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Can you SKOL? The Echo Press wants to hear your best chant
Students, businesses give each other a lift
County board: 'We want to support our veterans'
Competitors unleash their chants in Moorhead in attempt to become state's top auctioneer
Minnesota job gains lead to lowest unemployment rate for blacks on record
Girls basketball: Osakis finding its way after fourth win in last five games
Vikings WR Thielen questionable but expected to play vs. Eagles
Boys basketball: Hoepner's trey sinks the Storm
Boys basketball: Hoepner’s trey sinks the Storm
Morken: No matter what happens, Vikings fans got their moment
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Morken: South Dakota is still worth the hunt
Leland "Lee" Hedstrom
Roger E. Cole
Bryan John Appelget
Roger E. Cole
Guest Editorial: Here's what to know about Facebook feeds
Letter: Pilot offers an apology on hangar issue
Letter: Beginning farmers stand to benefit from proposed act
Letter: Zaun's commentary was right on
Echo Press Editorial: Here comes the plow - what do you do?
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Downtown loses antique store
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
On The Street
Manufacturers to meet in Alexandria, tour company
hires and promotions
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January 10, 2017
Area schools closing early - updated 11:30 a.m.
The snowstorm, with its blowing and drifting snow, is causing some area schools to close early for today, Tuesday, Jan. 10.
January 10, 2017 - 10:35am
November 11, 2016
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
Sixth Avenue Wine and Ale plans to go out with a bang. The restaurant, which has been open for 10 years, recently disclosed its plans to discontinue...
November 11, 2016 - 9:36am
October 28, 2016
Farewell to Randy's
A staple in downtown Alexandria will soon be shutting its doors. Randy's Men's Wear announced this week it would be going out of business after...
October 28, 2016 - 6:00am
January 26, 2014
UPDATE 7 a.m. Bad weather closes, delays schools in area Monday
Hundreds of schools across Minnesota have announced they will be closed Monday because of the bad weather. In the Douglas County area, Alexandria, Brandon-Evansville, Minnewaska, Osakis, Parkers Prairie and West Central Area schools are closed. Alexandria Technical and Communtiy...
January 26, 2014 - 4:08pm
May 3, 2013
Faithful until the end - Osakis United Methodist Church to close
After 144 years, the first church recorded in Douglas County is closing. United Methodist Church (UMC) of Osakis dates back to 1869. Its last...
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
January 16, 2013
Lakes Area Charter School closes
Lakes Area Charter School (LACS) in Osakis will close its doors on January 17, but completing the flood of paperwork to finalize its closing, along with the Lakes Virtual Academy on January 21, will continue for several months. The closing will come with what Director Phil Grant...
January 16, 2013 - 12:00am
January 18, 2011
West Central Area Schools running two hours late
West Central Area Schools will be opening two hours late today, Tuesday, because of the weather. That is the only school-related weather announcement reported in the Douglas County area.
January 18, 2011 - 7:03am
December 21, 2010
Bemidji council allows 2 a.m. bar closing option
Last call just got a little later in Bemidji. The Bemidji City Council voted 4-3 Monday night to allow city bars the option of serving alcohol one hour later, from 1 a.m. to 2 a.m. The council voted to amend its existing alcohol ordinance to allow for the later bar closing time....
December 21, 2010 - 12:17pm
February 8, 2010
UPDATED at 8:30 a.m. - Snow closes schools throughout area
Schools in the area are closed or running late today, Monday, because of a winter storm. As of 7:50 am., Alexandria, Brandon, Evansville, Osakis, Minnewaska, West Central Area and Parkers Prairie schools are closed. The Douglas County area is under a winter storm warning.
February 8, 2010 - 5:52am
August 13, 2008
Beaches to close on August 17
Lifeguards will be going off duty for the season at Lake L'Homme Dieu and Lake Latoka public beaches after Sunday, August 17. Beaches will be swim-at-your-own risk after that date. Lakes Area Recreation thanks beach users for their patronage and for another safe, fun summer.
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am