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New effort tries to draw more people into area
Students can earn credits, use release time at NCA
Ten school, city elections contested
Douglas County Fair deemed a success
AARP honors Bev Bales as 50 Plus Leader
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska football
WISSOTA racing returns to Douglas County Fair
Balancing act: Osakis tennis staggers lineup to begin fall
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Youth day comes together
Arland E. Hirman
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Arland E. Hirman
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
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On The Street
September 12, 2013
Two killed, four injured in Otter Tail County crash
Two people were killed in a head on crash Wednesday in Otter Tail County. According to the State Patrol, at 6:40 p.m. near the intersection of Highway 108 and County Road 16, a vehicle was traveling southbound in the northbound lane and the oncoming vehicle was unable to avoid...
September 12, 2013 - 7:58am
June 11, 2013
Tractor rollover kills Parkers Prairie man
A Parkers Prairie man was killed Saturday when a tractor flipped and landed on him. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, around 2 p.m. Saturday, rescue crews responded to 15271 County Highway 59 for a report of a tractor on top of a man who was not breathing. The...
June 11, 2013 - 9:05am
June 5, 2013
UPDATE WEDNESDAY: Miltona woman killed in crash near Staples
Amanda Cowan of Miltona was one of two people who died in a rollover off Highway 210 near Staples in Todd County Tuesday morning. Cowan, 23, and Daniel Waldron, 33, of Fridley both died in the crash, according to the State Patrol. They were not wearing seat belts. A total of six...
June 5, 2013 - 7:38am
May 25, 2013
19-year-old man killed in crash on I-94 near Alexandria
A 19-year-old man was killed in a rollover crash around 2 a.m.
May 25, 2013 - 11:06am
May 21, 2013
UPDATE: Fatal crash near Villard Tuesday
Around 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, a two-vehicle crash was reported at the intersection of State Highway 28 and 150th Street (Pope County Road 29),...
May 21, 2013 - 1:28pm
February 26, 2013
Douglas County library director dies in foggy crash near Glenwood
Karen Simmons, 62, of Glenwood, the director of the Douglas County Library, died in a two-vehicle crash near Glenwood Monday morning. The broadside...
February 26, 2013 - 6:30am
July 11, 2012
Four die in crash near Medina
July 11, 2012 - 10:09am
February 22, 2012
Six lives lost in three hours
In the space of three hours, six lives were lost in three separate crashes on snowy, slushy roads near Alexandria and Glenwood on Monday. The...
February 22, 2012 - 12:00am
February 9, 2011
Driver accused of texting before fatal crash in Parkers
An 18-year-old driver in a head-on crash that killed Lucille Vogt, 77, of Parkers Prairie last September is accused of sending text messages...
February 9, 2011 - 12:00am
January 14, 2011
Crashes drop - 2010: 4 traffic fatalities locally, 410 statewide
Last year, across the state, 410 people were killed in traffic crashes on Minnesota's roads. As they wait for final 2010 reports to trickle...
January 14, 2011 - 12:00am
Behind every crash statistic is a story
Every community, unfortunately, has to endure losses from time to time.
January 14, 2011 - 12:00am
Body of missing Crookston man found
A Crookston man who had been missing since Friday night was found dead Monday afternoon in the yard of an Alvarado, Minn., home, Marshall County Chief Deputy Randy Olson said. Olson said an Alvarado fireman who happened to be driving by discovered the body of Roy Gustofson, 50, on...
December 14, 2010 - 5:09pm
November 23, 2010
Marshall man killed in on ice-caused crash in southern Minnesota
LESUEUR -- Icy roads are being blamed for a two-vehicle crash Monday morning south of LeSueur that killed a young Marshall man. According to the State Patrol, Benjamin Dirckx, 22, was killed when the 2001 Ford Explorer he was driving crossed the median and was hit broadside by a...
November 23, 2010 - 2:45pm
November 22, 2010
Second woman dies from injuries suffered in Saturday night accident near Litchfield
LITCHFIELD, Minn. -- Another woman has died due to injuries suffered in a multiple-vehicle accident late Saturday night on Minnesota Highway 22 south of here. Barbara A. Wold, 55, of Spicer, died today at St. Cloud Hospital, according to a Willmar, Minn., funeral home. According...
November 22, 2010 - 4:39pm
Crash near Hillsboro, N.D., kills 1, injures 1
HILLSBORO, N.D. - A man died Sunday from injuries suffered in a crash on Interstate 29 about seven miles north of here, the North Dakota Highway Patrol announced in a news release. Jacob Ochsner, 24, of Fargo, was heading north shortly before 12:30 p.m. when he lost control of his...
November 22, 2010 - 10:11am