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In the eye of Irma: Former Alexandria couple caught in hurricane
Soft lockdown lifted at West Central Area Secondary School
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
Volleyball: Cards sweep St. Cloud Apollo in conference match
Nice day for a run
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 21
Cross country: Chargers see progress in Melrose
Cross Country: WCA sets records and takes first in Melrose
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
Michelle Kay Miller
Lorraine K. Porter
Richard A. King
Harold M. Olson
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
On The Street
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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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