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DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
'Good progress' reported on Highway 29 bridge in south Alexandria
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, August 25
'Awesome' State Fair opens with more security
Motorcycle crash victim says gear saved his life
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Sports schedule for Friday, August 26
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
January 20, 2016
RECIPE COLUMN: A melting pot of pickled flavors
Jim Bjerknes of Alexandria has been making pickles since 1965, when he and his wife, Jo, made pickles on their honeymoon. Jo passed away two...
January 20, 2016 - 12:00am
January 6, 2016
Bacon and egg recipes are sure to please
By Jessica Karley Rerick, Everyday Gourmet, Forum News Service Brunch is one of my favorite meals for gatherings. It's not only a great way...
January 6, 2016 - 10:23am
November 11, 2015
Sangria and pizza bring together flavors of autumn
A week or so ago, when the weather was beautiful and everyone was out trying to enjoy every last minute of our snowless weather, I went to visit a neighbor and brought along a special fall cocktail I wanted to try: caramel apple sangria. To make the sangria, I combined flavored coffee...
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
October 7, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Spaghetti squash offers healthy alternative to pasta
I am sure a lot of you have heard of a different kind of garden squash that has been making waves in the healthy cooking world: spaghetti squash. Its name alone makes it sound quite appealing and, really, it’s just about as versatile as its pasta counterpart. Spaghetti squash...
October 7, 2015 - 12:00am
September 23, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Tomatoes two ways: fried and homemade sauce
There is nothing I love more from a garden than fresh tomatoes. Sure, you can find a fairly good tomato at the grocery store, but the extra sweetness from the sun makes every bite of a garden tomato so flavorful. This year, I do not have a garden of my own, but a co-worker of mine...
September 23, 2015 - 12:00am
September 9, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Going Greek: Shake up your dips with yogurt
Greek yogurt has been all the rage for the last couple years, but there is good reason for it. It’s so versatile. Whether or not you like to eat it the same way that you would eat your usual breakfast yogurt, there is another way to use it that is very popular in our house:...
September 9, 2015 - 12:00am
August 26, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Root beam floats, white wine sangria are refreshing beverages
The heat of summer has certainly found its way up north. One way we like to beat the heat is to stay cool with chilled beverages. Whether you...
August 26, 2015 - 12:00am
August 5, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Fresh flavors are the highlight of street tacos
Street tacos are one of my favorite foods. With street tacos, the flavor comes from the boldly flavored meats and the fresh-made salsas or slaws....
August 5, 2015 - 12:00am
July 22, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Watermelon pumps up flavor
In the heat of summer, watermelon can not only be a tasty treat, but also a great way to stay hydrated. In fact, watermelon itself is more than...
July 22, 2015 - 12:00am
July 8, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: As summer heats up, soup temps can drop down
As the temperatures rise outside during the summer months, there are several dishes that don’t get much table time. Most people place soup...
July 8, 2015 - 12:00am
June 24, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Batter and bacon: breakfast staples were perfect for Father’s Day
When it comes to certain holidays, we generally have an idea of the types of meals we serve for each one. The other day, we were discussing in...
June 24, 2015 - 12:00am
June 10, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Marinated meats make for great grilling
One thing I love about this time of year is that when I get home from work at night, I am able to smell all of the delicious grills fired up...
June 10, 2015 - 12:00am
May 27, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Salmon, sesame asparagus are great for summer
Ever since I left culinary school, people have always asked me what my “go to” meal is when I get home at the end of the night and it’s...
May 27, 2015 - 12:00am
April 29, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Asparagus - a versatile vegetable
Asparagus is coming into season again, and I couldn’t be happier about it. It is definitely a favorite vegetable in our house. A few nights...
April 29, 2015 - 12:00am
April 8, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Better with breading: try light and airy panko bread crumbs
“Panko” is a term that, thanks to a friend from Japan, I learned simply means bread crumbs in Japanese. In the U.S., the term refers to a...
April 8, 2015 - 12:00am