Weather Forecast

Some of the earliest resorts added special flair to stand out among the booming resort area. Hotel Blake built its main dining room around a tree. (Photos contributed by Douglas County Historical Society)

A look back on the heartbeat of Alexandria summers

Email News Alerts

The name “Minnesota” comes from the Ojibwe language meaning “many waters.” Many years ago, a writer wrote about the many waters in the Alexandria area.


Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet?

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.

Annie Harman
Annie Harman is a reporter for Echo Press and The Osakis Review. She grew up in Detroit Lakes and graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire with a degree in print journalism and history in May 2012. Follow her on Twitter at annieharman
(320) 763-1233