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Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, July 21 through Sunday, July 23
Officers on leave after shooting in Willmar, Minn.
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Harry (w/video)
Update: Six injured in multi-vehicle pile-ups near Brandon
Viking Speedway: Zach Johnson moves from ninth to first in Modified feature
Legion Baseball: Alex season ends with loss to Bemidji
Snowmen run over Bismarck into semis
Legion Baseball: Alexandria falls to Moorhead, survives through Saturday
Legion Baseball: Rain delays Alex-Moorhead game until Saturday morning
Loose Change to deliver free concert
Alexandria chaplain serves those in military service
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
At Douglas County Library: Fun socks, Legos and oh yeah, books!
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
David "Dave" A. Dittberner
Charles S. "Chuck" Harris
Clifford W. Wunderlich
It's Our Turn: Dare to do a random act of kindness
Letter: Welcome sign needs attention
Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter: State's budget process is concerning
Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
New wedding venue opens in Alexandria
hires and promotions
On The Street
July 8, 2017
Beautiful day for beautiful boats w/video
Classic boats of all kinds were on display during the 32nd annual Minnesota Lakes Classic Boat today, Saturday, July 8. The show, which was...
July 8, 2017 - 4:08pm
March 29, 2017
Boat wrap recycling begins in April
When that blue or white plastic wrap comes off the boat this spring, it can be recycled. Last year, in its first year of collecting the plastic...
March 29, 2017 - 8:00am
July 15, 2016
Floating through a fun Fourth on Lake Geneva
Residents on Lake Geneva in Alexandria have been having a blast with an annual Fourth of July Boat Parade for more than 15 years. Participants...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
July 9, 2016
Boats collide on Lake L'Homme Dieu
Two boats collided on Lake L'Homme Dieu Friday night but all the occupants escaped injury. At 8:24 p.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received multiple 911 calls about a watercraft accident on the lake along County Road 120 NE. The initial reports were that two boats collided...
July 9, 2016 - 6:19am
April 29, 2016
Big boats may need CO detectors
Larger Minnesota boats would be required to have carbon monoxide detectors in a bill state senators passed 61-0 on April 26. A similar bill remains in a House committee and its future is not clear. The bill is in response to the death of 7-year-old Sophia Beckler, who died of CO poisoning...
April 29, 2016 - 12:00am
August 30, 2013
Boaters urged to stop 'power loading' at public water accesses
As summer progresses and lake water levels drop, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds boaters using public accesses to check ramp conditions before launching any boat and to refrain from "power loading." Power loading is a phrase that describes using the motor thrust...
August 30, 2013 - 9:01am
July 31, 2013
Clean-and-drain areas introduced at boat launches
To help boaters prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS), the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is adding more than...
July 31, 2013 - 12:00am
July 17, 2013
Out and About: Car show and boat show w/video
Boats and cars were the stars at two events in Douglas County Saturday. The 26th annual Minnesota Lakes Classic Boat and Car Show took place...
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am
July 12, 2013
Attend the Classic Boat and Car Show Saturday
The 26th annual Minnesota Lakes Classic Boat and Car Show will be held Saturday, July 13 at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center on Lake Darling. Registration...
July 12, 2013 - 12:00am
March 1, 2013
Maritime Museum featured in premier boating magazine
The Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum in Alexandria received a big splash in a major publication, not once but twice. Classic Boating, a bi-monthly...
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
August 24, 2012
DNR recommends boat launch improvements for AIS prevention
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has developed aquatic invasive species (AIS) best management practices (BMPs) for water accesses. The BMPs include recommended improvements at boat launches, which would make it easier for boaters to comply with the AIS actions...
August 24, 2012 - 12:00am
April 13, 2012
Putting pressure on mussels
Douglas County commissioners added an extra tool to the county's arsenal of zebra mussel weaponry at Tuesday's board meeting. Land and Resource...
April 13, 2012 - 12:00am
March 17, 2012
Residents, dealers reminded to review dock and boat lift canopy regulations
Spring boat shows are popular this time of year, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds residents to review dock and boat lift canopy regulations before investing in new equipment in order to ensure it will meet current standards. Boat equipment dealers are...
March 17, 2012 - 7:59am
December 11, 2010
Vote to unionize at Lund Boats fails
A vote to unionize the hourly work force at Lund Boats in New York Mills failed. Of the 240 hourly workers eligible to vote, 85 percent voted against unionization on December 2. Dan Kubera, spokesperson for the Brunswick Corporation, which owns and operates Lund Boats, said, "Our...
December 11, 2010 - 8:08am
November 12, 2010
Area landscape professionals support community project
Landscape contractors from the area have been meeting to design and coordinate the Maritime Gardens Project. The garden site is attached to...
November 12, 2010 - 12:00am