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Sarah Block, Jasmine’s mother, goes over the areas that have already been searched for her daughter with a group of search volunteers at Big Ole Central Park on the afternoon of Wednesday, Aug. 16. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
For mother of missing Alexandria girl, 'worst feeling ever'
1 hour 9 min ago
A 10-year-old child was transported by helicopter after an ATV rollover north of Millerville on Gravel Pit Road NW. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Updated: Two children injured in ATV rollover north of Millerville
7 hours 55 min ago
Jim Stratton
County commission salaries increase $1,000
13 hours 44 min ago
This is a sample of what the application looks like for the Minnesota Absentee Ballot.
Absentee ballots available for B-E school vote
19 hours 11 min ago
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, August 16
20 hours 31 min ago
Robert Bosma
B-E adds cross country to its fall athletics
22 hours 2 min ago
Jasmine Block has been missing since late Tuesday, Aug. 8. (Contributed)
WEDNESDAY UPDATE: Searchers gather again, police seek info about people seen on trail
August 16, 2017 - 7:38pm
Amy Schlosser of Alexandria takes a picture of her husband, Jim, a United States Marine Corp veteran, in front of the 9/11 Never Forget mobile exhibit. The exhibit, which rolled into town Wednesday evening, will be on display at the Douglas County Fair Aug. 17-20. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press) play button
A hero's welcome: 9/11 exhibit escorted to Douglas County Fairgrounds
August 16, 2017 - 7:26pm
The team of (left to right) Ryan Gandrud, Brian Verkinderen, Brent Kompelien and Evan Peters were part of two holes-in-one in the same group as Peters and Verkinderen both aced the ninth hole during a Big Cup Scramble at the Minnewaska Golf Club on July 29. (Submitted photo)
Minnewaska Golf Club: Peters, Verkinderen hit holes-in-one in the same group
August 16, 2017 - 12:03pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, August 15
August 16, 2017 - 11:11am
The front page of the Wednesday Echo Press was mostly blank.
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
August 16, 2017 - 10:26am
Jim Bjerknes, known as the "Pickle Man" for the hundreds of jars of pickles he has canned, will be honored at the Douglas County Fair as one of two outstanding seniors. (Karen Tolkkinen | Echo Press)
Douglas County Outstanding Seniors: Pickles, bowling and much more
August 16, 2017 - 7:25am
Water pooled in Karin Weigel's yard on Lake Burgen after Sunday's rain.
High water prompts no wake zones on 15 lakes
August 15, 2017 - 5:18pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, August 14
August 15, 2017 - 9:08am
This experimental small roundabout was at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Lake Street earlier this summer. It's  designed to slow down traffic in the neighborhood. (Alexis Habberstad | Echo Press)
Mini-roundabout on Lake St. to return
August 14, 2017 - 9:55pm

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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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