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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
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
Boys Basketball: Hintermeister set for head coaching job
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
'Martin Luther' visits Alexandria church camp
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
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Wanda Jean Tramm
Janice "Jan" Larsen
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
April 9, 2017
MN facility devoted to peaceful atmosphere for dying
DULUTH, Minn.—When people suggest to Kevin Rodlund that his job must be depressing, he disagrees. "It's not sad," Rodlund said. "There's...
April 9, 2017 - 9:00am
April 6, 2017
Learn to live well with chronic conditions at workshop
The next Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop will begin on April 20 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Douglas County Public Works Meeting Room, 526 Willow Dr., Alexandria. This six-week workshop will tackle such topics as:
April 6, 2017 - 8:41am
April 5, 2017
Free hypnosis seminar treats stress, smoking, weight loss
Hypnotherapist Leslie Reynolds, C.H., in conjunction with the nonprofit organization Health Awareness Clinics, will conduct a free hypnosis seminar on Tuesday, April 11, at 7 p.m. at Holiday Inn, 5637 Highway 29 S., Alexandria. Anyone 16 or older is welcome to attend. Pre-registration...
April 5, 2017 - 6:13am
April 3, 2017
Despite 'serious concerns,' Dayton to allow health insurance rescue plan become law
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton will allow a rescue plan for the state's individual insurance market to become law despite having...
April 3, 2017 - 11:25am
April 1, 2017
Traill the healthiest county in North Dakota, study shows
HILLSBORO, N.D.—Residents in Traill County are the healthiest people in North Dakota, according to a University of Wisconsin study. The...
April 1, 2017 - 1:45pm
March 31, 2017
A 1-pound miracle
When she found out she was pregnant with twins, Brittany Schmidt of Parkers Prairie had imagined a perfect pregnancy ending with two babies...
March 31, 2017 - 6:00am
March 17, 2017
LETTER: Celebrate spring with health
To the editor: Where is global warming when we need it? I do look forward to the first day of spring, balmy weather and flowers in bloom. The first day of spring is actually a perfect opportunity to turn over a new leaf in our personal habits — to clean house, to jog outdoors,...
March 17, 2017 - 8:00am
March 14, 2017
Minn. lawmaker tells chairman not to 'cower behind gavel' over prescription medicine issue
ST. PAUL—It is personal for Rod Hamilton. The Minnesota state representative, a multiple sclerosis patient for 20 years, cannot get a committee...
March 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
March 8, 2017
Surgery a success for Minn. boy who could not smile
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—The little Detroit Lakes boy whose doctor said he would never, ever have the ability to smile is now cracking some pretty...
March 8, 2017 - 11:08am
March 3, 2017
CHEF JESS: Sugar scrubs smooth skin
Several years and a few children ago, a friend of mine introduced me to sugar scrubs. We sat on a dock by the lake and gently rubbed the mixture...
March 3, 2017 - 9:00am
February 11, 2017
Heart full of hope
GRAND FORKS — Her pregnancy was progressing well when Cassie Marka headed to the clinic for a 20-week ultrasound procedure in the spring...
February 11, 2017 - 1:12pm
February 8, 2017
Flu bug spreading in Minnesota
Flu activity is on the rise in Minnesota. After a relatively quiet start to the flu season, statistics from the Minnesota Department of Health show a climb in recent weeks and that it is now widespread in Minnesota. "This is the time of year when it's going to increase," said Doreen...
February 8, 2017 - 8:00am
January 11, 2017
Not too late to get a flu shot
Flu activity is increasing in the state, and health officials are reminding all Minnesotans that even in mid-winter it's not too late to get their flu shot. The flu season can last through April, so getting a flu vaccine can provide protection for the rest of the season. Health officials...
January 11, 2017 - 7:00am
December 21, 2016
UPDATED: Carbon monoxide victim identified; furnace blamed
PERHAM, Minn.—A rural Vergas man is confirmed dead and several others, including emergency response personnel, were hospitalized as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning early Monday night, Dec. 19, according to Lt. Keith Van Dyke of the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office. According...
December 21, 2016 - 8:55am
November 30, 2016
World AIDS Day service is Thursday
A service of hope and healing will take place in Alexandria on World AIDS Day this Thursday, Dec. 1. It will begin with worship at the First Congregational Church at 221 Seventh Ave. West in Alexandria at 5:30 p.m., followed by a community meal at 6 p.m. All are welcome to attend....
November 30, 2016 - 7:00am