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Orlin and LaVelle Blade operated Blade's Store in Holmes City for 47 years, living above the store most of those years. They recently sold the store and moved to a retirement home in Alexandria. (Photo by Tara Bitzan, Echo Press)
A happy ending
53 sec ago
News Briefs: Man arrested after meth delivered in package to Wadena home
8 min 42 sec ago
Osakis sophomore Harlie Falzone beats the throw to Pequot Lakes senior shortstop Haley Wiebolt at second base during the top of the third inning in the 6AA-North semifinals on Tuesday in Alexandria. The top-seeded Patriots pulled out the 1-0 victory over the Silverstreaks to advance to the subsection title. (Will Benson | Osakis Review)
6AA-North softball: Miska and Klimek go head-to-head as Osakis edged in pitcher's duel
12 hours 47 min ago
Get ready for 'mumble strips"
16 hours 30 min ago
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, May 23
May 24, 2016 - 8:54am
City buildings will be more energy efficient
May 24, 2016 - 8:32am
Alexandria senior Jared Lind fights out of the No. 2 sand trap during Monday's Central Lakes Conference finale at Alexandria Golf Club. Lind shot a 75 to help the Cardinals win the eighth CLC meet of the spring with a 300. (Will Benson | Echo Press)
Boys golf: Alex cards a 300 to win final CLC meet at AGC
May 23, 2016 - 10:29pm
Tara Bitzan
Bitzan selected as new Chamber of Commerce director
May 23, 2016 - 5:39pm
Violet is available for adoption through the LAHS. play button
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Violet (w/video)
May 23, 2016 - 2:51pm
Transportation, bonding fail at end of Minnesota Legislature
May 23, 2016 - 2:48pm
Here are chaotic last minutes of Legislature
May 23, 2016 - 2:42pm
Jay McNamar
McNamar runs against Backer in District 12A
May 23, 2016 - 12:22pm
Osakis senior Carl Haider watches his shot from just off the ninth green in Osakis on Friday afternoon. Haider shot a 40 at Brooten earlier in the morning to finish as the Silverstreaks' leading scorer on that nine. (Eric Morken | Osakis Review)
Boys golf: Streaks gaining confidence at season's end
May 20, 2016 - 8:40pm
Aagard employees work on a packaging machine inside the company's new facility, the building that once housed Kmart. (Photos by Lowell Anderson, Echo Press)
Aagard transforms old Kmart building
May 20, 2016 - 11:11am
Alexandria Area High School senior Joe Berger is assessed by the emergency responders at the mock crash on Wednesday, May 18.  (Photos by Beth Leipholtz, Echo Press) play button
A mock crash, but a real danger (w/video)
May 20, 2016 - 8:36am

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