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Those attending a meeting about the new "Live Wide Open" campaign listen to Brad Barth, president of the West Central Initiative. The meeting took place at Alexandria City Hall on Aug. 26. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
New effort seeks to draw people home
3 hours 17 min ago
Austin Hohler, 17, of Alexandria spends time at Children's Hospital in the Twin Cities following a grand mal seizure. (Contributed)
After seizure scare, family grateful for diagnosis
3 hours 17 min ago
The Hospice of Douglas County includes nurses, medical director, hospice aides, chaplain, musc and massage therapists, along with more than 45 volunteers. (Contributed)
Hospice serves more than cancer patients
3 hours 17 min ago
Man charged with selling leased livestock
9 hours 1 min ago
Audience members at a Minnesota State Fair military celebration on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2106, enjoy a fly-by of World War II aircraft. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Minnesota State Fair celebrates Yellow Ribbon program for veterans
9 hours 50 min ago
Helicopter clips power line, sparks grass fire
10 hours 5 min ago
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, August 29
18 hours 6 min ago
Aquatic Restoration Service, contracted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, begins the treatment process for the starry stonewort, an invasive species, found in Turtle Lake north of Bemidji. Infested water and lake habitat is pumped through the white dewatering bag shown above and filters the water back into the lake while catching the starry stonewort. Forum News Service play button
DNR begins to suck out invasive species infestation
18 hours 53 min ago
Lacey is available for adoption through the Lakes Area Humane Society. play button
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Lacey (w/video)
19 hours 13 min ago
Minnesota teenager dies after being dragged by vehicle
19 hours 23 min ago
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Update: Downpour causes flooding but minimal damage
August 29, 2016 - 4:42pm
Motorcycle run to raise awareness of mental illness
August 29, 2016 - 4:07pm
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28
August 29, 2016 - 12:36pm
Man arrested after shots fired at Spicer Zorbaz
August 29, 2016 - 9:40am
Minnesota wolf population stable
August 27, 2016 - 9:38am

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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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