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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Lacey (w/video)
Minnesota teenager dies after being dragged by vehicle
Update: Downpour causes flooding but minimal damage
UPDATE: Drowning victim was a boat mechanic with 'a huge heart'
Motorcycle run to raise awareness of mental illness
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
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
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
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
Brandon D. Randt
Myrtle Annette McKay
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
August 27, 2014
Fired up: Grilled pizzas are easy people pleasers
In the past, I was leery of cooking pizza on the grill. I love to eat grilled pizza, but surprisingly, I had not been in a kitchen with anyone...
August 27, 2014 - 12:00am
August 13, 2014
Everyday Gourmet: Cool treats - make your own popsicles
Popsicles are a soothing, cool, summertime treat. I often forget about them or pass by them in the grocery store, and it wasn’t until a five-minute-long...
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
July 30, 2014
Jamaican Jerk: Beef up your grilled chicken
There is one food that I have a “beef” with when it comes to grilling. It’s actually not with grilling beef, but chicken. Maybe it was...
July 30, 2014 - 12:00am
July 16, 2014
Lime: A refreshing base for cool treats
On a hot summer day, there are certain flavors that sound more refreshing than others. A couple of my favorites are ice cold margaritas and key...
July 16, 2014 - 12:00am
July 2, 2014
Grilling can turn veggies into a satisfying main dish
Fresh vegetables are one of my favorite parts of summer, but fresh, grilled veggies are even better. The smoky flavors that come from the charcoal...
July 2, 2014 - 12:00am
June 11, 2014
Bring out the grill and the glaze for a tasty summer sandwich
When I’m dining out, there’s no doubt my attention immediately goes to anything on a menu with the word “caprese” in it. There’s something...
June 11, 2014 - 12:00am
May 28, 2014
Grilling: Not just for meat
The grill is not just a place for meat anymore. Some of my favorite foods to cook on the grill are fruits and veggies. Grilled vegetables tossed...
May 28, 2014 - 12:00am
May 14, 2014
Cooking with coconut
There is one ingredient in my house we all agree we love. Instead of the “how many bites do I have to eat?” question, I only hear, “Mmm!” That...
May 14, 2014 - 12:00am
April 30, 2014
Spice up Cinco de Mayo!
By Jessica Karley Forum News Service Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner. Instead of celebrating the Mexican victory over the French...
April 30, 2014 - 12:00am
January 15, 2014
Chestnuts: still a treat beyond the holidays
By Sarah and Tony Nasello Forum News Service If you’re like us, this holiday season was so jam-packed with activities that, while you might...
January 15, 2014 - 8:48am
January 2, 2014
Dessert for breakfast?
Start your day with red velvet or hot chocolate pancakes
January 2, 2014 - 3:10pm
December 17, 2013
By Beth Rickers Forum News Service It’s been almost a month since the annual holiday bake-a-thon with five of my friends from high school. I...
December 17, 2013 - 10:49pm
November 25, 2013
Bake and take cookies at December 3 class
In “Bake and Take Cookies and Candies,” the public is invited to bake and take home six dozen holiday treats. The class is Tuesday, December 3 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Discovery Middle School, Alexandria. All dough is pre-made by professional baker Lorie Meagher at her...
November 25, 2013 - 11:31am
October 16, 2013
Give these helpful, healing foods a try
By Mary Krueger, Douglas County senior coordinator Bananas: Next time you feel stressed, reach for a banana. It will fill you up, provide a mild blood sugar boost and has 30 percent of the day’s Vitamin B6, which helps the brain produce Serotonin, getting you through a crisis...
October 16, 2013 - 8:24am
September 25, 2013
Kids: Safe or sick? Myth vs. Fact
Four common kids’ food safety myths quashed
September 25, 2013 - 9:04am