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In the eye of Irma: Former Alexandria couple caught in hurricane
Soft lockdown lifted at West Central Area Secondary School
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, September 20
UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal motorcycle crash on I-94
Gravel pit ‘would ruin this little town’ neighbors say
Nice day for a run
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 21
Cross country: Chargers see progress in Melrose
Cross Country: WCA sets records and takes first in Melrose
Tennis: Lakers sweep Melrose, 7-0
Country Blossom Farm holds baking, eating contests
Community Education classes available
Events promote talking about suicide
Ecumen gives look at daytime senior care
New musicians invited to Open Mic Night
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Michelle Kay Miller
Lorraine K. Porter
Richard A. King
Harold M. Olson
Letter: Confederate statues promote division
Letter: No right way to protest
Echo Press Editorial: A wake-up call about drunk driving
In the Know: Armor - an unfortunate necessity
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Minnesotans pitch in after Hurricane Andrew hits
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
On The Street
Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
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July 15, 2017
Photo of the Week
Naomi Peterson, "Grandma," took this photo of her grand-daughter Paisley in Alexandria on July 7.
July 15, 2017 - 9:15am
February 1, 2017
Birth of baby Hazel Schultz marks five generations
Nov. 12, 2016, brought joy and a new distinction to a local family. With the birth of Hazel Schultz to Chelsie Roering, who resides in Nelson,...
February 1, 2017 - 11:00am
January 20, 2017
A long journey home
At Douglas County Hospital at 8:24 a.m.,on Monday, Dec. 12, Kacey and Travis Lang of Alexandria welcomed their second child, Gus, into the world....
January 20, 2017 - 6:00am
November 24, 2015
Shirley Saathoff of Alexandria prides herself with her homegrown zucchini, which she shares with many friends and relatives each year. This year,...
November 24, 2015 - 12:00am
April 18, 2013
Baby found at laundry had been stillborn
RED WING, Minn. -- The baby's body that ended up in a linen bin at Red Wing's Crothall Laundry came from the morgue of Regions Hospital in St. Paul, officials said Wednesday. The stillborn, premature boy was delivered at the hospital April 4. The body had been wrapped in linen in...
April 18, 2013 - 7:22am
November 7, 2012
Baby/toddler syndrome courses to be offered
The shaken baby/toddler syndrome and update on sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) courses will be held on Thursday, November 8 in Room 102 at Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC).
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
January 16, 2011
Already a Wadena tornado survivor, first baby is born at TCHC
January 16, 2011 - 5:08pm
January 12, 2011
New Year's baby arrives right on time
The first baby born at the Douglas County Hospital in 2011 is Declan Ray Lopez, shown with his proud parents, Stacey Paulzine and Cory Lopez...
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
October 13, 2010
Troopers present baby blanket
The Lake Mary Troopers 4-H Club presented a baby blanket, made by the members of the club, to Josie Heiebner, daughter of Ross and Stephanie...
October 13, 2010 - 12:00am
September 19, 2010
Health information sent to new mothers via free text messages
Across the country, pregnant women and new moms are signing up for free text messages from text4baby - a new free mobile information service providing timely health information to pregnant women and new moms from pregnancy through a baby's first year. The Minnesota Departments of...
September 19, 2010 - 11:37am
March 29, 2010
Tips sought in cold case involving death of baby girl
It has been three years since the body of a newborn baby girl was discovered in the Mississippi River at the Treasure Island Casino Marina. ...
March 29, 2010 - 6:42am
January 19, 2010
Baby left at Grand Forks fire hall a year ago is adopted
She has dark, curly hair and large, wondering eyes, and she has been given a name that in another language means "little fiery one." She may be a day or two older than 1 today, but this (January 16) could be considered her birthday - one year from the day the newborn baby girl was...
January 19, 2010 - 10:37am
Bemidji couple charged in baby trauma case
A Bemidji man and woman were charged Friday in relation to the high-force head trauma of a 7-month-old boy. Timothy Kenneth Lundberg, 29, was charged with felony first-degree assault causing great bodily harm. Brenda Kala Hertel, 22, was charged with felony neglect or endangerment...
January 19, 2010 - 10:32am
January 12, 2010
Parents of Fargo New Year's baby that died cherished short time together
FARGO -- Before their newborn daughter's heart stopped, Jason and Cassie Skalicky got to hold her for one hour on New Year's Day. "We didn't...
January 12, 2010 - 9:19am
January 8, 2010
New Year's baby arrives
Cecilia Haffner (right), president of the VFW Auxiliary, presented a free car seat to Colten and Mandy Steidl of Carlos, and their baby girl,...
January 8, 2010 - 12:00am