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For mother of missing Alexandria girl, 'worst feeling ever'
Updated: Two children injured in ATV rollover north of Millerville
For 9/11 exhibit tour guide, tragedy still fresh
County commission salaries increase $1,000
Midway opens with special time for those with special needs
A promise kept: Plan started at the Viking Speedway is rekindled after the death of a friend
Matt Cullen comes home to play for the Wild
Twins activate former All-Star closer Perkins
B-E adds cross country to its fall athletics
Alexandria football: New look, but expectations remain high
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Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Faith Happenings: Running legend to speak at Faith @ Work Lunch
Johnson - Engebretson
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
John "Jack" McLaughlin
Delores M. Johnson
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
In the Know: Pay attention to city, county budgets
Letter: What advice did Trump give Boy Scouts?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
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October 14, 2016
Forada Fire Department installs free fire detectors in homes
The Forada Fire Department, which includes 30 members, teamed up with the American Red Cross on Monday, Oct. 10 to visit several residential...
October 14, 2016 - 1:00am
October 12, 2016
UPDATED: Fire erupts in Alexandria home
An Alexandria home appeared to be a total loss after a fire broke out early Wednesday. Firefighters were called just before 6:30 a.m. to 1506...
October 12, 2016 - 5:08pm
Teamwork through training
Shots rang out in the halls. Screams followed. Law enforcement rushed in to assess the scene and search out the assailant. Then a whistle was...
October 12, 2016 - 12:00am
October 10, 2016
Firefighters battle garage fire in Alexandria (w/video)
Alexandria firefighters battled a garage fire at 3805 Hazel Hill Road SE Monday afternoon. When they arrived, flames could be seen from the roof...
October 10, 2016 - 5:57pm
Alex Fire Department to host open house tonight
The Alexandria Fire Department is hosting an open house tonight, Monday, Oct. 10. The event will take place at the fire station, 302 Fillmore...
October 10, 2016 - 1:46pm
October 9, 2016
Fire damages home near Garfield
Fire damaged a home near Garfield Saturday night. A Garfield firefighter reported a house fire at 6491 39th Ave. NW near Garfield at 8:09 p.m....
October 9, 2016 - 5:44am
September 24, 2016
Update: Fire reported at grain elevator in Brandon (w/video)
The Brandon Fire Department was called to a fire at the Brandon Pro Ag Farmers Elevator shortly before 10:30 p.m. Friday night. There was a fire...
September 24, 2016 - 12:14am
September 19, 2016
Fire destroys hay shed in Forada
Fire destroyed a shed full of hay in Forada early this morning. At 2:24 a.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call from a passerby about a structure fire at 9946 County Road 21 SW, Alexandria. After speaking with the homeowner, the sheriff's office confirmed that...
September 19, 2016 - 7:26am
September 16, 2016
Garbage truck catches fire on I-94 w/video
Jim Aure thought he was making a routine trip down Interstate 94 in his garbage truck on Wednesday morning. “All I know I was going down the...
September 16, 2016 - 9:39am
Garbage truck catches fire on I-94
A garbage truck caught fire as it drove east on Interstate 94 through Douglas County on Wednesday morning. Alexandria firefighters met the...
September 16, 2016 - 12:00am
September 6, 2016
Fire damages Bello Cucina in Morris
By Sue Dieter, Forum News Service MORRIS, Minn. - An early morning fire has damaged the Bello Cucina restaurant in Morris. Morris Fire Chief...
September 6, 2016 - 10:05am
September 4, 2016
Fire damages house in Garfield
A late night fire gutted a house in Garfield Saturday. At 11:57 p.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office was notified of the fire at 4438 County...
September 4, 2016 - 11:57pm
August 12, 2016
Increasing steps for safety
The Viking Speedway stands were packed on Saturday, July 30. It was the night of Jam the Stands, during which the track offers free admission to the races. The races that night began as scheduled and continued without issues until one of the last events. During the modified race,...
August 12, 2016 - 12:00am
July 19, 2016
Fire damages Alexandria business
A fire caused about $100,000 in damage to IRD Ceramics at 428 Geneva Road NE in Alexandria Tuesday night. Shortly before 6 p.m., Alexandria police and fire departments were dispatched for a report of a fire inside the business. When police officers arrived on scene, they confirmed...
July 19, 2016 - 11:31pm
May 21, 2016
Fire destroys mobile home
Multiple callers reported a structure fire just shortly before 10 p.m. at 552 First Avenue West in Evansville Friday evening. The Douglas County Sheriff's Department and Evansville Fire Department responded to find an unoccupied mobile home fully engulfed. The fire was extinguished...
May 21, 2016 - 8:52am