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Drum and bugle corps perform in Alexandria w/video
Fun and games at Ribfest w/video
Updated: Henning man dies after crash in Otter Tail County
AgweekTV: Drought Troubles
Meeker deputy pleads guilty in stalking case
Legion Baseball: Morris shuts down Osakis offense
Girls Basketball: Lange completes the climb to varsity
Boys Basketball: Hintermeister set for head coaching job
Hundreds gather at Fireman's Field for celebration night in Carlos
Alexandria trap team sends squad to state
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
'Martin Luther' visits Alexandria church camp
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
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
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Wanda Jean Tramm
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
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??
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
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
hires and promotions
On The Street
February 6, 2017
Rollover causes minor injuries near Alexandria
A 22-year-old Minneapolis man suffered minor injuries in a rollover east of Alexandria Saturday afternoon. Abdirahman Shukri Gama was driving a Kia Rio west on Interstate 94 about three miles east of Alexandria at about 1:15 p.m. He told the State Patrol that he was worried about...
February 6, 2017 - 10:01am
January 27, 2017
Anhalt leaves them laughing
So many memories. So many pranks and jokes shared with coworkers. So many listeners who will miss him. Dennis Anhalt, KXRA Radio news director...
January 27, 2017 - 6:00am
January 20, 2017
IT'S OUR TURN: Tough choices on sex abuse story
Sexual abuse claims are tricky for editors. Newspapers generally do not identify people who are victims of sexual abuse and the Echo Press follows that guideline. The exception usually comes when a person comes forward to say they were a victim of sexual abuse. That was the case in...
January 20, 2017 - 8:00am
Climate change movie to be shown in Alexandria
A movie about climate change, "Years of Living Dangerously," will be shown at the Grand Arbor Theater, 4403 Pioneer Road SE, Alexandria on Monday, Jan. 23 at 4 p.m. Produced by National Geographic, the movie tells the story of citizen activism in Congress and the advances in transforming...
January 20, 2017 - 7:00am
January 16, 2017
Update: Four pets die in mobile home fire (w/video)
The Alexandria Fire Department was paged to a mobile home fire at Meadowland Estates near the Viking Plaza at about 11 a.m. this morning, Friday....
January 16, 2017 - 7:34am
January 13, 2017
State says police did not discriminate against mentally ill man
After an investigation into the way Alexandria police responded to a case involving a mentally ill man, a state agency has decided that the officers didn't discriminate against the man based on his disability. The recent ruling by the Minnesota Department of Human Rights stemmed from...
January 13, 2017 - 10:00am
January 11, 2017
Tragic night turns to celebration
The last time many first responders saw North Memorial pilot Joshua Jones, flight paramedic Miles Weske and flight nurse Scott Scepaniak, the...
January 11, 2017 - 10:17am
Putting some color in Alexandria
When Steve Deitz was young, he dreamed of being an artist when he grew up. He even pursued art in college, before deciding music was a better...
January 11, 2017 - 9:00am
January 9, 2017
Rollover injures driver in Hudson Township
A 63-year-old Alexandria woman was injured in a rollover in Hudson Township shortly before 9 p.m. Monday. Teresa Ann Sward was driving an Oldsmobile Alero north on Highway 29, just north of County Road 4, when the vehicle left the roadway and rolled. She was transported by ambulance...
January 9, 2017 - 10:51pm
Woman injured in crash north of Alexandria
One person was injured in a crash with a dump truck north of Alexandria Monday night. At about 5:30 p.m., the Alexandria Police Department received a call about the crash between a motor vehicle and a dump truck near the intersection of Highway 29 and South L'Homme Dieu Drive. Officers...
January 9, 2017 - 10:40pm
January 6, 2017
From legally blind to 20/20
Shortly before Christmas, 59-year-old Pamela Baer of Forada received a gift she hadn't thought possible — the gift of 20/20 vision. And...
January 6, 2017 - 10:00am
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Lakes Area Marketing, Inc. has announced the release of the 2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide. It will distribute 55,000 copies of this publication in 2017 through website and email requests, in the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber Visitor Center, and at dozens of area businesses....
January 6, 2017 - 9:00am
January 4, 2017
Chase suspect sentenced
A 37-year-old Alexandria man who was charged with eight criminal counts a year ago, including fleeing police officers in a high-speed chase,...
January 4, 2017 - 12:23pm
Is your sidewalk clear of snow?
Are you shoveling your sidewalk? With snow piling up, the city of Alexandria sent out a reminder this week about its sidewalk snow and ice removal...
January 4, 2017 - 7:00am
December 29, 2016
Blow ice turns west-central Minnesota roads into ice rinks
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Area roads became unexpectedly slick Thursday, Dec. 29, thanks to a unique combination of sunny weather and gusty, light...
December 29, 2016 - 2:49pm