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AgweekTV: Finding Common Ground
Osakis, B-E gear up for Homecoming week
Rally against corruption set for Saturday
Alexandria doctor harnesses the sun with $50,000 project
Football: Chargers hold on to hand Bears their first loss
Girls Tennis: Alexandria adds two wins for 12-7 record
Girls Soccer: Tigers hand Cards another CLC loss, 1-0
Sports schedule for Saturday, Sept. 23
Football: Panthers drop district game against Patriots
For the record
Photo of the Week
Faith Events: Speaker coming to Osakis High
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
James "Jim" W. Anderson
Michelle Kay Miller
Lorraine K. Porter
Michelle Kay "Ma Miller" Miller
It's Our Turn: The importance of precise guesstimation
Letter: Who earned the right to sit during anthem?
Echo Press Editorial: Feds delay in health care hurts consumers
Letter: Don't put gravel pit in Forada
Letter: Confederate statues promote division
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Tastefully Simple confirms layoffs, opening up building space for tenants
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Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
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July 16, 2017
Tom Bearson's family still hopeful for justice in unsolved Moorhead homicide
MOORHEAD —— In the nearly three-year wait for justice, Greg Bearson said it's all about how you act while practicing patience. "The...
July 16, 2017 - 7:12am
July 5, 2017
Echo Press Editorial: Veterans memorial is long overdue
Kensington, population 301, just dedicated a Veterans Memorial Park. Osakis, home to 1,743 residents, Long Prairie with a population of 3,497,...
July 5, 2017 - 6:27pm
June 7, 2017
9/11 exhibit to roll into Douglas County Fair
A Sept. 11, 2001, memorial is on its way to Douglas County. The 9/11 Never Forget mobile exhibit will set up a 1,000-square-foot display at...
June 7, 2017 - 5:34am
September 23, 2016
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
The flutter of fragile wings, the vivid, seemingly painted colors, the graceful flight — the sight of butterflies is something that many...
September 23, 2016 - 8:48am
August 5, 2016
Memories take flight
Hospice of Douglas County will hold its annual memorial butterfly release on Wednesday, Aug. 10 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Alexandria City Park. People can purchase a butterfly in memory of someone special on the evening of the release. The cost is $10. Bring a lawn chair. Ice cream...
August 5, 2016 - 12:00am
May 22, 2013
Sheriff's Honor Guard at Law Enforcement Memorial
On May 15, during National Peace Officers Memorial Day, the Douglas County Sheriff's Honor Guard stood guard at the Minnesota Law Enforcement...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
Fire and honor: AFD members attend memorial dedication service
Since 1881, 207 Minnesota firefighters have died trying to save other lives. On Sunday, September 30, those brave people who died in the line...
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am
September 28, 2012
Family members, governor to dedicate firefighter memorial
More than 4,000 people, including families of Minnesota firefighters who died in the line of duty, Governor Mark Dayton and statewide fire officials will gather on the state Capitol grounds to dedicate the newly installed Minnesota Fallen Firefighter Memorial. The ceremony will take...
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
July 13, 2012
Remembering Kortni Botzet
The life of an active little girl will be celebrated one step at a time this weekend in Carlos. The Kortni Botzet Memorial 5K Run/Walk and Kids'...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
May 28, 2012
Governor Dayton proclaims Memorial Day; local events planned today
Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed Monday, May 28 to be observed as an official Minnesota State holiday. Governor Mark Dayton released the following statement regarding the Memorial Day holiday: "On this Memorial Day, I ask all Minnesotans to take time to remember the courageous...
May 28, 2012 - 6:36am
January 13, 2012
Card wrestling: Mike Murphy appreciation night set
Thursday, January 19, will be designated as appreciation night for the Mike Murphy Memorial Fund during Alexandria's home wrestling dual with Fergus Falls Murphy, a Cardinal wrestler in the early 1980s, was a fan favorite who recorded a 63-9-2 career record, capping his high school...
January 13, 2012 - 12:00am
December 3, 2010
Candlelight service honors children who have died
A memorial candlelight service will be held on Sunday, December 12 at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 221 7th Avenue West in Alexandria. Sign-in and memento arrangement will be at 6 p.m. The memorial service will begin at 6:30 p.m. The second Sunday of every December...
December 3, 2010 - 12:00am
July 14, 2010
Racing: Crouse, Haben, Zieske victorious at Viking
Holloway driver Brian Haben topped a strong field of 38 WISSOTA Midwest Modifieds scoring the win during Governor's Ethanol Challenge action Tuesday night at Viking Speedway. Dustin Zieske picked up his second Viking Speedway win of the season in the WISSOTA Mod Four division while...
July 14, 2010 - 12:00am
July 9, 2010
Racing: Crouse captures Jerry Kluver Memorial feature
Jeff Crouse of Alexandria cruised to a big win Tuesday night, capturing the Jerry Kluver Memorial Super Stock Special at the Viking Speedway in Alexandria, while Dustin Zieske of Willmar took home the Mod 4 feature win and Brian Haben of Holloway grabbed the Midwest Modified feature. The...
July 9, 2010 - 12:00am
June 7, 2010
Hancock honors soldier killed in Iraq
Flags waving in the breeze, Patriot Guard standing at attention and the flashing lights of emergency vehicles were the backdrops for a service...
June 7, 2010 - 1:45pm