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Northern Minnesota pair gets skis out -- water skis
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Aurelia (w/video)
More snow, frigid temps on the way
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Dec. 7
Mall evacuated after bomb threat; no bomb found
Alexandria boys hockey: A Strong hat trick leads Alexandria to 5-5 tie
Alexandria girls hockey: Cardinals move to 2-2 after loss to St. Cloud
Shot in the arm? New pitch-count policy draws mixed reviews locally
Boys basketball: Osakis improves to 2-0 at Litchfield
Boys basketball: Knights lose at the buzzer for second straight game
Help homeless animals at holiday bake sale
Christmas tales come to Lakes Area Radio Theatre
Dairy Queen hosts fundraiser to benefit Carla Wheeler
Toys for Kids gives area children Christmas cheer
Second Sunday concert features Christmas sing-along
Butler and Joswiak
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Wedding - Carlson and Klohn
Catching those early-ice walleyes
From the stand: A good way to end it
Applications open for spring turkey's first two seasons
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Christian "Christy" Lorsung
Ann C. Ebsen
EDITORIAL: Many families are a hiccup away from disaster
LETTER: The theater, a place for progressive thought
LETTER: Theater has always been a place for social commentary
IN THE KNOW: It's Christmastime in the city
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1966: 17th annual Jingle Bells has 15 performers
Winter grazing of cover crops is subject of workshop
2016 University of Minnesota Top 10 performing annuals
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
Applications available for Conservation Stewardship Program
Making a new home
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
hires and promotions
On The Street
October 28, 2016
Crafter's Tour kicks off holiday season
As the holidays near, it's time for many people to begin thinking about Christmas shopping and there's no better way to kick that shopping off...
October 28, 2016 - 10:00am
September 23, 2016
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
The flutter of fragile wings, the vivid, seemingly painted colors, the graceful flight — the sight of butterflies is something that many...
September 23, 2016 - 8:48am
September 9, 2016
Funeral director says clown life not as different as you might think
Editor's note: Double Lives of Douglas County will be an occasional feature in the Echo Press, profiling people who have a hobby or second-calling...
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
September 18, 2015
Osakis man connects with 330 countries
HAM radio operator also helped during tornado in Miltona
September 18, 2015 - 12:00am
September 4, 2013
Here comes the Midnight Blue Express
The year was 1976. Thousands upon thousands flocked to Alexandria for the chilly December snowmobile race. Polaris had been dominating the professional...
September 4, 2013 - 10:48am
July 2, 2013
Sweet memories at the Sugar Shack
At 8:30 a.m. every morning, Tracy Ford steps through the door at 203 6th Avenue in Alexandria. Walking past the hot pink colored walls, glass...
July 2, 2013 - 12:00am
June 28, 2013
Bob and Buckie
Bob and Katie Winter's place north of Garfield is peaceful, lakeside, private and lovely. They are a warm and welcoming couple, so you can't...
June 28, 2013 - 12:00am
June 14, 2013
Time for the circus!
The Alexandria Shrine Circus will entertain crowds at the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Friday, June 21, with two shows at 2:30 and 7 p.m. George...
June 14, 2013 - 12:00am
May 22, 2013
Rollin' into spring at Grand Arbor
A new bike program at Grand Arbor's Nelson Wellness Center in Alexandria provides residents and members the opportunity to get on a bike again. The...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
Delivering comfort to wounded warriors
Piece by piece, stitch by stitch, quilt by quilt - a local group of quilters volunteered their talents over the last 18 months to deliver comfort...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
May 15, 2013
Replace summer boredom with plenty of summer fun!
Summer is fast approaching, but that doesn't mean your kids should stop learning. According to the National Summer Learning Association, kids...
May 15, 2013 - 12:00am
May 8, 2013
Don't take your health for granted
What if you essentially had to learn how to eat all over again? This became one woman's reality after being diagnosed with celiac disease. Geannie...
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
May 1, 2013
An 'accidental' discovery
Brady Lind of Alexandria is your typical 9-year-old rough-and- tumble boy. He loves hockey and baseball and playing with his brothers Evan, 12,...
May 1, 2013 - 12:00am
April 24, 2013
'Busy and active and socially happy' despite Parkinson's diagnosis
After 33 years of harried deadlines and countless evenings and weekends spent covering area sporting events, Larry Holverson was looking forward...
April 24, 2013 - 12:00am
March 13, 2013
So much to do, so little time
The only thing Harry and Joan Davis of Brandon have to worry about during retirement is how to find enough time to get everything done. Their...
March 13, 2013 - 12:00am