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Bumpy drive over tracks to get smoother
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
Minn. legislators expected to finish final part of $46B budget; tax cuts, bonding bill included
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, May 22
1 killed, another injured after van collides with semi
Boys tennis: Cards' season ends after loss to Warriors
Baseball: Panthers knock off B-E for 14th straight win
Sports schedule for Tuesday, May 23
Boys Golf: Alexandria wins CLC title at AGC
Osakis High School celebrates state title
Bus tour visits Arboretum
Christian singer returns to Alex area
Car Care Program names volunteer of the year
Dance benefits shoeless Ugandan children
Outdoor religious drama ends May 25
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Mike Frisch: Tips for opening-day walleyes
An officer shortage: DNR enters opener down 25 COs statewide
Dennis Douglas Pearson
Marion G. Bauer
Gilbert G. Poepping
Frances L. Lesuer
Lola M. Olson
It's Our Turn: An astonishing blur of technology
Echo Press editorial: Who will pay for clean water?
Observations from the Archives: 2007: Freedom to Breathe Act bans public indoor smoking
Guest editorial: More urban-rural unity needed
Letter: Putting God in a box
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
hires and promotions
On The Street
May 17, 2017
Center for adults with disabilities has more space for development
After more than 30 years on Willow Drive on the west side of Alexandria, the Douglas County Developmental Achievement Center has moved to a...
May 17, 2017 - 11:50am
Head-on crash on Highway 10 kills Minn. woman
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. — A woman died Monday, May 15, in a crash with a vehicle traveling the wrong way on U.S. Highway 10 near Little Falls,...
May 17, 2017 - 11:40am
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, May 16
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Tuesday, May 16 Civil commitment, unable to locate person one for civil commitment, entered as missing...
May 17, 2017 - 9:48am
Deer caught looking for deals at Minnesota Wal-Mart
Wadena, Minn. — Shoppers got quite the surprise at the Wadena Wal-Mart when they noticied a deer perusing the aisles. The picture above has...
May 17, 2017 - 8:12am
May 16, 2017
Minnesota budget still undone, but leaders report progress as deadline nears
ST. PAUL — A rookie Minnesota senator may have said it best in social media. "With less than a week left of legislative session, here's...
May 16, 2017 - 7:03pm
$146,171 error caught on Knute Nelson’s taxes
A significant error was recently discovered regarding the property tax statement for Knute Nelson Senior Living, a Grand Arbor project. The...
May 16, 2017 - 6:05pm
Beware of ransomware scams
The Alexandria Police Department is warning residents and businesses about ransomware scams. Scammers are taking advantage of people's fear about computer viruses by asking them to follow specific directions on their computers and telling them they need to fix issues they are having,...
May 16, 2017 - 4:17pm
Two facing charges after confrontation involving shotgun
Two men are facing charges in connection with an armed confrontation in Alexandria early on Sunday, May 14. According to the criminal complaint,...
May 16, 2017 - 11:28am
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, May 15
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Monday, May 15 Fraud, return call to comp about something she sold on Craigslist and received a fraudulent...
May 16, 2017 - 9:08am
May 15, 2017
Brandon land donated for B-E school
At a rough cost estimate of $20,000 per acre, the 20 acres of land donated by Wayne Lund of Brandon saved the Brandon-Evansville School District...
May 15, 2017 - 9:11pm
Dayton aide: 'I fell short' on ag comments
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's aide who so angered farm-area legislators that they said the governor had declared war on agriculture...
May 15, 2017 - 9:10pm
Lawmakers hope teacher licensing changes enough to win Gov. Dayton's support
ST. PAUL—Members of a joint House and Senate committee made some last-minute changes Monday to a bill overhauling how Minnesota licenses educators in hopes it's enough of a compromise to win the signature of Gov. Mark Dayton. "I think if the governor does not sign this he doesn't...
May 15, 2017 - 9:08pm
Measles spread to southern Minnesota county
ST. PAUL -- The measles outbreak in Minnesota continues to spread with health officials announcing Monday the number of cases statewide has hit 58 - including two new cases in southern Minnesota county. Monday’s number is an increase from 54 cases on Friday. The new cases include...
May 15, 2017 - 4:47pm
Man’s body found face down pulled from Lake Bemidji
BEMIDJI, Minn. - The body of an adult male was removed from Lake Bemidji on Monday afternoon according to the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office....
May 15, 2017 - 4:46pm
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Spartacus (w/video)
The Echo Press and the Lakes Area Humane Society (LAHS) in Alexandria present this week’s “Pet of the Week” – Spartacus. Spartacus is...
May 15, 2017 - 4:19pm