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Sun sets over sparse snow
Two New Hope police officers shot at City Hall; gunman killed
Explosion levels home near Bemidji
Alexandria to hire two new police officers
K9 unit deployed after chase with suspect
Sports schedule for Tuesday, January 27
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
Sports roundup from Monday, January 26
Sports schedule for Monday, January 26
Speaker to share about weight loss journey
Harper’s Chord to perform at Carlos Creek
Tribute band plays at upcoming Alexandria Marching Band fundraiser
Take a spiritual journey
Where are they now?
Engaged - Wilts and Hedstrom
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Engaged - Pavek and Jossart
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 28, 2014
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Short-tailed weasel
Ready for a challenge?
Buck bagged in Wyoming
Ruby Benson, 73
Allan Altnow, 87
LaVaun Schoeck, 84
Helen Howie, 88
Service - Ruby Benson, 73
Letter: Can’t afford pro sports
Letter: Quotes can shed light on disputes
Letter: Practicing good hygiene habits is important during cold, flu season
It's Our Turn: Twins take refreshing approach at caravan stop
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
2014 Farm Bill crops education seminars offered
Minnesota Grown Directory seeks new members
Funding secured for water quality initiative
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Jody Hanson promoted within Lakes Newspaper Group
JCPenney reports good, bad news
Alexandria Industries CEO outlines keys to company’s success
Alexandria Clinic lab earns accreditation
Operation Round Up grants announced
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 14, 2014
Death investigated in Pope County
The Pope County Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) are investigating the circumstances surrounding a death which occurred late Wednesday night. Around 11:24 p.m. Wednesday, Pope County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a 911 call about...
August 14, 2014 - 3:12pm
August 8, 2014
Editorial: Officer's tragic death hits home
Last week’s shooting that killed Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick happened a hundred miles from here. But it hit home, right here in Douglas County, in more ways than one. Many people in our area know the Patrick family. In his childhood, Patrick spent his summers...
opinion / editorials
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
April 5, 2014
Memorial Service - Jack Trumm, 84
Jack Trumm, age 84, of Alexandria, died Friday, April 4, 2014. A memorial service will be held Friday, April 11 at 11 a.m. at First Lutheran Church in Alexandria. Visitation will be held Thursday, April 10 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home and one hour prior to the...
April 5, 2014 - 7:37pm
January 25, 2014
Funeral - Jeanette Hardekopf, 83
Jeanette M. Hardekopf, 83, Parkers Prairie, died Thursday, January 23, 2014, at Minnewaska Lutheran Home in Starbuck. Funeral services are Monday, January 27 at 11 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Parkers Prairie. Visitation is one hour prior to the service on Monday at...
January 25, 2014 - 7:25am
January 11, 2014
Funeral - Arthur Affeldt, 89
Arthur Affeldt, 89, Alexandria, died Friday, January 10, 2014. Funeral services will be held Monday, January 13 at 11:30 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Alexandria. Visitation will be held Sunday, January 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home and one hour prior to the...
January 11, 2014 - 8:40am
November 21, 2013
Randy Fischer, well-known Realtor, dies in China
Randy Fischer, a well-known Realtor in Alexandria for decades, died Monday in Hangzhou, China. Fischer, 57, was in the real estate business for more than 30 years and headed up several developments in the Alexandria area, including the recent completion of StoneManor, a 63-unit...
November 21, 2013 - 4:23pm
September 2, 2013
Man dies in Alexandria alley
A man was found lying face down in the alley of the 1100 block between Irving and Jefferson Streets in Alexandria on Friday, August 30. Alexandria Police and ambulance personnel provided first aid to Rick Prentice, 56, of Alexandria. Prentice was transported to the Douglas County...
news / region
September 2, 2013 - 1:30pm