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Update: Downpour causes flooding but minimal damage
UPDATE: Drowning victim was a boat mechanic with 'a huge heart'
Motorcycle run to raise awareness of mental illness
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28
Man arrested after shots fired at Spicer Zorbaz
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Brandon D. Randt
Myrtle Annette McKay
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
June 15, 2016
Walgrave's big day
Seven-year-old Chase Walgrave of Shakopee had a memorable day fishing with his grandfather and Alexandria native Randy Mickelson in late May....
June 15, 2016 - 11:39am
Mickelson's big pike
Matthew Mickelson of Maple Grove, great-grandson of Alexandria's Ruth Amundson, was fishing on Lake L'Homme Dieu on May 27 when he latched into...
June 15, 2016 - 11:37am
June 13, 2016
Reducing some rough fish
Weather conditions looked promising for the second annual Douglas County Bow Fishing Tournament heading into the weekend. The hot and muggy temperatures...
June 13, 2016 - 11:35am
June 8, 2016
PF, AAHS team up to educate and provide for pollinators
More studies continue to confirm that the loss of pollinators around the globe has the ability to threaten the world’s food supply. A report...
June 8, 2016 - 10:20am
Mike Frisch: Walleyes on the move
Spring walleye fishing in a lot of Minnesota lakes often means jigs or slip-sinker live bait rigs tipped with minnows and fished slowly in fairly...
June 8, 2016 - 9:57am
June 6, 2016
Second DC bow fishing challenge coming to Alexandria
The second Douglas County Bow Fishing Challenge is set for June 11-12. Check-in is from 6-8 p.m. on June 11 before boats depart at 9 p.m. Weigh-in is from 5-6 a.m. on June 12. Both the check-in and weigh-in are at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. There is a 100 percent payback for...
June 6, 2016 - 9:31am
June 2, 2016
Minnesota moose may need endangered list
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Thursday announced that Minnesota's rapidly declining moose herd may warrant protection under the federal Endangered Species Act. The federal agency is responding to a petition filed last year by the Center for Biological Diversity that moose...
June 2, 2016 - 1:14pm
A burning problem
Editor's note: This article has been edited to fit this publication and was first published in the Minnesota Conservation Volunteer. The little...
June 2, 2016 - 10:34am
May 26, 2016
Mike Frisch: Early season bassin'
Spring largemouth bass fishing is usually a shallow-water affair as these fish are often in, and around, shallow water cover at this time. Pencil...
May 26, 2016 - 4:42pm
Legislative audit: DNR deer management sound but needs improvement
Management of white-tailed deer by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is sound, and the agency’s methods of estimating deer populations...
May 26, 2016 - 1:29pm
Outdoor issues after the legislative session: No blaze pink, but lead ammo ban is a go
ST. PAUL -- Blaze pink is dead. Minnesota’s lead-ammo ban and muskie stocking plans are alive. A wholesale makeover of northern pike fishing regulations is on the slow track. And a plan to expand the elk herd has been dealt a major setback. Those are among the biggest upshots for...
May 26, 2016 - 1:05pm
May 23, 2016
Millerville Sportsmen help 22 kids gain gun safety certificates
The Millerville Sportsmen Club recently helped 22 students complete their gun safety training. The local outdoor group has three certified instructors...
May 23, 2016 - 11:08am
May 18, 2016
Alexandria trap team still first in its league
The weather conditions were ideal for trap shooting on May 16 and a lot of high scores followed for the Alexandria Area High School trap shooting...
May 18, 2016 - 11:38am
A little patience leads to Nohre's first bird
Ten-year-old Blake Nohre and his father, Dave, were running a little late to the woods near Miltona on the morning of May 1, but it didn't cost...
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
May 17, 2016
Stringer full of walleyes
The wind calmed down a little from Saturday and gave way to a nice Sunday for anglers in the Alexandria area who took advantage of opening weekend...
May 17, 2016 - 1:19pm