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Work on new Miltona playground starts
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, June 27
A big, busy weekend
Concerned citizens organize to stop B-E school vote
Journalism groups intervene in Wetterling lawsuit
Sports schedule for Thursday, June 29
Modahl, Kerr win Geneva Member Guest Tournament
Sports schedule for Wednesday, June 28
Lakes Area Snowmen heading toward finish line after weekend tie
Three Panthers named to Class A all-tourney team as Johnson wins POY
End of the trail
Ralph Covert plays family concert at Evansville Art Center
Lincoln students compete at global Destination Imagination competition
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Morken: Worth the casts in Canada
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Oscar Frederick Mantick
Florence G. Fruth
James "JJ" Wilcox
Lloyd Darrell Nigg
1967: Alexandria Telephone adds two switchboard jobs
Guest editorial: Beware of those trying to deepen the divide
Making space for student creativity
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Republicans need to find new economic theory
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
On the Street
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
hires and promotions
On The Street
August 21, 2013
Four-vehicle crash injures two in Alexandria
A crash involving four vehicles sent two drivers to the hospital Monday 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 in...
August 21, 2013 - 12:00am
August 5, 2013
Tickets available now for Taste of Home Cooking School
Tickets are on sale now for the always-popular Taste of Home Cooking School set for Tuesday, September 24 at Lake Geneva Christian Center in...
August 5, 2013 - 11:16am
July 30, 2013
Starbuck woman charged with child's murder
Amanda Lea Peltier, 31, of Starbuck has been charged with the murder of 4-year-old Eric Parker Dean, her fiance's son. Eric was the son of Sommar...
July 30, 2013 - 1:54pm
July 1, 2013
Alexandria named one of top 10 small towns in America
Alexandria has been named one of the Top 10 Small Towns 2013 by Livability.com, a national website that ranks quality of life and travel amenities of America's small and mid-sized cities. For this installment of the Livability.com List of America's top small towns, editors narrowed...
July 1, 2013 - 2:56pm
June 26, 2013
Alexandria Swim Club results
SPRING INTO SUMMER A/B MEET GIRLS' 9-10 50 FREE - B DIVISION: 11. Ashtyn Molesworth 35.04. 100 FREE - A DIVISION: 14. McKenna Horan 1:13.35. B DIVISION: 5. Ashtyn Molesworth 1:16.50. 50 BACK - B DIVISION: 16. Ashtyn Molesworth 43.69. 100 BACK - A DIVISION: 6. McKenna Horan 1:19.59....
June 26, 2013 - 12:00am
June 22, 2013
One person injured in crash Saturday
The driver of a motorcycle was injured in a crash Saturday in Alexandria. The crash happened around 4:50 p.m. near the intersection of Third...
June 22, 2013 - 5:07pm
June 21, 2013
REA: Power outages continue throughout area Friday evening
As of 4:30 p.m., Runestone Electric Association (REA) reported that many customers remain without power following the strong winds and lightning early Friday morning. According to REA, numerous substations are down due to transmission issues.
June 21, 2013 - 6:34pm
Crash at 3rd Avenue and Maple Street Friday
A two-vehicle crash left at least one person injured Friday. The crash happened at the intersection of Third Avenue East and Maple Street around...
June 21, 2013 - 5:22pm
UPDATED with PHOTOS: Storms leave residents without power, trees down, soggy lawns
Severe weather rumbled through the area overnight and residents woke up to scattered branches, downed trees, soggy lawns and some power outages. According...
June 21, 2013 - 8:22am
June 11, 2013
Tractor rollover kills Parkers Prairie man
A Parkers Prairie man was killed Saturday when a tractor flipped and landed on him. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, around 2 p.m. Saturday, rescue crews responded to 15271 County Highway 59 for a report of a tractor on top of a man who was not breathing. The...
June 11, 2013 - 9:05am
May 29, 2013
VIDEO: Lakes are now awake
"By the time we're through, the lakes will be awake," predicted a member of the band, Contention, that played during Rib Fest Saturday night. The...
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
April 22, 2013
Metal Pick-Up Day in Alexandria still on for tomorrow; another date added
The city of Alexandria's Metal Pick-Up Day that is scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, will still take place. The city has fielded quite a few calls from people who won't be able to get the metal to the curb because of all the snow that has fallen lately. Because of that, the city...
April 22, 2013 - 9:04am
April 10, 2013
Minnesota soybeans are sprouting up in South Korean kitchens
A Minnesota soybean is tipping the global import/export business in our favor. Six years ago, Alexandria resident and former farmer, Craig Damstrom...
April 10, 2013 - 12:00am
April 5, 2013
AFSC sets spring performances at Runestone
The Alexandria Figure Skating Club will present "A Night at the Movies" on April 6 at 7 p.m. and April 7 at 1 p.m.
April 5, 2013 - 12:00am
April 3, 2013
Alexandria teams are state runners-up in youth basketball
Two Alexandria Youth Basketball Club teams finished their seasons as state runners-up in the MYAS Grade State Basketball Tournament recently....
April 3, 2013 - 12:00am