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Winter is back with a vengeance
I-94 lanes close near Clearwater, Hasty; multiple crashes reported
Pet of the Week: Spud
Law enforcement blotter: March 2, 2015
News Briefs: Options for rural ambulance approved
Class A State Wrestling: Prairie Valley's Nibbe, WCA-A-B-E's Nohre both take second
Alexandria girls basketball: Section 8AAA opener postponed to Wednesday
Sports roundup from Saturday, February 28: Section swim, subsection basketball
State wrestling: Coyers place fifth, Hagen sixth
State wrestling: Alex wrestlers' seasons end in consolation round
Music makes us whole
Peterson seeking entries for Congressional Art Competition
Super Bowl champ to perform worship concert
Strangers no longer
Photography exhibit to open in Evansville
Engaged - Barlage and Lukas
Births - Douglas County Hospital through February 15, 2015
Engaged - Koep and Highdale
Engaged - Wilson and Ostendorf
Engaged - Reed and Patterson
Wildlife of Douglas County: Pileated woodpecker
Giant crappie through the ice
DNR survey shows Minnesota’s moose population remains low
Nohre named MDHA region director
Aiming for success
Robert Sinotte, 71
William Bjerkness, 45
Sylvia Haabala, 90
Wilbur Nelson, 93
Shirley Eaton, 79
It's Our Turn: Hockey fights are pointless
State should not tax business property and family cabins
Food shelf ‘match’ is a myth
Echo Press Editorial Board: Keep public notices public
Border-to-border high-speed Internet isn’t nice, it’s necessary
Corn and soybean growers feature on-farm water use
Area farmers invited to sign on to lawsuit
Let’s Get Growing workshop set
Local turkey farmers attend conference at State Capitol
Column: Using natives in your garden
Douglas County DAC gives honors
Alexandria Clinic receives diabetes recognition
A new way to get your replacement SSA-1099 online
Library offers free copies of tax forms
Kraus-Anderson recognized for work on high school
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
May 2, 2012
Registrations open for children's theater camp
Registrations are open for the 26th annual Prairie Fire Children's Theatre Day Camp in Barrett. This year's production, Aladdin and his Magic Lamp, has roles for 80 young people. Camp will be held Monday through Thursday, August 6 to 9 from noon to 5 p.m. Performances are Friday...
May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
November 19, 2010
Ghost visits in 'A Nice Family Gathering'
A Nice Family Gathering will be presented by the Grant County Prairie Wind Players on Thursday through Sunday, December 2 to 5 at the Historic...
November 19, 2010 - 12:00am
Brandon man dies in construction accident
A 35-year-old Brandon man was killed in a construction accident in Barrett Friday afternoon. Mitchell J. Brethorst was operating a backhoe at the site of the old bus garage in Barrett at about 1 p.m. when a tree fell on the full-swing backhoe, pinning Brethorst in the machine, according...
September 19, 2010 - 3:17pm
September 10, 2010
Breeze catches fire
Alexandria firefighters responded to a fully engulfed vehicle fire at about 5 p.m. Tuesday. A 2000 Plymouth Breeze owned by Roxanne Barrett caught...
September 10, 2010 - 12:00am
October 2, 2009
Prairie Wind Players to hold auditions for 'Ole and Sven Together Again'
The days are getting shorter and there's a chill in the air. This means the holiday season is just around the corner and it's time to audition for Ole and Sven Together Again. Auditions for the play, which was written by Kevin Lee of Miltona and will be presented by the Prairie Wind...
October 2, 2009 - 12:00am
September 25, 2009
Vintage fashion show and fall luncheon set for Saturday
More than 100 fabulous original vintage fashions from the turn of the century through the 1970s will be modeled by more than 30 men, women and children at the Prairie Wind Players fundraising event. The fashion show is set for Saturday, September 26 starting at 11 a.m.
September 25, 2009 - 12:00am
August 28, 2009
Carving out his niche
For an artist, every stroke of a brush or mark with a pencil is done with precision. In the case of a carver, it's every cut. Osakis' Duane...
Cardinals / Silverstreaks / sports
August 28, 2009 - 12:00am
August 26, 2009
Learning new tricks
The American Water Spaniel Club held its National Specialty event in the Alexandria area on August 6-9. Hunt tests, roustabout, water derby and...
August 26, 2009 - 12:00am
May 1, 2009
West Central Area softball
The West Central Area softball team saw its offense explode in a 22-4 win over Wheaton on Tuesday night. The Knights scored seven runs in each of the first three innings to take control early. Alyssa Olson and Tanika Nguyen had three hits apiece. Nguyen had four RBIs. Alyssa Blair...
Knights / sports
May 1, 2009 - 12:00am
March 27, 2009
Auditions planned for Prairie Wind Players Theatre
Prairie Wind Players Community Theatre will hold auditions at Roosevelt Hall in Barrett for its upcoming production Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story. The auditions will take place Fridays, April 17 and 24 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturdays, April 18 and 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. The production...
March 27, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Howard L. Nelson
Funeral services for Howard L. Nelson of Barrett will be held Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009 at 2 PM at the Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris. Reverend Judy Gelinske will be officiating. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 5 to 8 PM with a prayer service at 7:30 at the Pedersen Funeral Home...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am