Skip to main content
UPDATE: Miltona man dies in tractor rollover
Law enforcement blotter: May 21, 2015
I-94/Highway 29 project open house set
Legislature honors officer shot on duty
Track and field: A-B-E takes Pheasant title
Baseball: Section seeding is set for area teams
Sports roundup from Thursday, May 21
Area golf: Janu dominates as Lakers complete sweep of WCC season
Girls golf: Cards' dominance of CLC continues as focus shifts to sections
57 Chevy to kick off Red Willow Arts Coalition concerts
Christians are all equal under God
Faith Lutheran offers Church for Busy People
Alexandria Covenant begins GriefShare series
Former pastor to present worship service concert Sunday, May 24
Engaged - Fraser and Lunneborg
Births - Douglas County Hospital through May 20, 201
Wedding - Erickson and Larsen
Engaged - Flynn and Connell
Births - Douglas County Hospital through May 11, 2015
Living her dream: Osakis' Swenstad pursues a passion in the outdoors with no hesitation
Mike Frisch: Keep it simple
Council seeks funding requests from Outdoor Heritage Fund
Fishing opener comes with a quiet bite
Dean Rasmussen, 69
Mary Haaland, 85
Marvin Buker, 84
Donna Rae Pugh, 88
Gary Eastlund, 71
Echo Press Editorial: Are you forgetting something this Memorial Day?
It's Our Turn: Cat, a day in the life
Dog should be under owner’s control
Should keep pet at home
Will USA soon become Humpty Dumpty?
Gardening Tips: Grow your best tomato yet
The best field for new college graduates: agriculture
MN dairy uses wasp larvae to control flies
Ag producers must file for federal crop insurance
Protect your pet
ALP Utilities earns Safety Award of Excellence
Marco recognized for service excellence
North Dakota’s Small Business Person of Year has local connection
Hospice of Douglas County receives honors
OfficeMax invests in teachers, students
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Alexandria Echo Press
February 4, 2015
Echo Press hauls home industry accolades
Staff wins 14 awards in Minnesota newspaper contest
February 4, 2015 - 12:00am
January 16, 2015
Jody Hanson promoted within Lakes Newspaper Group
Longtime newspaper manager Jody Hanson, publisher of the Alexandria Echo Press, has been promoted within Forum Communications Company’s (FCC) Lakes Newspaper Group, company officials have announced. Hanson was named the new group publisher of the entire Lakes Newspaper Group, meaning...
January 16, 2015 - 9:45pm
January 9, 2015
Calling all bachelors!
Last Valentine’s Day, we showcased 10 local gentlemen who were looking for love. After hearing the positive feedback and listening to the buzz of a possible part two, we have decided to bring back the Bachelors of Douglas County for 2015. This could be the chance to help that...
January 9, 2015 - 12:00am
April 25, 2014
Bitzan named editor of the Echo Press
Tara Bitzan has been named editor of the Echo Press. Bitzan is a 23-year veteran of the Echo Press newsroom, noted Echo Press Publisher Jody Hanson in making the announcement. Former editor Al Edenloff was named the News and Opinion Page editor. He, too, is a long-time employee,...
business / Hires and Promotions
April 25, 2014 - 12:00am
February 7, 2014
Ladies: Are you single in Douglas County?
By Annie Harman and Jessica Sly firstname.lastname@example.org Let’s paint a picture. It’s Friday night, you’ve already finished your microwave dinner and have begun your never-ending channel surfing. You probably have an electric blanket turned up, and your only cuddle companion...
February 7, 2014 - 12:00am
January 31, 2014
Echo Press wins nine state awards
The Echo Press received nine awards in the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s (MNA) Better Newspaper Contest. Staff members from the newspaper picked up the awards at the MNA’s annual convention in Bloomington last Thursday. Here are the awards the Echo Press received: • Advertising...
business / awards
January 31, 2014 - 12:00am
December 19, 2013
Echo Press event helps food shelf; Santa letters are in today’s newspaper
December 19, 2013 - 10:01pm
December 12, 2013
New reporter hired for Echo Press, Review
Annie Harman is the new reporter for the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers. She joined the staff December 2. Harman grew up in Detroit Lakes and graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 2012 where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in print journalism and history. Harman...
business / Hires and Promotions
December 12, 2013 - 10:01pm