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Out and About: Someplace Safe Vintage Tea
Dive team called to Lake Andrew
Phasing out Social Security tax on seniors considered
AAHS becoming a school design showpiece
From the Bench: What does it mean to be on probation?
Osakis’ season ends at Sauk Centre
Season ends for Ashby Arrow boys
Battle Lake ends Chargers’ season
Loss ends Ashby girls regular season
Knights go 1-2 as team at state
Two local Scouts earn Eagle award
Runestone Museum makes New York Times Magazine
Alexandria teams rank high at Tri-College Math Contest
ATCC students dominate at competition
County library is a resource and a treasure
Engaged - Barlage and Lukas
Births - Douglas County Hospital through February 15, 2015
Engaged - Koep and Highdale
Engaged - Wilson and Ostendorf
Engaged - Reed and Patterson
Wildlife of Douglas County: Pileated woodpecker
Giant crappie through the ice
DNR survey shows Minnesota’s moose population remains low
Nohre named MDHA region director
Aiming for success
Funeral - Nelorie Moberg, 85
Funeral - Gene Jorgenson, 90
Celebration of Life Service - Robert Sinotte, 71
Funeral - Wilbur Nelson, 93
Funeral - Margie Kleven, 59
Echo Press Editorial: Increased LGA is wise investment in rural cities
Column: Observations from the archives, 1965: Loneliest man advertises for a wife
In the Know: Thank you, farewell and parting thoughts
Gross misdemeanor needed as third option for careless driving
Very thankful for our local medical community
Crop disaster assistance deadline approaches
State Fair accepting Century Farm applications
Submit your specialty crop grant proposals
Organic farm transition support returns for 2015
Conservation Stewardship Program deadline extended
Douglas County DAC gives honors
Alexandria Clinic receives diabetes recognition
A new way to get your replacement SSA-1099 online
Library offers free copies of tax forms
Kraus-Anderson recognized for work on high school
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Dive team called to Lake Andrew
June 28, 2013
Photo of the Week - Eagle
Camille Norris took this photo of an eagle by Arrowwood Resort in Alexandria last week. It was sitting outside a nest that had two eaglets in it. If you have a submission for a "Photo of the Week," e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org or drop it off at the newspaper office at 225...
June 28, 2013 - 12:00am
May 22, 2013
Hanson cards double eagle at Geneva
Alexandria's Grant Hanson has never carded a hole-in-one before, but he did something even rarer after recording a double eagle on the Marsh's par-5 ninth hole at the Geneva Golf Club last Thursday night. Hanson, the head professional at Geneva, was playing with Ken Jensen, Todd...
Cardinals / sports
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
February 7, 2013
DNR debuts video-streaming bald eagle camera
Once pushed to the brink of extinction, the American bald eagle has become a poster child for the value of endangered species laws, and now a pair of the iconic birds will be playing a part in the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) efforts to get more young people and...
February 7, 2013 - 2:41pm
September 14, 2012
Photo of the Week: Eagle
An immature bald eagle landed on Bob Ritlinger's boat lift cover on Lake L'Homme Dieu. When he first saw it, he was worried that it would tear...
September 14, 2012 - 12:00am
March 8, 2012
Bald eagles on spring migration back to Minnesota
Bald eagles are migrating back to Minnesota and may be seen in large numbers across parts of the state over the next few weeks, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). "It's definitely time for folks to keep their eyes out," according to Lisa Gelvin-Innvaer,...
March 8, 2012 - 10:50am
October 26, 2010
DNR seeks info on trumpeter swan, bald eagle shootings
Authorities are seeking information about a juvenile trumpeter swan and a bald eagle shot recently in northwestern Minnesota. According to Ben Huener, conservation officer for the Department of Natural Resources in Roseau, Minn., the young trumpeter swan was found dead in the water...
news / region
October 26, 2010 - 11:19am
September 17, 2010
Volleyball: Silverstreaks sweep Rebels
The Osakis volleyball team got its first win of the season last Thursday with a clean sweep over conference foe Eagle Valley. The Silverstreaks got off on the right foot in their quest to defend their league title. They won close sets in the first two by scores of 25-20 and 25-22...
Silverstreaks / sports
September 17, 2010 - 12:00am
July 23, 2010
Eagles horseshoe results
EAGLES HORSESHOE LEAGUE 7/19/10 Tom Courneya-Jerry Nelson 8 Robbie Betterman-Chuck Betterman 8 Jim Rushford-Tony Slaamit 7 Jim Syverson-Gary Gerdes 6 Jeff Thompson-Jack Petrillo 6 Rick Maxwell-Rick Swenson 4 Jerry Zastrow-Judy Carlson 4 Chad Tomison-Kia Larson 4 Brian Larson-Brad...
Cardinals / Chargers / Lakers / Silverstreaks / panthers / sports / Knights
July 23, 2010 - 12:00am
November 20, 2009
Victor Roers of Urbank (left) watched as two volunteers from the University of Minnesota Raptor Center transferred an injured bald eagle into...
November 20, 2009 - 12:05am
February 25, 2009
Eagle Scout earns project award
Josh Haavig of Miltona was presented an outstanding youth project award for his Eagle Scout project. Haavig's project consisted of renovating the boathouse at Smokey Timbers Camp with new steel siding, along with re-roofing the structure. Smokey Timbers Camp is located on the north...
February 25, 2009 - 12:00am
Brand, Lee earn Eagle Scout awards
Jefferson Brand and Andrew Lee, both members of Boy Scout Troop 412 based out of Calvary Lutheran Church in Alexandria, earned their Eagle Scout award. To earn the Eagle Scout rank, the highest advancement rank in Scouting, a Boy Scout must fulfill requirements in the areas of leadership,...
February 25, 2009 - 12:00am
January 7, 2009
Streak boys basketball team falls to Long Prairie-Grey Eagle
A poor second half ended up costing the Osakis boys' basketball team in a 55-47 loss against Long Prairie-Grey Eagle on January 3. The Silverstreaks trailed by just one point at the break. The Thunder came out strong in the second and put up 32 points on their way to the win. "We...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am