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October 14, 2017
Garfield home damaged by fire
October 14, 2017 - 8:44pm
October 13, 2017
Nurse Mandy Dahlseng (right) has been working with Shanna Scofield (left) and her son Lincoln since her first trimester of pregnancy, covering information on his development and wellness from the uterus and beyond. (Alexis Habberstad / Echo Press)
Nursing program helps new moms feel at home
October 13, 2017 - 1:02pm
Toni Wright attends North Dakota State University.
Evansville student's blood drive efforts earn scholarship
October 13, 2017 - 9:25am
October 6, 2017
Representatives from Apol's Harley Davidson, (at left) Trevor Apol and Tom Brenden, presented a 2017 Harley Davidson motorcycle to the Powersports program at Alexandria Technical and Community College. Faculty member Duke Kleman (second from right) and student Billy Peters received the donated motorcycle. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
A Harley goes to college: Alex Tech student's performance benefits school
October 6, 2017 - 9:56am
October 5, 2017
Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice Lorie Gildea (standing, left) is joined at a table by Lynn Jenc, community education director for the Alexandria School District (center) and senior Katie Kent at a community dinner at Alexandria Area High School on Wednesday, Oct. 4. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
Supreme Court justices mingle with the public
October 5, 2017 - 9:46am
September 30, 2017
Motorists were a bit confused by the road construction signs set up on the frontage road in between Taco Bell and the complex housing Caribou Coffee and Game Stop. The frontage road, from 44th Ave. to Twin Boulevard, is being reconstructed and will include a center turn lane. (Contributed)
You asked: Which way at the one-ways?
September 30, 2017 - 7:39am
September 29, 2017
The Hoffman Co-op Grain Association is merging with ProAg. The merger by acquisition will take place beginning Jan. 1, 2018. (Jeff Beach | Echo Press)
ProAg gains rail access with Hoffman merger
September 29, 2017 - 1:35pm
Kris and Megan Chisholm began trying to have a baby in 2010. They ended up undergoing in vitro fertilization, which did not take. They then turned to adoption and brought home Lennon in May 2017. (Stacy Kron Photography)
'We connected instantly' Journey to adoption brings family joy
September 29, 2017 - 10:42am
September 22, 2017
Woman injured when car hits horse in Otter Tail County
September 22, 2017 - 10:24am
September 20, 2017
Tonya Bakewell Dreher, a 1988 Alexandria graduate, hiked to the base camp of Mount Everest in 2015 as a fundraiser for her organization, Hope for Gus. Her son, Gus, has Duchenne muscular dystrophy,  the most severe of all the muscular dystrophies. She will be taking the trip again this year with another group. (Contributed)
Big hills to climb: Group takes on Mount Everest, cure for debilitating disease
September 20, 2017 - 5:39am
September 16, 2017
Truck hits car in Grant County
September 16, 2017 - 7:56pm
September 15, 2017
Initially, Miles and Brook were supposed to be married on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016. However, those plans changed after the crash. The wedding was pushed back three and a half months and took place Saturday, January 28. (Photo by Gretchen Ennis)
Stronger together: Couple sharing lessons learned one year after tragic helicopter crash
September 15, 2017 - 5:25am
September 11, 2017
Michael Hingson, who is blind, escaped from the 78th floor of Tower One on Sept. 11, 2001, with the help of his late guide dog Roselle. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Keeping calm amidst the storm: Speaker recounts 9/11 survival story
September 11, 2017 - 6:44pm
Matthew Duenow (left) and Bob Steidl, two linemen with Alexandria Light and Power, are headed to Florida this week to help with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. (Contributed)
Douglas County helping on the storm front
September 11, 2017 - 6:38pm
September 1, 2017
Philip Simonson of Brandon catches a wave generated by a wakesurfing boat on Lake Carlos on Aug. 22. Local wakesurfers are calling for the sport to better police itself in the wake of complaints from lakeshore owners about erosion and property damage. (Karen Tolkkinen | Echo Press)play button
Wakesurfers call for self-policing to avoid conflict with lakeshore owners
September 1, 2017 - 11:35am