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West Central Area Secondary School placed on soft lockdown
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
Mediation to begin today over veto by Gov. Dayton
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
Volleyball: Knights surrender to Frazee in three sets
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
Betty Ruth Berry
Sharon L. Thoennes
Barbara J. Lee
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
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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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September 23, 2016
Visit Legacy of the Lakes for free on Museum Day Live!
The Legacy of the Lakes Museum in Alexandria will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. as part of Smithsonian magazine's 12th annual Museum Day Live! Visitors who present a Museum Day Live! ticket will gain free entrance for two. One ticket per...
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
September 22, 2016
UPDATE: Five injured in boat crash in Pope County
Five people were injured in an airboat crash in Pope County Wednesday night. At 6:40 p.m., the Pope County Sheriff's Office received a report of a watercraft accident in Outlet Creek in White Bear Lake Township, near Krueger Farms and County Road 18, southwest of Starbuck. At the...
September 22, 2016 - 2:20pm
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