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NorthStar Group breaks ground on sports complex, home of FCA Hockey
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Walter (w/video)
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, October 13 through Sunday, October 15
Miltona celebration combines Oktoberfest with Fire Prevention Week
Second body recovered from plane that struck power lines and crashed in Mississippi
Sports schedule for Monday, Oct. 16
Football: Panthers win on senior night
Tennis: Lanoue falls in quarterfinals
Swimming & Diving: Alex takes fourth at True Team tournament
Section 8A boys soccer: Cardinals fall just short at Hillcrest
Open Mic Night welcomes new musicians
Pope County archeologists share findings, identify artifacts
Small change adds up for youth groups
Van Wakeren: A single smile can go a long way
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Gene & Mary
T. Mike & Jeannie Thompson
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Morken: CRP is worth fighting for by more than hunters
Sizing up the local deer herd
Lori K. Thorson
Lorraine R. Juul
Annabelle Kretschmar (Pikal)
It's Our Turn: Goodbye, yoga pants; hello work
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views from the Echo Press Editorial Board
Letter: Our country isn't perfect but it's still the best
Letter: Overpaid for defending a lousy football
Letter: Tear down Big Ole statue?
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
Tightly spiraled worms? You've got millipedes!
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
Arvig school partnership nets cash for Osakis schools
State Farm agent retires after 35 years, welcomes two new agents
Myrin joins Echo Press sports staff
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June 25, 2013
Alexandria woman wins $50,000 in Lottery
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 25, 2013 - 3:24pm
May 8, 2013
Area resident wins $7,000 in Lottery
Raymond Castonguay of Alexandria recently won $7,000 by playing the Minnesota Lottery's Crossword Multiplier scratch game. He claimed the prize April 19. The winning ticket was purchased at Super America, 1422 Broadway in Alexandria. Proceeds from the Minnesota State Lottery benefit...
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Nelson woman wins $5,000 Lottery prize
Norma Lanoue of Nelson won $5,000 by playing the Minnesota Lottery's Lucky Lines Multiplier scratch game. She claimed the prize April 1. The winning ticket was purchased at Super America, 211 Nokomis in Alexandria. Proceeds from the Minnesota State Lottery benefit all Minnesotans....
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
March 13, 2013
Alexandria man wins $50,000 lottery prize
Jason Qual of Alexandria won $50,000 on a Double Dollar Fortune ticket that he purchased at Holiday, 785 North Nokomis Northeast in Alexandria. Qual claimed the prize at Lottery headquarters in Roseville on March 1. Double Dollar Fortune is a $20 scratch game that offers a top prize...
March 13, 2013 - 12:00am
March 1, 2013
Alexandria man wins $82,732 jackpot
Gary Miller of Alexandria won an $82,732 Progressive Print-N-Play jackpot by playing the $5 bingo game. The Eagles, located at 526 North Nokomis in Alexandria, sold the winning ticket. Miller was all smiles but said he was "still shaking" when he arrived at the Lottery's Roseville...
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
December 28, 2012
Alexandria woman wins $7,000 in lottery
Brenda Johnson of Alexandria won $7,000 by playing the Lottery's Lucky Line Crossword scratch game. Johnson claimed the prize on December 17. The winning ticket was purchased at Holiday, 5310 State Highway 29 South in Alexandria. Proceeds from the Minnesota State Lottery benefit...
December 28, 2012 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
Evansville resident wins $5,000 in Lottery
David Hillman of Evansville won $5,000 by playing the Minnesota Lottery's $500,000 Deuces Wild scratch game. Hillman claimed the prize October 10. The winning ticket was purchased at Truckers Inn in Sauk Centre. Proceeds from the Minnesota State Lottery benefit all Minnesotans....
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am
September 5, 2012
Alexandria woman wins $10,000 in Lottery Powerball
Shirley Doonan of Alexandria recently won $10,000 playing the Lottery's Powerball game. She claimed the prize August 28. The winning ticket was purchased at Super America, 1422 Broadway in Alexandria. Proceeds from the Minnesota State Lottery benefit all Minnesotans. Since 1990,...
September 5, 2012 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
Area residents are lottery winners
Two Douglas County residents were recent winners in the Minnesota State Lottery: Gregory Dahlgren of Miltona won $5,000 by playing the Lottery's Walleye Winnings scratch game. Dahlgren claimed the prize on May 18. The winning ticket was purchased at Miltona Grocery, 233 Main...
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
January 3, 2012
Lottery ticket buyer in Douglas County wins new car
Some lucky person who bought a "Minnesota Millionaire Raffle" state Lottery ticket in Douglas County is the winner of a 2012 Ford Edge. The winner hasn't come forward yet to claim the prize - the drawing took place on January 1. The winning ticket number was 417962. In addition,...
January 3, 2012 - 4:18pm
April 13, 2011
Area residents are lottery winners
Two recent lottery winners were from Douglas County: Kandi Harapat of Carlos won $5,000 by playing the Lottery's $100,000 Playcation Cash scratch game. Harapat claimed the prize on March 31. The winning ticket was purchased at Herby's, 211 Main Avenue in Carlos. Derek Gish...
April 13, 2011 - 12:00am
November 19, 2010
Area resident wins $10,000 in lottery
John Meyer of Alexandria recently won $10,000 playing the Lottery's Powerball game. Meyer claimed the prize November 2. The winning ticket was purchased at Cenex Convenience Store, 915 Broadway in Alexandria. Lottery players must be 18 years of age or older. If you or someone you...
November 19, 2010 - 12:00am
November 17, 2010
Pipeline Travel Plaza in Alexandria sells winning ticket worth $200,000
His job as an independent truck driver brings Doug Abel to Minnesota several days a week from his home in Portage, Wisconsin. As he was driving through Alexandria on October 21, he stopped at Pipeline Travel Plaza, 3181 Evergreen Lane SW in Alexandria for some coffee. When he paid...
November 17, 2010 - 12:00am
November 3, 2010
Area resident is a lottery winner
Cindy Stueve of Alexandria won $10,000 playing the Minnesota Lottery's $500,000 Money Match scratch game. Stueve claimed the prize October 18. The winning ticket was purchased at Holiday, 785 North Nokomis NE in Alexandria. Lottery players must be 18 years of age or older. If you...
November 3, 2010 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
Local man wins $200,000 in Lottery game
Darrell Nelson of Alexandria recently won $200,000 playing the Minnesota Lottery's "Wild Cherry Slots" scratch-off game. The Holiday gas station at 650 50th Avenue West in Alexandria sold the winning ticket. The overall odds of winning a prize in the $10 Wild Cherry game are about...
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am