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At funeral of Watkins girl, mourners try to cope with 'evil act'
Body found in Park Rapids lake; crash victim identified
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
'Good progress' reported on Highway 29 bridge in south Alexandria
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, August 25
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Sports schedule for Friday, August 26
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
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
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
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
April 11, 2016
Ryback, Gullickson honored by NA3HL
A pair of Alexandria Blizzard hockey players received recognition for their seasons with awards voted on by the NA3HL coaches and general managers based on performance during the 2015-16 regular season. Aaron Ryback was selected as the recipient for the West Division Leadership Award,...
April 11, 2016 - 1:26pm
March 30, 2016
Strong second-half highlights Blizzard season
It wasn't the playoff outcome that the Alexandria Blizzard wanted, but head coach Jeff Crouse ended the season pleased with the way his team...
March 30, 2016 - 12:00am
March 20, 2016
Blizzard drop game three at Granite City
The Alexandria Blizzard had its season come to an end on Sunday night after losing a fourth straight playoff series to Granite City. The Blizzard rallied from a 3-0 deficit in the first period of game three but allowed three more goals in the third period in a 7-4 loss. The win sends...
March 20, 2016 - 10:46pm
March 19, 2016
Blizzard force another game three behind LaCombe, Gustafson
The Alexandria Blizzard will get a decisive game three against Granite City for a third straight year. The Blizzard kept its season alive on...
March 19, 2016 - 11:42pm
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria's season on the line after game-one loss
The Alexandria Blizzard will play to keep its season alive tonight when Granite City comes to the Runestone Community Center at 7:10 p.m. The Lumberjacks won game one of the three-game West Division playoff series last night 3-1 behind a big night from goaltender Mac Berglove. The...
March 19, 2016 - 9:27am
March 18, 2016
Playoff rerun: Blizzard hope for a different ending to a fourth straight playoff matchup with Granite
Alexandria Blizzard players couldn't be faulted if they have revenge on their mind when they drop the puck in the NA3HL West Division playoffs...
March 18, 2016 - 12:00am
March 12, 2016
Blizzard sweep La Crosse in final weekend
The Alexandria Blizzard hockey team won three games this past weekend, completing a two-game sweep of La Crosse with a 5-1 victory in the final...
March 12, 2016 - 11:09pm
March 6, 2016
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria held in check in loss to Breezy Point
The Alexandria Blizzard hockey team suffered a weekend sweep after losing 2-1 at Breezy Point on Saturday. Josh Laven scored a power play goal in the first period for the North Stars, and Austin Langworthy added another power play score at 18:17 in the second. That 2-0 lead held up...
March 6, 2016 - 9:53am
March 5, 2016
Blizzard hockey: Twin City shuts out Alexandria
The Alexandria Blizzard hockey team dropped a 2-0 game to Twin City on Friday night to fall below .500 at 19-20-4. The Steel (28-12-4) is in second place in the West Division. Twin City used a first-period goal at 18:38 from Nicholas Campbell to take an early lead that held up all...
March 5, 2016 - 8:58am
March 4, 2016
Blizzard hockey: Fine tuning with the playoffs looming
The Alexandria Blizzard has been searching for consistency for much of the season and the team thought it might have found it by winning 10 of...
March 4, 2016 - 12:00am
February 28, 2016
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria splits weekend series with Granite City
The Alexandria Blizzard salvaged a split with Granite City this weekend after winning a 5-4 overtime game on Saturday. The Lumberjacks jumped on Alexandria in the third period in an 8-4 win on Friday night. Tyler Frischmon scored the game winner on Saturday just 58 seconds into the...
February 28, 2016 - 11:50am
February 20, 2016
Blizzard hockey: Minnesota hands Alex third straight loss
The Alexandria Blizzard lost a high-scoring affair to Minnesota on Friday night as the Flying Aces won 6-5 in overtime at the Runestone Community Center. Joe Guimont scored the game winner just 15 seconds into the extra session. It came after the Blizzard had rallied all the way back...
February 20, 2016 - 10:43am
February 15, 2016
Blizzard drops pair of tight weekend games
The Alexandria Blizzard could not recover after allowing three opening-period goals in a 4-2 loss to Twin City on Saturday night at the Runestone Community Center. The two-goal defeat came after losing a 3-1 lead entering the third period to drop a tight 4-3 game to the Steel on Friday...
February 15, 2016 - 1:54pm
February 14, 2016
Blizzard: Alex falls to Twin City
The Alexandria Blizzard could not recover after allowing three opening-period goals in a 4-2 loss to Twin City on Saturday night at the Runestone Community Center after dropping a tight 4-2 game to the Steel on Friday in White Bear Lake. The Steel narrowly outshot the Blizzard 31-30...
February 14, 2016 - 12:49pm
February 11, 2016
Big stature, big numbers: Anderson uses his size to rack up goals for the Blizzard
Alexandria Blizzard forward Caleb Anderson knows where his advantage is at the NA3HL level, and he's not shy about using it to pick up goals....
February 11, 2016 - 9:07am