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Law enforcement blotter: Monday, August 29
DNR begins to suck out invasive species infestation
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Lacey (w/video)
Minnesota teenager dies after being dragged by vehicle
Update: Downpour causes flooding but minimal damage
Girls tennis: Section favorite Minnewaska outlasts Osakis again
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
July 6, 2016
A festive Fourth
The Fourth of July celebration in the Douglas County area was a dandy. Evansville’s annual July Celebration from Friday through Sunday included...
July 6, 2016 - 12:00am
December 24, 2015
Easy and festive last-minute holiday food ideas
By Sarah and Tony Nasello, Forum News Service As we get closer to the holidays, our inbox starts to fill with questions from our readers about...
December 24, 2015 - 7:00am
December 18, 2015
LETTER: Be kind and help garbage haulers
To the editor: I have read with interest the previous comments about our garbage haulers. As a wife of a garbage hauler, let me address some misconceptions. When you see a truck and you see garbage coming out of the truck, why not follow to the next stop and let them know? These are...
December 18, 2015 - 12:00am
December 11, 2015
Recycle Your Holidays accepting lights through January
The Recycling Association of Minnesota (RAM) is holding a collection event for recycling holiday lights statewide in Minnesota through the end...
December 11, 2015 - 12:00am
December 2, 2015
Out & About Around the County: Thanksgiving dinner at St. Mary's
A hard-working crew of about 150 volunteers prepared a Thanksgiving Day feast at St. Mary’s in Alexandria last week. On Tuesday night, they...
December 2, 2015 - 12:00am
November 28, 2015
Holiday lights roll down Broadway
Vehicles decked out in thousands of twinkling lights motored through downtown Alexandria Saturday as part of the first Celebration of Lights...
November 28, 2015 - 5:51pm
November 27, 2015
Christmas season kicks off in Alexandria
The Christmas season in Alexandria kicked off Friday with the annual "Christmas in the Fort" celebration on the Runestone Museum grounds. Santa...
November 27, 2015 - 8:07pm
November 26, 2015
IT'S OUR TURN: Thanksgiving weekend sports guide
I enjoy Thanksgiving as much as the next guy. As a 22-year-old living on his own, the notion of endless home-cooked food for a four-day stretch is more than welcomed. I don’t get to see my parents, who live in Iowa City, all too often, so it will also be great to spend some time...
November 26, 2015 - 12:00am
November 20, 2015
LETTER: The cups are none of our business
To the editor: One of my favorite verses in the Bible is found in 1 Peter 4:15. It says we should not be a “busybody in other men’s matters.” If an acquaintance didn’t greet me in a manner that I found pleasing, I would not be obligated by any social norm to call him to account....
November 20, 2015 - 12:00am
October 30, 2015
Crafter's Tour features handmade treasures
This year marks the 31st year of the Through the Town and Around the Lakes Holiday Art and Crafter's Tour. The tour will be held Thursday,...
October 30, 2015 - 12:00am
December 16, 2013
How are you ringing in the New Year?
Do you celebrate New Year's Eve in a unique way? The Echo Press would like to feature local folks who plan to bring in the New Year with a twist. It can be a unique party, a family tradition, a proven way of sticking to your resolutions, or any other imaginative ways of celebrating...
December 16, 2013 - 4:34pm
November 15, 2013
Museum resumes holiday tradition
2013 collector’s ornament features Alexandria’s Big Ole
November 15, 2013 - 8:28am
July 10, 2013
VIDEO: Fired up on the Fourth
The flag was flying high throughout Douglas County last Thursday. Patriotic celebrations to observe the Fourth of July took place on the water,...
July 10, 2013 - 12:00am
January 4, 2013
Alexandria girls' basketball: Cardinals take consolation title
The Cardinal girls were not able to repeat as champions of their own holiday tournament last week, but did claim the consolation championship. Opening...
January 4, 2013 - 12:00am
More than 350 enjoy community Christmas dinner
The 20th annual community Christmas Day dinner at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Alexandria was a success, according to...
January 4, 2013 - 12:00am