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Man charged with selling leased livestock
Minnesota State Fair celebrates Yellow Ribbon program for veterans
Helicopter clips power line, sparks grass fire
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, August 29
DNR begins to suck out invasive species infestation
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
April 8, 2016
Photos of the Week - April 8, 2016
High winds, lake mist and cold temperatures recently created a strange phenomenon on the shores of Lake Miltona. As the mist hit the shore, it...
April 8, 2016 - 12:00am
March 16, 2016
Bad ice, stay off
Ice on area lakes has that springtime, grey slushy look to it. It's ready to let loose. With the early-March weather warm-up and rain on Sunday,...
March 16, 2016 - 12:00am
February 28, 2016
ATV falls through ice on Lake Mary
An all-terrain vehicle (ATV) fell though the ice on Lake Mary over the weekend, serving as a reminder that not all ice conditions are safe. At 7:43 a.m. on Sunday, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a report from a resident on the south west side of Lake Mary that an ATV...
February 28, 2016 - 6:20pm
February 21, 2016
Video of ice stacking at Brighton Beach draws millions of viewers
By Forum News Service A mesmerizing video of Lake Superior ice stacking up along the shore at Duluth's Brighton Beach, shot Feb. 13 by local photographer Dawn LaPointe, has spread like wildfire across the Internet in recent days. LaPointe posted the video on the Facebook page of Radiant...
February 21, 2016 - 8:00am
January 13, 2016
The recent cold snap is a wintry delight for shutterbugs. One good thing about the brutally cold weather: It creates the perfect canvas to showcase...
January 13, 2016 - 4:43pm
December 4, 2015
Photo of the Week: Moonlight on Ice
Shirley Saathoff of Brandon took this photo of the moon’s long reflection on ice, west of the Alexandria Airport. If you have an item for “Photo...
December 4, 2015 - 12:00am
March 31, 2015
Two-year-old who fell through ice dies at hospital
Four weeks after falling through the ice on Lake Andrew with his grandfather, 2-year-old Hayden Minnerath of Alexandria lost his struggle for life. He died Monday, March 30 at Children's Hospital in Minneapolis. Hayden and his grandfather, 50-year-old James Minnerath of Alexandria,...
March 31, 2015 - 8:52am
January 3, 2015
Icy weekend on tap
An icy weekend is on tap in Douglas County. Saturday's forecast calls for widespread blowing snow, mainly before 8 p.m. with low temperatures...
January 3, 2015 - 3:15pm
December 13, 2014
Sheriff: Local ice deteriorating, use caution
A weekend warm up is deteriorating ice on local lakes and Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen strongly recommends people avoid driving on the ice. According to the sheriff, the department has received several reports of snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles going through ice this...
December 13, 2014 - 10:04pm
November 29, 2014
DNR reminds parents of ice danger to children
A mix of warm and cold weather across Minnesota has created inconsistent ice on lakes, rivers and ponds. The Department of Natural Resources is warning parents to keep an eye on their children this Thanksgiving as they visit friends and family who live near bodies of water. Last...
November 29, 2014 - 6:00am
May 14, 2013
Stubborn ice finally gives up; L'Homme Dieu ice-out is May 13
This year's late spring missed making ice-out history by two days. The ice finally vanished on Lake L'Homme Dieu on Monday, May 13. That's...
May 14, 2013 - 11:01am
May 7, 2013
Making the most of an icy situation in Osakis
May 7, 2013 - 11:08am
April 17, 2013
Lessons learned from the 2012 ice fishing season
The 2012 ice fishing season is drawing to a close. For those of you who spend time on the ice, there are a few things we can learn from this year's ice fishing season. These are important lessons, life's moments that will someday be the "I remember back during the winter of 2012"...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
March 13, 2013
It was another weird weather weekend in Douglas County. A wintry mix of sleet and big pelting flakes of snow descended on central Minnesota...
March 13, 2013 - 12:00am
March 8, 2013
The ever-shifting wintry weather is causing a familiar sight in Douglas County: ice dams. They occur when heat leaks into an attic and melts...
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am