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Two people rescued from Lake Ida
Speed limits to increase on Highways 27, 114
One person injured in semi, SUV crash in Otter Tail County
Updated: Two people rescued from Lake Ida
Minnesota leaders look for ways to reduce health insurance premiums and 'reinsurance' may help
Boys basketball: Savageau's big day helps Osakis edge B-E
Basketball scores from Friday, Jan. 20
Wrestling: Braves get past Minnewaska in dual
Wrestling: Knights sweep three at KMS duals
Blizzard hockey: New Ulm rolls over Alex at the RCC
Fathers and daughters invited to Big Ole – Little Lena Ball
Zion Lutheran School celebrates National Lutheran Schools Week
Faith Column: The Sunday after and the days ahead
Compassion Center to host GriefShare
A peach of a show
Engaged - Christopherson and Dalluge
Engaged - Freier and Christopherson
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Hazel I. Kleven
Lisa M. Neubauer
Byron S. Gunderson
John Lawrence Davis
William "Bill" Bahe
IT'S OUR TURN: Tough choices on sex abuse story
LETTER: Need better service on CR82
LETTER: Give Trump a chance
LETTER: Rare, unique opportunity
LETTER: Douglas County's child abuse rate is double statewide rate
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
KOOL-TV adds local weekend show
New specialty-trained orthopedic surgeon available in Alexandria
Operation Round Up grants awarded to 14 organizations
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
hires and promotions
On The Street
Engaged - Larson and Ludwig
Carrie Larson of Grand Forks, North Dakota and Derek Ludwig of Alexandria announce their engagement. Carrie is the daughter of Allen and Deb...
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
September 26, 2012
State horseshoes: Evansville's Janet Larson is a champion again
For the second time in 11 years, Evansville's Janet Larson has brought home the highest award that Minnesota horseshoe pitchers can achieve -...
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
January 5, 2011
Salaries frozen: County approves 0 percent increase for elected officials
Douglas County commissioners are sticking to their guns when it comes to keeping the county's budget at a 0 percent increase. At Tuesday's regular...
January 5, 2011 - 12:00am
October 29, 2010
Letter - Follow the yellow brick road
To the editor: As the curtain fell for the last time on October 10 on the Alexandria Area Arts Association's production of The Wizard of Oz, I thought how very fortunate we are to have a community-based theater in Alexandria, giving us a variety of talent for all to enjoy yearlong. The...
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
Paid Political Letter - Larson will bring fresh perspective to county
To the editor: I write to endorse Chad Larson for Douglas County attorney. As the sheriff of Pope County, I have worked closely with Chad in fighting crime for the past 10 years. As an Alexandria native and resident, Chad travels to Pope County every day, where he currently serves...
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
October 8, 2010
Paid Political Letter - Keep Torrey Westrom working for us
To the editor: As someone who has spent most of my life in public education in District 11A, I am writing to urge voters to keep Torrey Westrom working for us at the State Capitol. I have had the pleasure of working with him. I always appreciated his accessibility and his willingness...
October 8, 2010 - 12:00am
August 13, 2010
Engagement - Grandt-Larson
Janice Grandt and Clint Larson, both of Alexandria, announce their engagement. Janice is the daughter of Bruce and Robin Grandt of Clearwater...
August 13, 2010 - 12:00am
June 4, 2010
Lively election awaits
A few surprises popped up during the filing for Douglas County public offices. Two of the three county commissioner positions up for election...
June 4, 2010 - 12:00am
May 14, 2010
Horseshoes: Larson competes in elite tournament
Evansville's Alan Larson tied for eighth place at the Six-Pac Invitational Horseshoe tournament in Wentzville, Missouri against some of the best...
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
May 7, 2010
Larson joins Echo Press telesales
Denise Larson was recently added to the sales department as an inside telesales person at the Echo Press. She will be selling advertising for special projects published by the Echo. A 1987 graduate of Jefferson High School in Alexandria, Larson received bachelor of arts degrees...
May 7, 2010 - 12:00am
November 13, 2009
Joan Larson, library leader, receives Distinguished Achievement Award
Joan Larson of Alexandria was awarded a Minnesota Library Association (MLA) Distinguished Achievement Award at the MLA annual state convention,...
November 13, 2009 - 12:00am
January 22, 2009
Court dismisses lawsuit over L'Homme Dieu Beach land
It may not be warm enough outside to swim just yet, but when the time comes, residents should be happy to know they can continue swimming at L'Homme Dieu Beach - legally. The public swimming area is now back in the hands of the state and Douglas County after a lawsuit filed by Dennis...
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am
January 7, 2009
Osakis' Larson ties state wrestling record
Tying the state record for the fastest fall, Osakis senior Wendell Larson moved up to heavyweight, dropped Charles Johnson of Ottertail Central to the mat and pinned him in just four seconds. Larson put himself in the Minnesota record books with that time, just the third wrestler...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am