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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Update: Fire reported at grain elevator in Brandon (w/video)
CAPITOL CHATTER: Minnesota Capitol not alone in renovation work
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Sept. 22
Blizzard hockey: Freeze edge Alex in the final period
Football: Morris remains unbeaten against Minnewaska
Blizzard hockey: Alex falls at New Ulm
Football: Christenson runs wild in win at Willmar
Area football scores from Friday, Sept. 24
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Love INC to host annual fundraiser
Life campaign gathers for the unborn
The Kingery Family presents music with a vision
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
Births - Sept. 9, 2016
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Mike Frisch: Fall walleye tips
Morken: The final tune-ups before the season
Kathleen L. Haining
Franklin L. Cobb
Phillip O. Thompson
Sallie A. DeBoer
"Monty" Francis Hevern
EDITORIAL: How to survive a crash with a power pole
IN THE KNOW: A wonderful, vibrant area
LETTER: Heroic actions saved lives
IT'S OUR TURN: Photos and the First Amendment
EDITORIAL: Don't take emergency care for granted
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
YOU ASKED: Who planted the sunflowers near interstate?
Extension Column: Now is the time to take cuttings from your favorite annuals
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lake Darling Resort to replace Viking Trail Resort
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