wyatt Wittenburg, Tryg Burgau, Jack Steffl and Michael Helgeson stand in front of the bleachers at Knute Nelson Ballpark on Aug. 1. These players are part of the group who shaved their heads in support of Burgau during his cancer treatment. (Will Benson | Echo Press)
Tryg's tribute to faith: The bond of brothers
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am

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Torren is available for adoption through the LAHS.

The Echo Press and the Lakes Area Humane Society (LAHS) in Alexandria present this week’s “Pet of the Week” – Torren.

Torren is a 1 to 2 year old male ...

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