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I-94 west ramps to close in Alexandria
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Sept. 27
How does the zipper merge work?
Douglas County helps boat crash victims
Zebra mussels invade Lake Andrew
CLC athletes of the week for Sept. 26
Swimming: Cards lap Little Falls in the pool
Volleyball: WCA takes Hancock in four
Volleyball: Monte edges Lakers in five
Volleyball: Osakis drops first in Prairie play
Driver improvement program offered
Big Vehicle Day set for Oct. 1
First female road deputy now admin of the year
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Love INC to host annual fundraiser
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
Births - Sept. 9, 2016
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
The allure of musky lures: Parkers Prairie couple finds a career in tackle
A pretty good opener locally
Gould Brothers exhibition shooting coming to Alexandria
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Ervin "Erv" Kluver
Matthew "Matt" Kjelland
Robert W. Cochran
Kathleen L. Haining
LETTER: Resident wants road improvements
LETTER: Are prophets among us?
IN THE KNOW: If you see something, say something
EDITORIAL: Agriculture offers enticing career choices
LETTER: Promote business and tourism
Foraging for wild berries in Minnesota
Motorists, farm equipment operators should share road
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lake Darling Resort to replace Viking Trail Resort
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Update: Police arrest robbery suspect
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