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Fish and Wildlife obtains wetland easement
13 hours 8 min ago
The owners of Blue Smoke BBQ demolished the building in April 2014 after a fire damaged the building the previous August. (Echo Press file photo)
Arson trial set for Blue Smoke BBQ owner
23 hours 30 min ago
Bryce Brickweg transplants pansies in the greenhouse at Colorful Seasons Garden Center in Alexandria last Wednesday. Although it has looked like spring for a while in the greenhouse, the first actual day of spring was Monday. The spring equinox occurs each year when days and nights reach approximately the same length. The length of days will now gradually increase until the summer solstice on June 21, which is the longest day of the year and the beginning of summer. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
GETTING A JUMP ON SPRING
23 hours 30 min ago
Joe Wavra of Red Lake Falls stands next to a couple of the bigger pieces of work he brought with him to the Runestone Community Center for the Rudy Zwieg Show this past Saturday. Wavra does all his work with a chainsaw and now carves full time through his business, Klondike Carvings. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Art of every size, shape and color
March 22, 2017 - 12:00am
$915,000 in school projects approved
March 21, 2017 - 3:02pm
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, March 20
March 21, 2017 - 11:51am
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, March 17 through Sunday, March 19
March 20, 2017 - 11:02am
The bridge on Minnesota Highway 27 at the Osakis exit will be replaced, causing some lane closures and detours. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Bridge at Osakis exit to close March 27
March 17, 2017 - 4:03pm
The J.C. Penney location in Viking Plaza in Alexandria was not on a closure list released by the company. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Alexandria's J.C. Penney store not on closure list
March 17, 2017 - 2:32pm
Jeffrey Carlson and his late wife, Arni. Carlson recently paid $355 for a coffee mug in her memory.
Alexandria man pays $355 for coffee mug to honor late wife
March 17, 2017 - 11:46am
Brad Klinkner (left) and his son, Adam (right) are pictured during a snowmobile trip last year. (Contributed)
A trip turned tragic
March 17, 2017 - 6:00am
Alexandria senior Eric Welle (front) sits on the diving board at the Discovery Middle School pool as his teammates who qualified for the state meet gathered behind him. Pictured are (left to right) Jordon Baas, Nick Olson, Patrick Chromey, Zack Serie, Nic Chromey and Brady Wolkow. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Brothers behind him: Swimmers rally around their captain after a collapsed lung
March 17, 2017 - 12:00am
Alexandria's Jake Drew hangs his head after getting called for a foul on a loose ball late in the first half on Thursday at St. Cloud State University in the section title game. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Boys basketball: Early threes sink Alexandria, send Otters to another state tournament
March 16, 2017 - 10:30pm
Orono senior Tori Andrew makes a move around Alexandria's Emma Ziegler on Thursday in the Class-3A State Tournament semifinals at Williams Arena. Andrew led both teams in scoring with 18 points in the 50-34 Spartans win. (Ryan Pietruszewski | Echo Press)
Girls Basketball: Cards state title bid ends in semifinals loss to Orono
March 16, 2017 - 4:29pm
Parkers Prairie junior guard Matt Ferley goes into the lane against the defense of Ortonville's Nate Treinen during the first half of the 6A South finals in Morris on Tuesday night. Ferley had 10 points, but Treinen had 18 to help the Trojans to the win. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Boys basketball: Trojans outrun Panthers in second half of 6A South title game
March 14, 2017 - 10:33pm

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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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