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Child airlifted after 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
Downtown eyed for veteran's memorial
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
Tennis: Panthers looking for continued progress
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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
Engaged - Sharp and Kasper
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
Delores M. Johnson
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
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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August 10, 2017
Red Cross: Blood donations urgently needed
The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a chronic summer blood shortage. In Douglas County, donors have two opportunities to give this month: noon to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 15, at Calvary Lutheran Church, 605 Douglas Ave.,...
August 10, 2017 - 2:19pm
July 31, 2017
Minnesota individual insurance rates could go down, if feds help
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's insurers are proposing to lower or freeze premiums on many health plans — if the federal government approves a state program to subsidize some of the risk.
July 31, 2017 - 9:21pm
July 26, 2017
A sweet setup to fight cancer
If you're craving lemonade, cookies and donating to a good cause, there's a new place in town for just that: a lemonade stand run by 4-year-old...
July 26, 2017 - 4:57pm
July 20, 2017
'She could feel her foot in its mouth': Minn. girl bitten 25 times in lake, possibly by muskie
DULUTH, Minn.—Ryan Kesselhon couldn't figure out what was happening to his 11-year-old daughter, Maren. One minute, Maren had been peacefully...
July 20, 2017 - 7:52pm
July 14, 2017
Minnesota suicide crisis line ending service
East Grand Forks, Minn. - It's a lifesaving phone number, but starting Friday, July 14, there will be no one to answer the call. Minnesota is...
July 14, 2017 - 8:57am
July 7, 2017
Red Cross issues emergency call for blood
The American Red Cross is calling all eligible blood donors into emergency action, after coming up about 61,000 donations short over the last two months nationwide. The Red Cross said in a press release that the effects of such a shortage are the same as the Red Cross not collecting...
July 7, 2017 - 5:02pm
From despair to helping others: Alexandria woman organizes weight-loss conference
When Betty Haskins teetered on the rail of a California pier, willing the surfers to move so she could jump to her death, she could not envision...
July 7, 2017 - 11:58am
June 14, 2017
Minnesota teen pregnancy rate drops
DULUTH — Teenage pregnancy and birth rates are continuing to tumble in Minnesota, according to a report released on Wednesday by University of Minnesota researchers. But they tend to be higher in rural counties than elsewhere — including in Lake County, with a rate of...
June 14, 2017 - 6:03pm
Despite condition leaving boy without some fingers and toes, 'Anything is possible'
It was about age 4 that Dakota Christopherson's peers first noticed he was different. One of his preschool classmates pointed out that Dakota...
June 14, 2017 - 8:00am
June 11, 2017
Swimmer's itch hits Minnesota's lake country early
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—Unfortunately, the term "swimmer's itch" does not refer to that nagging desire you get to jump in the lake after a...
June 11, 2017 - 8:30am
May 25, 2017
Willmar hospital and clinic seek affiliation with CentraCare of St. Cloud
WILLMAR, Minn.—Rice Memorial Hospital and Affiliated Community Medical Centers formally agreed to a letter of intent Wednesday, May 24,...
May 25, 2017 - 11:42am
May 21, 2017
Walk, open house for mental health awareness
An open house at the new offices for the Vikingland Community Support Program is being added to the organization's annual walk to observe May as Mental Health Awareness Month. The walk will start at the new office at 1106 Broadway St. at noon, Thursday, May 18. Walkers will go to...
May 21, 2017 - 9:38am
May 7, 2017
May is Stroke Awareness Month
Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S., killing more than 130,000 Americans each year. That is one of every 20 deaths according to the Centers for Disease Control. Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. has a stroke, and every four minutes, someone dies of stroke. Stroke...
May 7, 2017 - 6:01pm
May 5, 2017
Brainerd father shares story of recovery after chain saw accident
MERRIFIELD, Minn. — It was a warm day in May last year when Mike Jay and his son, Cory Jay, were cutting down trees with a chain saw on...
May 5, 2017 - 3:30pm
May 4, 2017
Minnesota measles outbreak spreads to northern Minnesota county
BRAINERD, Minn. -- A child from Crow Wing County in north-central Minnesota has become part of a measles outbreak, the Minnesota Department of...
May 4, 2017 - 2:40pm