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UPDATE: Drowning victim was a boat mechanic with 'a huge heart'
Motorcycle run to raise awareness of mental illness
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28
Man arrested after shots fired at Spicer Zorbaz
Douglas County under flash flood warning until 9:30 a.m.
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
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
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
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
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
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
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
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