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Council considers ban on vaping
County out to find source of Lake Ida problems
You asked: When will County Road 12 reopen?
Evansville man pleads not guilty to drug, property crimes
Sports schedule for Saturday, Oct. 21
Football: Panthers lose final regular season game
Alex swimming: Youth movement taking shape
Morken: Breaking down the area section football fields
Football: Lakers ready for playoffs after taking care of Benson
Alexandrian named to '50 over 50' list of exceptional Minnesotans
Auditions begin for Andria Theatre's Mousetrap
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Homeless advocates praise movie opening Friday in Alexandria
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Dorothy Elizabeth Trousil
Evangeline G. Ekdahl
Brian James Conn
Emeline C. Haag
EDITORIAL: A gun bill that needs to be passed pronto
COMMENTARY: Mentally ill fall through the cracks
LETTER: Protesting is an American right
LETTER: Don't blame ER for mental illness care
LETTER: City plans for next five to 50 years
Going far with 4-H horses
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
New Bethany owners envision upgrades
Small change adds up for youth groups
On The Street
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
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October 19, 2017
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, October 18
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Wednesday, October 18 Theft, comp saw a light on in his vehicle and went out, ll vehicles had been gone through,...
October 19, 2017 - 9:32am
Douglas County exploring system to speed up voting
Douglas County is considering a new device that could limit the amount of time spent in line during an election. County Auditor/Treasurer Char...
October 19, 2017 - 8:53am
LETTER: Look inward and listen in discussing racism
To the editor: I would like to thank Mr. Richard Thompson for his history lesson on Democrats (Oct. 11 Echo Press) from 50 to 150 years ago. However, I would like to add to the narrative by including the accomplishments of our own Hubert Humphrey from the 1948 Democratic Convention:...
October 19, 2017 - 8:10am
October 18, 2017
Football scores from Wednesday, Oct. 18
Area scoresMoorhead 47, Alexandria 20Brandon-Evansville 50, Hancock 28Montevideo 27, Osakis 7Minnewaska 35, Benson 14Otter Tail Central 43, WCA-Ashby 14
October 18, 2017 - 11:57pm
Football: Osakis ends regular season on five game losing streak
The Osakis football team keeps trying to clean up its game and snap its losing streak. The Silverstreaks’ last shot to turn it around was on...
October 18, 2017 - 11:41pm
Football: Spuds drop Alexandria to the third seed
Last season, Alexandria’s football team got revenge on Moorhead. The Cardinals’ previous four seasons had ended at the hands of the Spuds....
October 18, 2017 - 11:00pm
Football: Chargers rolling into playoffs after seventh straight win
The Brandon-Evansville football team beat up on a winless Laporte program in Week Seven. Things figured to be a little tougher in the regular...
October 18, 2017 - 10:53pm
Minnesota State system to update tuition, fee policies
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota State system will consider overhauling its tuition and fee policy in response to the growing number of students...
October 18, 2017 - 9:30pm
Names released in officer-involved shooting in St. Cloud
ST. PAUL — The names of the Stearns County sheriff’s sergeant who fired his weapon during an officer-involved shooting Monday night at a...
October 18, 2017 - 5:19pm
1967: Four rolls of toilet paper cost 39 cents
1917, 100 years ago: A committee of the county commissioners met with a representative of the State Highway Commission to inspect the bridge between lakes Carlos and L'Homme Dieu. The work of filling in the dirt at the approaches will begin soon so the road will again be open for...
October 18, 2017 - 5:01pm
Kensington museum holds open house
The Kensington Area Heritage Society, a museum with a trove of information about the Kensington Runestone, will hold an open house from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21. "We probably have more information on the runestone than any other place in the world," said curator Mary Conrad....
October 18, 2017 - 4:00pm
Pageant seeking Miss Teen Douglas County
The Miss Teen Minnesota pageant is looking for females ages 13 to 18 who have never been married to represent Douglas County in the state competition. Miss Teen Douglas County will compete in personal interview, fitness wear, fun fashion wear and evening gown categories during the...
October 18, 2017 - 3:50pm
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Dogs with names like Bubba, Cuddles, Eddie and Murphy showed off their skills in August during the Douglas County 4-H Dog Show. Alongside their...
October 18, 2017 - 3:10pm
EDITORIAL: Is First Amendment disgusting?
"It is frankly disgusting the press is able to write whatever they want to write and people should look into it." Those words were not spoken by a dictator of a foreign nation. They were spoken by the president of the United States. Donald Trump made the statement last week in the...
October 18, 2017 - 3:01pm
Alpine ski team seeks to become school-sponsored sport
As cold weather approaches, winter sports teams are beginning to think about their coming seasons. Among those teams in Alexandria is the Lakes Area Alpine team, which is hoping to become a school-sponsored Minnesota State High School League sport. During the Alexandria School Board...
October 18, 2017 - 2:59pm