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Braeden Sladek of Alexandria strokes a shot from just off the fairway during the Resorters Junior 10-12 Division tournament on Aug. 5, 2015 at Alexandria Golf Club. Sladek recently took first in the 10-11 Division of the Pepsi Little People's Golf Championships on June 20-22 in Quincy, Illinois. (Will Benson | Echo Press)
Tops among nation's youth: 11-year-old Sladek wins at Illinois golf tourney
4 hours 16 min ago
Jeff Parkin, Douglas County Public Works, tightens the bolts on the new boat parking sign while Greg Windhurst, Douglas County Sheriff's Office, holds the pole. There are two new signs at Rotary Beach that now indicate where boats can park.  (Photos by Celeste Edenloff, Echo Press)
New signs designate area as boat-free zone
4 hours 16 min ago
Two more roundabouts coming soon
4 hours 16 min ago
Tom Chorley of KXRA began his broadcast career in 1966, and has been working in Alexandria since 2005.  (Photo by Beth Leipholtz, Echo Press)
Four decades behind the mic
4 hours 16 min ago
New group of apartments gets approval
4 hours 16 min ago
Delphiniums are just one of many types of flowers at the home of Larry Zilliox.
Gardens galore
4 hours 16 min ago
Keeping 6-year-old son Yakob, 6, close, Khadijo Muhumed holds a photograph Wednesday of deceased son, Idris Hussein, as mourners gather near the mosque in northwest Willmar. The 10-year-old Hussein and 11-year-old Ahmed Hashi drowned Tuesday in Willmar's Foot Lake. Prayers for both boys were held at the mosque, and they were buried afterward at Fairview Cemetery.
Willmar lays drowned boys to rest
16 hours 37 min ago
Fargo, Moorhead police collar 18 men on suspicion of soliciting minors for sex
16 hours 42 min ago
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, June 28 through Wednesday, June 29
18 hours 38 min ago
Charges: Hibbing man beheaded after sex assault allegation
20 hours 12 min ago
The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile was a big hit at Elden's Fresh Foods today, drawing a big crowd and plenty of photo opportunities. (Mari Wospeka | Echo Press)
'Oh I wish I were an Oscar Mayer wiener ...'
June 29, 2016 - 5:31pm
Alexandria police officers work the scene of a motorcycle crash on Third Avenue and Hawthorne Street. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
UPDATE: Motorcycle rider injured in Alexandria crash
June 29, 2016 - 2:25pm
Members of the Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg Marching Saints pose with Lowell Gess of Alexandria after playing a spontaneous show for him.  (Contributed photo)
Vikingland Band Festival takes over Broadway
June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
A total of 1,480 pounds of ribs were grilled for the annual RibFest event.  (Photos by Eric Morken, Echo Press)
RibFest turnout may have been best ever
June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
Post No. 188's Jordan Beuckens slides in safely to second base before the tag of Glenwood-Lowry's Chris Claussen during the bottom of the fifth inning on Tuesday night in Barrett. Glenwood remained unbeaten during the Legion regular season with three runs in the fourth on the way to a 5-2 win. (Will Benson | Echo Press)
Legion baseball: New-look Post 188 squad outlasted by undefeated Glenwood-Lowry
June 28, 2016 - 10:19pm

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