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Work on new Miltona playground starts
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, June 27
A big, busy weekend
Concerned citizens organize to stop B-E school vote
Journalism groups intervene in Wetterling lawsuit
Modahl, Kerr win Geneva Member Guest Tournament
Sports schedule for Wednesday, June 28
Lakes Area Snowmen heading toward finish line after weekend tie
Three Panthers named to Class A all-tourney team as Johnson wins POY
Junior Legion Baseball: Alex Junior Legion Black drops two to Fergus Falls
End of the trail
Ralph Covert plays family concert at Evansville Art Center
Lincoln students compete at global Destination Imagination competition
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Morken: Worth the casts in Canada
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Lloyd Darrell Nigg
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Oscar Frederick Mantick
1967: Alexandria Telephone adds two switchboard jobs
Guest editorial: Beware of those trying to deepen the divide
Making space for student creativity
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Republicans need to find new economic theory
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
On the Street
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
hires and promotions
On The Street
June 14, 2017
Legacy of the Lakes Museum to unveil event center
A storage shed at the Legacy of the Lakes Museum is undergoing a facelift and will soon debut as a new event center. The hope is that the 2,500-square-foot...
June 14, 2017 - 6:11am
For the record
Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management Rescheduled Meeting Wednesday, June 21 Location: 2115 Jefferson St., Alexandria 7 a.m. Pledge of allegiance and call to Order • Review minutes from May 18 meeting • Plant operations report • Landfill operations report • MRF operations report...
June 14, 2017 - 5:05am
June 13, 2017
Minnesota Legislature sues Mark Dayton over legislative funding
The Minnesota House and Senate filed a lawsuit on Tuesday asking a judge to overturn Gov. Mark Dayton’s veto of their funding for the next...
June 13, 2017 - 5:01pm
Updated: Crowd cheers Molden at Alexandria Area High School graduation (w/video)
The Alexandria graduation ceremony was held Sunday afternoon at the Alexandria Area High School. Watch for more information and photos in Wednesday's...
June 13, 2017 - 3:20pm
Schmidt answers more questions about B-E school project
With a referendum vote for a proposed new K-12 Brandon-Evansville School just three months away, there are still lots of questions community...
June 13, 2017 - 9:52am
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, June 12
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Monday, June 12 Suspicious vehicle, unoccupied vehicle on shoulder of the road, Osakis. Criminal damage...
June 13, 2017 - 8:40am
June 12, 2017
Batesole not censured -- for now
Alexandria Mayor Sara Carlson used strong words to describe city council member Virgil Batesole's behavior — that he's been less than respectful,...
June 12, 2017 - 10:47pm
Five things to know from Alexandria City Council
The Alexandria City Council is trying once again to get funding from the Minnesota Legislature to help pay for a proposed $8 million expansion at the Runestone Community Center. The city applied for funding in two past legislative sessions but it was not approved. Last December, the...
June 12, 2017 - 10:46pm
Alexandria to get boost in state aid
The Legislature approved a $15 million increase in local government aid that will result in Alexandria receiving about $30,000 more in aid than it would have received under current law. City Administrator Marty Schultz gave the Alexandria City Council the news at its meeting Monday...
June 12, 2017 - 10:40pm
Minnesota man admits stealing from rural neighbors, cries in court
WILLMAR, Minn. — A Willmar man was sentenced Monday to 45 months in prison for a long list of felony theft and burglary charges for taking...
June 12, 2017 - 10:15pm
Update: Garbage truck catches fire west of Alexandria
Firefighters from the Alexandria Fire Department put out a fire in a West Central Sanitation garbage truck just west of Alexandria Monday afternoon....
June 12, 2017 - 4:06pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, June 9 through Sunday, June 11
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Friday, June 9 Public assist, comp has questions regarding carrying a long gun. Juvenile trouble, comp...
June 12, 2017 - 10:19am
Car rolls, starts on fire after crash in Otter Tail County
Otter Tail County, Minn. -- Two people were taken to the hospital after two vehicles rolled in a ditch and one started on fire. The Otter Tail...
June 12, 2017 - 8:31am
A teacher's inspiration
On a cold February day 18 years ago, Phil Kiltie received a letter he never expected. "I still remember walking out to the mailbox that day...
June 12, 2017 - 8:00am
June 11, 2017
Sunday storms pack a punch
PENNOCK, Minn. — A family dairy operation west of Willmar was hit hard by a powerful storm that rolled through west central Minnesota...
June 11, 2017 - 10:33pm