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Princess Kay of the Milky Way crowned
Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
Osakis tennis runners-up at Highway 10 Open
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 25
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
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
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
April 22, 2016
Baseball: Osakis dominates Raiders to move to 3-1
The Osakis baseball team rolled to an 11-1 Section 6AA-West victory over Bertha-Hewitt-Verndale at home on Thursday night. The Silverstreaks (3-1, 2-1 Prairie) began the night with three runs in the first inning, and added eight in the bottom of the sixth to end the contest against...
April 22, 2016 - 11:16am
April 19, 2016
Softball: Osakis surges for 21 runs in Prairie win at WCA
The Osakis softball team’s offense is clicking early on. The Silverstreaks used three innings with five or more runs to cruise to a 21-7 five-inning...
April 19, 2016 - 9:53pm
April 18, 2016
Softball: Osakis cruises to 3-0
The Osakis softball team has been on its game early this spring, outscoring teams 26-8 on the way to a perfect 3-0 start to the season after...
April 18, 2016 - 9:51am
April 15, 2016
Baseball: Starting pitching, clean fielding gears Osakis' hot start
The Osakis baseball team won just four games all of last season. With solid starting pitching and consistent defense, the Silverstreaks are already...
April 15, 2016 - 10:40pm
Softball: Early runs hold up for Osakis
The Osakis softball team moved to 2-0 on the young season by holding on for a 4-2 win over Long Prairie-Grey Eagle on Thursday night. The Silverstreaks scored three in the top of the first, and that proved to be enough. The Thunder responded with two of its own in the bottom of the...
April 15, 2016 - 11:36am
Baseball: Osakis takes opener
The Osakis baseball team played to the blueprint it wants to play by in the season opener as the Silverstreaks secured a 4-1 win over Royalton at home. The Royals got an unearned run in the top of the first but couldn't get anything else off of Osakis senior Michael Herringshaw. The...
April 15, 2016 - 11:34am
April 13, 2016
David: Defining inspiration
Shortly into Osakis High School archery coach Chris Hunter's Inspiration Award speech on Friday, April 1 at the Minnesota State National Archery...
April 13, 2016 - 12:00am
April 6, 2016
Track: Osakis teams top five in Morris
The Osakis girls track team was third and the boys took fifth at the Marv Meyer Invite in Morris on Tuesday night. The Osakis girls finished with 95 points, while Minnewaska was second (119) and Morris Area-Chokio-Alberta took first. West Central Area (104) won the boys' portion of...
April 6, 2016 - 11:44am
April 5, 2016
Softball: Osakis comes out hitting in opener
The Osakis softball team never trailed in its season opener on Monday night and used a couple of three-run innings to secure a 9-6 win over Melrose. It was a 5-3 Osakis lead entering the sixth inning when the Silverstreaks scored three runs to gain some insurance. Ana Chisholm had...
April 5, 2016 - 11:30am
March 30, 2016
Osakis girls seventh, boys ninth at Bemidji invite
The Osakis boys and girls track and field teams opened the season at the 2016 Lion's Invite at Bemidji State University on Tuesday. The Silverstreak girls team took seventh out of 18 programs with 39 points, while the boys side finished ninth overall out of 19 schools with 20 points....
March 30, 2016 - 1:04pm
In the pursuit of more: Osakis track welcomes record numbers
The Osakis boys and girls track and field programs enter this spring with the highest combined numbers in head coach Lee VanNyhuis' 18-year tenure...
March 30, 2016 - 12:00am
Osakis golfers shoot for the top
The Osakis boys and girls golf teams are ready to start the season with a new head coach at the helm in Alexandria native Brady Swedberg. Former head coach Steve Tax stepped down in the offseason, with Swedberg excited to step in and take on his first varsity coaching job after playing...
March 30, 2016 - 12:00am
March 23, 2016
Alexandria's Swedberg takes over Osakis golf programs
Alexandria native Brady Swedberg knew he wanted to be involved in teaching the game of golf when he moved back to the area in the spring of 2013,...
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
March 15, 2016
A baby and two big games
Any coach could lose some sleep trying to prepare for two of the top Class AA teams in the state over the course of four days, but Pat Kalpin...
March 15, 2016 - 9:43am
March 8, 2016
6AA-West girls basketball: Sauk defense reigns supreme on Osakis in sub-section title
The Osakis girls basketball team had its postseason run and 15-game win streak come to a close in the Section 6AA-West championship, falling...
March 8, 2016 - 10:49pm