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DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
'Good progress' reported on Highway 29 bridge in south Alexandria
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, August 25
'Awesome' State Fair opens with more security
Motorcycle crash victim says gear saved his life
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Sports schedule for Friday, August 26
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 26, 2016
Motorcycle crash victim says gear saved his life
"All the gear, all the time." This is a motto that Jim and Jaque Rasmussen live by when riding their motorcycles. And it was Jim's gear that...
15 hours 43 min ago
August 23, 2016
Driver injured in rollover near Osakis
A 50-year-old Albertville man was injured in a one-vehicle rollover near Osakis Monday. Patrick Dooher was driving a Ford F150 east on Interstate 94 near mile post 115 when he lost control of the vehicle, according to the State Patrol. The pickup rolled into the eastbound right ditch....
August 23, 2016 - 9:12am
Update: Body found in vehicle is missing Osakis man, says family
The family of Alan Michael Thomas, an Osakis man who went missing earlier this month, has confirmed that a body found Monday in a vehicle along...
August 23, 2016 - 7:15am
August 19, 2016
Update, w/correction: Crash near Hoffman causes injuries
The State Patrol has released more information about a two-vehicle crash near Hoffman that caused injuries Friday afternoon. According to the State Patrol, the broadside crash happened at the intersection of County Road 1 and State Highway 27 shortly before 3 p.m. between a Volkswagen...
August 19, 2016 - 7:33pm
August 5, 2016
GUEST EDITORIAL: The reporter's side of the story
Let me start by saying this: We are all guilty of commenting on topics we know nothing (or close to nothing) about. Sometimes our emotions drive an immediate response to a situation, and we don't think about the other side of it or the reasoning behind it. I've done it, so I understand...
August 5, 2016 - 12:00am
August 3, 2016
Mother, daughter, best friend—and donor
Sitting at her kitchen table on a drizzly but humid July evening, Sherrie Martinson of Alexandria pores over a blanket featuring photos of her...
August 3, 2016 - 12:00am
July 22, 2016
Justice for Jessica
The family of 24-year-old Jessica Hanson, who was killed in a hit-and-run bicycle crash in Minneapolis on a July night three years ago, has been...
July 22, 2016 - 12:00am
July 18, 2016
UPDATE: Driver dies after two-vehicle crash near Nelson
One of the drivers in a two-vehicle crash near Nelson, Amber Lynn Martinson, 28, of Alexandria, has died. The St. Cloud Hospital confirmed the...
July 18, 2016 - 12:20pm
June 29, 2016
UPDATE: Motorcycle rider injured in Alexandria crash
More information has been released about a motorcycle rider who was injured in a crash in Alexandria Tuesday. The crash happened at 5 p.m. at...
June 29, 2016 - 2:25pm
June 28, 2016
UPDATE: Second crash near Miltona results in injuries (w/video)
A second crash on County Road 5 near Miltona -- about six miles west of a crash that occurred five hours earlier today -- sent four people to...
June 28, 2016 - 4:35pm
Two-vehicle crash injures Parkers Prairie driver
A 27-year-old Parkers Prairie woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash near Miltona Tuesday morning. The crash happened at about 10:45 a.m. at the intersection of County Roads 3 and 5 between a full-size SUV and a semi truck and trailer. Rachel Brenna Bjork was traveling east in the...
June 28, 2016 - 3:26pm
June 14, 2016
St. Cloud State president killed in car accident
By Forum News Service ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- The president of St. Cloud State University was killed in rollover accident late Monday afternoon....
June 14, 2016 - 10:04am
June 10, 2016
UPDATE: Two-vehicle crash causes injuries near Garfield (w/video)
Three people were taken to the hospital after two vehicles crashed and rolled near Garfield Friday night. The crash happened at the intersection...
June 10, 2016 - 10:18pm
Getting rid of 'accidents'
“There’s been an accident.” It’s a phrase that provokes fear, anxiety and heartbreak, all at once. And it’s one that safety officials in Minnesota and North Dakota would rather not hear at all, not only because of its implications, but also because it isn’t accurate, they...
June 10, 2016 - 12:00am
June 7, 2016
Driver killed, three injured in head-on crash near Elrosa
By Forum News Service ELROSA, Minn. -- One driver was killed, a 2-year-old Elrosa boy seriously injured, and two others were left with non-life threatening injuries after a head-on crash early Tuesday on U.S. Highway 71 just north of Elrosa. The state patrol says the driver of a 2001...
June 7, 2016 - 11:55am