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With higher deer population, Minn. wolf numbers jump 25 percent
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Minnesotans seek Medicaid to continue
Troopers: Illegal U-turn led to crashes
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, September 21 through Sunday, September 24
WCA takes first in Class A at huge Mega Meet
Football: Lakers fall to Warriors, 23-7
Tennis: Lakers sweep Wolverines, 7-0
Volleyball: Lakers break losing streak at Hancock tournament
Volleyball: Cardinals come out even at tournament
Cedar Building seeks 'history hoarders' and provides glimpses into past
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DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Mary M. Odland
James "Jim" W. Anderson
Letter: Music and songs with meaning
Commentary: A dialogue on race and a Confederate flag
It's Our Turn: The importance of precise guesstimation
Letter: Who earned the right to sit during anthem?
Echo Press Editorial: Feds delay in health care hurts consumers
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Fairfield Inn to open in January
Data trackers zero in on Alexandria area
Tastefully Simple confirms layoffs, opening up building space for tenants
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December 19, 2012
You asked: Why is probate so complex?
Editor's note: The following is an Echo Press feature called, "You asked." Readers are invited to send the newspaper a simple question and we'll try to get to the bottom of it. Send questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. When a person dies, their estate lives on until it can be properly...
December 19, 2012 - 12:00am
November 7, 2012
Carlos man dies while tracking deer
A deer hunter with a medical condition died Sunday trying to track a deer near Osakis. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, James Allen Swor, 63, of Carlos, was hunting with others on private property on the west end of Pheasant Hill Road in Osakis Township. Swor had...
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
August 21, 2012
Minnesota hits 200 traffic deaths this year
This past weekend, Minnesota hit the 200 traffic death mark for the year. The milestone comes as statewide, increased DWI patrols continue to close out the summer, Aug. 17-Sept. 3. The 205 road deaths in 2012 are on pace with 204 deaths at this time 2011. Last year, 368 people were...
August 21, 2012 - 11:36am
June 10, 2011
Evansville man dies from injuries in construction accident in South Dakota
A 27-year-old Evansville man died Thursday as the result of a construction accident in Chamberlain, South Dakota on June 4. Darin Slack, 27, of Evansville, died at Sanford Health in Sioux Falls, South Dakota five days after the accident happened. Funeral services will be held Sunday,...
June 10, 2011 - 4:04pm
January 26, 2011
Fund established for family of Garfield woman who died after collapsing
Sarah (Suckstorff) Hoidahl of Garfield died Monday, January 17 at the age of 33. She collapsed at her home on Wednesday, January 12, and was taken by ambulance to the Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria and transferred to the St. Cloud Hospital where she died five days later. Hoidahl,...
January 26, 2011 - 12:00am
January 21, 2011
Editorial - Lessons from the death of an 18-year-old
Don't believe everything you read on Facebook. And don't post things on the Internet that you're not entirely sure of when it comes to someone else's life. Those are two lessons that can be learned in the aftermath of the tragic death of 18-year-old student, Lance Lundsten of Miltona...
January 21, 2011 - 12:00am
School copes with loss of 18-year-old
Alexandria School District 206 is coping with the unexpected death of an 18-year-old student. Lance Lundsten, a senior at Jefferson High School,...
January 21, 2011 - 12:00am
January 20, 2011
Fund established for family of Garfield woman who died after collapsing at home
Sarah (Suckstorff) Hoidahl of Garfield died Monday, January 17 at the age of 33. She collapsed at her home on Wednesday, January 12, and was...
January 20, 2011 - 3:29pm
January 7, 2011
NDSU researcher's body found in Cooperstown; murder investigation under way
COOPERSTOWN - A murder investigation is under way after the body of a North Dakota State University researcher was found today at a home in Cooperstown. Kurt Johnson was reported missing on Tuesday after he was last seen leaving a Cooperstown bar on New Year's Eve. Griggs County...
January 7, 2011 - 2:51pm
December 13, 2010
Blizzard tied to 2 deaths; man dies of roof collapse, another struck by snowplow
HUDSON, Wis.-- St. Croix County recorded two deaths Saturday tied to heavy snowfall in western Wisconsin. An elderly Woodville man was killed when he was struck by a municipal plow and a rural Hudson man died after the roof of a livestock shelter collapsed, pinning him beneath. Clifford...
December 13, 2010 - 1:05pm
November 17, 2010
Hunters find body in Stevens County
Hunters in rural Stevens County on November 6 discovered the body of a man tentatively identified as Jack Leroy Eisel, who was last seen in November 2004 before he walked away from a Hancock group home. Stevens County Sheriff Randy Willis said the body was tentatively confirmed as...
November 17, 2010 - 12:00am
November 5, 2010
Record-low number of alcohol-related deaths in 2009 highlights annual impaired driving facts report
Minnesota alcohol-related crashes in 2009 resulted in a record low 141 deaths - a 13 percent drop from the 163 deaths in 2008. Despite the drop in deaths, the death figure represented 34 percent of the 421 traffic deaths, matching historical trends. The Minnesota Department of Public...
November 5, 2010 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
State confirms flu death
State health officials are bracing for what they say could be a difficult year for the elderly in coping with influenza. A woman in her 80s from southeastern Minnesota died last week from complications due to influenza.
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
October 18, 2010
Missing Minneapolis hunter found dead with gunshot wound to abdomen north of Morris, Minn.
October 18, 2010 - 11:22am
October 8, 2010
Soldier's death in Afghanistan impacts Alexandria
A soldier from New London was killed in combat Monday in Afghanistan after his convoy came under fire. Army Pfc. Ryane Clark, 22, died when...
October 8, 2010 - 12:00am