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August 18, 2017
Sarah Block, Jasmine’s mother, goes over the areas that have already been searched for her daughter with a group of search volunteers at Big Ole Central Park on the afternoon of Wednesday, Aug. 16. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
For mother of missing Alexandria girl, 'worst feeling ever'
August 18, 2017 - 5:02am
Wayne and Jan Brasel of Ottertail have built this race car with the body of a 1962 Dodge Dart as part of a promise Wayne made to longtime friend and racing partner Joe Murray of Wadena. Brasel raced at the Viking Speedway in the early 1970s in the car he co-owned with Murray, who died from leukemia almost eight years ago. (Jason Groth | Forum Communications)
A promise kept: Plan started at the Viking Speedway is rekindled after the death of a friend
August 18, 2017 - 12:00am
August 17, 2017
Kathy Newman (left) and David Lehman watch their dog, Centa, Thursday while searching for John Greenwaldt in the Buffalo Hills area of Brainerd. Greenwaldt was last seen on the Fourth of July in downtown Brainerd.Steve Kohls/ Forum News Serviceplay button
Search uncovers body of missing 29-year-old man in Brainerd
August 17, 2017 - 9:07pm
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
August 17, 2017 - 8:47pm
Final environmental review released for Line 3 replacement
August 17, 2017 - 7:24pm
Residents in West Central Minnesota mopped up wet basements after a low pressure system made an area from Willmar to Redwood Falls its bullseye for heavy rains. Willmar recorded 4.11 inches of rain during the Wedneday afernoon to Thursday morning event. Geese enjoy the temporary lake created by the rain event at Vos Park in Willmar Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
Rains of up to 9.45 inches, tornadoes hit southern Minnesota
August 17, 2017 - 6:24pm
Retired New York City Firefighter, Herb Penner (right) stands with his son, Mike, who is currently a NYC firefighter, at the 9/11 Never Forget mobile exhibit. The exhibit will be at the Douglas County Fair through Sunday, Aug. 20. Herb Penner was working as a fire captain in the Bronx the day of the terrorist attack. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)play button
For 9/11 exhibit tour guide, tragedy still fresh
August 17, 2017 - 5:02pm
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County commission salaries increase $1,000
August 17, 2017 - 4:27pm
Torii Erickson and Anne Friedericks riding the Scrambler at the fair. (Judd Martinson | Echo press)
Midway opens with special time for those with special needs
August 17, 2017 - 4:09pm
A tank at the Veterans of Foreign War along County Road 82 in Alexandria may move to a proposed new Veterans Memorial Park in Alexandria. A committee has formed and is looking into creating the new park. (Jeff Beach | Echo Press)
Downtown eyed for veteran's memorial
August 17, 2017 - 3:49pm
Jun 12, 2016; San Jose, CA, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins center Matt Cullen (7) celebrates and hoists the Stanley Cup after defeating the San Jose Sharks in game six of the 2016 Stanley Cup Final at SAP Center at San Jose. (Bruce Bennett | USA TODAY Sports)
Matt Cullen comes home to play for the Wild
August 17, 2017 - 2:06pm
American League pitcher Glen Perkins (15) of the Minnesota Twins throws against the National League during the ninth inning of the 2015 MLB All Star Game at Great American Ball Park. The American League all stars won 6-3. Photo courtesy of Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
Twins activate former All-Star closer Perkins
August 17, 2017 - 11:33am
This is a sample of what the application looks like for the Minnesota Absentee Ballot.
Absentee ballots available for B-E school vote
August 17, 2017 - 11:00am
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, August 16
August 17, 2017 - 9:40am
Path of the eclipse: When and where to get the best view
August 17, 2017 - 9:27am
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