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Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
Former Alexandria Mayor Dan Ness passes away
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, June 30
Two more roundabouts coming soon
New signs designate area as boat-free zone
Local semipro football team continues to take shape
DNR: Camp Ripley deer hunt applications now being taken
Legion baseball: Bemidji sweeps Alex
Tops among nation's youth: 11-year-old Sladek wins at Illinois golf tourney
15U Babe Ruth: Pitching committee leads Osakis past Long Prairie
Paint your world purple
'River' presents a tribute to female songwriters
Fourth of July, Lightning Creek concerts set for next week
The Fourth of July: The price of freedom
Engaged - Berglin and Wood
Births - June 21-27, 2016
Engaged - Dahlquist and Ripley
Births - June 17, 2016
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Waterfowl numbers soar
Mike Frisch: Planer boards for more fish this summer
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Keith D. McCoy
Natalie M. Klein
Warren V. Meissner
LETTER: Why steal flowers from graves?
LETTER: Performance brought standing ovation
LETTER: Let the truth be known
COMMENTARY: Bridges, not walls, foster peace and security as refugees arrive
COMMENTARY: Celebrate our independence this Fourth of July
GARDENING TIPS: Plant a Patriotic Centerpiece for the Fourth of July
FSA county committee nomination period is open
Producers should file crop certification report
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Fischer named executive director at Ecumen Bethany Community
Echo Press earns five awards in national contest
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
June 13, 2016
Who won $28,000 Lottery prize in Evansville?
A Northstar Cash ticket sold at Highway Amoco Inc., located at 20780 County Road 82 in Evansville, won the $28,000 jackpot on June 10. The winner has not yet stepped forward, according to Lottery officials. The winning Northstar Cash numbers for June 10 were 1-4-8-22-29. Lottery players...
June 13, 2016 - 2:54pm
April 29, 2016
Alexandrian wins big Lottery prize
Austin Larson of Alexandria won $10,000 playing the “Lucky Numbers” Minnesota Lottery scratch-off game. Larson claimed the prize on April 18. The Holiday gas station at 320 Third Avenue East in Alexandria sold the winning ticket. Lucky Numbers is a $5 game that offers a top prize...
April 29, 2016 - 12:00am
March 11, 2016
Osakis woman wins $20,000 in Lottery
Jani Helm of Osakis won $20,000 by playing The Big $10 Ticket scratch-off game in the Minnesota Lottery. Helm claimed the prize on Feb. 29. Bricks Travel Center, 265 West Highway 10 in Motley, sold the winning ticket. The top prize in the game is $150,000. The odds of winning $20,000...
March 11, 2016 - 12:00am
January 27, 2016
Douglas County resident wins big
Christopher Sutton of Alexandria won $5,000 by playing the Super Cash game. Sutton claimed the prize on Jan. 19. Cenex Convenience Store in Alexandria sold the winning ticket. Lottery players have won more than $6.3 billion. In each of Minnesota's 87 counties, $2.5 billion in proceeds...
January 27, 2016 - 12:00am
December 18, 2015
Lottery director resigns after travel expense report
By Don Davis, Forum News Service The Minnesota State Lottery director resigned Friday, a day after a newspaper reporter questioned him about expenses he charged the state. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported Ed Van Petten submitted his resignation to Gov. Mark Dayton's chief of...
December 18, 2015 - 2:06pm
September 11, 2015
Miltona man is lottery winner
Gregory Dahlgren of Miltona recently won $5,000 by playing the Lottery’s Lucky for Life game. Dahlgren claimed the prize on August 18. The winning ticket was purchased at Holiday Stationstores Inc., 650 50th Avenue W. in Alexandria. Proceeds from the Minnesota State Lottery...
September 11, 2015 - 12:00am
August 13, 2014
Alexandria resident wins $100,000 in lottery
When Nancy Engel of Alexandria discovered that she won the $100,000 top prize on a Money Roll scratch game ticket on Friday, August 1, she had...
News / state
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
April 16, 2014
Two residents win big Lottery prizes
Two Douglas County residents were winners in Minnesota Lottery games. Bradley Barnett of Alexandria won $5,000 by playing the Lottery’s Black Cherry Crossword scratch game. Barnett claimed the prize on April 4. The winning ticket was purchased at Holiday, 320 3rd Avenue East in...
April 16, 2014 - 12:00am
December 19, 2013
Winning ticket worth $29,000 sold in Alexandria
Julie Whaley of White Bear Lake won the $29,000 Northstar Cash jackpot from the drawing on September 14. Her quick-pick ticket matched the winning numbers 15-20-21-25-28 drawn that night to win the jackpot. Whaley purchased the winning ticket at Jill’s Gas and Grocery, 1109 3rd...
December 19, 2013 - 9:58pm
December 4, 2013
Evansville man wins $5,000 in Lottery
Allen Howell of Evansville won $5,000 by playing the Minnesota Lottery’s Holiday Gift scratch game. Howell claimed the prize November 25. The winning ticket was purchased at Highway Amoco, Inc. in Evansville. Since 1990, the Lottery has raised more than $2.2 billion for state...
December 4, 2013 - 8:13am
October 16, 2013
Alexandria woman wins $10,000 in Powerball
Doreen Suchy of Alexandria won $10,000 by playing the Minnesota Lottery’s Powerball game. Suchy claimed the prize on October 9. The winning ticket was purchased at Holiday, 320 3rd Avenue East, Alexandria. Since 1990, the Lottery has raised more than $2.2 billion for state...
October 16, 2013 - 8:31am
August 8, 2013
Someone bought Lottery ticket in Minnesota worth $149 million
One of three winning jackpot tickets for Wednesday night's Powerball drawing was bought in Minnesota's Anoka County, according to a statement released by the Minnesota State Lottery. The ticket is worth $149.4 million if the winner selects the 30-year-annuity option, or $86 million...
August 8, 2013 - 9:24am
July 19, 2013
Brandon woman wins $200,000 in Lottery
A Brandon woman won $200,000 playing the Minnesota Lottery. Here's how it happened: On June 25, Cindy Haabala cashed in three winning Lottery tickets and used that prize money to purchase three $200,000 Jackpot scratch-off tickets at Pete's County Market in Alexandria. She took...
July 19, 2013 - 12:00am
July 17, 2013
Brandon woman wins $200,000 Lottery jackpot
A Brandon woman won $200,000 playing the Minnesota Lottery. Here's how it happened: On June 25, Cindy Haabala cashed in three winning Lottery...
July 17, 2013 - 11:38am
June 28, 2013
Alexandria woman scratches off $50,000 Lottery prize
Evelyn Skrove of Alexandria likes to play bingo and the occasional scratch-off Lottery games, so the morning of June 18, she sat down with a...
June 28, 2013 - 12:00am