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A group of pheasant hunters pauses to water their dogs during a western Minnesota pheasant hunt. Minnesota hunter numbers were down last year compared to 2015. (Forum News Service file photo)
Most Minnesota small-game hunter numbers fall again
August 13, 2017 - 6:00am
April 7, 2017
Second annual community Easter vigil planned
April 7, 2017 - 7:28am
November 11, 2016
Brooke Jahnke and Lauren Heseltine make tie blankets to donate to police and fire stations to give to people in times of emergency. Community members will be able to make tie blankets and more at First Lutheran Church's Service Blast on Wednesday, Nov. 16. (Contributed)
Ready your hands for community-wide Service Blast on Nov. 16
November 11, 2016 - 1:00pm
August 24, 2016
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Alayna Haag, 7, holds a candle Tuesday during a vigil in memory of Alayna Ertl at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Watkins. Haag is going into the second grade at Eden Valley-Watkins Schools.
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
August 24, 2016 - 7:54am
July 27, 2016
Center for Small Towns seeks community project proposals
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
June 29, 2016
A total of 1,480 pounds of ribs were grilled for the annual RibFest event.  (Photos by Eric Morken, Echo Press)
RibFest turnout may have been best ever
June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
January 20, 2016
Jabas to lead local United Way
January 20, 2016 - 12:00am
IN THE KNOW: The Iowegian is going
January 20, 2016 - 12:00am
January 6, 2016
A group of ladies learn how to play 500 at the Alexandria Senior Center on a Friday afternoon. Pictured (clockwise from left) are Mary Kanten, Wilma Johnson, Barb Lolkus, Evelyn Johnson and Rosemary Danielson. Every second and fourth Friday of each month, cards and games are played at the center. (Echo Press file photo)
IN THE KNOW: This area is an age-friendly community
January 6, 2016 - 12:00am
November 24, 2015
A Life Link helicopter like this transported Paul Anderson to the Hennepin County Medical Center after he survived a bad fall five years ago. (File photo)
IN THE KNOW: Let's give them the recognition they deserve
November 24, 2015 - 12:00am
November 11, 2015
IN THE KNOW: Partnership is doing something remarkable for students and community
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
August 19, 2015
In the Know: AAEDC focus is job creation, community investment and quality of life
August 19, 2015 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
Alexandria Police Officer Tony Kuhnau helps Sophia Kampa, 7, and Chase Sneddon, 3, get a closer look at a bullet-resistant vest that SWAT team members wear.
Photos by Amy Chaffins, Echo Press.
Family fun, community connections made at Night Out
August 7, 2015 - 11:08am
It's Our Turn: Blotter will continue to run
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
September 9, 2014
In the Know: Fix the broken window to prevent crime
September 9, 2014 - 11:57am