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Law Enforcement Blotter: Sept. 14-18
Board dissects report card data
DWI campaign nabs driver at dental office
Enrollment in BE school district goes up again
Vinson, Jacobson named Brandon-Evansville king and queen
Volleyball: Osakis makes quick work of Upsala
Geneva crowns club champs
Volleyball: Knights edge Ortonville in five sets
Tennis: Osakis coasts to a 12th win
Girls soccer: Defense, Paschka help Cards to a fourth-straight win
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Dr. Jerry and Jane McCrery
Duane and Connie Shelden
Opener comes in hot
Strong breeding-duck numbers make for expected good opener Saturday
Holding on to summer
Minnesota Treasured Places event coming to Alexandria
DNR release: Despite wet spring, state pheasant index up 19 percent from 2017
Patrice "Patty" Den Hartog
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
Delores V. Marston
Charles "Chuck" Towner
Gloria Louise (Anderson) Hulsey
Letter to the Editor: Feedback welcomed on B-E strategic plan
In the Know: A lot to like about street project
An Echo Press Editorial: Early smoking carries big risks
Paid Political Letter: Claims against Franson are ridiculous
Paid Political Letter: Franson's flippant excuses linger
4-H holds county competition
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
Minnesota businesses confront opioid crisis
Did safari hunter kill a co-op? Minnesota elevator manager accused of stealing $2 million
Widseth Smith Nolting, Carlos Creek Winery recognized
Destined for digital? Herberger's parent company Bon-Ton bought by online tech company
hires and promotions
on the street
November 5, 2017
Douglas County Hospital October 24, 2017 Girl, Ashley and Benjamin Bruggeman, Sauk Centre Twin Boys, Megan Vanscoik and Craig Hookom, Alexandria October 26, 2017 Girl, Jessica and Tyson Bartell, Herman October 27, 2017 Boy, Jennifer and Eric Vipond, Norcross Girl, Olena and Andrew...
November 5, 2017 - 7:39am
November 4, 2017
Tax volunteers sought
West Central Communities Action is seeking tax volunteers to "put the 'fun' in 'refund.'" Each year, the nonprofit puts on a free tax clinic to help low-income taxpayers. The agency notes that many people find taxes the opposite of fun, "But how do you think you would feel if giving...
November 4, 2017 - 5:43pm
November 3, 2017
Library friends back new writers, fun events
If you are reading this column today, it is quite likely that you may not recognize the name Allen Eskens. Those fortunate enough to attend the special night at the Carnegie Library put on by the Douglas County Library Friends and Foundation on Oct. 16 got to meet Allen. Others may...
November 3, 2017 - 3:38pm
B-E students make posters of peace
What do you think of when you imagine the future of peace? Brandon-Evansville sixth-graders saw doves, people of different races shaking hands,...
November 3, 2017 - 2:41pm
November 2, 2017
Three book signings coming up
Three authors will sign their books in the next few days in Osakis and Alexandria. • From noon-2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4, Cherry Street Books will host a book signing by Jill and Deane Johnson with their new book, "Little Minnesota in World War II: The Stories Behind 140 Fallen...
November 2, 2017 - 1:38pm
Student accomplishments, scholarships
Awards and honors Alexandria student receives MSU Moorhead scholarship Abbie Massmann of Alexandria received a $500 Transfer Student Dragon Pride Scholarship from Minnesota State University Moorhead. Massmann is the child of Rodney and Gail Massmann.
November 2, 2017 - 9:32am
Ole Oppe Fest looking for sponsors
The Alexandria Jaycees are looking for sponsors for Ole Oppe Fest, the Memorial Day weekend festival of wings, cars and live music. Sponsorship...
November 2, 2017 - 8:32am
Coming together for cribbage
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights at Pike and Pint Grill are jam-packed, but not because of the usual restaurant-goers. Instead, the Alexandria...
November 2, 2017 - 8:31am
November 1, 2017
Tattooed pastor: Church is about the gospel, not the frills
Nadia Bolz-Weber wasted no time in getting real with the throng that turned out Wednesday evening to hear her speak. "I just found out like 40...
November 1, 2017 - 10:25pm
Family plays First Friday concert
The group Sellin, Wallace & Rousu, will perform at the Evansville Art Center First Friday concert from 7-9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3. Tom Sellin...
November 1, 2017 - 10:13am
October 31, 2017
Correction: Holiday Arts & Crafters Tour addresses
An address was inadvertently left out of an article about the 33rd Annual Alexandria MN Holiday Arts & Crafters Tour on Page A6 of the Oct. 27 issue. Here is the complete list of addresses: A. 820 Roosevelt St. (Third Ave E to South on Roosevelt) B. 613 Quincy St. (Third Ave E to...
October 31, 2017 - 11:25am
Church: Come early to get a seat for unique pastor
Katie Christensen has been waiting three years for Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber to come to Alexandria to speak. Now she's fielding phone calls from...
October 31, 2017 - 11:18am
October 30, 2017
Table tennis club starts
A fledgling Table Tennis Club in Alexandria is looking to enlist players of all levels, from beginner to tournament level players. Club members play at 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Lakes Area Recreation at 720 Fillmore St. The recreation center is connected to the library. Players...
October 30, 2017 - 9:12am
October 29, 2017
Climate group shows free film
The local chapter of the Citizens Climate Lobby is sponsoring a free showing of the film, "Age of Consequences," from 12:45-2:45 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Douglas County Library. The Jared P. Scott film looks at the ripple effects of climate change around the world. It examines...
October 29, 2017 - 9:12am
October 28, 2017
Iconoclastic pastor comes to Alexandria An ordained Lutheran pastor whose boat-rocking ways have landed her on all sorts of national media will...
October 28, 2017 - 3:11pm