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Knute Nelson building in Park Rapids
Driver dies after semi leaves I-94, strikes trees
Surprise donation covers vet bill
Fishing for a Cure helps cancer fighters
Car hits ambulance in Pope County, five injured
Girls Basketball: Osakis clinches conference title
Wrestling: Alexandria season comes to a close in first round of sections
Gymnastics: Cards take third at sections, named academic champs
NA3HL: Breezy Point sweeps Blizzard with two shootout wins
Basketball scores from Friday, Feb. 17
How spiritual life begins
Knights speech team brings home five individual ribbons
Broaden reading horizons at magazine discussion group
Alexandria Covenant Church's GriefShare begins Feb. 21
Growing Through Our Grief provides emotional support, education
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Engaged - Becker and Klawitter
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Hunters voice their opinions at deer management meeting in Alexandria
UPDATED: Cross-country snowmobile race won't reach Alexandria
Free fishing: Ice angling program for vets, kids coming to Alexandria
Perry L. Butcher
Dorene R. Ost
Marcella Martha Brendle
LETTER: Do some thinking and research
LETTER: Project was seriously flawed
COMMENTARY: Do we need a water czar?
OUR TURN: Trust, facts and bathroom doors
LETTER: Travel ban is personal
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Outwintering Field Day includes tours of Morris dairy herd
Announcing extension intern positions
MDA encourages farmers to participate in nutrient initiative
Farm Storage Facility Loan program expands
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine opens in Alexandria area
Alexandria Clinic recognized for quality laboratory services
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