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August 16, 2017
Jasmine Block has been missing since late Tuesday, Aug. 8. (Contributed)
WEDNESDAY UPDATE: Searchers gather again, police seek info about people seen on trail
10 hours 55 min ago
Amy Schlosser of Alexandria takes a picture of her husband, Jim, a United States Marine Corp veteran, in front of the 9/11 Never Forget mobile exhibit. The exhibit, which rolled into town Wednesday evening, will be on display at the Douglas County Fair Aug. 17-20. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)play button
A hero's welcome: 9/11 exhibit escorted to Douglas County Fairgrounds
11 hours 7 min ago
Alexandria Rotary Club members Tim Bush (left) and Brian Simon help a customer at the Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee at the Alexandria Fire Hall Wednesday. The feed runs until 7 p.m. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee is under way
15 hours 45 min ago
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Becker County website shut down by cyber attack
16 hours 1 min ago
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, August 15
19 hours 22 min ago
MN Muslim group calling for hate crime charge after man accused of throwing a pig's foot at Somali-American
20 hours 51 min ago
Jim Bjerknes, known as the "Pickle Man" for the hundreds of jars of pickles he has canned, will be honored at the Douglas County Fair as one of two outstanding seniors. (Karen Tolkkinen | Echo Press)
Douglas County Outstanding Seniors: Pickles, bowling and much more
23 hours 8 min ago
August 15, 2017
Water pooled in Karin Weigel's yard on Lake Burgen after Sunday's rain.
High water prompts no wake zones on 15 lakes
August 15, 2017 - 5:18pm
Vintage bike ride rescheduled
August 15, 2017 - 4:02pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, August 14
August 15, 2017 - 9:08am
August 14, 2017
This experimental small roundabout was at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Lake Street earlier this summer. It's  designed to slow down traffic in the neighborhood. (Alexis Habberstad | Echo Press)
Mini-roundabout on Lake St. to return
August 14, 2017 - 9:55pm
This drawing shows Unique Opportunities' plan for a 12-plex apartment at 1810 Sixth Ave. East in Alexandria. The units would be rented to low-income families. (Contributed)
Project provides low-income housing in Alexandria
August 14, 2017 - 9:53pm
Work to begin next month on railroad crossings
August 14, 2017 - 9:51pm
Water approaches a house on the east side of Lake Burgen. (Contributed)
3 inches of rain adds to already wet summer
August 14, 2017 - 7:06pm
Damholf uses regular Blomkest well water, mixed with sea salt, to fill his pool. The brown color comes from natural bacteria that keeps the shrimp healthy. Shelby Lindrud / Forum News Serviceplay button
Minn. farmer raises saltwater shrimp in former calving barn
August 14, 2017 - 6:39pm