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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
10 hours 37 min ago
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, August 15
11 hours 29 min ago
The front page of the Wednesday Echo Press was mostly blank.
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
12 hours 14 min ago
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
15 hours 16 min ago
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
This drawing shows Unique Opportunities' plan for a 12-plex apartment at 1810 Sixth Ave. East in Alexandria. The units would be rented to low-income families. (Contributed)
Project provides low-income housing in Alexandria
August 14, 2017 - 9:53pm
Work to begin next month on railroad crossings
August 14, 2017 - 9:51pm
Water approaches a house on the east side of Lake Burgen. (Contributed)
3 inches of rain adds to already wet summer
August 14, 2017 - 7:06pm
Nelson man arrested in sex sting
August 14, 2017 - 6:00pm
These flyers have been distributed around town.
Friday update: Search expands for missing Alexandria teen
August 11, 2017 - 3:49pm
Dave and Amy Staples of Kensington were named this year's Douglas County Farm Family of the Year. They will be recognized at the upcoming Douglas County Fair. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
Douglas farm family of the year 'truly a family affair'
August 11, 2017 - 10:29am
Michael Hingson, who escaped the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on 9/11, will speak at the chamber's fall luncheon. (Contributed)
9/11 survivor to speak at chamber luncheon
August 11, 2017 - 8:14am
Tennis: Panthers looking for continued progress
7 hours 52 min ago

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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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