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Bumpy drive over tracks to get smoother
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, May 22
1 killed, another injured after van collides with semi
Dayton, GOP cut last-minute budget deal to set up special session Tuesday
Boys tennis: Cards' season ends after loss to Warriors
Baseball: Panthers knock off B-E for 14th straight win
Sports schedule for Tuesday, May 23
Boys Golf: Alexandria wins CLC title at AGC
Osakis High School celebrates state title
Bus tour visits Arboretum
Christian singer returns to Alex area
Car Care Program names volunteer of the year
Dance benefits shoeless Ugandan children
Outdoor religious drama ends May 25
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Mike Frisch: Tips for opening-day walleyes
Dennis Douglas Pearson
Marion G. Bauer
Gilbert G. Poepping
Frances L. Lesuer
Lola M. Olson
It's Our Turn: An astonishing blur of technology
Echo Press editorial: Who will pay for clean water?
Observations from the Archives: 2007: Freedom to Breathe Act bans public indoor smoking
Guest editorial: More urban-rural unity needed
Letter: Putting God in a box
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
hires and promotions
On The Street
February 1, 2017
Alexandria Public Schools spelling bee results announced
Sixty-three students in first through fifth grade participated in the Alexandria Public Schools Elementary Spelling Bee held Jan. 20 at Woodland...
February 1, 2017 - 11:00am
December 21, 2016
Santa Day in Carlos
Crafts, coloring, hot dogs and cookies were part of the Santa Day at the Carlos Town Hall on Friday. The Liberty Livewires 4-H led the craft...
December 21, 2016 - 8:00am
December 16, 2016
Bales proud of county's parks, services building
On Dec. 31, Bev Bales will be celebrating. Yes, she will be ringing in the New Year like everyone else, but she will also be celebrating her...
December 16, 2016 - 10:00am
November 2, 2016
Out and About: Halloween Happenings in Carlos
Kids of all ages took advantage of the free Halloween party at the Carlos Town Hall Sunday evening. The event was sponsored by the Liberty Livewires...
November 2, 2016 - 11:00am
October 26, 2016
Carlos to host youth Halloween party
The city of Carlos invites youth to attend a Halloween party on Sunday, Oct. 30, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Carlos Town Hall. Youth must be accompanied by an adult. This free event is co-sponsored by Carlos Lions and Liberty Livewires 4-H Club of Nelson. Children will get to show off their...
October 26, 2016 - 9:00am
October 7, 2016
Head-on crash near Carlos
Law enforcement, fire and first responders were called to a head-on crash near the intersection of Highway 29 N and Prairie Road near Carlos...
October 7, 2016 - 12:00am
Carlos Fire Department receives grant for Jaws of Life
The Carlos Fire Department recently received a grant of $19,985 that was used to buy new Jaws of Life, a machine used to pry apart crashed vehicles...
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
June 8, 2016
LETTER: Area schools recognized for excellence
To the editor: Hearty congratulations to Carlos Elementary and Miltona Science Magnet School for receiving the “School of Excellence” Award. They are two of only six schools in the state of Minnesota to receive this prestigious award. It is given by the Minnesota Department of...
June 8, 2016 - 12:00am
May 11, 2016
Teacher shaves head for Hoops for Heart
Chris Janssen, physical education teacher and Hoops for Heart volunteer coordinator for Carlos, Garfield and Miltona elementary schools, challenged...
May 11, 2016 - 12:00am
December 21, 2015
Fisherman wins appeal
A Carlos man found guilty of gross overlimit of fish in 2014 filed an appeal with the state of Minnesota Court of Appeals and won. Ronald Wayne Johnson argued that Douglas County District Court erred in concluding that he voluntarily consented to the search of his house and in denying...
December 21, 2015 - 3:42pm
December 11, 2015
A text ending in trauma
Before her world came shattering down around her, Katie DeGier of Carlos sat on her deck, putting together photo albums with a friend. Her phone...
December 11, 2015 - 9:54am
December 8, 2015
Car crashes into Carlos garage
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Department received a call from a Carlos resident shortly before 8 a.m. Sunday, December 6 stating that a green...
December 8, 2015 - 4:05pm
September 25, 2015
Carlos, Miltona set preliminary levies
City councils in Carlos and Miltona have set proposed property tax levies for 2016. All cities must certify their final levy to the county auditor by December 28. The final levy can only be decreased from the preliminary tax levy. Carlos’ preliminary 2016 levy has been...
September 25, 2015 - 12:00am
August 19, 2015
Carlos council bonds to cover street costs
Work is well under way on a two-part infrastructure improvement project in Carlos. This summer, work started on the city’s water main, curb and gutter, streets and new water treatment facility and well. The entire project is estimated at $2.6 million and the majority of the project...
August 19, 2015 - 12:00am
July 8, 2015
Family fun awaits during Carlos Daze Saturday
Summertime festival fun is at full tilt in the lakes area and the city of Carlos is getting in on the fun this weekend. Saturday, July 11, is Carlos Daze and the day’s events include fitness, frozen treats, a festive parade and dancing in the street. The day starts at 8 a.m. with...
July 8, 2015 - 12:00am