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Will Alexandria host Governor's Fishing Opener?
Man dies in Otter Tail crash as wintry weather returns
Helicopter crash victim now in dispute with employer
Meeting to explore effects of Agent Orange on veterans
Speaker promotes the power of positivity
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 27
Adapted Bowling: Alex PI team takes two-pin win
Boys Golf: Alexandria endures weather, wins fourth straight meet
Track and Field: Ludwig first in both throwing events
Softball: Sixth inning sinks Cards at Apollo
Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
Evansville Art Center presents 22nd annual Poetry Night
Educational event helps families manage autism in their home
Gala to feature student-made items in silent auction
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Letter: Peterson's office: Big hat, no cattle
Echo Press editorial: Shed more light on unclaimed property
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Letter: Sanctuary cities are lunacy
COMMENTARY: Don't shortchange students
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
July 17, 2013
New land, new life
By 2009, there were 868,361 self-described Norwegians in Minnesota. That number is equal to that of the combined populations of Minneapolis,...
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am
Sharing a heritage
Surrounded by mounds of lefsa and thick accents, it comes as no surprise that there is a strong German, Swedish and Norwegian heritage encompassing...
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am
July 10, 2013
Tour of Gardens set for Sunday, July 14
The annual Tour of Gardens is Sunday, July 14 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sponsored by the Douglas County Master Gardeners and University of Minnesota...
July 10, 2013 - 12:00am
June 28, 2013
Strike up the bands
Marching bands from Minnesota and Norway will gather in Alexandria this weekend for the 29th annual Vikingland Band Festival parade marching...
June 28, 2013 - 12:00am
June 26, 2013
A simple goal for a humble man
Between 1825 and 1925, a surge of more than 800,000 Norwegians immigrated to North America. One of these hopeful immigrants was Sven Groethe. For...
June 26, 2013 - 12:00am
June 19, 2013
And, they're off!
Brock Wood and Jesse Hacker dropped their oars into the water at the headwaters of the Mississippi River at Itasca State Park at 10 a.m. on Monday,...
June 19, 2013 - 12:00am
June 12, 2013
Singing frees her feelings
She wants to be an art teacher or an interior designer when she grows up, but for now, she's fine singing in front of thousands of people. Kadyn...
June 12, 2013 - 12:00am
June 5, 2013
A hands-on experience
Natasha Bosek of Garfield graduated from Jamestown College in North Dakota with a bachelor of science degree in nursing on May 11. Besides the...
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
May 29, 2013
A spark bursts into a steady flame
In the winter of 2011, the Hanson residence looked just as it had for the past decade, but inside was a different story. Unpaid gas and electricity...
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
February 13, 2013
The 'only girl out there'
Chances are if you peek inside most fish houses out on area lakes, you'll find a guy or two hunkered over a hole in the ice. However, there's...
February 13, 2013 - 12:00am
December 19, 2012
A sheepish cat
Even though Oliver is orange and white, he's the black sheep of the family. But he can't pull the wool over his owners' eyes. They know he's...
December 19, 2012 - 12:00am
November 14, 2012
Wanted: A child to love
Jim and Bonnilynn Tungseth of Alexandria are sure they are going to make great parents. They're just not sure when that will happen. The Tungseths...
November 14, 2012 - 12:00am
Don't throw money in the trash
Box tops aren't just from cereal anymore. They can be clipped from Kleenex and broccoli and soup and milk. They can even be found on underwear...
November 14, 2012 - 12:00am
October 24, 2012
Childhood accident creates lifetime of pain
In 1981, three weeks before my 3rd birthday, I rode my Big Wheel down the driveway into the street as a van was passing by. The vehicle's right...
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
Get busy living or get busy dying
For the first time in the façade that was his life, Chris Jeffries saw terror on another person's face. He saw his life of crime and drugs through...
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am