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Sioux want court to grant them Minnesota land promised in 1862
Farmers frustrated with Dayton communications
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Aug. 30
Group to pay $2,000 fine for illegal fireworks
Changes improve child support services
Volleyball: Osakis falls in three to Paynesville
Soccer: Alex boys, girls shut out by Brainerd
Girls tennis: Osakis rolls to pair of sweeps at home tri
Cross country: WCA boys win Morris meet, Osakis' Savageau places eighth
Girls swimming: Improvements present despite Cards' opening loss to Melrose
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Take care of extra zucchini by making noodle dishes
The search is on for Mrs. Douglas County
Aging Mastery Program offered
Class reunions scheduled
Hospice serves more than cancer patients
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Brandon D. Randt
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
IN THE KNOW: Opioids carry serious risk of harm
From the Archives - 1991: Location decided for new library
EDITORIAL: Here's information that landlords, tenants should know
LETTER: Promote healthy foods in schools
LETTER: We need some backbone
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
Women invited to quarterly agriculture seminar
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
May 6, 2016
Photo of the Week: Eagle
While on a bike ride, Clifford Mogard stopped at the Geneva-Victoria lake connection to take this picture of a bald eagle majestically overlooking...
May 6, 2016 - 12:00am
April 8, 2016
Reward offered in bald eagle case
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking information regarding a dead bald eagle that was recently found on Minnesota Department of Transportation property in Freeborn County, just south of Albert Lea, Minnesota. Evidence has been gathered from the scene and a criminal investigation...
April 8, 2016 - 9:58am
March 25, 2016
YOU ASKED! - What if an eagle builds a nest on your property?
The bald eagle is a majestic symbol of our nation. At one time endangered, the eagle population has increased to a point where it isn’t uncommon...
March 25, 2016 - 12:00am
March 22, 2016
Trooper wraps up case of the injured eagle
A Minnesota State Patrol trooper used his coat to cover and carry away a bald eagle that he found injured Sunday at Interstate 494 and Pilot...
March 22, 2016 - 9:32am
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
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
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