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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
New effort tries to draw more people into area
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
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska 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
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
Gladys M. Hogan
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
May 24, 2013
Purple Heart, brotherly bonds: Critical care nurse in Afghanistan shares blog about a sniper shooting
Editor's note: The following is the conclusion of a two-part blog entry written by Patty Roth of Alexandria. She's deployed in Afghanistan as...
May 24, 2013 - 12:00am
May 22, 2013
A glimpse into military life and death
Editor's note: The following is part one of a two-part blog entry written by Patty Roth of Alexandria. She's deployed in Afghanistan as a critical...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
Thirteen countries in five years for Tischer
The word "Afghanistan" is very three-dimensional. Beneath its 11 letters lie years of turmoil and timeworn feuds littered with interspersed...
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
Operation Chocolate Chip: More cookies are needed to send to soldiers in honor of Pfc. Clark
NEW LONDON, Minn.
October 15, 2010 - 1:23pm
October 13, 2010
Funeral set for New London soldier killed in Afghanistan
The funeral for Army Pfc. Ryane G. Clark, 22, of New London, will be at 2 p.m. October 17 at the New London-Spicer (NLS) High School gymnasium. The visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. October 16, also at the high school. Arrangements are with Johnson Funeral Home of New London. Clark...
October 13, 2010 - 12:00am
October 8, 2010
Soldier's death in Afghanistan impacts Alexandria
A soldier from New London was killed in combat Monday in Afghanistan after his convoy came under fire. Army Pfc. Ryane Clark, 22, died when...
October 8, 2010 - 12:00am
October 5, 2010
UPDATE: New London soldier killed in Afghanistan has local connection
NEW LONDON, Minn. - Ryane Clark, a solider who was a native of New London and studied law enforcement at Alexandria Technical College, was killed...
October 5, 2010 - 12:59pm
July 15, 2010
Minnesota soldier loses legs in explosion while on patrol in Afghanistan
FARMINGTON, Minn. - A 2002 Farmington High School graduate is in stable condition and is preparing to be transported to Walter Reed Army Medical in Washington, D.C. after he was injured in an explosion in Afghanistan earlier this week. Kyle Malin, 26, was injured when an improvised...
July 15, 2010 - 3:17pm
January 7, 2010
Klobuchar part of Senate delegation that visited troops in Afghanistan
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar was in Afghanistan on Sunday to meet with the Commander of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, General Stanley McChrystal,...
January 7, 2010 - 12:01pm
October 30, 2009
Pilot killed in Afghanistan has ties to Alexandria area
A civilian pilot who died in a plane crash while on a counter-terrorism mission over the mountains of Afghanistan on October 13 has ties to the...
October 30, 2009 - 12:05am
September 3, 2009
Adjusting to military deployments just part of life for Deer Creek family
Melony Butler didn't say goodbye when her husband deployed to Iraq in 2004. She didn't say goodbye when two of her sons deployed either. "None...
September 3, 2009 - 12:51pm
January 9, 2009
A soldier from the start
"Ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country." An Osakis graduate answered that call not once, not twice,...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am