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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
Events mark domestic violence awareness
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
Robert G. Swanson
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?
Farmer deadlines approaching
Tightly spiraled worms? You've got millipedes!
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
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
hires and promotions
on the street
October 8, 2017
Detroit Lakes horse rescued from kill truck does well at Minnesota state competition
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — The Teiken farm just north of Detroit Lakes is somewhat of a home for rescues. The Teikens rescue animals in need,...
October 8, 2017 - 7:15am
October 7, 2017
Fall fun at Carlos State Park
Lauren, Asho, and Elliette Utect (left to right) play in a leaf pile during the annual Fall Festival at Lake Carlos State Park Saturday Morning....
October 7, 2017 - 1:35pm
AgweekTV: Kids for Kids
There's a place in Minnesota where many 4-H kids get their goats to raise and show for the summer. Agweek's Shawna Olson takes you to Erhard...
October 7, 2017 - 8:30am
AgweekTV: Soybeans for Sale
Some of the world's largest buyers of US soy come to North Dakota to check on the crop. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get...
October 7, 2017 - 8:30am
October 6, 2017
School bus and pickup crash in Starbuck leaves one injured
A 65-year-old Starbuck woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries after a pickup rear-ended the school bus she was driving. The crash occurred at 4:55 p.m. The bus, driven by Vicki Lea Wallin, was in Starbuck traveling north on Highway 29 and making a left turn into a private driveway...
October 6, 2017 - 7:53pm
Thanks for the kidney, boss: Woman recovering after transplant from supervisor
Darla Engstrom was facing what her doctor called a "cliff." Her kidneys were wearing out from an inherited condition called polycystic kidney...
October 6, 2017 - 3:03pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, October 5
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Thursday, October 5 Property damage crash, Homestead Rd NE, Nelson. Public assist, neighbors continue to put...
October 6, 2017 - 2:08pm
‘You guys deserve it.’ Reward in Jasmine Block disappearance returned to her family (w/video)
Earl Melchert wasn’t supposed to be home that Tuesday afternoon. Melchert, an employee of Elbow Lake Co-op Grain, had been working near...
October 6, 2017 - 12:14pm
Grumbles over rumble strips in Douglas County
The Douglas County Commissioners are all in agreement that something should probably be done about the rumble strips on County Road 8, at the...
October 6, 2017 - 11:32am
With visit to high school, Minnesota Supreme Court hopes to show human side of justice system
The Performing Arts Center at the Alexandria Area High School was temporarily transformed into a courtroom on Thursday, Oct. 5, as the Minnesota...
October 6, 2017 - 10:38am
A Harley goes to college: Alex Tech student's performance benefits school
Billy Peters, a former student at Alexandria Technical and Community College, won big at the SkillsUSA National Motorcycle Competition. So big...
October 6, 2017 - 9:56am
Speaker touts the power of self-confidence
The 14th annual Impact Alexandria event aimed to bring energy, positivity and confidence to those in attendance. The event on Tuesday, Oct....
October 6, 2017 - 8:32am
Council seeks input on tax break request
A public hearing will take place during the Alexandria City Council's Monday, Oct. 9 meeting to consider a tax increment financing request from Unique Development, LLP. It wants to build a $1.5 million 12-unit apartment complex for low-income families at 1810 Sixth Avenue East. It's...
October 6, 2017 - 7:36am
October 5, 2017
Many farmers comply with controversial buffer law
ST. PAUL — Most Minnesota farmers will meet the first deadline to put buffers between cropland and water. Executive Director John John...
October 5, 2017 - 5:29pm
State park Fall Festival to be held Saturday
Fans of fall colors are invited to the annual Fall Festival at Lake Carlos State Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7. Festival activities...
October 5, 2017 - 4:15pm