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Members of the Lakes Area Dive Team put their dive suits on as they leave the public access of Minnesota Highway 71 to join the search for a missing man following a two-boat accident Thursday on Fish Hook Lake in Hubbard County. (Kevin Cederstrom/Forum News Service)
Search continues for victim as two boats collide on Park Rapids lake
15 min 53 sec ago
Alexandria senior center back Kendall Kohler has her header bounce behind her following a cross in the first half against East Grand Forks at home on Thursday night. (Will Benson | Echo Press)
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
7 hours 58 min ago
When carving and painting decoys, artists typically develop their own style. Sometimes the decoys may be realistic, while other times they are more folk art.  (Photos by Beth Leipholtz, Echo Press)
Underwater Art
8 hours 43 min ago
The Minnesota Vikings Gjallarhorn is on a tour of Minnesota, and two of the stops are local: Kensington Rune Stone Park and the statue of Big Ole in Alexandria.  (Contributed photo)
A prop for Big Ole: Viking 'Gjallahorn' to stop in Alexandria, Kensington
8 hours 43 min ago
Katie Coopet, age 17, helped save the life of a lifeguard.
Teen keeps cool in face of medical emergencies
8 hours 43 min ago
Carlos Creek Winery is the first in the Midwest to be able to bottle wine in single-serving plastic miniatures. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Wild about wine: Carlos Creeks to sell in Xcel Center
8 hours 43 min ago
Alexandria junior forward Michael Kuhn (right) celebrates following the second goal of the game assisted by Parker Montgomery in the second half against East Grand Forks at home on Thursday evening. (Will Benson | Echo Press)
Boys soccer: Cards' attack jumps on East Grand Forks in opener
9 hours 41 min ago
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, August 24
18 hours 43 min ago
Haley Hinrichs, representing Goodhue County, was crowned the 63rd Princess Kay of the Milky Way in an evening ceremony at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds last night, Aug. 24. (Photo courtesy of Midwest Dairy Association)
Princess Kay of the Milky Way crowned
23 hours 34 min ago
Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
August 24, 2016 - 4:08pm
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
August 24, 2016 - 1:55pm
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
August 24, 2016 - 10:26am
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
August 24, 2016 - 9:10am
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
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

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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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