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NorthStar Group breaks ground on sports complex, home of FCA Hockey
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Walter (w/video)
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, October 13 through Sunday, October 15
Miltona celebration combines Oktoberfest with Fire Prevention Week
Second body recovered from plane that struck power lines and crashed in Mississippi
Sports schedule for Monday, Oct. 16
Football: Panthers win on senior night
Tennis: Lanoue falls in quarterfinals
Swimming & Diving: Alex takes fourth at True Team tournament
Section 8A boys soccer: Cardinals fall just short at Hillcrest
Open Mic Night welcomes new musicians
Pope County archeologists share findings, identify artifacts
Small change adds up for youth groups
Van Wakeren: A single smile can go a long way
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Gene & Mary
T. Mike & Jeannie Thompson
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Morken: CRP is worth fighting for by more than hunters
Sizing up the local deer herd
Lori K. Thorson
Lorraine R. Juul
Annabelle Kretschmar (Pikal)
It's Our Turn: Goodbye, yoga pants; hello work
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views from the Echo Press Editorial Board
Letter: Our country isn't perfect but it's still the best
Letter: Overpaid for defending a lousy football
Letter: Tear down Big Ole statue?
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
Tightly spiraled worms? You've got millipedes!
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
Arvig school partnership nets cash for Osakis schools
State Farm agent retires after 35 years, welcomes two new agents
Myrin joins Echo Press sports staff
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July 21, 2016
Two local Lions Clubs merge together
A new Lions Club was recently formed in Douglas County. The Alexandria Runestone Lions Club has been up and running for about the last two months....
July 21, 2016 - 9:37am
July 15, 2016
An experience to grow
It was with high spirits and enthusiasm that Brody Uhlenkamp of Osakis ventured into his audition for The Voice on June 25. And even though he...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
July 13, 2016
"What do you want people to understand about you the most?" This was the question that local artist Tracy Anderson posed to 13 subjects before...
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am
July 8, 2016
Art abounds in the lakes area
The 2016 Art of the Lakes Studio Tour will feature the work of eight local artists. The tour will take place Friday and Saturday, July 15-16...
July 8, 2016 - 12:00am
July 6, 2016
Classic boat show brings history to Alexandria
The annual Minnesota Lakes Classic Boat Show, slated for Friday, July 8 and Saturday, July 9, offers an opportunity to see classic boats —...
July 6, 2016 - 12:00am
June 29, 2016
Parades, fireworks, celebrations round out the Fourth
Looking for something to do this coming Fourth of July? Never fear. The Fourth is looking to be a day bustling with activities and celebrations for all ages. Take a look below at some of the festivities: EVANSVILLE Friday, July 1 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free viewing of photos by Mickey...
June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
June 17, 2016
It's festival time in Osakis
Despite the current downtown reconstruction project, preparation for the Osakis Festival, June 23-26, is in full swing. Though the city had to...
June 17, 2016 - 12:00am
June 15, 2016
Three decades, three transplants
Ninety seconds was all it took for Katie Schienbein’s surgeon to complete her life-saving surgery. The surgery – inserting a pacemaker –...
June 15, 2016 - 12:00am
June 10, 2016
Home sweet home
Editor's note: Two stories featuring the Bowdens' hosting and adoption experiences appeared in the July 10, 2015, and Nov. 18, 2015, Echo Press....
June 10, 2016 - 12:00am
June 8, 2016
Annual car show to support local food shelf
The public is invited to attend the Vintage Car Club (VCC) of Alexandria’s annual car show and swap meet on Sunday, June 26 at the Douglas...
June 8, 2016 - 12:00am
June 3, 2016
The start of something new
Marilyne and Albert Morisette were raising five kids of their own, and in 1998 they decided to open up their home to a foreign exchange student....
June 3, 2016 - 12:00am
June 1, 2016
Camryn's Chemo Care Bags
Seven members of 10-year-old Camryn Schlosser’s family have battled cancer. Four lost that fight. Though devastating for her family, the prominence...
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
May 25, 2016
Alexandria FFA team excels in top five at state convention
For the first time in many years, the Alexandria FFA Chapter had a team finish in the top five at the Minnesota FFA State Convention. The 87th...
May 25, 2016 - 12:00am
May 20, 2016
Ole Oppe Fest is coming this Memorial Day Weekend
The Alexandria Jaycees will present the annual Ole Oppe Fest on Memorial Day Weekend, Friday, May 27 through Monday, May 30. Along with the regular scheduled events, there will be a sidewalk sale at downtown businesses Thursday through Sunday, a farmers market on Saturday from 9 a.m....
May 20, 2016 - 12:00am
May 18, 2016
A career certification
Though most programs at Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) are two years long and result in a college diploma, one program recognized...
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am