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History Live! under way at Runestone Museum
Alexandria man suspected of supplying heroin in Fergus Falls overdose case
Vandals smash sinks at Alexandria park
Level three sex offender moving to Brandon
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, June 23
Legion baseball: Seven late runs lead Glenwood past Osakis
SUPing off the beaten path
A chance to ride
Bursting onto the scene: Alex eighth-grader finishes off impressive trap season with big final shoot
Legion baseball: Alex sweeps at Perham
Mikkelson to host citywide prayer gathering
First Lutheran welcomes new pastor
#ProsperityHabit brings color to art exhibit
The Jolly Zuks bring polka to concert on the lawn
Anthony Miltich and Friends kick off celebration
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Births - June 17, 2016
Engaged - Shimota and Holm
Engaged - Doty and Johnson
Births - June 10, 2016
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
Mickelson's big pike
Reducing some rough fish
Inez Trueman (Gandrud)
Sandra R. Hinderschied
Ruth Augusta Wenner
Duwayne Allen Averill
COMMENTARY: What the new SAT really means for teachers and parents
COMMENTARY: Safe at Home can help victims of domestic violence
LETTER: Can constitutional government survive?
COMMENTARY: What it takes to be an effective citizen
LETTER: Let’s be Douglas County nice
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Producers should file crop certification report
Local work meeting scheduled in Douglas County
Gardening tips: Add sparkle to your landscape
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Servpro opens doors to local area
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 16, 2013
Lifeguards off duty for season
Lifeguards will be off duty for the season at Latoka and L'Homme Dieu beaches after Friday, August 16. Beaches are swim at your own risk when lifeguards are not on duty.
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
April 5, 2010
Ice makes early exit
Lake L'Homme Dieu's last bit of ice melted away on Friday, April 2 this year, making it the earliest ice out in 10 years. The last time the ice retreated so soon was in 2000 when it left on March 25. This year's ice out - as determined by official Echo Press lake watchers - was...
April 5, 2010 - 12:04pm
July 10, 2009
More zebra mussels found: Public urged to minimize spread
Reports of people finding zebra mussels in Lake L'Homme Dieu continue to stream in. When Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) surveyed the lake on June 26 after confirming that one zebra mussel had been found, it was like "looking for a needle in several hay stacks," said...
July 10, 2009 - 12:05am
June 30, 2009
Zebra mussels found in Lake L'Homme Dieu
A local resident found a zebra mussel attached to a coffee can in the northeast corner of Lake L'Homme Dieu in Alexandria last week. Mitch Gesell,...
June 30, 2009 - 12:05am
February 13, 2009
Taking the plunge - teams needed for upcoming Polar Bear Plunge
Need a reason to be freezin'? Then plan on taking a plunge into the icy waters of Lake L'Homme Dieu Saturday, February 28, to raise money for...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
January 22, 2009
Court dismisses lawsuit over L'Homme Dieu Beach land
It may not be warm enough outside to swim just yet, but when the time comes, residents should be happy to know they can continue swimming at L'Homme Dieu Beach - legally. The public swimming area is now back in the hands of the state and Douglas County after a lawsuit filed by Dennis...
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am
January 1, 2009
Time to gear up for 9th annual Ice Fishing Challenge
The 9th annual Ice Fishing Challenge, sponsored by the Alexandria Sertoma Club and Viking Sportsmen, is set to take place Saturday, February 7 on Lake L'Homme Dieu near Krueger's Creek public access from noon to 3 p.m. Tickets for the Ice Fishing Challenge are $35 if purchased in...
January 1, 2009 - 12:00am
October 15, 2008
Theatre L'Homme Dieu has change in direction
For nearly 50 years, Theatre L'Homme Dieu in Alexandria has provided summer theater productions to the lakes area. And although the plans for next summer remain, there will be one major change. St. Cloud State University will no longer provide staff, student actors, and contributions...
October 15, 2008 - 12:00am
June 27, 2008
Road to close for channel dredging
If you're thinking of driving - or boating - across the Lake Carlos/L'Homme Dieu channel on Monday, you'd better change your plans. The channel is being dredged, weather permitting. No through-traffic will be allowed on the portion of County Road 42 while the work is taking place...
June 27, 2008 - 12:00am
February 15, 2008
A teeth-chattering slideshow
Want to see more pictures of last Saturday's Ice Fishing Challenge? Check out our photo slideshow of the Lake L'Homme Dieu event. Simply click on "slideshows" on the left-hand side of the Echo Press homepage. You will be redi-rected to the "multimedia" page, which links to the teeth-chattering...
February 15, 2008 - 12:00am
February 7, 2008
Ice Fishing Challenge still a go
Get ready to weather winter on Saturday, hearty anglers. Despite a bitterly cold, bone chilling forecast, the 8th annual Ice Fishing Challenge on Lake L'Homme Dieu is scheduled to run as planned. Saturday's high isn't expected to climb much higher than 3 below.
February 7, 2008 - 12:00am