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'Good progress' reported on Highway 29 bridge in south Alexandria
3 hours 4 min ago
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, August 25
3 hours 18 min ago
Ryan Hinkeldey of Windom shows a 2-year-old Holsein at on the Minnesota State Fair's opening day, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016.  (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
'Awesome' State Fair opens with more security
3 hours 33 min ago
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
4 hours 14 min 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
11 hours 57 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: Decoys on display in Evansville
12 hours 42 min ago
Katie Coopet, age 17, helped save the life of a lifeguard.
Teen keeps cool in face of medical emergencies
12 hours 42 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
12 hours 42 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
13 hours 40 min ago
Alexandria senior Jordyn Lamb (third from right) celebrates with her teammates after putting away one of her 12 kills on Thursday night in a 3-1 Cardinals win over Bemidji in the season opener. (Eric Morken | Echo Press) play button
Volleyball: Cards pass opening test against Bemidji
13 hours 56 min ago
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, August 24
22 hours 42 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
August 25, 2016 - 9:09am
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

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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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