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Work on new Miltona playground starts
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, June 27
A big, busy weekend
Concerned citizens organize to stop B-E school vote
Journalism groups intervene in Wetterling lawsuit
Sports schedule for Wednesday, June 28
Lakes Area Snowmen heading toward finish line after weekend tie
Three Panthers named to Class A all-tourney team as Johnson wins POY
Junior Legion Baseball: Alex Junior Legion Black drops two to Fergus Falls
Vikings Speedway: Winners crowned on cool night
Ralph Covert plays family concert at Evansville Art Center
Lincoln students compete at global Destination Imagination competition
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Morken: Worth the casts in Canada
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
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Wanda Jean Tramm
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Guest editorial: Beware of those trying to deepen the divide
Making space for student creativity
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Republicans need to find new economic theory
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
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??
On the Street
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
hires and promotions
On The Street
May 17, 2017
Deer caught looking for deals at Minnesota Wal-Mart
Wadena, Minn. — Shoppers got quite the surprise at the Wadena Wal-Mart when they noticied a deer perusing the aisles. The picture above has...
May 17, 2017 - 8:12am
May 15, 2017
3 felonies filed in horse starvation case
A rural Waubun, Minn., man has been charged with three felonies in Becker County District Court for allegedly causing the death of three horses...
May 15, 2017 - 11:22am
May 12, 2017
Letter: Watch for animals while doing yard work
To the editor: Please be careful cleaning up your yard now that summer is coming. If you see a moving patch of old leaves, it may be a bunny nest. Also, kittens have been born in unusual places such as boats, old wash tubs, even tree stumps. If you decide to trap a stray cat, make...
May 12, 2017 - 4:07pm
May 4, 2017
DNR adds more dogs to sniff out zebra mussels as efforts ramp up
DULUTH, MINN.—"Brady" looks like any other law enforcement officer of his rank — an eager, aggressive disposition, a long snout...
May 4, 2017 - 8:21pm
March 17, 2017
Bake sale to benefit animals in need
Ellie's Legacy Pet Rescue will host its second annual bake sale fundraiser on Saturday, March 25, from 10 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at the Douglas County Library meeting room in Alexandria. The sale will include baked goods, as well as non-food items such as gift cards, gift baskets and lightly...
March 17, 2017 - 10:00am
February 27, 2017
Minnesota moose herd stable but still down
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's troubled moose population remains in the dumps, with only about 3,710 animals according to the annual winter survey...
February 27, 2017 - 10:20pm
February 15, 2017
France trains eagles to down drones
The French Air Force is training eagles from a young age to bring down remote-controlled drones when they enter no-go urban airspace. Golden...
February 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
February 10, 2017
LETTER: Time to hurt animals
To the editor: As he was signing edicts hurting one group after another over the past two weeks, it was only a matter of time before Donald Trump got around to hurting animals — already the most oppressed sentient beings on earth.
February 10, 2017 - 9:00am
October 22, 2016
Two Minnesota tribes authorized to kill 10 moose this fall
ST. PAUL—Two Minnesota Chippewa tribes were granted a permit Friday by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources allowing them to harvest...
October 22, 2016 - 3:21pm
October 5, 2016
Minnesota drivers expected to hit more than 42,000 deer
Minnesota drivers are slightly more likely to hit a deer on state roadways this year compared to last year, and Wisconsin drivers face about...
October 5, 2016 - 12:00am
September 30, 2016
LETTER: Is there life before death?
To the editor: It seems like there is always some special observance around the corner. There is even a World Day for Farmed Animals. It's observed fittingly on Oct. 2, Gandhi's birthday. It's intended to memorialize the tens of billions of animals abused and killed for food around...
September 30, 2016 - 12:00am
August 27, 2016
Minnesota wolf population stable
ST. PAUL—Minnesota had an estimated 2,278 wolves last winter, up just a tick from the year before, according to survey results released Monday by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The winter survey estimate showed several more wolf packs across the wolf range —...
August 27, 2016 - 9:38am
December 2, 2015
Holiday goodies to help homeless animals
Looking for some scrumptious baked goods to serve at your holiday gatherings? The Lakes Area Humane Society in Alexandria will hold its annual Holiday Bake Sale on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 9 a.m.
December 2, 2015 - 12:00am
November 4, 2015
ASK A TROOPER: Should farm animals be penned securely?
Question: My neighbor has cattle and horses, and it seems like they are always getting out of their fences and many times out onto the road. Isn’t there some kind of law requiring animals to be kept a little more secure than that? Can he get into trouble with the law or get sued? Answer:...
November 4, 2015 - 12:00am
August 19, 2015
It's fair time!
Rides, games, animals, races, exhibits, food and more. It’s time for the Douglas County Fair. The fair starts Thursday, August 20 and continues...
August 19, 2015 - 12:00am