Skip to main content
Westrom helps shape ag, environment bills
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, April 26
UPDATED: Victim identified in Otter Tail crash
Update: Firefighters battle house fire in Garfield
Death of 3-year-old Hubbard County girl under investigation
Snowmen look to round out roster for inaugural season
Local curling team records rare eight-ender
Sports schedule for Friday, April 28
Free pitch, hit and run competition in Alexandria Sunday
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 27
Ring of Kerry brings Irish influence to Central Square
Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
Evansville Art Center presents 22nd annual Poetry Night
Educational event helps families manage autism in their home
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Law enforcement course starts this fall
In the Know: Fueling the 'workforce engine'
Letter: Peterson's office: Big hat, no cattle
Echo Press editorial: Shed more light on unclaimed property
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
April 18, 2017
Glenwood driver injured after falling asleep at wheel
A Glenwood woman was injured Monday, April 17, after she fell asleep while driving and hit a parked vehicle in Pope County. The Minnesota State...
April 18, 2017 - 10:02am
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, April 17
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Monday, April 17 Theft, broke into garage and stole items, multiple hand tools stolen from garage, Alex. Civil...
April 18, 2017 - 9:10am
Brandon-Evansville to start gathering input on school plans
Meetings with business owners and landowners are what's next for figuring out the facilities dilemma in the Brandon-Evansville School District....
April 18, 2017 - 8:56am
Experts predict 2017 economic outlook more of the same for farmers
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture predicts another challenging year for farmers in the United States, with farm income...
April 18, 2017 - 8:28am
April 17, 2017
Minnesota middle school assistant principal resigns, denies charges of sexual conversations with minors
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Bemidji Middle School’s former assistant principal -- who was accused last month of posing as a 13-year-old boy on social...
April 17, 2017 - 8:32pm
Photo of the Week
Contributed Charlie Ruckheim of Parkers Prairie took this picture of a bald eagle perched regally in a tree as it stares off into the distance....
April 17, 2017 - 3:01pm
Rue21 closing at Viking Plaza; clothing store to open in May
The Rue21 store in Alexandria's Viking Plaza is among 400 stores closing nationwide, but a new store will open in the mall in May. Scot Snitker,...
April 17, 2017 - 1:31pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, April 14 through Sunday, April 16
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Friday, April 14 Suspicious vehicle, vehicle pulled off into parking lot, driver said they pulled into parking...
April 17, 2017 - 9:54am
April 16, 2017
He is risen
The open tomb Sunday morning at Zion Lutheran Church in Alexandria depicts Easter and the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The outdoor Passion...
April 16, 2017 - 11:21am
Country club's former golf pro, general manager accused of stealing $292K
NEW LONDON, Minn. — The former general manager of the Little Crow Country Club, has been charged with one count of theft-divert corporate...
April 16, 2017 - 8:49am
April 15, 2017
Updated - Run bunny run
Despite the gloomy wet weather, runners - adults and children, alike - participated in the Alexandria Area YMCA's annual Easter Bunny Run Saturday...
April 15, 2017 - 12:48pm
AgweekTV: Robotic dairy
The dairy industry can be challenging, with long hours, and volatile prices. Shawna Olson reports on one operation that has found adding state...
April 15, 2017 - 8:30am
Fund set up for funeral of Ryan Johnson
A fund has been set up to take take contributions that would go toward the funeral of Ryan "RJ" Johnson of Alexandria. Johnson's body was found...
April 15, 2017 - 8:07am
Henning mourns tragic loss of 16-year-old
On Wednesday afternoon, April 12, players on the Ottertail Central football and Henning basketball teams met in the weight room at Henning High...
April 15, 2017 - 6:59am
April 14, 2017
Minnesota counties lift transportation to their top priority
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's ability to get products to market will be at risk if state lawmakers and the governor fail to break a transportation funding impasse, county officials warn. "Our harvest, timber and manufactured products have gained and held leadership positions in world...
April 14, 2017 - 3:59pm