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Light Up the Night!
Osakis celebrates Christmas Downtown
Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
County board OKs refunding of hospital bonds
Alex is sweet spot for young families
Pushing for a new identity
Sports roundup from Friday, December 19
Sports roundup from Thursday, December 18
Cards continue their climb
Third period goals give Cards win
Extra warmth for the holidays
Music video shoot reset for Monday
Veterans associations assist food shelf
You're invited to Christmas dinner
A gift of love
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Spring turkey hunting applications being accepted
Recipe for success: A look a few favorite venison recipes
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Donald Huwe, 82
Memorial Service - Carl Kremer, 67
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
It's Our Turn: Holiday birthday myths debunked
Letter: Turn technology off for child’s development
Letter: The value of a quarter has risen
Letter: No one else can do it for you
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
More wildlife habitat approved
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Solar Skies to close in Alexandria
Just a Jaunt’s $500 passport winner announced
Slumberland helps families during holidays
New building will house plumbing company
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Klimek indicted on multiple counts of murder
A Douglas County Grand Jury returned a three-count murder indictment Wednesday against Kody Klimek in the stabbing death of Phillip Altstadt on June 1, 2013 in Alexandria. The indictment charges Klimek with two counts of second-degree murder and one count of third-degree murder....
crime / news
June 20, 2013 - 3:59pm
June 11, 2013
Klimek delays plea in stabbing case
Kody Lee Klimek, 25, of Alexandria, attended his initial court appearance in Douglas County Court on Monday, June 10. Klimek is facing three counts of murder in the stabbing death on June 1 of Phillip Joel Altstadt, 28, also of Alexandria. The Douglas County Attorney's office reported...
crime / news
June 11, 2013 - 12:46pm
June 6, 2013
Klimek charged with three counts of murder
An Alexandria man was charged with murder in Douglas County District Court in Alexandria on Tuesday. Kody Lee Klimek, 25, of Alexandria is accused of fatally stabbing Phillip Joel Altstadt on Saturday, June 1. Altstadt, 28, of Alexandria died on the lawn outside Lincoln Estates apartments...
crime / news
June 6, 2013 - 9:00am
June 4, 2013
Charges filed against Klimek in stabbing
The Douglas County Attorney, Chad Larson, filed charges against Kody Lee Klimek in connection with the death of Phillip Joel Altstadt on Saturday, June 1, 2013 in Alexandria. Klimek is currently charged with two counts of Second Degree Murder and one count of Third Degree Murder....
crime / news
June 4, 2013 - 4:03pm
November 19, 2010
Recount breaks tie in Osakis School Board race
After recounting all the ballots it looks like there is a new unofficial winner in the Osakis School Board race. One extra vote was found for Monica Klimek in the Osakis city ballots for Douglas County. She and Aimee Goodwin were tied for the third school board seat after the November...
November 19, 2010 - 12:00am
December 24, 2009
Letter - Blessed by generosity of the public
To the editor: On behalf of the Jingle Bells Foundation and the Alexandria Jaycees, we want to thank everyone who helped make the 60th annual Jingle Bells Telethon such a huge success. A special thank you goes out to the dedicated staff at KSAX-TV, Lake Geneva Christian Center for...
letters / opinion
December 24, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Sister Lois Klimek, 92
Sister Lois Klimek, O.S.B., 91, a Benedictine Sister of Saint Bede Monastery in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, died Saturday, January 31, 2009 at Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria. She had been a resident at Knute Nelson Memorial Home in Alexandria in recent years. She was born July...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
January 30, 2009
Alexandria Jaycees elects officers for 2009
The Alexandria Jaycees recently elected officers for 2009. Nicole Klimek, who has served as vice president the past two years, was elected president.
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
Crash in Wisconsin kills hunting buddies
Two men from the Douglas County area died after their truck hit a bridge guardrail and plunged into a creek in northwest Wisconsin Sunday morning. Richard...
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am
December 1, 2008
Two men from area die in Wisconsin crash
Two men from the Douglas County area died after their truck hit a bridge guardrail in northwest Wisconsin Sunday morning. Richard "Rick" Klimek,...
December 1, 2008 - 12:00am