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New signs designate area as boat-free zone
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, June 30
Two more roundabouts coming soon
How will Clinton-Trump race affect state elections?
Viking stadium finished ahead of schedule
Local semipro football team continues to take shape
DNR: Camp Ripley deer hunt applications now being taken
Legion baseball: Bemidji sweeps Alex
Tops among nation's youth: 11-year-old Sladek wins at Illinois golf tourney
15U Babe Ruth: Pitching committee leads Osakis past Long Prairie
Paint your world purple
'River' presents a tribute to female songwriters
Fourth of July, Lightning Creek concerts set for next week
The Fourth of July: The price of freedom
Engaged - Berglin and Wood
Births - June 21-27, 2016
Engaged - Dahlquist and Ripley
Births - June 17, 2016
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Waterfowl numbers soar
Mike Frisch: Planer boards for more fish this summer
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Keith D. McCoy
Natalie M. Klein
Warren V. Meissner
LETTER: Why steal flowers from graves?
LETTER: Performance brought standing ovation
LETTER: Let the truth be known
COMMENTARY: Bridges, not walls, foster peace and security as refugees arrive
COMMENTARY: Celebrate our independence this Fourth of July
GARDENING TIPS: Plant a Patriotic Centerpiece for the Fourth of July
FSA county committee nomination period is open
Producers should file crop certification report
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Fischer named executive director at Ecumen Bethany Community
Echo Press earns five awards in national contest
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
June 26, 2015
Auditions to be held for ‘The Nerd’
Prairie Wind Players Community Theatre in Barrett will hold auditions for its upcoming performance The Nerd. Auditions will be held on Monday, June 29 at 6:30 p.m. in Roosevelt Hall in Barrett. Prepared auditions are not required but will be accepted. The director Adam Molde will...
June 26, 2015 - 12:00am
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...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
January 1, 2009
Funeral services for Willard Braun of Barrett, formerly of Donnelly will be held Friday, Jan. 2, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. at Assumption Catholic Church...
January 1, 2009 - 12:00am