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Garfield man seriously injured in northern Minnesota snowmobile crash
Osakis plans new ideas for trail
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Jan. 17
Learning to lead: Police captain attends FBI Academy
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Garby (w/video)
NA3HL: Blizzard slides into second place with OT win over Breezy Point
Girls Hockey: Ellingson scores four in win at Detroit Lakes
Boys hockey: Cards shut out River Lakes to keep cruising
Boys basketball: Osakis runs past Bears to 8-2
Boys basketball: Defense guides WCA past Sebeka
Roast with the most
COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
An artist's touch
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Area students encouraged to apply for artist mentor scholarship
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Engaged - Wood and Netter
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Byron S. Gunderson
Keith D. Davis Jr.
William "Bill" Bahe
EDITORIAL: When bad weather and fast drivers collide
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
LETTER: Restoring water quality on lakes is up to citizens
IN THE KNOW: FBI National Academy reinforced core beliefs
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
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
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
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
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