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UPDATE: Miltona man dies in tractor rollover
Law enforcement blotter: May 21, 2015
I-94/Highway 29 project open house set
Legislature honors officer shot on duty
Track and field: A-B-E takes Pheasant title
Sports roundup from Thursday, May 21
Area golf: Janu dominates as Lakers complete sweep of WCC season
Girls golf: Cards' dominance of CLC continues as focus shifts to sections
B-E baseball: Chargers wrap up Pheasant Conference title on Wednesday
57 Chevy to kick off Red Willow Arts Coalition concerts
Christians are all equal under God
Faith Lutheran offers Church for Busy People
Alexandria Covenant begins GriefShare series
Former pastor to present worship service concert Sunday, May 24
Engaged - Niehoff and Michaels
Births - Douglas County Hospital through May 20, 201
Births - Douglas County Hospital through May 11, 2015
Engaged - Olson and Lukes
Births - Douglas County Hospital through May 4, 2015
Living her dream: Osakis' Swenstad pursues a passion in the outdoors with no hesitation
Mike Frisch: Keep it simple
Council seeks funding requests from Outdoor Heritage Fund
Fishing opener comes with a quiet bite
Phyllis Weber, 74
Gary Eastlund, 71
John Harris, 66
Memorial Service - Donna Rae Pugh, 88
Funeral - Dean Rasmussen, 69
Echo Press Editorial: Are you forgetting something this Memorial Day?
It's Our Turn: Cat, a day in the life
Dog should be under owner’s control
Should keep pet at home
Will USA soon become Humpty Dumpty?
Gardening Tips: Grow your best tomato yet
The best field for new college graduates: agriculture
MN dairy uses wasp larvae to control flies
Ag producers must file for federal crop insurance
Protect your pet
ALP Utilities earns Safety Award of Excellence
Marco recognized for service excellence
North Dakota’s Small Business Person of Year has local connection
Hospice of Douglas County receives honors
OfficeMax invests in teachers, students
Hires and Promotions
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Central Lakes Trail
April 17, 2015
Meetings to shed light on proposed new trail
Here’s a chance to learn about a major new trail system that’s planned in Alexandria. The city of Alexandria will hold two public information meetings on the proposed East Watershed Trail project. The trail would run approximately six miles from the wetlands near Dakota Street...
April 17, 2015 - 9:05am
April 25, 2014
‘Minnesota Parks West’ premiere to be held May 8
The public is invited to attend a free sneak preview of a new local production, Minnesota Parks West, on Thursday, May 8 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Community Center at 305 East 5th Street in Starbuck. A social hour will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., followed by a showing of the...
April 25, 2014 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
Exhibitors sought for 9th annual Quilts Along the Trail show
On Saturday, September 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Osakis will host the 9th annual Quilts Along the Trail show. It will take place along the Central Lakes Trail in downtown Osakis. The event showcases the talent and skills of central Minnesota quilters. It is free and open to the public....
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
September 8, 2010
Are you using the right side of the trail?
Whether on foot or on wheels, countless people use the scenic Central Lakes Trail each day. While strolling, dashing or gliding along, common courtesy on the trail is crucial to ensure the safety and enjoyment of everyone. According to Al Lieffort, park superintendent for Douglas...
September 8, 2010 - 12:00am
September 1, 2010
Trail to temporarily close Friday
The Central Lakes Trail will be temporarily closed the morning of Friday, September 3 from Osakis to Garfield. Fresh oil will be applied to the trail, which should take about an hour or two to dry. The trail will be closed until the oil dries.
September 1, 2010 - 12:00am
August 27, 2010
Bike tour to take place Saturday
A bicycle tour on the Central Lakes Trail will take place this Saturday, August 28. The public is invited to join the naturalist from Lake Carlos...
August 27, 2010 - 12:00am
August 12, 2009
How safe is the trail? Sexual assault near Melrose raises issue
Although trouble along the Central Lakes Trail is an infrequent occurrence, it's definitely something to keep in mind before pounding the pavement. "It's not unreasonable to think about these things," Al Lieffort said of incidents that could happen along the 55-miles of the Central...
news / region
August 12, 2009 - 12:05am
Group seeks to improve trail system
Editor's note: This is part of a series of articles submitted by the Alex Area Stewards - a local group that has defined 13 key "destiny drivers" that will shape the region's future. If you find a destiny driver that ignites your passion for the future, call the stewardship committee...
June 12, 2009 - 12:05am