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Osakis celebrates Christmas Downtown
House in Evansville catches fire
Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
Light Up the Night!
County board OKs refunding of hospital bonds
Boys basketball: Cards falter late in loss to section power Detroit Lakes
Sports roundup from Saturday, December 20
Sports roundup from Friday, December 19
Sports roundup from Thursday, December 18
Pushing for a new identity
Extra warmth for the holidays
Music video shoot reset for Monday
Veterans associations assist food shelf
You're invited to Christmas dinner
A gift of love
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Spring turkey hunting applications being accepted
Recipe for success: A look a few favorite venison recipes
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Donald Huwe, 82
Memorial Service - Carl Kremer, 67
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
It's Our Turn: Holiday birthday myths debunked
Letter: Turn technology off for child’s development
Letter: The value of a quarter has risen
Letter: No one else can do it for you
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
More wildlife habitat approved
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Solar Skies to close in Alexandria
Just a Jaunt’s $500 passport winner announced
Slumberland helps families during holidays
New building will house plumbing company
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
July 2, 2013
Learning to live right: Rebuilding a broken life through faith
Editor's note: The following is the conclusion of a three-part series that traces the life of Mark Foss of Alexandria, the founder of LifeRight Outreach that helps drug and alcohol abusers with a criminal past turn their lives around. With the help of friends, Mark Foss got on his...
July 2, 2013 - 12:00am
June 26, 2013
Learning to live right
Editor's note: The following is the first of a three-part series, previously published in the West Central Tribune, that traces the life of Mark Foss of Alexandria, the founder of LifeRight Outreach that helps drug and alcohol abusers with a criminal past turn their lives around. A...
June 26, 2013 - 12:00am
November 2, 2012
Minnesota Teen Challenge Choir to perform at Shalom Church
Shalom Lutheran Church in Alexandria will host the Minnesota Teen Challenge (MnTC) Choir on Sunday, November 4 at 10:45 a.m. for a special worship service. The event is open to the public. The MnTC Choir is known statewide, having performed at more than 230 churches in 2011. The...
November 2, 2012 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
Get busy living or get busy dying
For the first time in the façade that was his life, Chris Jeffries saw terror on another person's face. He saw his life of crime and drugs through another person's eyes. He didn't want to see it ever again. "I was begging him, 'I saw a gun in your room. You could shoot me and get...
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am
April 23, 2010
Living life right
In the back of a police car on his way to prison for the third time, Mark Foss uttered a desperate cry for help. "You need to take this from...
April 23, 2010 - 12:00am
September 11, 2009
A welcome challenge
It's not too often that someone is grateful for being arrested. Nikol Foss was. If the police hadn't pulled her over, searched her car and arrested...
September 11, 2009 - 12:00am
September 9, 2009
Report shows increased use of prescription drugs, heroin
Addiction treatment programs and emergency rooms in the Twin Cities report increased non-medical use of prescription narcotics and heroin, according to the recently released Drug Abuse Trends report. A record-high 1,187 patients in 2008 reported opiates other than heroin (mostly...
crime / news
September 9, 2009 - 12:00am
September 3, 2008
The ups and downs of obesity
Two summers ago, Duane Rostad went to Valleyfair amusement park for the first time since he was 14. He went on the rides over and over and over again. "It was one of the biggest deals for me," said Rostad, an Alexandria resident. "I can do things now that I could never do before....
September 3, 2008 - 12:00am