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Law enforcement blotter: March 26, 2015
News Briefs: Duluth man dies from snowmobile crash injuries on lake
What’s going on on McKay Avenue?
Should police be able to arrest legislators for driving drunk?
Ryback gives back
Maddock qualifies for hoop shoot nationals
How they're doing now: Fearing, Stockert earn early playing time at NDSU
Season begins for Card bowlers
Tonic Sol-Fa kicks off 2015 tour in Alexandria
Recognize outstanding service with nomination
Realizing Christ’s passion
Church rallies together to warm pastor
Engaged - Wesen and Sczepanski
Births - Douglas County Hospital through March 24
Engaged - Hoeper - Erickson
Engaged - Carlson and Auran
Engaged - Lee and Mairs
Five generations of carvers
Wildlife of Douglas County: Northern shrike
Rudy Zwieg Decoy Show packs the RCC
Nohre talks state of local deer herd
A knack for carving
Maycel Clark, 89
Memorial Service - Patricia Rupert, 66
Memorial Service - Verlyn Phipps, 85
Gerald L. Robinson, 82
Thomas Muzik Jr., 79
Echo Press Editorial: Should Alexandria allow food trucks?
It's Our Turn: Saving my pet helped save me
Special interest groups trump science
Discussion continues on buffer strips
Bill would not fund program
Funding expanded for ag programs
Family farms: backbone of agriculture
Demand high for wetlands program
There are benefits to ‘growing up’
Spring issues topic of meeting in Glenwood
GRAIFA bands together for Someplace Safe
County hospital named Blue Distinction Center+
Ecumen Bethany Community named a best workplace
ATCC, Felling trailers get grant for job training
Scholarship offered to individual in a health-related field
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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 email@example.com 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...
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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
September 19, 2008
The Osakis volleyball team played what head coach Kirsten Wessel called its best match of the season last Thursday against Eagle Valley. The Silverstreaks took care of the Rebels in three games by scores of 25-15, 25-13 and 25-10. It was the seventh win of the season for Osakis and...
September 19, 2008 - 12:00am