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UPDATE: Crash near Miltona injures three people Thursday
Aaron's Weather Talk: Nor'easter
Fire damages house in Alexandria
Three charged with felonies for Halloween night robbery
Holiday Train dazzles despite fog
Boys hockey: Alex makes early-season statement against unbeaten Sartell
Wrestling: Tiebreaker criteria gives Tech win over Cardinals
Sports schedule for Thursday, December 18
Alex girls basketball: Heggie reaches 1,000 career points as Cards run past Fergus (w/video)
Sports roundup from Tuesday, December 16
Homemade for the holidays: Trio of foods makes perfect gifts
The start of a national movement
A real renaissance man
Alexandria pianist releases Christmas CD
Theatre L’Homme Dieu announces 2015 season
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 17, 2014
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Spring turkey hunting applications being accepted
Recipe for success: A look a few favorite venison recipes
Melvin Paradis, 75
Funeral - Darlene Schuman, 56
Funeral - Reanie Mrnak, 87
Visitation - Elza Manning, 62
Donald Huwe, 82
Echo Press Editorial: Did you hear about this??? (It’s probably not true)
Letter: What is wrong with health coverage?
Letter: Council can avoid negative religious messages
Observations from the archives, 2004: Explosion flattens veterinary clinic
Echo Press Editorial: Teach children how to save during holidays
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
More wildlife habitat approved
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Douglas County DAC announces Employers, Employees of the Quarter
Alexandria molding firm featured in ‘IndustryWeek’ businesss magazine
ATCC Foundation receives $10,000 to support STEM education
New building will house plumbing company
Cinema 9 supports local breast cancer research
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
November 16, 2014
Funeral - Peter Jennings, 59
Peter Jennings, 59, Osakis, died Sunday, November 16, 2014 at Regions Hospital in St. Paul after a courageous battle with brain cancer. Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 22 at 3 p.m. at Osakis Lutheran Church. Visitation hours are Friday, November 21 from 4 to...
November 16, 2014 - 2:15pm
Funeral - Elizabeth Freeman, 80
Elizabeth “Liz” J. Freeman, 80, Parkers Prairie, formerly of Duluth, died Friday, November 14, 2014 at St. Williams Living Center in Parkers Prairie. Funeral services are Wednesday, November 19 at 10 a.m. at St. Williams Living Center Chapel. Visitation is Tuesday, November...
November 16, 2014 - 6:56am
November 15, 2014
Memorial Service - James Beckman, 53
James Beckman, 53, Minneapolis, died Tuesday, November 11, 2014. Memorial services will be held Tuesday, November 18 at 11 a.m. at Anderson Funeral Home. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the funeral home. Arrangements are with Anderson Funeral...
November 15, 2014 - 9:25am
Funeral - John Westphal, 82
John Westphal, 82, Miltona, died Friday, November 14, 2014. Funeral services will be held Monday, November 17 at 2 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Sunday, November 16 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service on Monday. Arrangements...
November 15, 2014 - 9:16am
November 8, 2014
Funeral - Allen Fyhrie, 54
Allen S. “Al” Fyhrie, 54, died Saturday, November 8, 2014, at his home. Funeral services are Thursday, November 13 at 11 a.m. at St. William’s Catholic Church in Parkers Prairie. Visitation is Wednesday, November 12 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Esther Lutheran Church in Eastern...
November 8, 2014 - 4:00pm
November 2, 2014
Funeral - Darin Sorenson, 38
Darin Sorenson, 38, Alexandria, died Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 5 at 11 a.m. at New Life Christian Church in Alexandria with a gathering time beginning at 10 a.m. Arrangements are with...
November 2, 2014 - 5:50pm
Funeral - Betty Lou Lacktorin, 70
Betty Lou Lacktorin, 70, rural Brooten, died Saturday, November 1, 2014 at home, under the care of hospice. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 5at 2 p.m.at Hope Lutheran Church in Sunburg. Visitation is Tuesday, November 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Hoplin-Hitchcock...
November 2, 2014 - 7:52am
November 1, 2014
Funeral - Nancy Johnson, 98
Nancy M. Johnson, 98, Melrose, formerly of Deer Creek, died October 31, 2014 at Pine Villa Care Center in Melrose. Funeral services will be held Monday, November 3 at 11 a.m. at Belmont Funeral Home in Henning. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Monday at the...
November 1, 2014 - 6:25pm
Funeral - Clara Tvrdik, 91
Clara Tvrdik, 91, Alexandria, died Saturday, November 1, 2014. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, November 4 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday. Arrangements are with Anderson...
November 1, 2014 - 6:20pm
Memorial Service - Marian Elness, 86
Marian E. Elness, 86, Alexandria, formerly of Garfield, died Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Knute Nelson. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, November 5 at 11 a.m. at Church of the Harvest in Alexandria. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church...
November 1, 2014 - 12:32pm
Memorial Service - Marcella Melby, 88
Marcella “Marcy” A. Melby, 88, Alexandria, formerly of Villard, died Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at Knute Nelson. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, November 5 at 10 a.m. at First Lutheran Church in Alexandria. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service...
November 1, 2014 - 8:44am
October 18, 2014
Funeral - Michael Schluter, 17
Michael William Schluter, 17, Alexandria, died early Friday morning, October 17, 2014, as a result of an automobile accident in rural Douglas County. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 22 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alexandria. Visitation is Tuesday,...
October 18, 2014 - 3:41pm
Memorial Service - Warren Walters, 85
Warren Walters, 85, Alexandria, died Friday, October 17, 2014. Memorial services will be held Saturday, October 25 at 2 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Saturday. Arrangements are with...
October 18, 2014 - 3:39pm
October 12, 2014
Funeral - Ruth Larson, 87
Ruth M. Larson, 87, Starbuck, died Saturday, October 11, 2014, at Minnewaska Lutheran Home in Starbuck. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 14 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Lowry. Visitation will be at the church one hour prior to the service. Arrangements...
October 12, 2014 - 5:36pm
October 11, 2014
Funeral - Alfred Garmon, 84
Alfred “Al” Garmon, 84, Fergus Falls, formerly of Alexandria, died Friday, October 10, 2014. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, October 15 at 11 a.m. at First Lutheran Church in Alexandria. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at church on Wednesday. Arrangements...
October 11, 2014 - 5:14pm