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UPDATE: Le Homme Dieu drowning victim identified
Still time to attend Vikingland Builder's Association Home Tour this weekend
Don't get ripped off at State Fair
Minnesota wolf population stable
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
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
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
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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
Brandon D. Randt
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
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
October 21, 2013
Driver injured in rollover near Alexandria Sunday
A 19-year old man from Waverly was injured in a one-vehicle rollover south of Alexandria Sunday night. Alexander Bersie was driving a 2001 Ford on Highway 29 near Brush Wolf Road at 9:39 p.m. when it veered off the right side of the road and rolled, according to the Minnesota State...
October 21, 2013 - 9:33am
August 29, 2013
Two motorcycle crashes in two days
August 29, 2013 - 9:58am
August 19, 2013
Four-vehicle crash injures two in Alexandria
A crash involving four vehicles sent two drivers to the hospital earlier this morning. The crash happened at the intersection of Highway 29 and 34th Avenue in Alexandria at about 7:45 a.m. A semi-truck and trailer driven by Michael Rosen, 45, of Benson was stopped at the stop lights...
August 19, 2013 - 2:37pm
July 11, 2013
2013 motorcyclist fatalities pass 25-death milestone
More motorcyclists have died this year on Minnesota roads compared to last year at this time, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Motorcycle Safety Center (MMSC). Twenty-six riders have lost their lives in 2013; there were 18 motorcycle deaths at this time...
July 11, 2013 - 6:13am
July 10, 2013
Dump truck overturns near Forada
A Ferguson Brothers dump truck reportedly blew out a front tire, which caused it to leave the road and overturn southeast of Forada last Wednesday....
July 10, 2013 - 12:00am
July 5, 2013
More details emerge about unusual crash
More information has been released about an unusual crash that happened on Park Street in Alexandria at about 8 a.m. Monday. Steven Sachs,...
July 5, 2013 - 12:00am
July 1, 2013
Jeep crashes into parked vehicles in Alexandria, flips upside down
A Jeep traveling on Park Street near 8th Avenue in Alexandria Monday morning left the road, went over a curb, crashed into two unoccupied parked...
July 1, 2013 - 11:50am
June 5, 2013
Store damaged in crash
Around 2:30 a.m. on May 29, law enforcement received several calls about a white truck that had been driven into the Perry's Furniture building on Nokomis Street in Alexandria and then fled from the scene. According to Alexandria Police Department, a 23-year-old man was driving the...
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
May 11, 2013
Annandale man injured at Douglas County Hospital
An Annandale man fell approximately 20 feet from a bucket lift in the Douglas County Hospital parking lot Friday afternoon. Brian Hermes, 51,...
May 11, 2013 - 1:08pm
May 8, 2013
UPDATE 8:45 A.M.: Both eastbound I-94 lanes now open after crash
Both lanes of eastbound Interstate 94 east of Alexandria re-opened at 8:45 a.m. this morning, Wednesday. The lanes were closed following a semi rollover at about 5:15 a.m. to allow crews to clean up debris in the median. Eastbound traffic was being re-routed through Alexandria on...
May 8, 2013 - 6:34am
This past weekend was deadliest of year for crashes in state; eight killed
At least eight people were killed on Minnesota roads this past weekend, April 6 through early Monday morning, April 8, making it the deadliest weekend of the year, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS). The eight deaths include five on Sunday, the deadliest...
April 8, 2013 - 11:49am
March 1, 2013
Tears and memories overflow at library
Sympathy and words of support for those who worked with Karen Simmons flowed into the Douglas County Library this week. So much so that library...
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
February 26, 2013
Douglas County library director dies in foggy crash near Glenwood
Karen Simmons, 62, of Glenwood, the director of the Douglas County Library, died in a two-vehicle crash near Glenwood Monday morning. The broadside...
February 26, 2013 - 6:30am
February 19, 2013
UPDATE 9:30 A.M. Tuesday: I-94 closes near Barnesville after fatal crash on icy roads
More information has been released about a fatal crash that temporarily closed the westbound lanes on Interstate 94 near Barnesville Monday afternoon. The accident, which happened at about 12:40 p.m., killed two people and seriously injured another. It involved three vehicles and...
February 19, 2013 - 9:30am
January 3, 2013
One injured in two-car crash Wednesday
Wednesday morning, one person was injured in a two-car crash at the intersection of 3rd Avenue East and Kenwood Street in Alexandria. According...
January 3, 2013 - 10:53am