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UPDATED: Five children escape burning home; mother hospitalized
Echo Press wins 17 awards in state newspaper contest
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Dec. 8
Local lawmakers want surplus used for health care, tax relief
Holiday Train to stop in Alexandria
Alexandria boys hockey: A Strong hat trick leads Alexandria to 5-5 tie
Alexandria girls hockey: Cardinals move to 2-2 after loss to St. Cloud
Shot in the arm? New pitch-count policy draws mixed reviews locally
Boys basketball: Osakis improves to 2-0 at Litchfield
Boys basketball: Knights lose at the buzzer for second straight game
Ernie Unruh Christian Service Award lunch rescheduled
Heaven's headlines are the ones that matter
Students test their knowledge in science fairs
Annual Jingle Bells Telethon is Dec. 10
Crockpot 'crocktails' on standby with or without alcohol
Births - Dec. 9, 2016
Butler and Joswiak
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Catching those early-ice walleyes
From the stand: A good way to end it
Applications open for spring turkey's first two seasons
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Christian "Christy" Lorsung
Ann C. Ebsen
COMMENTARY: Take a look at how Minnesota turkeys are raised
LETTER: Fake news is form of terrorism
LETTER: Burden falling on younger generations
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IT'S OUR TURN: 'Don't forget to remember'
Winter grazing of cover crops is subject of workshop
2016 University of Minnesota Top 10 performing annuals
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
Applications available for Conservation Stewardship Program
Making a new home
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
hires and promotions
On The Street
August 15, 2014
A family balancing act is over, thanks to DCCCP
For Brandon and Brittney Claseman, working three jobs and caring for their 3-month-old daughter, Mya, was a balancing act. Doing it without a car made it even harder. Through the help of the Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP) and four local businesses, the Clasemans received...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
July 24, 2013
Where's baby? Look before you lock!
Ten minutes is all it takes for a motor vehicle to reach deadly temperatures. So far this year, 21 children have died in the U.S. after being left in hot cars, according to child safety group Kidsandcars.org. It's happened to the most loving, protective parents and well educated...
July 24, 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 5, 2013
Classics roll into Osakis
Get ready for the rumbling roar and stunning styles of dozens of classic cars in Osakis. The 22nd annual Roddin' Round the Lake "Show-n-Shine" classic car show is set for Saturday, July 13. The show runs from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Central and Main Streets in downtown Osakis. An...
July 5, 2013 - 12:00am
July 2, 2013
Out and About: Car show w/video
It was a beautiful sunny day for admiring classic vehicles Sunday during the 25th annual Alexandria Vintage Car Club Show at the Douglas County...
July 2, 2013 - 12:00am
May 31, 2013
Free car repair program is off and running
Four people gained mobility because volunteers for Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP) repaired their vehicles on the first Car Care last...
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
May 17, 2013
Car show to take place during Awake the Lakes festivities
It's all systems go for a Viking Speedway car show that will take place on city property west of the Runestone Museum as part of Awake the Lakes. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council approved the speedway's request to have the show. It will take place Saturday,...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
January 10, 2013
Watch out for flood-damaged vehicles from Hurricane Sandy
Cars damaged by Hurricane Sandy, in 2012, may become the used-car-buyer's nightmare of 2013. As a result of the flooding on the east coast, it is estimated that tens of thousands of vehicles sustained severe water damage. Such water damage can make a vehicle's electrical system, including...
January 10, 2013 - 7:33am
December 5, 2012
Car passenger safety course offered December 8
A car passenger safety course will be held on Saturday, December 8 at the Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Minnesota legislation requires all foster care and child care providers who transport children younger than 9 to complete three hours...
December 5, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Out and About - Antique cars putter into town
A parade of two-cylinder antique cars puttered into Alexandria on Friday, June 15 and made one of their first stops at the Douglas County Historical...
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
March 2, 2011
Vintage Car Club members share love of cars
Vintage Car Club started simply enough. A couple of guys gathered out in the garage sharing stories and solving problems. Then a few more gathered...
March 2, 2011 - 12:00am
November 12, 2010
Lakes Area Theatre presents Cars
Lakes Area Theatre's (LAT) production of "Cars" will hit the airwaves this Sunday, November 14. "Cars" is an original essay written and performed...
November 12, 2010 - 12:00am
September 10, 2010
Changes await Lee Motors: GM cuts ties with dealership
It's been an interesting couple of years for Lee Motors in Alexandria and changes are coming. First, the dealership, like thousands of others...
September 10, 2010 - 12:00am
July 2, 2010
Get ready for Roddin' Round the Lake car show
Take a step back in time as classic cars cruise the streets of Osakis. Car enthusiasts galore will be sure to flock to the 19th annual Roddin' Round the Lake car show on July 9 and 10. This annual event, which is put on by the Central Lakes Cruzers car club, offers a prime chance...
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
November 4, 2009
Editorial - How fast were you driving? Radar trailer knows
Safety efforts can - and do - work. They're not just "feel good" efforts.
November 4, 2009 - 12:00am