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Warmup On The Way
Law enforcement blotter: February 26, 2015
News Briefs: Fish house removal deadlines near
Translating the marks on our landscape
Change may come to invasive species decal law; resorts don’t like it
Class A State Wrestling: Prairie Valley's Nibbe, WCA-A-B-E's Nohre both take second
Sports roundup from Saturday, February 28: Section swim, subsection basketball
State wrestling: Coyers place fifth, Hagen sixth
State wrestling: Alex wrestlers' seasons end in consolation round
Girls basketball: Focus shifts to playoffs after Cards wrap up share of CLC title
Music makes us whole
Peterson seeking entries for Congressional Art Competition
Super Bowl champ to perform worship concert
Strangers no longer
Photography exhibit to open in Evansville
Engaged - Barlage and Lukas
Births - Douglas County Hospital through February 15, 2015
Engaged - Koep and Highdale
Engaged - Wilson and Ostendorf
Engaged - Reed and Patterson
Wildlife of Douglas County: Pileated woodpecker
Giant crappie through the ice
DNR survey shows Minnesota’s moose population remains low
Nohre named MDHA region director
Aiming for success
LaVerne Weisgram, 93
Marvin Wolbersen, 76
Funeral - Wilbur Nelson, 93
Funeral - Margie Kleven, 59
Funeral - William Bjerkness, 45
It's Our Turn: Hockey fights are pointless
State should not tax business property and family cabins
Food shelf ‘match’ is a myth
Echo Press Editorial Board: Keep public notices public
Border-to-border high-speed Internet isn’t nice, it’s necessary
Corn and soybean growers feature on-farm water use
Area farmers invited to sign on to lawsuit
Let’s Get Growing workshop set
Local turkey farmers attend conference at State Capitol
Column: Using natives in your garden
Douglas County DAC gives honors
Alexandria Clinic receives diabetes recognition
A new way to get your replacement SSA-1099 online
Library offers free copies of tax forms
Kraus-Anderson recognized for work on high school
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 Alexandria. Tickets are available at two locations: -- Echo Press office: 225 7th Avenue East in Alexandria; and -- Elden's Fresh Foods:...
food / news
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...
crime / news
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....
Cardinals / sports
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 music was among many highlights of this year's Awake the Lakes - Alexandria's kick-off to the summer season hosted by the Alexandria Lakes...
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.
Cardinals / sports
April 5, 2013 - 12:00am