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Reward offered to solve theft at Central Specialties
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Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Oct. 19
6 hours 46 min ago
Fire destroys truck in Alexandria
8 hours 41 min ago
Brandon-Evansville senior back McKenon Plaster carries a Renville County West defensive player with him for a couple extra yards during Wednesday's 50-8 win for the Chargers. Plaster had rushing and receiving touchdowns in the game to help B-E finish off its first-ever 6-2 season in program history. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Football: Chargers wrap up first 6-2 season in program history
14 hours 33 min ago
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Oct. 18
October 19, 2016 - 10:54am
Irene Seppanen of Alexandria first started participating in the local Farmers' Market in the 1970s. At that time, the Farmers' Market was on Fillmore Street. (contributed photo)
A pioneer in local farmers' market retires
October 19, 2016 - 7:00am
Lake Koronis resident speaks out about Starry Stonewort
October 19, 2016 - 6:00am
Alexandria Area High School students Shaun Mateer, Riley Morgan and Quinn Doege stand next to a haul of pumpkins and gourds after harvesting them. The goods were used as fall decor around the district schools. (contributed photo)
High school's garden goes to good use
October 19, 2016 - 6:00am
Andy Dibley, now more than one year sober, says his physical appearance is only one of the many aspects of his life that sobriety has improved. (Contributed)
A second chance
October 19, 2016 - 6:00am
Emma Ziegler
8A girls soccer: Sabres fend off Cards in section semis
October 18, 2016 - 8:53pm
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, Oct. 17
October 18, 2016 - 6:08pm
UPDATE w/correction: Alexandria driver injured in rollover
October 18, 2016 - 6:37am
Alexandria schools pleased with enrollment
October 17, 2016 - 9:28pm
Rick Swenson of Fergus Falls, Minn., paddles down the Red River in a giant pumpkin Saturday morning as he attempts to set the Guinness World Record for longest distance paddled in a pumpkin. Swenson planned to paddle to Oslo, Minn., a distance of about 26 river miles, which would more than triple the current pumpkin-paddling record. (Brad Dokken photo)
Fergus man paddles 26 miles in pumpkin to set record
October 17, 2016 - 5:22pm
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officers seized 37 guns and 28 sets of deer antlers from the residence of Joshua Liebl in Dawson, Minn. In a decision announced Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, the state's Court of Appeals affirmed the Lac Qui Parle County District Court’s ruling to dismiss 13 charges in a GPS deer poaching case. Submitted photo
Appeals court upholds dismissal against man facing 13 charges in MN deer poaching case
October 17, 2016 - 2:59pm

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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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