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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
Getting a jump on spring
Alexandria junior earns perfect score on ACT
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Ratchet (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 22
Panthers' Denny looks forward with almost entire team intact from runner-up finish
Morken's musings: Reason to believe in Gophers future
Where are they now: Duwenhoegger wins MIAC shot put title
Paulson honored as Knights MVP
Four B-E players named LEC, Pheasant all-league
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
hires and promotions
On The Street
March 28, 2012
Anderson endorsed by GOP in District 12B
State Representative Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck, was endorsed March 17 as the Republican candidate for Minnesota House of Representatives in the new District 12B. This endorsing convention took place in Starbuck along with the conventions for House District 12A and Senate District...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
January 19, 2011
Letter - Hatches, matches and dispatches
To the editor: It's that time of year again. Time to take down the tree?
January 19, 2011 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
Commissioner candidates answer questions
Standing before Kiwanis members during their noon meeting Monday, Harvey Tewes assured them they had nothing to worry about. "I'm not running...
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am
September 24, 2010
Suspect in stabbing over iguana found guilty
After an hour and a half of deliberation Wednesday, a Douglas County jury found John Leslie Anderson guilty of four counts of felony assault and two counts of misdemeanor assault for an incident involving an iguana. The charges stem from an altercation on April 11, when Anderson,...
September 24, 2010 - 12:00am
September 1, 2010
Wind-whipped fire damages Evansville farm
A fire Friday destroyed a barn and more at the Timothy Michael Anderson residence near Evansville. At approximately 3 p.m., the Douglas County...
September 1, 2010 - 12:00am
August 13, 2010
Anderson, Kakac survive county primary
The voters of Douglas County Commissioner District 4 have spoken. They selected incumbent Paul Anderson and challenger Arlan Kakac in Tuesday's...
August 13, 2010 - 12:00am
Letter - Finest entertainment in town
To the editor: Do we realize how fortunate we are here in Alexandria?
August 13, 2010 - 12:00am
August 6, 2010
Letter - TRAM was a successful event
To the editor: On behalf of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Minnesota Chapter, I'd like to extend a special thank you to the residents of Alexandria for hosting nearly 1,000 riders and volunteers during the 21st annual Bike MS: Star Tribune TRAM Ride.
August 6, 2010 - 12:00am
August 4, 2010
Letter - Proud of recount process
To the editor: I continue to be concerned about the use of splinter groups to slander Minnesota's handling of the 2008 Senatorial race. At this point, Norm Coleman is silent about the election; no public official is willing to own the allegation that there was widespread voter fraud. Why...
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
August 1, 2010
Job one: Fix the budget
ST. PAUL -- Governor candidates tell voters they want to improve education, expand health care, create jobs and do a myriad of other things. The trouble is, nearly everything they want depends on money, and Minnesota is hurting in that area. Badly hurting.
August 1, 2010 - 10:37am
July 23, 2010
Commissioner candidates state their case
To help voters in Douglas County Commissioner District 4 make a more informed decision in the August 10 primary election, the Echo Press sent...
July 23, 2010 - 12:00am
June 9, 2010
Recreation board honors pool rescuer
The Lakes Area Recreation Board gave a Life Saving Award to Taylor Anderson at its May meeting for her life-saving efforts at the Discovery Middle...
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am
June 4, 2010
Lively election awaits
A few surprises popped up during the filing for Douglas County public offices. Two of the three county commissioner positions up for election...
June 4, 2010 - 12:00am
May 26, 2010
Letter - Burner project proceeds
To the editor: In reference to Steve Hensley's letter to the editor of May 19, I believe Mr. Hensley should get his facts straight. The $5 million part of the state bonding bill that was earmarked for the Pope-Douglas Waste Management project would have been paid back by the state...
May 26, 2010 - 12:00am
May 21, 2010
Column - Only 30 springs left
Spring is one of my favorite times of the year. I always wish I could spend more time outside enjoying the miracle of nature's rebirth before the weather gets unbearably hot and the mosquitoes start buzzing. But there never seems to be enough time for gardening, walking in the woods,...
May 21, 2010 - 12:00am