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Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
New effort tries to draw more people into area
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 25
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska football
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
Gladys M. Hogan
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
May 4, 2016
Five rescued after boat sinks
Douglas County sheriff’s deputies helped rescue five young men after their boat sank on Lake Carlos late Saturday night. The Douglas County...
May 4, 2016 - 12:00am
July 12, 2013
Classic boat and car show is this Saturday at Arrowwood
The 26th annual Minnesota Lakes Classic Boat and Car Show will be held at the Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center on Lake Darling this Saturday, July 13. Classic watercraft from manufacturers such as Chris Craft, Gar Wood, Alexandria Boat Works and others, will be shown on land...
July 12, 2013 - 12:20pm
July 11, 2012
Out and About - Around the county this week: Boat parade supporters
Long-time neighbors Joe Partington, shown playing patriotic music on his trombone, and Lloyd Anderson added their support to the Lake Latoka...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
May 29, 2012
Jet Ski crashes into pontoon on lift in Lake Osakis
May 29, 2012 - 7:19am
May 2, 2012
Does your boat have a sticker?
Here's another item that boaters should add to their checklists before heading out on the water: A sticker. The stickers - which are free -...
May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
March 25, 2012
With early spring, use caution launching boats
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) wants early season boaters to know that conditions at ramps may make boat launching a challenge. Due to this year's early ice out, DNR crews are faced with the need to inspect, repair and make ready launch ramps and access sites...
March 25, 2012 - 3:22pm
October 20, 2011
Maritime Museum boat takes first place at international show
The Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum (MLMM) in Alexandria registered its 1907 Fay and Bowen 24-foot standard launch, "Stella," in the 2011 Antique...
October 20, 2011 - 4:15pm
June 8, 2010
Two hurt when boats collide near Perham
Two men were injured Saturday when their boat was rear-ended by another boat on Big Pine Lake near Perham, Minn. A boat driven by Donald Piehl, 69, of Brooklyn Park, Minn., was going about 20 mph when it hit the back end of a trolling boat driven by Dennis Voigt, 61, of Perham, according...
June 8, 2010 - 12:09pm
February 4, 2010
Lund Boat plant closing: Bad for Little Falls, great for New York Mills
Good news for New York Mills traveled quickly from the Lund Boat plant and into the community Tuesday morning. Dirk Hyde, president of Lund Boat Company, announced the consolidation of the Crestliner plant in Little Falls with the New York Mills Lund facility. The manufacturing...
February 4, 2010 - 3:04pm
August 12, 2009
Man dies in tubing accident
A 32-year-old Colorado man died in a tubing accident last Thursday evening on Pocket Lake. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, a 911 call came in shortly after 5:30 p.m. from 10677 Easy Street, which is on the west side of Pocket Lake in Holmes City Township. Charles...
August 12, 2009 - 12:05am
July 8, 2009
Let freedom ring
The Fourth of July was filled with fantastic fun festivities including a boat parade that took place on Lake Carlos Saturday morning, the annual...
July 8, 2009 - 12:05am
July 2, 2009
Celebrate Independence Day
Summer is finally here and with it comes the annual Fourth of July celebration. Several events are being planned around the area. Here is a...
July 2, 2009 - 12:00am
December 4, 2008
Ice sailing coming to Lake Osakis this weekend
The 2008 Great Western Challenge Regatta should bring at least 75 ice sailors to Lake Osakis for a weekend of adventure. Sails will begin gliding across Lake Osakis around noon Friday, December 5 and continue from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, December 6 and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
December 4, 2008 - 12:00am
November 18, 2008
Lund Boat hit by layoffs
Slumping boat sales - worse than at any time in 40 years - forced a layoff of about 140 workers at the New York Mills Lund Boat manufacturing plant the last two weeks, according to a Brunswick spokesperson. The bulk of layoffs were announced at a meeting with staff on November 4...
November 18, 2008 - 12:00am
Sailing through a summer lesson
Participants in a summer sailing class offered through School District 206 Community Education learned all about the activity last week, from building and painting their own miniature crafts, to seeing the real thing at the Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum and taking a ride out on...
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am