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Crash near Nelson sends driver to hospital
Driver injured in I-94 crash near Osakis
Big car show wheels into Alexandria
Drum and bugle corps perform in Alexandria w/video
Fun and games at Ribfest w/video
Legion Baseball: Alex wins a couple, loses a couple in home tourney
Morken: Easy to see why wins piled up for the Panthers
Area baseball players make state all-tournament teams
Legion Baseball: Morris shuts down Osakis offense
Girls Basketball: Lange completes the climb to varsity
Lincoln students compete at global Destination Imagination competition
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Wanda Jean Tramm
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
April 28, 2017
Tanner's Team backing Moldens, other families facing serious illness
The legacy of a boy from Sauk Rapids is now reaching the life of an 18-year-old senior at Alexandria Area High School and others with a life-threatening...
April 28, 2017 - 3:16am
April 25, 2017
20 measles cases prompt warning from Minnesota officials
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota health officials are asking parents and medical workers to be on the lookout after 20 children have come down with measles in Hennepin County.The state Department of Health requests people watch for potential cases and help make sure Minnesota children are...
April 25, 2017 - 1:24pm
April 19, 2017
Rep. Peterson to host opioid crisis forum
SPICER, Minn. -- U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson will host a bipartisan legislative forum to discuss the opioid crisis at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 22,...
April 19, 2017 - 5:02pm
April 17, 2017
YMCA encourages kids to "charge into summer"
To inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active, the Alexandria Area YMCA will host a free community event, Healthy Kids Day, the Y's national initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families, on Saturday, April 29. Healthy Kids Day takes place at the Y...
April 17, 2017 - 1:03pm
Free program explains why mindset matters
Keeping your thoughts positive and your mood uplifted can result in improved health. A free program introducing concepts that your mindset matters will be presented on Thursday, April 20, at 5:30 p.m. at Titus 2 Ministry Center, 7005 County Road 82 SE, Alexandria. Everyone is welcome...
April 17, 2017 - 9:18am
Answering tough questions on health care choices
A 62-year-old male suffers a stroke; his prognosis is not good. There are medical questions that need to be answered, such as does the patient...
April 17, 2017 - 9:15am
April 13, 2017
Students in health-related field can apply for scholarship
The Douglas County Hospital Auxiliary is now accepting applications for its scholarship program. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage an individual to seek continued education in a health-related field, to promote the improved quality of patient care, and to encourage employment...
April 13, 2017 - 9:54am