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Alpine ski team seeks to become school-sponsored sport
Feds: Minnesotans don't need new ID for a year
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, October 17
YMCA and Knute Nelson partner to create community child care center
Evansville farm worker faces possible deportation to Guatemala
Volleyball: Chargers win final home match
Volleyball: Lakers drop last match to Tigers
Tennis: Minnewaska, Osakis send individuals to state
Volleyball: Cardinals end regular season with a win
Cross country: Osakis programs top five at CMC meet
Kensington museum holds open house
Pageant seeking Miss Teen Douglas County
'Voices from the Hillside' returns to Evansville
Ventriloquist brings act to humane society fundraiser
Open Mic Night welcomes new musicians
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Gene & Mary
T. Mike & Jeannie Thompson
Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Annabelle Kretschmar (Pikal)
Robert G. Swanson
George "Joe" Cresswell
EDITORIAL: Is First Amendment disgusting?
Letter: Support the fair, share your ideas
Letter: Coal is not where we should put our efforts
It's Our Turn: Goodbye, yoga pants; hello work
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views from the Echo Press Editorial Board
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
Tightly spiraled worms? You've got millipedes!
Small change adds up for youth groups
On The Street
Summit to showcase young, regional companies
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
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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
ALP Utilities warns customers of scam targeting businesses
Several local businesses received scam phone calls recently purporting to be from Alexandria Light and Power, the utility said in a news release. Customers receiving ALP electrical service were told over the phone that their payment did not process and they needed to make a payment...
October 5, 2017 - 10:58am