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Two people rescued from Lake Ida
Speed limits to increase on Highways 27, 114
One person injured in semi, SUV crash in Otter Tail County
Updated: Two people rescued from Lake Ida
Minnesota leaders look for ways to reduce health insurance premiums and 'reinsurance' may help
Boys basketball: Savageau's big day helps Osakis edge B-E
Basketball scores from Friday, Jan. 20
Wrestling: Braves get past Minnewaska in dual
Wrestling: Knights sweep three at KMS duals
Blizzard hockey: New Ulm rolls over Alex at the RCC
Fathers and daughters invited to Big Ole – Little Lena Ball
Zion Lutheran School celebrates National Lutheran Schools Week
Faith Column: The Sunday after and the days ahead
Compassion Center to host GriefShare
A peach of a show
Engaged - Christopherson and Dalluge
Engaged - Freier and Christopherson
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Hazel I. Kleven
Lisa M. Neubauer
Byron S. Gunderson
John Lawrence Davis
William "Bill" Bahe
IT'S OUR TURN: Tough choices on sex abuse story
LETTER: Need better service on CR82
LETTER: Give Trump a chance
LETTER: Rare, unique opportunity
LETTER: Douglas County's child abuse rate is double statewide rate
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
KOOL-TV adds local weekend show
New specialty-trained orthopedic surgeon available in Alexandria
Operation Round Up grants awarded to 14 organizations
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
hires and promotions
On The Street
August 13, 2013
UPDATE: 7 A.M. TUESDAY: Firefighters battle house fire near Alexandria w/video
Firefighters from three departments battled a raging house fire near Lake L'Homme Dieu northeast of Alexandria Monday afternoon. Carlos firefighters...
August 13, 2013 - 7:00am
July 6, 2013
UPDATE MONDAY: Suspect arrested in hit-and-run that killed woman from Hoffman
A suspect has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run bicycle crash in Minneapolis last week that killed a 24-year-old woman with close...
July 6, 2013 - 12:48pm
June 1, 2013
UPDATE TUESDAY: Fatal stabbing in Alexandria Saturday
One man is dead after a stabbing attack in Alexandria on Saturday afternoon. Around 1 p.m. Alexandria police and Douglas County Sheriff deputies...
June 1, 2013 - 7:05pm
May 25, 2013
19-year-old man killed in crash on I-94 near Alexandria
A 19-year-old man was killed in a rollover crash around 2 a.m.
May 25, 2013 - 11:06am
May 21, 2013
UPDATE: Fatal crash near Villard Tuesday
Around 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, a two-vehicle crash was reported at the intersection of State Highway 28 and 150th Street (Pope County Road 29),...
May 21, 2013 - 1:28pm
May 16, 2013
Alexandria area residents warned of phishing scam from bogus 'Wallmart'
Local residents are being warned about a scam that's been showing up in e-mails. The Alexandria Police Department and Alexandria Wal-Mart have received numerous phone calls from residents about e-mails they've received from Wal-Mart regarding purchases made on their account. The...
May 16, 2013 - 4:11pm
April 15, 2013
UPDATE 4:05 P.M.: Local runners safe after explosions rock Boston Marathon
All four of the Alexandria area women who were competing at the Boston Marathon today are OK after two bombs reportedly exploded near the finish...
April 15, 2013 - 3:19pm
March 29, 2013
UPDATE: 3:10 P.M. WITH VIDEO: Plane crashes on Lake Latoka Friday
More information has been released about a single-engine, fixed-wing airplane that crashed on northwest Lake Latoka in Alexandria shortly after...
March 29, 2013 - 10:40am
March 27, 2013
Train derails near Parkers Prairie
A train derailed near Parkers Prairie just after 6 a.m. this morning. The Canadian Pacific Railroad train was traveling southeast past the intersection...
March 27, 2013 - 9:46am
March 13, 2013
UPDATE: New Pope Francis is from Argentina
Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio from Argentina was elected pope Wednesday. He chose the papal name Francis, becoming first pontiff from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. Check the website of the Echo Press' parent company, www.inforum.com, for the...
March 13, 2013 - 1:18pm
February 26, 2013
Douglas County library director dies in foggy crash near Glenwood
Karen Simmons, 62, of Glenwood, the director of the Douglas County Library, died in a two-vehicle crash near Glenwood Monday morning. The broadside...
February 26, 2013 - 6:30am
February 21, 2013
UPDATE 12:45 P.M. THURSDAY: Pilot identified in fatal plane crash near Parkers Prairie
The pilot who was killed in a small plane crash in rural Parkers Prairie on Wednesday night has been identified as 41-year-old Adam Menze of...
February 21, 2013 - 12:45pm
February 11, 2013
House fire in Brandon Monday morning
The Brandon Fire Department and Douglas County Sheriff's Office responded to a house fire at 5:01 a.m. Monday morning. Daniel Hulke's residence at 9354 County Road 7 NW in Brandon was fully engulfed in flames when fire departments arrived at the scene. The Brandon fire chief, Scott...
February 11, 2013 - 12:59pm
January 31, 2013
Schools throughout the area to start two hours late Friday
The bitter cold will mean another late start for schools in the area tomorrow morning, Friday. Districts that will be delayed two hours include Alexandria, Brandon, Evansville, Minnewaska, Osakis, Parkers Prairie and West Central Area. Douglas County remains under a wind chill advisory...
January 31, 2013 - 8:45pm
January 30, 2013
Fire engulfs house near Millerville
Firefighters battled a house fire near Millerville this afternoon. A news release has not yet been issued so details are sketchy. The house...
January 30, 2013 - 4:12pm