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Meeker deputy pleads guilty in stalking case
Eagle Valley School District dissolves
Legion Baseball: Morris shuts down Osakis offense
Girls Basketball: Lange completes the climb to varsity
Boys Basketball: Hintermeister set for head coaching job
Hundreds gather at Fireman's Field for celebration night in Carlos
Alexandria trap team sends squad to state
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
'Martin Luther' visits Alexandria church camp
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
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Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Wanda Jean Tramm
Janice "Jan" Larsen
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
hires and promotions
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Central Lakes Trail
June 7, 2017
Brandon-Evansville fourth-graders apply bike safety lessons
Fourth-graders in Brandon-Evansville made swift use of the bicycle safety lesson they got recently. Douglas County Sheriff's Deputy Dustin Alexander...
June 7, 2017 - 6:00am
May 1, 2017
Update: Girl who apparently drowned was longboarding along the trail
A 12-year-old Alexandria girl who died in an apparent drowning along the Central Lakes Trail may have been skateboarding, Douglas County Sheriff...
May 1, 2017 - 4:57pm
January 18, 2017
Osakis plans new ideas for trail
New improvements are in the works for the Central Lakes Trail in Osakis. Dan Wessell from the Osakis Area Chamber of Commerce revealed the plans...
January 18, 2017 - 9:00am
October 12, 2016
Help for bikers on the trail
If you run into a problem while bicycling on the Central Lakes Trail near Alexandria, help is just a short pedal away. A new Saris "Cycle Rescue...
October 12, 2016 - 2:00am
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...
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...
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