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Law Enforcement Blotter: Sept. 19
Update: Interstate 94 reopen
Interstate temporarily closed between Alex and Osakis
Another bog -- not nearly as big -- floats across same northern Minnesota lake
Early voting begins Friday: What Minnesota voters need to know about casting a ballot before Election Day
Drawdown underway on Lake Christina
Golf: Cavers cards three eagles in one round at Geneva
Alexandria native Jim Lehman further cements his legacy with a fourth MGA Senior title
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 20
Volleyball: Osakis makes quick work of Upsala
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Dr. Jerry and Jane McCrery
Duane and Connie Shelden
Drawdown underway on Lake Christina
Opener comes in hot
Strong breeding-duck numbers make for expected good opener Saturday
Holding on to summer
Minnesota Treasured Places event coming to Alexandria
Patrice "Patty" Den Hartog
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
Shirley Ann Battey
Donald "Don" Skrove
1968: St. Ann's gets new church
Paid Political Letter: Warlow represents Minnesota values
Letter to the Editor: Feedback welcomed on B-E strategic plan
In the Know: A lot to like about street project
An Echo Press Editorial: Early smoking carries big risks
4-H holds county competition
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
Fraud-stricken Minnesota grain co-op looks for quick sale
Minnesota businesses confront opioid crisis
Did safari hunter kill a co-op? Minnesota elevator manager accused of stealing $2 million
Widseth Smith Nolting, Carlos Creek Winery recognized
hires and promotions
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September 9, 2018
Volleyball: Chargers see improved play in Browerville Tournament
The Brandon-Evansville volleyball team came back from the Browerville Tournament on Saturday with a 2-2 record. The Chargers used a three-setter to beat Browerville (25-22, 22-25, 15-12) and took care of New York Mills in two (25-21, 29-27). Losses came to Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg...
September 9, 2018 - 9:42am
September 7, 2018
Volleyball: WCA undone in 3-1 loss to Wheaton
The West Central Area volleyball team dropped a 3-1 decision to Wheaton-Herman-Norcross on Thursday night in Bennett. “Unfortunately, we were...
September 7, 2018 - 10:45am
Volleyball: Chargers fall in three despite improved play
The Brandon-Evansville volleyball team ran into a section opponent it hadn’t seen in recent years, and Park Christian left by making an impression...
September 7, 2018 - 9:09am
September 6, 2018
Volleyball: Royals flush away Osakis in 3-0 sweep
The Osakis volleyball team dug itself into trouble Thursday night, and the hole was too deep to recover from in a 3-0 (25-16, 26-24, 25-22) home...
September 6, 2018 - 10:40pm
September 5, 2018
Volleyball: Knights falter after gritty start
The West Central Area volleyball team had momentum with a marathon win in the first set of Tuesday's matchup against New York Mills, but the Knights couldn't capitalize in a 3-1 loss in Barrett. "In the first set, (we) did a great job of keeping NYM on their toes," WCA head coach...
September 5, 2018 - 12:04pm
Volleyball: Willmar wins CLC tilt with Alexandria
Three Willmar Cardinals got their first taste of varsity action on the home hardwood and if Tuesday was any indication, the Red Sea will have...
September 5, 2018 - 10:28am
Volleyball: Osakis breezes past LPGE
The Osakis volleyball team got its first win of the season on Tuesday night as the Silverstreaks rolled over Long Prairie-Grey Eagle in a sweep....
September 5, 2018 - 9:18am
September 4, 2018
Volleyball: Chargers persevere through sweep of Hillcrest in home opener (w/video)
The Brandon-Evansville volleyball team opened up its conference season on Tuesday night and made quick work of Hillcrest Lutheran Academy in...
September 4, 2018 - 10:57pm
August 31, 2018
Volleyball: Cardinals fly through Storm, improve to 2-0
The Alexandria volleyball team picked up its second win in as many matches as the Cardinals took down Sauk Rapids-Rice 3-1 at AAHS on Thursday....
August 31, 2018 - 12:07pm
Volleyball: B-B-E powers past Silverstreaks 3-0
The Osakis volleyball team dropped a 3-0 decision to Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa on Tuesday, Aug. 28 in Osakis. “We were ahead 18-9 in the first game. We were playing with a ton of focus and made very minimal mistakes,” Silverstreaks head coach Kirsten Wessel said. “They were able...
August 31, 2018 - 12:05pm
Volleyball: WCA mounts 3-2 comeback on Arrows
The West Central Area volleyball team flipped a 2-0 deficit into a 3-2 win at Ashby-Destiny Academy on Thursday, opening the new season on the...
August 31, 2018 - 12:01pm
August 29, 2018
Volleyball: Chargers swept up in Henning loss
The Brandon-Evansville volleyball team couldn't quite muster enough in a 3-0 loss at Henning on Tuesday after getting a season-opening sweep itself the night before. "We struggled to find consistency all night in most facets of the game," head coach Kelly Olson said. "We didn't lose...
August 29, 2018 - 10:54am
August 28, 2018
Volleyball: Chargers cruise to season-opening sweep
The Brandon-Evansville volleyball team shook off the rust and kicked off the new season with a 3-0 sweep at Hancock on Monday. “(Monday’s)...
August 28, 2018 - 10:44am
August 27, 2018
Volleyball: Osakis goes 1-3 at opening Albany Tournament
The Osakis volleyball team jumpstarted its season by heading to a competitive Albany Tournament and coming home with a 1-3 record in its four...
August 27, 2018 - 9:58am
August 23, 2018
Volleyball: High note: Composure key in Alexandria’s 3-1 win over Bemidji
After limping into the third set with a 2-0 lead and falling flat into the fourth, the Alexandria volleyball team found its solution. “We just...
August 23, 2018 - 10:52pm