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I-94 west ramps to close in Alexandria
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Sept. 27
How does the zipper merge work?
Douglas County helps boat crash victims
Zebra mussels invade Lake Andrew
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 29
CLC athletes of the week for Sept. 26
Swimming: Cards lap Little Falls in the pool
Volleyball: WCA takes Hancock in four
Volleyball: Monte edges Lakers in five
Driver improvement program offered
Big Vehicle Day set for Oct. 1
First female road deputy now admin of the year
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Love INC to host annual fundraiser
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
Births - Sept. 9, 2016
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
The allure of musky lures: Parkers Prairie couple finds a career in tackle
A pretty good opener locally
Gould Brothers exhibition shooting coming to Alexandria
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Gladys M. Vogt
Ervin "Erv" Kluver
Matthew "Matt" Kjelland
LETTER: Resident wants road improvements
LETTER: Are prophets among us?
IN THE KNOW: If you see something, say something
EDITORIAL: Agriculture offers enticing career choices
LETTER: Promote business and tourism
Foraging for wild berries in Minnesota
Motorists, farm equipment operators should share road
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lake Darling Resort to replace Viking Trail Resort
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Update: Police arrest robbery suspect
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