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Alexandria's Greg Anderson demonstrates how to operate his Hobie Mirage Eclipse paddleboard on Lake Ida on Tuesday afternoon. Anderson is one of only a handful of owners of the product, which debuted earlier this year. (Will Benson | Echo Press)play button
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
12 hours 37 min ago
August 25, 2016
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 35 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 51 min ago
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, August 24
22 hours 36 min ago
Osakis tennis runners-up at Highway 10 Open
August 25, 2016 - 11:44am
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
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 25
August 25, 2016 - 12:00am
August 24, 2016
Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
August 24, 2016 - 4:08pm
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
August 24, 2016 - 4:06pm
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
Bob Welsh (middle), storyteller and former state patrolman, is pictured with Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen (left) and Alexandria Police Chief Rick Wyffels. Welsh spoke at a law enforcement appreciation luncheon last week.  (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
August 24, 2016 - 10:12am
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
August 24, 2016 - 9:10am
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Alayna Haag, 7, holds a candle Tuesday during a vigil in memory of Alayna Ertl at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Watkins. Haag is going into the second grade at Eden Valley-Watkins Schools.
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
August 24, 2016 - 7:54am
Producers should consider available assistance
August 24, 2016 - 12:00am