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Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, June 26
To vape or not to vape
Why doesn't Alexandria have a veterans memorial?
Council acts on barrier request during concerts
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, June 23 through Sunday, June 25
Baseball: Alex Junior Legion Black team takes Perham title
Baseball: Area baseball players earn All-Pheasant Conference honors
Softball: Okerlund wins Pheasant Conference MVP, McNamara COY
Rose wins MGA Senior Players Championship
Ending with a bang: Knight, Nohre lead local shooters at state
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
Osakis church holds community supper
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
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
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Wanda Jean Tramm
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
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
February 1, 2017
Free fishing: Ice angling program for vets, kids coming to Alexandria
When Pat Walrath got a call from his buddy Matt Wilkie asking if he wanted to be a part of a venture to get kids and veterans out ice fishing...
February 1, 2017 - 12:00am
Ingebrigtsen gives his take on outdoor issues
Gov. Mark Dayton released a budget proposal last week that had plenty of increases in spending and licence fees meant to help boost the environment...
February 1, 2017 - 12:00am
January 31, 2017
Rardin, Scribner pace Alex archers in first meet
The Alexandria archery team got its season going this past Saturday as the team went to Melrose High School for its first competition and dominated the top-10 standings. Nine of the top 10 spots in the girls high school division went to Alexandria athletes. Paige Rardin led the way...
January 31, 2017 - 11:58am
January 30, 2017
Deer management meeting in Alexandria Thursday
People interested in deer will have a chance to discuss goals and values that could define Minnesota's first-ever deer management plan at a public engagement meeting hosted by the DNR in Alexandria on Thursday, Feb. 2, at Broadway Ballroom, 115 30th Ave. E.
January 30, 2017 - 4:03pm
January 25, 2017
Painting set in Douglas County wins Storm DU National Artist of the Year
Alexandria's Rick Banke couldn't believe his eyes when he flipped to page 74 of the January/February Ducks Unlimited magazine that had just arrived...
January 25, 2017 - 8:54am
January 18, 2017
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
The condition of the deer herd tends to be one of the hottest outdoor topics among hunters in every state, and Minnesota is no different. Hunters...
January 18, 2017 - 11:59am
Perch: A top winter attraction
Yellow perch don’t get a ton of fishing attention in the summer. Why that is, I am not sure. During winter, however, these fish take center...
January 18, 2017 - 11:58am
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Alexandria’s Richard and Sandy Erickson recently left drilling holes through the ice on area lakes to other anglers as they made a trip to...
January 18, 2017 - 11:55am
January 11, 2017
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
Each hunting season is filled with lessons. Oftentimes, the lesson is that we don't always know what we think we know. We read all about how...
January 11, 2017 - 8:44am
January 9, 2017
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Landowners in Minnesota now have expanded opportunities to voluntarily enroll property in a popular Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) practice after the first of the year. Thanks to a new allocation of CRP acres by the USDA's Farm Service Agency, the State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement...
January 9, 2017 - 3:17pm
January 4, 2017
Capturing the moment: Hunt Down Your Photos contest winners
Hunting and fishing trips are about making memories and snapping a lasting photo is a big part of that for many. The Echo Press asked readers...
January 4, 2017 - 12:00am
Mike Frisch: Find those mid-winter crappies
Crappies during mid-winter are a top attraction on lots of waters for many anglers. These fish often locate in deep-water basins or holes. Hot...
January 4, 2017 - 12:00am
December 29, 2016
DNR release: Third case of CWD in deer identified in southeastern Minnesota
A third deer infected with chronic wasting disease has been discovered in southeastern Minnesota, according to the Department of Natural Resources. A hunter harvested the deer in mid-November about five miles north of the two previously reported infected deer, which were killed about...
December 29, 2016 - 3:04pm
December 28, 2016
Morken: Sitka added to list of gear I love to hunt with after this season
The oak trees that had long since dropped their leaves were covered in ice and snow. It was Nov. 19, and the first blizzard of the season had...
December 28, 2016 - 11:37am
December 23, 2016
Fishing heats up with the temperatures
A stretch of temperatures well below freezing helped anglers get onto the ice in mid-December. Now a warmer stretch that has followed seems to...
December 23, 2016 - 2:47pm