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Drum and bugle corps perform in Alexandria w/video
Fun and games at Ribfest w/video
Updated: Henning man dies after crash in Otter Tail County
AgweekTV: Drought Troubles
Meeker deputy pleads guilty in stalking case
Legion Baseball: Morris shuts down Osakis offense
Girls Basketball: Lange completes the climb to varsity
Boys Basketball: Hintermeister set for head coaching job
Hundreds gather at Fireman's Field for celebration night in Carlos
Alexandria trap team sends squad to state
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
'Martin Luther' visits Alexandria church camp
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Wanda Jean Tramm
Janice "Jan" Larsen
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
hires and promotions
On The Street
June 16, 2017
Summoning the spirits: Paranormal investigators visit Alexandria building
There has long been talk of a ghost named Martha who haunts the Old Broadway building. But the new rumor is that the building is haunted by...
June 16, 2017 - 11:04am
Young farmers score victory at Legislature
A first-of-its-kind newly signed budget bill is a win-win for the future of farming in Minnesota. And it's thanks in part to Andrew Barsness,...
June 16, 2017 - 6:26am
The accidental farmer: Hoffman man embraces 'idyllic lifestyle'
After Andrew Barsness graduated from high school in 2009, he wasn't sure where his life was going. "I was going to college in Morris, but I...
June 16, 2017 - 6:24am
Kensington Rune Stone Visitor Center progress on schedule
Despite a few rainy days, the $1 million visitor center at Kensington Rune Stone Park is still on track to be completed by mid-September. "We've...
June 16, 2017 - 5:32am
June 15, 2017
Winter fails to go away in small, Minn. town as gigantic pile of snow still stands tall
AUSTIN, Minn. -- Despite the warm temperatures, there's still snow in June in Minnesota. A lasting remnant of winter, a gigantic pile of...
June 15, 2017 - 5:26pm
Dayton hires former Supreme Court justice to handle lawsuit
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton hired former Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Sam Hanson to defend him in the lawsuit the Minnesota Legislature...
June 15, 2017 - 10:39am
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, June 14
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Wednesday, June 14 Utility company call, power lines hanging very low, Garfield. Check welfare of person,...
June 15, 2017 - 9:16am
Storm update: REA crews restore power for most members
As of 11:30 p.m. Wednesday night, June 14, Runestone Electric Association crews had restored power to all its members with the exception of several accounts that experienced extensive storm damage. The association expects restoration of all members to be complete by this afternoon,...
June 15, 2017 - 8:43am
Highway 27 bridge south of Osakis opens today
Motorists will find all lanes of Highway 27 at I-94, south of Osakis, open by 5 p.m. today, Thursday, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The Highway 27 bridge spanning I-94 has been closed since late March 2017, while crews repaired and resurfaced the bridge....
June 15, 2017 - 8:29am
June 14, 2017
Minnesota teen pregnancy rate drops
DULUTH — Teenage pregnancy and birth rates are continuing to tumble in Minnesota, according to a report released on Wednesday by University of Minnesota researchers. But they tend to be higher in rural counties than elsewhere — including in Lake County, with a rate of...
June 14, 2017 - 6:03pm
Minnesota named finalist for 2023 World Expo
ST. PAUL — It'll be Minnesota versus Buenos Aires versus Lodz competing for the chance to host the World Expo in six years. The Bureau...
June 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Benson (w/video)
The Echo Press and the Lakes Area Humane Society (LAHS) in Alexandria present this week’s “Pet of the Week” –Benson. Benson is a 2 to 3 year old male lab mix. The LAHS says, "Hi, I'm Benson and I LOVE to play! I am a happy and friendly guy who enjoys spending time outside...
June 14, 2017 - 12:43pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, June 13
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Tuesday, June 13 911 hangup, busy on callbacks, phone issue, all OK, Alex. Littering complaint, person...
June 14, 2017 - 10:54am
Update: Motorcyle chase hit 100 mph, charges say
A 23-year-old Osakis man was charged in Douglas County District Court on Friday in connection with a motorcycle chase that hit 100 mph. Brandon...
June 14, 2017 - 10:52am
Ecumen Bethany celebrates a century of service
Ecumen Bethany Community has now been around as long as some of the residents in the care facility, as the retirement home will celebrate its 100th anniversary this weekend. "It's a very huge accomplishment," executive director Matt Fischer said. "We have been a part of the Alexandria...
June 14, 2017 - 8:57am