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June 14, 2017
Doug and Colleen Schneider, residents of Garfield, lost about 20 trees in Tuesday night's storm. Pictured are Brent Anderson, Doug Schneider and Chloe Schneider working on clean up Wednesday morning. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Update: Storm damages property across Douglas County; tornadoes spotted in Stevens
June 14, 2017 - 8:23am
Because cutting paper with typical scissors is difficult with no opposing digit on his hands, Dakota has a pair of scissors that spring open on their own to make cutting more efficient. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Despite condition leaving boy without some fingers and toes, 'Anything is possible'
June 14, 2017 - 8:00am
The storage shed at Legacy of the Lakes Museum is being renovated for use as an event center. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Legacy of the Lakes Museum to unveil event center
June 14, 2017 - 6:11am
For the record
June 14, 2017 - 5:05am
June 13, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton speaks to media after signing bills to eliminate the state's $5 billion budget deficit and reopen state government and services that have been shut down for three weeks, in St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S. on July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Miller/File Photoplay button
Minnesota Legislature sues Mark Dayton over legislative funding
June 13, 2017 - 5:01pm
Joshua Otis (left) receives his diploma from Dean Anderson, chair of the Alexandria School Board, during the graduation ceremony at the Alexandria Area High School Sunday afternoon. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)play button
Updated: Crowd cheers Molden at Alexandria Area High School graduation (w/video)
June 13, 2017 - 3:20pm
Schmidt answers more questions about B-E school project
June 13, 2017 - 9:52am
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, June 12
June 13, 2017 - 8:40am
June 12, 2017
Batesole not censured -- for now
June 12, 2017 - 10:47pm
Five things to know from Alexandria City Council
June 12, 2017 - 10:46pm
Alexandria to get boost in state aid
June 12, 2017 - 10:40pm
Minnesota man admits stealing from rural neighbors, cries in court
June 12, 2017 - 10:15pm
Firefighters from the Alexandria Fire Department work at putting out a fire in a West Central Sanitation garbage truck just west of Alexandria Monday afternoon. The fire department was called to the scene on Lake Taylor Road at about 3 p.m. The cause of the fire is currently unknown. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Update: Garbage truck catches fire west of Alexandria
June 12, 2017 - 4:06pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, June 9 through Sunday, June 11
June 12, 2017 - 10:19am
Car rolls, starts on fire after crash in Otter Tail County
June 12, 2017 - 8:31am