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As a safety precaution for drivers, all mower decks, headlights and other glass and plastics were required to be removed from machines. (Alexis Habberstad | Echo Press)
Up to the challenge
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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Titus (w/video)
4 hours 22 min ago
Some members of the Freedom First Riders stand by their bikes before hitting the roads for the 2017 Ribfest Ride.
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Riding with purpose: Motorcycle group promotes safety, education
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Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, August 22
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Lacrosse to AAHS?
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Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, August 21
August 22, 2017 - 9:51am
A starry stonewort bulbil or star-like structure is produced by the plant. Bulbils are likely how the plant reproduces. (Contributed | Department of Natural Resources)
DNR: Starry stonewort confirmed in Lake Minnewaska
August 21, 2017 - 1:56pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, August 18 through Sunday, August 20
August 21, 2017 - 11:27am
Weekend rain strains sewer plant's capacity
August 18, 2017 - 4:53pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, August 17
August 18, 2017 - 11:23am
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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Matzo (w/video)
August 18, 2017 - 9:50am
Truck hauling hazardous chemicals catches fire; homes near Paynesville evacuated
August 18, 2017 - 9:22am
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'
August 18, 2017 - 5:02am
Wayne and Jan Brasel of Ottertail have built this race car with the body of a 1962 Dodge Dart as part of a promise Wayne made to longtime friend and racing partner Joe Murray of Wadena. Brasel raced at the Viking Speedway in the early 1970s in the car he co-owned with Murray, who died from leukemia almost eight years ago. (Jason Groth | Forum Communications)
A promise kept: Plan started at the Viking Speedway is rekindled after the death of a friend
August 18, 2017 - 12:00am
Retired New York City Firefighter, Herb Penner (right) stands with his son, Mike, who is currently a NYC firefighter, at the 9/11 Never Forget mobile exhibit. The exhibit will be at the Douglas County Fair through Sunday, Aug. 20. Herb Penner was working as a fire captain in the Bronx the day of the terrorist attack. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press) play button
For 9/11 exhibit tour guide, tragedy still fresh
August 17, 2017 - 5:02pm

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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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